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Saturday in SA

Saturday only! This Saturday in SA! See listing for details, and see the photo-blog for street cred. Saturday! Saturday in SA! Saturday at the *Blue Star* — Talk about old haunts! astrofish.net/travel “First to arrive gets the best deal.”

Three Kings

Inside joke, bit of tarot trivia, too. The image is a Thoth deck, and in its original version, it shipped with three versions of the Magus card, the designer’s original term for the #1 Major Arcana, typically called the Magician. The faith I was raised in, a gentle and sweet — forgiving — lightweight, nominally [...]

Chain Store Food

Very few chains are acceptable, but there are some exceptions. Taco Cabana, Torchy’s Tacos, What-a-burger (with jalapeños and bacon, extra spicy ketchup), Blake’s, and Jim’s. Taco Cabana originated in San Antonio, as did Jim’s. Blake’s is a New Mexico thing, Torchy’s is from a trailer park in Austin, and What-a-burger started in Corpus Christi. For [...]

Avant Garde German

A further thought about the Jukebox? The process of curation. FM radio — when radio really mattered. An electronic billboard advertised for a German New Wave band that should, technically, be called Electronica, but that was before the term was applied to a firmly striated selection of music. That band had one song that I [...]

Vincit Qui Primum Gerit

Sunday! This Sunday in SA! See listing for details, and see the photo-blog for street cred. Sunday! Sunday in SA! What to look for? astrofish.net! astrofish.net/travel “First to arrive gets the best deal.”

No More Cinco de Gringo

The image is from Austin, actually, funny, how that works. In Austin, I’m normal. Baseline, not a fruitcake or weirdo, normal. Painfully so. In San Antonio — this weekend — I’m a bit odd. So the image is from an Austin show, but it properly evokes the sentiment of what the San Antonio events might [...]

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