Productivity killer: The State Fair of Texas

We’ve already been posting lots of tidbits about the State Fair, which officially opened today. Here’s a round-up of what you may have missed:

Editor Rachel Stone linked to an interesting video on our Lakewood blog from the Texas Archive of the Moving Image about what the fair looked like in the 1960s ( at least we think it’s the ’60s.)

Take a look back (or a listen, rather) to last year’s Advocate Radio interview with Big Tex himself – Bill Bragg. He told us all about how he landed this gig and how he developed that iconic voice.

Sponsored Message

Don’t have time to head down to Fair Park just yet? Check out our October issue for where to find fair food in the neighborhood. Our favorite – Burguesa Burger.

You’ve seen his reviews here on the blog week after week. Stop by the wine garden at the Fair and meet our wine guy, Jeff Siegel.

Written By
More from Emily Toman

Advocate video podcast: Mayoral candidate David Kunkle on the DPA and his opponents

We conclude our Advocate video podcast with former police chief David Kunkle...
Read More