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It’s a long way from the Pink Pussy Cat

During the buffalo trade, Mobeetie was the mother city of the Panhandle. They called it Hidetown, because everyone lived in little condos of buffalo hide. Then it was known as Sweetwater, for a nearby river. It grew fast, with more permanent structures sprouting like weeds, especially saloons and dance halls. …

Noir at the Bar Austin Gets a New Home

Thursday, May is noir night at Threadgill’s. Join me and my pals to hear a couple of new murder ballads in my repertoire and hear real, live authors read their new books. I’ll be kicking things off with my guitar and our host with the most, ace bookseller Scott Montgomery, …

Jesse Sublett, Austin author & musician & artist

JESSE PROFILED

Mark your calendars for Monday, March 23, 7 PM, BookPeople, when we’ll be signing and presenting “1960s Austin Gangsters: Organized Crime that Rocked the Capitol,” out this week at quality bookstores like BookPeople and South Congress Books. [PS I’ll also be doing a pop-up gig/book signing at South Congress Books …

Me & Kato & Marcia Clark who prosecuted his landlord, that 2-initial thug who (temporarily) escaped the long hairy arm of the law

  Here’s the youtube link of Kato and me. For the explanation as to how this came about, scroll to the bottom of the post. It’s interesting, but not the main reason I posted this. Kato Kaelin wishes Lois happy Valentines Day, 2005. Thank goodness for youtube and fleeting fame …

A LITTLE NOIR MUSIC

Thursday August 2, at BookPeople, 7 PM, I’ll be playing a handful of murder ballads for my old pal and great writer, Megan Abbott, or should I say, “The Queen of Noir”? She’ll be signing and reading from her new scorcher, DARE ME. Her crime novels are cool and tough! …

ART SHOW OPENS AT YARD DOG DECEMBER 3, 2010

Visualize a party: Beer, a little music, hip people and naked women covering the walls. This is what you will find at Yard Dog, that super hip gallery on South Congress Avenue in Austin, when my show opens on FRIDAY, DECEMBER 3, at 7 PM. Here are some of the …

SICK CITY COOL GROOVES, REVIEWED*

Here’s an update to our NOIR AT THE BAR reading with MUSIC event at Continental Club Gallery TUES JULY 27, 7-9 PM, no cover. Great review in the Chronicle. Sick City, by Tony O’Neill Harper Perennial, 384 pp., $13.99 (paper) In Tony O’Neill’s Los Angeles, the only difference between a …