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It's Still Chocolate and Peanut Butter, Right?
It's hard to believe that candy purists are in an uproar over the new Reese's Christmas Tree candy. On the outside, they have squiggly green lines to suggest the candy might look like a Christmas tree. But when you open it up, it's...
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Sometimes Fake Plays Work - Not This Time Though
The play was a fake field goal. But it looks like everyone on the field was ready for it when the Pittsburgh Steelers tried one against the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday. Everyone but the back up QB for Pittsburgh, Landry Jones, tossed it right to...
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Well, That Looks Intense
Another sneak peek trailer has been released for Batman Versus Superman: Dawn of Justice. This one looks pretty intense. Just 49 seconds long, and we see Batman chained to a ceiling in some subterranean tunnel. Superman, looking uber-unhappy,...
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Getting Excited for the Megashark
A few shark enthusiasts - okay, I guess they're scientists - got mega-excited about spotting a megashark. Watch the video to see just how excited they get. It was part of Shark Week, but it's the first time I've seen this clip. And...
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And This Will Sell Tires...
The folks at Pirelli Tires are famous - some might say infamous - for their annual calendars. They usually feature supermodels either nearly or completelly unclothed. Naked women = bald tires = trip to the Pirelli retailer nearest you? I...
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Which Starship is Better?
Neil deGrasse Tyson is arguably the world's leading astrophysicist. And he's also a guy who makes science cool. So naturally, it falls on him to settle one of the biggest geek debates of all time: which starship is better, the USS...
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Slash Kicks Off Battle of Los Angeles
Every year, the football teams from the University of Southern California and the University of California - Los Angeles face each other. They sometimes call it the Battle of Los Angeles. The USC marching band enlisted some star power to help with...
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"I've Never Seen Star Wars"
It's hard to believe, but there are actual human beings who have never seen Star Wars. We're not talking just-born infants here. We're talking about fully-grown sentient beings who have no idea what a Jedi Knight is. Who think that...
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You Almost Don't Want a Logical Explanation
There's a video that's been circulating showing a very bizarre traffic accident in China. Three cars at an intersection, near a crosswalk on a major roadway, are tossed into the air. Explanations fly, just like the cars. Freak force of...
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An Amazing Bald Eagle Rescue
A couple of brothers in Ontario, Canada were out hunting grouse when they spotted a bald eagle caught in a trap. Michael and Neil Fletcher were able to free the bird. This being 2015, they of course had to take a selfie with the animal before...
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Don't Go Breaking My... What?
So here's an interesting pairing. During a recent concert at London's Wembley Stadium, Ed Sheeran invited a veteran performer to join him on stage. Not just a veteran. English performing royalty. Sir Elton John, glittered coat and huges...
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Another Jenner Changeover?
Maybe there's something in the water at the Kardashian/ Jenner Compound. Kendall Jenner seems to have transformed. Half-shark, half-bikini model. A publication called Love Magazine has photos of Kendall wearing a hammerhead costume on the...
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Literally Walks in for the Touchdown
Golden Tate, a wide receiver for the Detroit Lions, caught a pass from QB Matthew Stafford yesterday, and literally walked it into the end zone for a touchdown. The Lions were playing the Philadelphia Eagles in their annual Thanksgiving day game, The...
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"This Movie Has a Lot of Boxing"
I love this movie review. Scott Sapp from the band Creed put on his reviewer's cap to take a look at the movie Creed. Truth be told, it's a FunnyOrDie bit, and Scott pulls it off perfectly. Plenty of tongue-in-cheek confusion, with Scott...
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There's a 75% Chance of This Dress Showing Up on Your Weather Report
They're calling it the Weather Girl Dress. Sure, it's sexist and hearkens back to the 60s and 70s, but that's not the point. Thanks to a Facebook group, a certain dress is starting to appear on local weather forecasts, worn by female...
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Say "Hello" with Classroom Instruments
Jimmy Fallon frequently has Tonight Show musical groups join him and The Roots in a dressing room for an impromptu performance. So why not get Adele in there to sing "Hello," accompanied by toy instruments that could be found in any...
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Let's Not Pardon This Turkey
While the Obama family was inside the White House celebrating Thanksgiving, a guy draped in an American flag jumped the fence and was able to get onto the lawn. The Secret Service apprehended him immediately, but the grounds and building were placed...
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The Farce Was Missed with this One
Katherine Timpf is not a Star Wars fan. And that's okay. Unless you're a major uber Star Wars fan. Then it's major uber not okay. It started with a simple Tweet, with the Fox News contributor saying she wasn't familiar with Star...
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Wonder Where Your Neighbors Went for Thanksgiving?
Thanksgiving is one of the biggest travel times of the year. People go amazing distances to be with their friends and family to celebrate and break turkey. The folks at The New York Times put together a pretty interesting graphic presentation to...
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Thanksgiving is Saved
Thanksgiving is a time for family gatherings. And when family gathers, sometimes things can get a little heated. Well, now that can be fixed. If the conversation around the carved turkey takes a turn for the worse, just plug in a little Adele...
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Concerts & Events

The Merry Mix Show

ACL Live at The Moody Theater
310 Willie Nelson Blvd., ATX, 78701
Thursday, December 17
Tickets on sale Friday, November 20th @ 10am

The Merry Mix Show will Rock your holidays. Get in the Holly Jolly spirit of the holidays with multi-platinum selling band Fall Out Boy!  FOB’s special guest will have you Rock’n around the ACL Live @ the Moody Theater w/ the electro- charged Indie Pop of Zella Day. The Merry Mix Show is the Last Great Show of the Year ! Tickets on sale Friday, November 20th at 10 am.  MIx Friends with Benefits can get in on the exclusive pre-sale.  If you’re not a Friends with Benefits, become one here.

Trans-Siberian Orchestra

The Ghosts of Christmas Eve
Frank Erwin Center
1701 Red River, ATX  78701
Wednesday, December 9, 2015, 7:00 pm
Tickets on sale now

Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) will return to the Frank Erwin Center on Dec. 9 with an all new show, “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve.” Based on TSO’s multi-platinum DVD and long running PBS fundraiser, the story follows the journey of a young runaway who, on Christmas Eve, breaks into an abandoned vaudeville theater seeking shelter from the cold, and the ghostly visions she experiences from that concert hall’s past. “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve” features such lasting crowd-pleasers as "Christmas Eve Sarajevo 12/24," "O’ Come All Ye Faithful," "Good King Joy," "Christmas Canon," "Music Box Blues," "Promises To Keep" and "This Christmas Day."

As an added bonus, every online ticket includes a digital copy of Trans-Siberian Orchestra’s new album “Letters from the Labyrinth.” You will receive an email 24-48 hours after the album’s release with instructions on how to redeem your album. More here!

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Bass Concert Hall
2350 Robert Dedman Dr, Austin, TX 78712
Wednesday, January 13, 2016, 8 pm
(512-471-2787 Tickets on sale now. 
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis announce their first national tour in nearly two years playing a series of intimate shows.The duo are partnering with Plus One so that a dollar from every ticket purchased on their tour will go to support Equal Justice Initiative, Youth Speaks and the 30/30 Project. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis are committed to using their platform and resources to advance issues of equity and justice and are partnering with organizations dedicated to these same values.

Since the release of “Downtown,” just over a month ago, the song has shot to the top of the Billboard and radio charts and marks the duo’s 5th Top 10 hit. 

Alessia Cara

Emo's Austin
2015 E. Riverside Drive, ATX, 78741
Saturday, February 6  / 7:30 pm
Tickets on sale Friday, November 20 @ 10 am

Alessia Cara is bringing her 'Know-It-All tour to Emo's Austin in February of 2016. The tour named after her freshman album that's out now. It's an all ages show, #Illbeoverhere 
Check AC out in the Mix Music Lounge on 10/19/15. 


Stubb's Outdoors
801 Red River, ATX 78701
Saturday, February 20th / 7 pm
Tickets on sale Friday, November 20 @ 10 am

O.A.R. brings their You Pick The Set Tour to Stubb's Outdoor on Saturday, February 20th. It's an all ages show. Of A Revolution is known for their stellar live performances. They're bring it to ATX in 2016! 

O.A.R. is renowned for its intense, vibrant live show —including selling out Madison Square Garden twice —and the communal feeling it shares with its fans. With each studio album, the band has endeavored to achieve that sense of immediacy. On their 8th studio album, THE ROCKVILLE LP, “it comes the closest,”Roberge says.”Every live band I know will always want nothing more than to carry their live performance onto the album. It’s an elusive thing to capture, so I’ll never say we nailed it,”Roberge says. “But I can guarantee we put that same live show energy and passion into each minute of THE ROCKVILLE LP and we can only hope the audience feels that.” More here.

Vance Joy

Stubb's Outdoor
801 Red River , ATX, 78701
Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Tickets on sale Friday, November 6 @ 10 am.

Vance Joy is bringing his 'Fire and the Flood ' tour to ATX with special guests Elle King and Jamie Lawson. It's an all ages show. Doors open at 7 pm. Vance Joy gave us 'Riptide' ear candy from his album 'Dream Your LIfe Away', and now he's bringing the 'Fire and the Flood'...

Ellie Goulding

Cedar Park Center
2100 Avenue of the Stars, Cedar Park, TX 78613
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Tickets on sale  Friday, November 6th @ 10 am

Ellie Goulding is coming to the Cedar Park Center on Tuesday, April 19th w/ special guest Years & Years. Ellie's backing her 3rd album Delirium that is out November 6th. The same day tickets go on sale at 10 am! 

Janet Jackson

Unbreakable World Tour
Frank Erwin Center
1701 Red River, ATX 78701
Thursday, May 26, 2016, 8 pm
Tickets on sale now

A chameleon of performance Janet is widely known and admired for award winning music videos. Janet is the only artist having Grammy nominations spanning the Dance, Pop, Rap, Rock, and R&B categories. She has accumulated 5 Grammy’s, multiple MTV Awards, Billboard Music Awards, and Soul Train Music Awards to name a few. Janet burst onto the scene with her record setting album, “Control.” Today she possesses an unprecedented list of achievements, and remains in the forefront of her craft, a true inspiration.Her musical style, choreography, lyrical exploration, and self awareness has made her one of the top artists of our time as well as a leading influence on the upcoming stars of tomorrow.

Janet's new album UNBREAKABLE is available October 2nd. You can  pre-order on iTunes and get two tracks now: http://smarturl.it/JanetUnbreakable .Get ready for Janet Jackson to make her way to ATX! 

Selena Gomez

The Revival Tour @ Frank Erwin Center
1701 Red River, ATX78701
Friday, June 17, 2016  
Tickets on sale now

Multi-platinum singer and actress Selena Gomez is bringing her worldwide  “Revival Tour” in 2016 to the Frank Erwin Center on Friday, June 17! Supporting her new album 'Revival' from Interscope Records that's out now

“I am ready to get back on the road and see my fans in person!” said Gomez. “This album marks a new and very important chapter in my life. I cannot wait to get on stage and perform this new material.”- Selena Gomez

Twenty Øne Piløts

Austin 360 Amphitheater
9201 Circuit of the Americas Blvd., ATX, 78617
Wednesday, July 6, 2016  
Gates 6 pm /  Show 7 pm
Tickets on sale now

TWENTY ØNE PILØTS EMØTIØNAL RØADSHØW is coming to the Austin 360 Amphitheater on Wednesday, July 6, 2016. The duo of frontman Tyler Joseph and drummer Josh Dun have built a hardcore following that seems primed to reach a fever pitch with the release of their Fueled By Ramen debut Vessel.. "Every show we play our hearts out because where we come from you have to grab people's attention and make sure that they never forget you," Joseph says.  

Maroon 5

AT&T Center
1 AT&T Center Parkway, San Antonio, TX 78219 directions
Saturday, September 3 , 2016
210-444-5000  Tickets on sale Saturday, November 14 @ 10 am 

Multi platinum-selling and Grammy Award®-winners, Maroon 5, announced a return to the road with their upcoming Fall 2016 tour. It’s kicking off  at the AT&T Center in San Antonio on Saturday, September 3, 2016 with special guests Tove Lo & R.City.  Get tickets before it sells out! 

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