If it seems like South by Southwest, the yearly festival of music, film and technology, is an insidery, journalist's paradise, you'd be right. But this Austin, Texas festival is not just for members of the press or boardroom—it's also a great place for celebs to come and promote their latest projects. Think of it as Sundance-lite, with a lot more tacos.
Alison Baitz is a freelance fashion and culture writer. When she's not busy chatting about online shopping or rooting out cool new designers, she's interviewing up-and-coming musicians or sampling food for articles and calling it research. She's proud to be a part of the DC-based food zine The Runcible Spoon. Yes, she is on Twitter: @itsmealison.