We all formed a posse and in separate vehicles made a procession to Paco's big party of the night at the Fringeware store. I had fabulously witty repartee with Beatrice Springborn, Jeff Veen and Peter Merholz, who has the second best business card I've ever seen, after mine.
[[MARCH 26, 1999:
THE AUSTIN SCENE REVISTED. Okay. Sometimes my reporting gets a bit fuzzy around the edges. But could you blame me when you're out amidst all these people imbibing and having fun? Sometimes this reporter wants to kick back a few too! Well, my account of Adam Powell's conversation about the Home Page movie and Carl Steadman got a bit tangled and here is a clarification. Adam, who admits he too had a few cocktails, completely denies all ill vibes against Carl, "who is something of a living legend and a genuinely affable fellow…Carl is everyone's hero... " So there. We're all in agreement. We all love Carl and wish him well. Maybe he'll even grace one of the Cocktails With Courtney parties? And, if you want to read a poetic account of SXSW, here's Adam's story: http://www.fillet.com/99/03/index1.html ]]