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#Holla4Lolla Day Three of Lollapalooza 2011

Sunday was the final day of Lollapalooza 2011, sadly. I had to head back on a late afternoon flight, but Mike stayed downtown through the day. While I was sitting on a bench at the airport, Mike had more to experience, come rain or shine. Mike’s Thoughts Read more

#Holla4Lolla Volunteer Interviews

It takes a special crowd of people to make a festival as big as Lollapalooza a success, and a great many of those folks are volunteers. To get the scoop on this cool position, Mike interviewed Ashley and Mike – both volunteering at Lollapalooza 2011. Here’s the interview with Ashley – she’s been volunteering with […] Read more

#Holla4Lolla Day Two of Lollapalooza 2011

Day 2 at Lollapalooza 2011 in Chicago was a bit more relaxed, and it was nice to ease into the day. To get a look at the city, we opted for a Segway tour of Chicago in the morning. Our tour guide, Harrison, was hilarious and very knowledgeable about the city and the various places […] Read more

Lolla Survival Guide

You’ve seen the lineup … that’s all that really matters, right? Yes, it’s all about the music, but there are a few things you should remember so you, or your bragging rights, don’t get drained before the first headlining band hits the stage. So, whether you’re a festival newbie or expert, don’t miss out on […] Read more

Meet Ricky & Mike, Your Virtual Tour Guides to Lollapalooza 2011

If you’ve ever been to Lollapalooza, you know that everything about it is a recipe for a great time. The crowds, the dancing, the MUSIC … it’s all so good you almost forget about the heat and humidity.  Almost. Read more

RadioShack Weather Preparedness Ride Along: Rob White

As part of our focus on weather preparedness with The Weather Channel’s Great Tornado Hunt with Mike Bettes, RadioShack took meteorologist and blogger Rob White on a ride along through tornado alley. Rob put together this guest blog post to share his experience.   My name is Rob White. I’m a meteorologist living near Austin, […] Read more

The Shack is Mobile @ SXSW: Recap!

The team is back in Fort Worth after spending 5 days in Austin for SXSW Interactive. It was a great first trip and we can’t wait for SXSW 2012. A big thanks goes to all of you who followed us on our trip via Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and our blog. We had the opportunity to […] Read more

The Shack @ Dorkbot Austin: Recap

  Last Friday, March 11, we had the opportunity to sponsor and attend the Dorkbot Austin event at SXSW Interactive. Dorkbot is a “regular meeting of artists, hackers, designers, engineers, students, and other interested parties who are involved in the creation of electronic or otherwise technological art.” They’re all about doing strange things with electricity […] Read more