Clients were the stars at three big Austin benefits

10:41 am Sep. 26, 2018

It’s a delicate maneuver to book a charity’s client to speak at a benefit event. After all, they usually are not practiced public speakers. And without the intervening filter of an edited video, pathos too

Best Texas Books: Wrestling with writer J. Frank Dobie

12:22 pm Sep. 13, 2018

At some point, every Texas writer — or serious reader — must come to terms with “Mr. Texas.”

To the extent that Austinites today recognize the name of folklorist, teacher and widely published columnist, J. Frank Dobie,

Best Austin parties after Labor Day, Game Day

12:58 pm Sep. 8, 2018

We survived Labor Day and Game Day and now it’s time for the great Austin social machine to crank it up.

These are some upcoming parties I hope to make.

Sept. 9: 

Sept. 10: 

Sept. 13:

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Sept. 13: