Jesse Sublett, Austin author and musician

1960s Austin Gangsters

Happy Valentine’s Day 2015 and I hope your weekend wasn’t as stressful as it was for Bugs Moran in Chicago on Valentine’s Day 1929, as seen in the above images. Now, if we flash back just 50 years, we’re in the depth of the Overton Gang days in Austin, Texas, an …

Jesse Sublett, novelist, nonfiction author, essayist, musician, artist, Austin character

Preorder “1960s Austin Gangsters”

Preorder Jesse Sublett’s new true crime book “1960s Austin Gangsters: Organized Crime That Rocked the Capital.” Published by History Press in March 2015, the book can be advance purchased, signed and inscribed (or not) and shipped as soon as available for the special prepublication price of $24.99 ($19.99 + $5 S&H). Just send an email …

Jesse Sublett, Austin author + musician

Atomic Blonde

I Married an Artist…? Sometimes you can write a story with a few book titles, sometimes it’s just a series of interesting questions. …

Jesse Sublett, Austin author & musician

Eddie, Rick, Bonnie & Clyde

Congrats to Richard Linklater, Patricia Arquette and everyone associated with Boyhood, recognized at Golden Globes 2015. Oh, let’s not forget Marco Perella …

Jesse Sublett, Austin author, musician

Howlin’ Wolf at War

This photo of Howlin’ Wolf in the Army, proudly wearing his campaign hat, the crown pinched in the style from World War …

Jesse Sublett, Austin author and musician

Howlin’ Wolf in the US Army

    The caption is a little odd, even after realization sinks in: “Second Army Maneuvers in Louisiana, Pvt. Chester Arthur Burnett, …

Broke, Not Broken: Homer Maxey's Texas Bank War, by Broadus A. Spivey & Jesse Sublett

My Favorite Books of 2014

    Consider this an expanded version of the piece in the last Austin Chronicle of 2014 on my favorite books of …

custom made cowboy boots, Charlie Dunn, Eddie Wilson, Armadillo World Headquarters

Mythic Boots by Charlie Dunn

I don’t wear cowboy boots but I would buy these in a minute. I’m sure they’re not size 12 anyway but you …

Jesse Sublett, true crime book, Austin underworld history

1960s Austin Gangsters: update

We now have a firm release date of March 9, 2015 for 1960s Austin Gangsters: Organized Crime That Rocked The Capital. You’ll …