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Air Sex World Championship Preliminaries Happened Last Night In Austin

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There are two major perks to living in Austin, Texas, and I'll let you decide which one is better: 1.

#BEST AND WORST OF RAW

With Spandex Episode 1: Rachel Summerlyn

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After something like four months of vague promising, I'm happy to present to you episode one of With Leather's brand new pro wrestling podcast, the appropriately named "With Spandex".

UPROXX @ SXSW

UPROXX @ SXSW: MOG At The Mohawk 2012 Featuring The Roots, More

Shocking news flash: The Roots are great at music, and even better at playing it in front of you.

#jack white

UPROXX @ SXSW: The Black Belles At Mohawk

The Black Belles have an awesome viral marketing technique: passing you on the street carrying their equipment, dressed like The Black Belles.

UPROXX @ SXSW

UPROXX @ SXSW: Ingrid Michaelson At Central Presbyterian Church

Ingrid Michaelson is, more or less, the most adorable person in the world.

#THE SIMPSONS

UPROXX @ SXSW: Bleeding Rainbow At The Iron Bear

The best part isn't that the band's name is "Bleeding Rainbow" -- it's that they were originally Reading Rainbow and had to change it.

UPROXX @ SXSW

UPROXX @ SXSW: Horse Feathers And Charlie Mars At Central Presbyterian Church

If you try to take a photo in a dimly-lit church with a non-professional camera, you've got the brain of a four-year old child, and I bet he was glad to get rid of it.

#COMEDY CENTRAL

UPROXX @ SXSW: A House For Lions, Youngblood Hawke And The Workaholics House Party

Unless you count The Iron Bear, Friday's 'Workaholics' house party in downtown Austin had more "tight butthole" discussion than anywhere else at SXSW per capita.

#video games

Morning Links: Giant Doritos Machine Fest Coverage Is Almost Over

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Seriously, I walked by that thing and suddenly knew how to use tools.

UPROXX @ SXSW

UPROXX @ SXSW: Skateboarding And Dodgeball At The Nike Fuel Lot

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Burnsy and Danger Guerrero have been holding down the fort while I've been wandering around Austin looking for Mark Henry covering the sights and sounds for UPROXX and Gamma Squad, but I finally stumbled onto something sports related: the impromptu Nike Fuel Lot in the middle of downtown, wherein you can play sports, watch people take pictures of people playing sports and get a free t-shirt.

UPROXX @ SXSW

UPROXX @ SXSW: Motion City Soundtrack At Clive Bar

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I like Motion City Soundtrack's music, but not enough to know my cues.

#the 90s

UPROXX @ SXSW: Fiona Apple At Stubb's

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Or, as she might title it, "When Fiona Apple performs at SXSW, and Andrew Bird performs later, but there are a few people in-between and the photographers are crammed together and in the way, so you leave as soon as she's done," or simply, "Fiona Apple performs.

TIM & ERIC

UPROXX @ SXSW: David Liebe Hart Band At The Jr

The video above is where you know David Liebe Hart from.

whole foods

UPROXX @ SXSW: Quiet Company At The Main

In case you were wondering, yes, it is possible to rock the hell out on a trombone.

#COSPLAY

Funny, Sexy, And Austin Cosplay Of The Week: SXSW ScreenBurn Arcade

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My first endeavor as the official SXSW correspondent for the UPROXX Network (spoiler alert: I'm the only one who lives in Austin) was to take in the festival's ScreenBurn Arcade, the Alienware-sponsored three day expo that has become the hip new place for video game industry announcements, product demos and game tournaments.

white people

Rapping Christmas Andy Roddick Sets White People Back 100 Years

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And now, the worst thing Andy Roddick has done to white people since bagging Mandy Moore.

TEXAS

The Best And Horrifically Worst Of The 2011 Air Sex World Championships

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(note: This image of Air Sex World Championships host and future pro wrestling manager of the decade Chris Trew hyping up the crowd is the most safe-for-life image I could use from this year's event.

#BEST AND WORST OF RAW

Putting A Face To A Namedrop: Anarchy Championship Wrestling By The Daily Texan

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Part of my job as the author of the Best And Worst Of WWE Raw column is finding things to love about pro wrestling, and I've started namedropping Anarchy Championship Wrestling so much I had to give them their own tag.


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