The Little Mermaid donor preview performance (final dress rehearsal) to kick off the 61st annual Zilker Summer Musical was a blast this evening. Many, many amazing costume changes by the ensemble cast and Ursula especially was fantastic.

This is hilarious. It's the destination end of a traceroute to

Naturally I bought it. I have a feeling it will be one of my poetry books that end up looking like Pillow Thoughts.

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Front row at Welcome to Night Vale Live show, A Spy in the Desert, with youngest at the Paramount in Austin! Can't wait for it to start!

autism, "inspiration story" 

I always have ... complicated feelings about stories like the below.

On the one hand, I'm thrilled she's achieving the things she wants to do in life. I have no reservations on that score.

Doctors said she'd be lucky to graduate high school — now she's the first openly autistic attorney in Florida

American racism 

The core of racist US attitudes is increasingly exposed. It's pervasive throughout white America, but the hardest core form basically most of remaining GOP base.


About one-third of Americans say using blackface in a Halloween costume is acceptable at least sometimes

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