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Michelle Obama Collaborated With Missy Elliot, Kelly Rowland, And More For Her Song ‘This Is For My Girls’

When Michelle Obama decides to make something happen, she pulls out the big guns.

Bronwyn Isaac | March 16, 2016 - 2:15 pm

Seth Rogen’s Sausage Party Is Hilarious, Gory, And Very Confusing

The animated movie about anthropomorphic food screened at SXSW last night.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 15, 2016 - 2:00 pm

SXSW Organizers Apologize After Asking Muslim Olympian To Remove Hijab

The U.S. Olympian said the volunteer working the check-in table forced her to remove her hijab even after she explained it was for religious reasons.

Bronwyn Isaac | March 14, 2016 - 3:00 pm

The Next ‘Broad City’ Episode Features Hillary Clinton Without Championing Her

While people already want to speculate about the meaning or intention of Clinton’s appearance on their show before it even airs, both the show creators confirmed that they have no…

Bronwyn Isaac | March 14, 2016 - 12:30 pm

Muslim-American Olympic Fencer Asked To Remove Her Hijab At SXSW Registration

Muslim-American Ibtihaj Muhammed is set to become the first U.S. Olympian to wear a hijab while competing this summer in Rio, Brazil. And as she was stepping up to get…

Katrin Higher | March 13, 2016 - 12:30 pm

SXSW Caves To Pressure To Reinstate Sexual Harassment Panels After ‘GamerGate’ Debacle

Annual Austin, TX event South By South West recently dealt with the venom of the dangerous Gamergate community – who threatened violence if they planned to go through with two…

Katrin Higher | November 1, 2015 - 11:00 am

Bill Murray Wore A Dress And Rode A Horse

Never change, Bill.

Megan Reynolds | March 20, 2015 - 9:40 am

Paul Feig Denounces Misogynistic Response To “Ghostbusters” Reboot At SXSW

Since Paul Feig’s announcement of the all-female cast reboot of “Ghostbusters” in December 2014, there has been an unsurprisingly large amount of backlash by mostly young white men claiming the…

Katrin Higher | March 14, 2015 - 3:00 pm

It’s Time To Cry: SXSW Accident Victim Gets Surprise Hospital Room Visit From Her Favorite Band

This year’s SXSW festival was tainted by tragedy when a drunk driver plowed into a crowd of people, killing three and injuring 23. One of the people in that car’s…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | March 17, 2014 - 4:30 pm

Lady Gaga Got Artistically Barfed On At SXSW

Lady Gaga got covered in vomit last night — for art. Onstage at SXSW last night, the “artist” Millie Brown shoved her fingers down her throat and barfed bright…

Jessica Wakeman | March 14, 2014 - 10:30 am

Hey, Ladies Of SXSW, Steer Clear Of This Guy

South by Southwest, the annual music/film/tech/excuse to eat tacos festival, began last week. It’s a great way to see a bunch of bands and network, we suppose, but it’s also…

Julie Gerstein | March 11, 2013 - 3:20 pm

Love It Or Hate It: Dree Hemingway’s SXSW Jumpsuit

Dree Hemingway is a full-time babe. She’s the great granddaughter of Ernest Hemingway, and was the model featured in the ads for Justin Bieber’s Someday perfume. So yeah, hardcore babe.

Julie Gerstein | March 13, 2012 - 10:40 am

The Soapbox: On SXSW’s “Homeless Hotspots” And Trolling For Charity

BBH, the same ad agency behind Axe body spray’s noxiously viral campaigns, have hit the streets of massive internet partyapocalypse South by Southwest this week – well, actually, they haven’t hit…

Melissa Gira Grant | March 13, 2012 - 9:00 am

Frisky Q & A: Singer/Songwriter Sally Seltmann Chats About Her New Album

The moment Sally Seltmann started to sing at the Presbyterian Church during SXSW, my ears instantly perked up. Maybe it was the sound of her angelic voice in a dimly…

Ami Angelowicz | March 25, 2010 - 3:00 pm

SXSW Diary: I Came, I Saw, I Conquered

SXSW is officially over. Teardrop. I seriously can’t put into words how much fun it was. My yearly trip to SXSW is important to me. Why? Duh. Because music is…

Ami Angelowicz | March 23, 2010 - 2:00 pm

SXSW Diary: Does Courtney Love Have Fake Ears?

This morning I’m trying to recover from a musicover. I took in more live shows than my body could handle yesterday, was little bit overwhelmed by too much wonderfulness. Lots…

Ami Angelowicz | March 20, 2010 - 5:00 pm

SXSW Diary: It’s All About The Day Partay

Here is the part where I take 20 seconds and admit that I might be a wee bit tired. But don’t tell anyone. There is no rest for the weary…

Ami Angelowicz | March 19, 2010 - 5:10 pm

SXSW Diary: I Like Miike (Snow) … And All The Other Dudes Here

As I sit here in the lobby updating you about the crunk goings-on at SXSW, there is an impromptu concert going on in the lobby of my hotel. Yeah ……

Ami Angelowicz | March 18, 2010 - 4:40 pm
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