Yoda May Be All Over Austin, But Darth Paper is Conquering the World

Our Origami Yoda contest entries have started to trickle in, but I wanted to remind everyone that if you wish to enter, the deadline is next Wed.  That's right.  You basically have one week left to take your very awesome Origami Yoda (or the one you printed out from us) around town to some of … Continue reading Yoda May Be All Over Austin, But Darth Paper is Conquering the World

Primp Your Pooch for Our Wiener Wolf Contest

In only 13 days BookPeople, the Central Texas Dachshund Rescue, and Frank (the local Austin restaurant specializing in hotdogs) will all be coming together to celebrate the release of Jeff Crosby's new book, Wiener Wolf. This fun, wonderful picture book tells the tale of a little wiener dog (oh, all right, a dachshund) who wishes … Continue reading Primp Your Pooch for Our Wiener Wolf Contest

Ben Folds/Nick Hornby ‘Lonely Avenue’ CONTEST

Good news for Ben Folds fans...or Nick Hornby fans...or just fans of cross-media collaborations: Alt piano-rocker/song-writer Ben Folds recently collaborated with veteran British novelist Nick Hornby on an album, Lonely Avenue, where Hornby wrote all the lyrics and Folds supplied the music. Wait...writers and musicians...together? How can that be? Luckily, here's a video that explains the whole thing: