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My Fit Foods recap!
Fact: I have done the MFF 21 Day Challenge a total of 3 times over the last 4 years. Every time I lose an average of 5-7 pounds over the 21 days. This year I lost 5 pounds easy. (I don't believe in pills, or drops, or shots, or fad diets...I...
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WTFudge was I thinking?....
Happy #TBT! Here's a photo I ran across. I like to montage photos so that's the reason you might see other body parts in the background of this photo. Have you checked out some older photos of yourself, especially if you grew up in the '80s...
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Steel Boils At About This Temperature
Lots of people want to know what the weather will be like in Glendale, Arizona for the Super Bowl this Sunday. Well just ask the folks at Fox 10 in Phoenix. Because it is HOT! Earlier this week, meteorologist Cory McCloskey was in the middle of...
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Play to Your Strength
T-Mobile unveile its Super Bowl commercial early - seriously, who isn't? This one features a new plan to save your data - the unused data in the data plans that are part of everyone's cell phone bills. Usually, if you don't use it, you...
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Watch Out, Cupid!
Cupid's well-known for his archery skills. But after watching this video, I'll bet Cupid puts in for retirement. Denmark's Lars Anderson has spent his life studying and perfecting the art of archery, and has been clocked shooting three...
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Clearing the Finish Line
While a near-record snowfall covered the City of Boston, one man tried to stay ahead of the white stuff. Chris Laudani, a bartender, finished his shift early on Tuesday night, grabbed a shovel and headed for Boylston Street and the finish line of the...
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Go Daddy or No Daddy
The folks at Go Daddy, keepers of so many web domains, usually produce an ad for the Super Bowl. Sometimes sultry, sometimes sexy, they usually cause a bit of a stir. This year, they decided to go with something a little more tame, sort of spoofing...
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Dungeons & Dragons... with Real People
Amanda Peet visited Conan the other night to talk about her role on the new HBO series, Togetherness. While she was there, she chatted a little about another HBO series, one that was co-created by her husband: Game of Thrones. And what she said...
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Not Your Typical Teddy Bear
The Vermont Teddy Bear Company makes all sorts of seasonal pitches for you to get a special teddy bear for the one you love. They're especially popular around Valentine's Day. (Heads up, guys, it's about two weeks away!). This year, the...
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Freedom Summit, Revisited
Last weekend, a group of Republicans descended on Iowa for a Freedom Summit. It was an opportunity for some of the folks who would love to run the good ol' USA to strut their stuff in front of some folks who might like to see one of them run the...
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What's up with Janet?
This morning I had this 'Ear Candy' in my head.... Ms. Jackson Rock'n it out! What's up w/ with Janet? She's been devoting her time to charitable causes and married life with billionaire husband Wissam Al Mana. The word is...
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And the MVP of the Day Goes To...
Taylor Swift may not be plastered all over the social mediascape the way that Kim Kardashian is, but she does have a very strong presence. Something like 51 million followers, making her Twitter's fourth largest account. And there's 20 million on...
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You Think They'd Know This One
Jeff Franklin, the creator of Full House, celebrated his birthday last weekend, and an impromptu partial cast reunion happened. Andrea Barber, who played Kimmy Gibbler on the show, posted this video to Instagram, capturing the cast singing the...
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Kardashian Klone Faktory?
Take a look at this Instagram picture at the bottom of this post... That's Bruce Jenner sort of in the middle, surrounded by his three step-daughters and two actual daughters. Unless you're an actual student of the K-Klan or a devotee of...
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Better Call Jimmy McGill?
The creative team and cast of Better Call Saul, the prequel to AMC's Breaking Bad, sat down to chat a little bit about the show's birth. It's a pretty informative piece, describing the time and place captured in the show. For instance,...
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Marshawn Lynch, Skittle Seahawks
Marshawn Lynch, running back for the Seattle Seahawks, is notorious for avoiding the press and press conferences. But put a bowlful of Skittles candies in front of him, he's a veritable talking machine. It looks like a long-form commercial on...
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Some of the Best Juno Memes
When weather strikes, you can always count on the internet for some fun memes. Blizzard Juno provided a great opportunity for so many folks to have fun as a genuine nor'easter dropped a thick blanket of snow on southern New England. Here are...
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Sasquatch Plays in the Boston Snow
If it's on the internet, it's got to be true, right? A strange snow creature was pictured wandering the streets in and around Boston during Blizzard Juno. Sasquatch? Yeti? Bigfoot? Abominable snowman? The Boston Yeti enjoying...
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Best No School Announcement Ever!
Moses Brown is a college prep school in Providence, Rhode Island. Yesterday, as Blizzard Juno bore down on the Northeast, promising up to two feet of snow and more for the region, MB's Head of School, Matt Glendinning, announced that there would...
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Azalea Something, Right?
A contestant on Jeopardy committed a hip-hop faux pas, confusing Azealia Banks with Iggy Azalea. Ordinarily, that wouldn't be a big deal. Easy enough to confuse them based on the common-sounding names. Except the two are sworn enemies....
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Concerts & Events

Enrique Iglesias & Pitbull


'Don't Stop The Party'
Frank Erwin Center
1701 Red River, ATX 78701
Saturday, February 7th @ 7:30pm
512-471-7744

Enrique Iglesisa and Pitbull will celebrate 2015 with another round of excitement together on the road. They will bring 'The Party' to ATX at the Frank Erwin Center on Saturday, February 7th with special guest J Balvin. Tickets are on sale now! Find out about VIP packages here

Bob Schneider and The Moonlight Orchestra


ACL Live at the Moody Theater
310 Willie Nelson Blvd., ATX, 78701 map
Saturday, February 14 at 8pm
Tickets on sale Friday (1/9) at 10am

Valentine's Day Night will be a great date night with Bob Schneider and The Moonlight Orchestra ft. the Tosca Strings with Lex Land and special guest Hayes Carll at the ACL Live at the Moody Theater! Doors open at 6:30 with the show starting at 8pm. Make it a romantic ATX night out with your sweetie.

Echosmith


Emo's Austin
2015 E. Riverside Drive, ATX 78741
Sunday, February 15th
Tickets on sale now.

Echosmith starts the new year, 2015, with a tour. Catch them at Emo's Austin with The Colourist on Valentine's Day Weekend. Echosmith is a family band that has blown up since the release of their first single 'Cool Kids'. It's an all ages show, so perfect for Valentine's Day weekend fun.

SOLD OUT! Pentatonix


The On My Way Home Tour
ACL Live @ the Moody Theater
310 Willie Nelson Blvd, ATX 78701
Thursday, March 26th Doors 6:30 pm/Show 8 pm
SOLD OUT!

Vocal quintet Pentatonix are celebrating the holiday season with their latest release 'That’s Christmas To Me ' which debuted #9 on Billboard’s Top 200 chart and is currently #1 on its Holiday Chart. The release was the group’s 2nd album (the first one being PTX Vol. III) within a month and 4th in less than a year to debut Top 10 on the chart.  Pentatonix currently has more than 6.7 million YouTube subscribers (besting Beyoncé and Avicii) and 650 million cumulative views.

Nickelback


No Fixed Address Tour
Austin 360 Amphitheater
9201 Circuit of the Americas Blvd, ATX, 787617
Saturday, April 4 @ 7:30pm Gates Open at 6:30pm
Tickets on sale now!

Nickelback's 8th studio allbum, 'No Fixed Address', is out on November 17th. "Once you’ve got that bug in your blood, it’s tough to get rid of it. Making music and creating things that really make you happy. ...We’re all still having a great time and we’re still the best of friends and so, I don’t see any signs of slowing down." according to frontman Chad Kroeger about the making of the new album.

SOLD OUT! Hozier


Austin Music Hall
208 Nueces Street, ATX 78701
Tuesday, April 21 Doors open at 7pm/ All Ages Show
SOLD OUT!

Hozier was last in ATX during SXSW Fest in March playing at St. David's Episcopal Church. Since then his single 'Take Me to Church' from his self-titled album has become one of the most downloaded songs worldwide, with many coming from ATX! He is proof of the power of the internet. The YouTube video for 'Take Me to Church' has well over 39 million views and his live shows are so popular his tour has been extended and is making it's way to ATX in 2015!

SOLD OUT! Tony Bennett & Lady GaGa


ACL Live @ The Moody Theater
Thursday, April 23rd!
SOLD OUT! 

“Cheek To Cheek,” the collaborative jazz album from Tony Bennett and Lady GaGa is out now. The debut song from the album, Cole Porter’s “Anything Goes” was recently released on iTunes and hit #1 on Billboard’s Digital Jazz Charts. They first met backstage in 2011 after the two performed at the Robin Hood Foundation gala in New York City and Bennett asked Lady Gaga to sing a duet with him on his ‘Duets II album’ that he was beginning to record. “The Lady is A Tramp.” This led to a collaboration of their jazz album ‘Cheek To Cheek’, that hit #1 on the Billboard 200 Album Chart, which they are supporting with live shows. You can experience a night of unusual yet, cheeky, brilliant talents that mesh together effortlessly even with 60 years in age that separates them. It will be a night remembered in ATX!

Iggy Azalea


Frank Erwin Center
1701 Red River, ATX, 78701
Sunday, May 24, 2015
Tickets on sale  now.

Iggy Azalea is bringing 'The Great Escape Tour' to the Frank Erwin Center with special guests Nick Jonas and R&B/Hip Hop Favs Tinashe and DJ Wizz Kidd. Tickets go on sale Friday, December 19th at 9 am. 

 

Iggy tweeted about the tour and her 2nd album... 'I like the idea of me being kind of a musical escape artist for people."...'It's actually been an amazing last few years getting to where I'm at now and I can't wait for 2015 and album 2 plus tour!' 

Fall Out Boy & Wiz Khalifa


Boys of Zummer Tour
Austin 360 Amphtitheater @ COTA
9201 Circuit of the Americas Blvd, ATX, 78617  directions
Sunday, July 26th
Tickets on sale Saturday, January 24th at 10am

Multi-platinum selling artists Fall Out Boy and Wiz Khalifa are bringing their  co- head lining tour ‘Boys of Zummer’ to the Austin 360 Amphitheater on Sunday, July 26. It’s in support of FOB’s hit album ‘American Beauty/ American Psycho’ and WK’s #1 debuting album ‘Blacc Hollywood’. American rapper, singer and hip hop artist Hoodie Allen is a special guest of the tour. Gates open at 6pm. Show is at 7pm. Tickets go on sale Saturday, January 24 at 10am.
 

Taylor Swift in Houston


Minute Maid Park
501 Crawford Street, Houston, TX 77002 directions
Tuesday, October 13th @ 7pm
Tickets on sale  now

7-Time Grammy Winner Taylor Swift is bringing her '1989 World Tour' to Minute Maid Park in Houston (10/13/15) with special guests Vance Joy and Shawn Mendes. Taylor Swift's album '1989' sold 1.287 million copies in its debut week. Making her the first artist with 3 albums to sail past the 1 million mark in the first 7 days. 'Red' in 2012 and 'Speak Now' in 2010 both sold over 1.2 million copies. Taylor Swift's platinum-plus album was named after her birth year. Preparations are underway for the '1989 World Tour' for 2015 coming to Houston! 

Taylor Swift in Dallas


AT&T Stadium
One AT&T Way, Arlington, TX 76001
Saturday, October 17th
Tickets on sale  now

7-time Grammy Winner Taylor Swift returns to Arlington at AT&T Stadium, with her ‘1989 World Tour’, on Saturday, October 17 with special guests Vance Joy and Shawn Mendes. The tour is backing Taylor's platinum-plus album named after her birth year '1989' that sold 1.287 million copies in its debut week.

 



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