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12 Austin podcasts you don't want to miss
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Hodgepodge Media produces the kid's podcast Quaranteen'd.

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With an endless number of podcasts out there, how does anyone decide what to listen to? Start with the homegrown. We've put together this list of 12 local—or nearly local—podcasts you won't want to miss.


1. Unlocking Us

Native Texan and visiting McComb's professor Brené Brown, known to some as America's therapist, talks weekly with celebrities, authors and thinkers on topics ranging from books and movies to current events and big themes of the moment.

2. Everyday Superhumans

This podcast covers Austin's local do-gooders and non-profits. Faith in humanity restored!

3. Nightlight

Nightlight is a horror podcast that features fiction stories about murders, monsters and more.

4. Austin Anthem Podcast

Hosted by a group of supporters, Austin Anthem Podcast is the longest-running podcast about Austin FC, Austin's new and only Major League Soccer team.

5. In Black America

John Hanson Jr. hosts and produces In Black America, where he interviews civil rights leaders, educators, athletes and more on the black experience in America.

6. Media Monday Show!

Media ATX founders Tom Cheredar and Josh Rubin talk about local Austin media industry news in the Media Monday Show!

7. The Forward

Lance Armstrong hosts The Forward, where he interviews a range of personalities on sports, politics, entertainment and more.

9. The Beerists

The Beerists is produced by a group of beer-lovers in Austin who meet up weekly to judge five different beers from around the world.

10. The Night Owl Podcast

The Night Owl Podcast features true stories of hauntings, mysteries and paranormal activities.

11. Gender Fluids

Hosted by comedians Austin Smartt and Arielle Norman, Gender Fluids dives into the depths of gender and sexuality.

12. Tumble

Tumble is a kids podcast all about science and new discoveries.

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Tito's releases (not so?) ugly sweater line for the holidays, profits to charity

Tito's Handmade Vodka

Show your love for Tito's and for the community this year with a wide selection of not that ugly, uglyish, ugly, uglier, and ugliest holiday sweaters.

There's lots choose from, and plenty of accessories like scarves and socks, plus gear for your dog, too.

All of the items can be purchased online or at the Love, Tito’s Retail Store in Austin, TX. 100% of all net proceeds from online or in-store purchases go to one of the nonprofits we’ve teamed up with.

Click here to see the entire collection in the Tito's store.

Mac and Cheese Fest and Free Art Exhibit
Waterloo Greenway, Good Vibrations Installation


🗓 All weekend

🎨 Creek Show Art Exhibit

Check out this highly anticipated art exhibition with illuminated art along Waller Creek. Tickets are free and the event includes food vendors, dazzling lights, live music, and hands-on activities

All weekend 6 p.m - 10 p.m | 📍Waterloo Park

✨ Mozart's Light Show

This iconic holiday tradition lights up for the first time this holiday season starting this weekend! Reserve your spot for an enchanting light and sound performance, delicious hot cocoa, sweet treats, and some overall fun with your friends or family. The show runs till January 6th.

6 p.m and 9 p.m | 📍Mozart's Coffee Roasters - 3825 Lake Austin Blvd, Austin, TX 78703

🗓 Saturday

🥊 Kickboxing in the Park

This fitness event is free and open to the public. Get your morning started right with a "Fitness in the park" class for kickboxing! The class will be led by certified instructors and is a great way to get a cardio workout in while also honing your self-defense skills.

10 a.m - 11 a.m | 📍 Metz Park

🛍 The Front Market

Support local LBGTQ+ and female artists at this outdoor market with over 150 vendors. Get your holiday shopping out of the way at this event, with vendors for food trucks, handmade goods, raffles, hands on workshops and activities, and more.

11 a.m - 5 p.m | 📍Ani's Day and Night - 7107 E Riverside Drive, Austin, TX 78741

🗓 Sunday

🧀 Mac and Cheese Fest

Did someone say cheese?! If you're like me and always willing to get your hands on a bowl of mac and cheese, then this event is for you. Check out the Mac and Cheese festival happening this weekend to decide which vendor has. the best mac and cheese for yourself, and enjoy the bar with creative cocktails while you're at it. Tickets start at $45.

11 a.m - 3 p.m | 📍Lantana Place - 7415 Southwest Parkway