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the austin stock photography + creative works of dan herron

Austin commercial still and video photographer Dan Herron launched a couple sites this year that display his incredible talents. If you’re searching for some excellent high-quality, royalty-free stock photography of Austin Texas, then click over to HerronStock.com for some of the best photography of the city. Everything from the Austin skyline to notable landmarks fill […]

the txdot click it or ticket radio jingles

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT)’s Click It or Ticket campaign raises awareness to drivers and passengers about the importance of wearing safety belts. Catchy jingles about “clicking it” can be heard on the radio as part of this advertising campaign. Here are a couple versions that are currently playing on 101.5 KROX FM Austin. […]

the thundercloud subs radio jingle

Fellow Austinites who tune into 101X have probably heard the annoying jingle that Thundercloud Subs is currently playing. I would have to say that it is currently tied with the Reid’s Cleaners jingle that is currently playing on television but loses severely to the local Gatti’s commercial (“Dial 4 5 9 22 22 and get […]

the taco cabana bogos and reasons why this great state pwnz

Tomorrow, Mare and I will be enjoying our half-price taco dinners. That’s what BOGOs essentially are. Taco Cabana sent a promotional flyer a few weeks ago with some irresistible coupons to stimulate the Texan economy. Last week, we used the BOGO Fajita Cabana Bowl coupon. We went with steak of course. We forgot to ixnay […]

the texas snow

Only in Texas will the weather be a comfortable ~70°F during the day, large gusts of wind come through in the late afternoon, and snow falls from the sky a half hour ’til midnight. Mare took a picture of her Vespa as the snow started falling. The bandwidth in the apartment is currently being eaten […]

the thrice and alkaline trio show at red 7 in austin texas

Due to the siren vocals of Rise Against’s Tim McIlrath getting strained, the band had to cancel their Austin and Houston dates on their tour to promote their new album Appeal To Reason. Interscope’s melodic hardcore puppets were unable to stop their tourmates (The Gaslight Anthem, Thrice, and Alkaline Trio) from giving their Austin fans […]

the hurricane

Austin is so inland that a hurricane would most likely fade out before it got to us. With everyone fearing Mother Nature, I’m sure the shelves at the grocery stores that hold water jugs are all cleared out unless they’ve already restocked. A hurricane is scaring people, and it’s been named Ike. I haven’t really […]