Austin meetup. Saturday, November 14. 7:00. Yellow Jacket Social Club. That is, if any of you mofos are as interested in meeting me as I am in meeting y'all. [more inside]
Husband and myself will be visiting Down-east Maine for a the week starting on the 18th (we'll be near Augusta, in a cabin in the woods, but we're okay with visiting Portland and the like.) We would like to meet up with Maine/New England Mefites and also get tips/suggestions/recs on "Spooky New England" stuff, mystery spots, haunted houses, tourist traps, roadside attractions, fun fairs, etc. Let's all meet and talk!
First held at SXSW, 20x2 features a crazy cross-section of writers, musicians, nutjobs, criminals, and celebutantes answering a single question. This year, the event travels to sweet home Chicago to answer the question, "Who Knew?" at the world-famous Martyrs'. Gapers' Block (run by MetaFilter's own me3dia) will be presenting and I'll be one of the speakers. [more inside]