I've started watching the slew of newish Christmas movies available on Netflix Instant and I'm happy to report that my first pick seems to be a winner.
Kirsten Doody is a fortunate young lady with an unfortunate last name. She received her yoga teacher training at Kripalu [...]
As a lady who likes to travel on the cheap, I’ve found that one of the best ways to reduce [...]
We all have stress in our lives, and we can all handle different amounts of stress. I know myself well enough to know I couldn’t handle a very high stress job...
It’s not an understatement to say that Diablo Cody burst onto the scene with a splash as the screenwriter of [...]
When I first began practicing yoga five years ago, I only went for the exercise. I’m embarrassed to admit it now that yoga has done so much for me, but it’s true.
I went to see the two "End" movies, but wasn't blown away by either like I expected.
Expectations can weigh against a movie just as easily as they can work for it. “The Wolverine” draws its inspiration [...]
Sometimes you want to take a break from all the explosions and sci-fi and comic book heroes and go back [...]
With the Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar shuttered for renovations for the past six months (and seemingly interminably if you’ve driven [...]
One of my favorite pop-culture blogs, Pajiba, had a post earlier this week titled, “A Complete List of Major Studio [...]
I can’t believe I’m saying this but…I’m really liking the new "Teen Wolf." Hear me out!
Is this the real life? Or is this just fantasy? The “manic pixie dream girl” myth so popular in movies [...]
Forget football in the fall or baseball in the spring. The best action can pretty much always be found during [...]
I was lucky enough to visit Must Be Heaven in downtown Bryan, and it definitely lives up to the name.
If you haven't yet made it to the Harry Ransom Center at UT to the Arnold Newman exhibit, you have until Sunday.
The fact that there was a show playing exclusively on Yahoo made me go "huh"? But "Burning Love" is hilarious.
And from the Stubbs show, members of my two favorite bands from when I was growing up in one beautiful [...]
I feel like on the Monday after SXSW that the entire city breathes a collective sigh of relief. At the [...]
Attention all marshmallows and sassy honey badgers. You can help make the Veronica Mars movie happen.
Dark rainy days make the perfect backdrop for movie marathons, so it’s pretty fitting that both last year’s edition of [...]
One-third of Chickster spoke at a CRAVE event last Thursday and boy what an intelligent and informative group of women.
SXSW is less than two weeks away, and I can’t think of a better appetizer for 10 days of independent [...]
This month, I had the opportunity to try Fit Steady, an online matchmaking service to help you find your perfect [...]
If you don' t have a lot of time but you want to watch something cute, you've got to check out "Dating Rules From My Future Self."
Well, it’s easy to say that “A Good Day to Die Hard,” this new installment in the “Die Hard” franchise, [...]
As I wrote about last week, Chickster is teaming up with Fit Steady, a local online matchmaking service that helps [...]
I recently watched “Samantha Who?” after reading that Applegate earned two Emmy nominations for it.
Online dating has revolutionized courtship by taking out the guesswork and weeding through a huge pool of prospects for you [...]
I recently visited Pinballz Arcade for a birthday celebration and felt a refreshing wave of nostalgia. Pinballz is the way arcades should be.
When I get old, I want to live in a place like Beecham House for Retired Musicians. Unfortunately, I am [...]
Once Upon A Time is a fresh look at some of your favorite childhood fairytales, reinvented.
The Chicksters were lucky enough to score free tickets to a special screening of "Warm Bodies" last night and lucky is definitely the right word.
Can't get enough of the ethereal harmonies of the Fleet Foxes? Here are some ladies doing some powerful renditions that are worth a listen.
Basically, “Holiday Engagement” is a more realistic version of “Holiday in Handcuffs" since it involves an incentive to play a fake fiancé instead of kidnapping.
When I read the description of “Hart of Dixie” while scrolling through Netflix Instant, I couldn’t help but make the “Doc Hollywood” connection, but it certainly has a little more depth to it.
Sometimes you hear a cover of a popular song you thought you knew and it's like hearing it for the first time. For your listening pleasure, here are some covered tracks I've been playing on repeat.
I’ve been hooked on ABC Original Movies lately, and gave a slew of them a try. So basically I spent my time on them so you don't have to. See winners and losers!
I was feeling the holiday spirit yesterday so I searched Netflix Instant for Christmas titles and stumbled on the surprisingly wonderful "12 Dates of Christmas."
For a city that has more than its fair share of festivals, Austin certainly jam-packs some of its biggest all [...]
The new Recess Arcade Bar at the intersection of Sixth and San Jacinto has free arcade games all the time.
Who doesn't like a good ole fashion revenge plot? I certainly do. And I haven't seen one this well-executed since "The Count of Monte Cristo."
Full disclosure: I kind of loathe the book “Wuthering Heights.” Emily Bronte’s masterwork always read to me like horrible people [...]
Eight consecutive nights of movie goodness kicks off tomorrow night when the 2012 Austin Film Festival starts. If parties and [...]
It’s been a while since we’ve recommended anything on Netflix, but now that I've watched all six seasons of “Greek,” I can safely say it’s worth a watch.
Back to life, back to reality. Another ACL Festival over, another 12 months until we all get to rock out [...]
The lawn at Zilker Park has had 13 solid months of peace and quiet, but starting tomorrow, that poor grass [...]
It’s almost impossible to believe it’s been 16 years since that creepy voice on the other end of the phone [...]
List on Krrb's Austin classifieds, and you could win a $1,000 shopping spree at Apartment Therapy.
Since nostalgia seems to be all the rage right now, we took a trip to Game Over Videogames...