· The Weird Weeds are offering their debut album Hold Me on Bittorrent using a Creative Commons license.

· St. Andrew’s Episcopal School rejected a $3 million gift due to the donors objecting to a teacher using a Annie Proulx book with homosexual connotations in her class. Somehow the Houston Texans’ owner’s son and Ben Crenshaw are involved in the story.

· The Daily Texan reports that the University is considering a light rail or monorail line to link up the Jake Pickle Campus with the main campus.

· KVRX is airing its Local Live series on its television station (Ch. 9 on antenna, Ch. 15 in the UT dorms, or Ch. 16 on cable) Tuesdays at 9 p.m. Upcoming shows include Smog (Oct. 11), America Is Waiting (Oct. 18) and the Arm (Oct. 25). [via]

· Local band the Black Angels have signed to Seattle’s Light in the Attic and are releasing a 4-song EP. [via]

· Largehearted Boy’s 2005 Austin City Limits Festival Downloads page is looking a lot more robust.

· The Spoon video for “Sister Jack” [via] features a virtual travelogue of Austin landmarks, including the Drag, the Pennybacker bridge, and the soon-to-be-gone Intel building frame.

· With events site getting purchased by Yahoo!, it might be time to sign up and add some of your own Austin events. There’s also a nice little search interface designed by Pete Freitag.

· Attention child porn surfers: if you’re using AOL or if you take your PC to get repaired, you can expect a visit from your local law enforcement officials. (Hint: *.jpg)

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