— After 1,339 people signed a petition urging the Alamo Drafthouse to ditch its helicopter hog hunt for Fantastic Fest, founder Tim League decided to cancel the shoot, saying:
[T]he tone of our copy for our event was undeniably wrong, and it is quite valid to assert that even if you are in support of aerial hunting, perhaps it is best left to professionals.
He’ll take up the topic as one of the debates during the festival on Friday, September 25.
— Outkast’s Andre 3000 has been making the rounds in Austin this week, popping up at Stay Gold, Craftsman, and Alamo Drafthouse.
Take a que from Andre 3000 an Eat at Garbos!!! @craftsmanbaratx 5-10pm tonight #outkast #humble pic.twitter.com/7A6ItUrbCg— Garbos Lobster Truck (@garbolobsteratx) September 16, 2015
— The Vegan Yacht will be expanding with a second truck after winning $10,000 from a Progressive Commercial Auto food truck contest.
— El Arroyo’s latest sign was a dig at Steve Patterson, the former UT athletic director who raised game ticket prices.
Bye GregPosted by El Arroyo on Wednesday, September 16, 2015