Snippets: Overstuffed Holiday Edition

Merry Snippets to you! Let’s jingle bell rock the funk out of these links. I gotta pack for a date with the snow belt.


· Austin City Limits News: Coldplay came, saw and conquered, and the audience laughed and laughed and laughed. Michael Stipe even showed up to sing “Nightswimming” with the help of a lyric sheet. Before the show, he held a press conference with McCallum High School students and joked about Matthew McConaughey: “Matthew McConaughey’s in his 30s, right, and there’s absolutely no hair on his chest. How did that happen?” The Coldplay show will air this Saturday, in the fastest turnaround time of any Austin City Limits so far. January will see more new shows, with Blues Traveler followed by Caf

4 Comments so far

  1. Young Poisoner (unregistered) on December 14th, 2005 @ 7:54 am

    You can read the full Voxtrot story, straight from the horse’s mouth, here.

  2. F.E. (unregistered) on December 14th, 2005 @ 9:16 am

    I look forward to the day when a new place opens up on Guadalupe that is NOT a pizza shop.

  3. Bob Dobbs (unregistered) on December 14th, 2005 @ 11:05 am

    RE: Investing in Austin

    “You may have a couple of years where your profit is not what you want it to be,

  4. M Sinclair Stevens (unregistered) on December 14th, 2005 @ 1:31 pm

    In 1983 the rent on my 2-bedroom apartment was $325.00. My son just signed a lease on a 1-bedroom apartment for $600.00. Given that his apartment is smaller, I’d say that rents have at least doubled in Austin since the 1980s.

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