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Live from SXSW: Hollywood in Austin

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Maybe Austin is just like LA, after all. Much like how we do when we're home, we missed the premiere of a film but didn't miss the after party. Hooligans, a film about, well, soccer hooligans is probably very good and a lot of fun but we didn't see it. Instead we saw the star of the film, Elijah Wood, do an iPod DJ set at the end of the night at Maggie Mae's after our friend, DJ Mel, had already moved the crowd. Locals and film festival attendees alike kept coming on stage to get autographs and photos with the wee actor. We didn't dance much to his set but we did approve of his use of A Tribe Called Quest, Too $hort and Nina Simone.

We also appreciated, sort of, the attention being afforded us by one of the producers of new horror film, Reeker. She wanted to learn the ways of dancing from us and then ended the night with a kiss and a promise to attend the premiere of her film tonight.

Elijah, could you play a slow jam? It's time for couple skate.