esther’s follies

Author Jesse Sublett Delves Into Austin’s Criminal Underbelly

June 15, 2022 | By Jesse Sublett

When I was gigging regularly in bands in Austin and elsewhere in the 1970s, I would daydream I was a character in a black-and-white movie, playing in nightclubs that were fronts for underworld characters, where criminal plots were hatched backstage and crime bosses conducted business over cocktails.

A Comedy Carousel

March 17, 2015 | By Joey Held

Chicago has the Second City. New York has Saturday Night Live. Los Angeles has the Hollywood Improv.

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