This week, going-out expert Kelly Stocker joins co-hosts Omar L. Gallaga and Tolly Moseley to answer a listener questions about ways to enjoy all that Austin has to offer without breaking the bank. We discuss apps, happy hours, friend etiquette and other ways to approach the high-$$$ cost of having a good time and strategies to afford a fun lifestyle.
James White, the founder and owner of Austin's legendary Broken Spoke honkytonk is in for a chat about how it started and survived for 53 years. Author Donna Marie Miller, who wrote a book about The Broken Spoke, is part of the conversation, discussing how acts including Garth Brooks, Dolly Parton and other country legends have graces its stage.
Austin360's Katey Psencik discusses her recent "Ode to Port Aransas" and the response she's gotten from Port A's hurricane victims, who are rebuilding the coastal town. And in A Toast, we recommend the "Insecure" playlist on Spotify, 16Personalities and a new Halcyon location at Mueller.
- You can find our good pal Kelly Stocker at her website, which includes links to recent radio segments and her excellent weekly email newsletter. She appeared on Ep. 33 of our old podcast, “Statesman Shots!”
- You can find Donna Marie Miller’s book, “The Broken Spoke: Austin’s Legendary Honky-Tonk” at its Texas A&M University Press website. Donna will be discussing the book at the Texas Book Festival.
- Peter Blackstock wrote about the 50th anniversary of The Broken Spoke.
- Here’s Katey Psencik’s ode to Port Aransas and a follow up she wrote on it.
- Toast picks: the “Insecure HBO” playlist on Spotify, 16Personalties and Halcyon at Mueller.
- How to contact us and more info on the podcast.
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