Ryan’s SXSW Tweet Journal Day 0 – Ryan Reaches Austin

Greetings CriterionCast readers! Day 1 of SXSW has come to an end, and for all of you not following me on Twitter, I thought I’d share my journey for the day. I’ll return to annotate my adventures, but for now, here are my raw thoughts, slightly out of context. I made sure to delete any @ replies I might have made to people, where you wouldn’t be able to see the initial questions or responses.

One thing to keep in mind with the timestamps: my Twitter feed thinks I am still on West Coast time, so it should be adjusted + 2 hours, for Central time.


Good night everyone, I’m shutting everything down, all packed and ready for the airport in a few hours, see you in Austin! #sxsw

10:46 PM Mar 10th via Tweetie

Portland International Airport: The Future of Film Distribution. #SXSW http://flic.kr/p/7K1Kw3

5:28 AM Mar 11th via Flickr

I’m so glad I didn’t fly Southwest to Austin for #SXSW, huge line avoided. Alright Frontier, don’t let me down.

5:28 AM Mar 11th via TweetDeck

Connecting to my Austin flight, should be here an hour or so. (@ Denver International Airport (DEN) w/ 31 others)

8:48 AM Mar 11th via foursquare

Eesh it is crowded here at the Denver Airport. Also, the Frontier flight was the bumpiest/scariest I’ve experienced in a while. #SXSW #whine

9:14 AM Mar 11th via TweetDeck

in Austin, TX http://loopt.us/cinDQQ.t

11:53 AM Mar 11th via Loopt

I just unlocked the “JetSetter” badge on @foursquare!

11:55 AM Mar 11th via foursquare

I just unlocked the “Swarm” badge on @foursquare!

11:55 AM Mar 11th via foursquare

I’m at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) (3600 Presidential Blvd., at Bastrop Hwy, Austin) w/ 80 others.

11:55 AM Mar 11th via foursquare

I’m at Mother’s Cafe & Garden (4215 Duval St, Austin).

12:50 PM Mar 11th via foursquare

I’m at Austin Convention Center (500 E. Cesar Chavez St, Red River St, Austin) w/ 190 others.

1:57 PM Mar 11th via foursquare

Just shook hands with Harry Knowles! One more geek dream fulfilled.

2:44 PM Mar 11th via TweetDeck

About to go to the flagship Whole Foods!

2:56 PM Mar 11th via TweetDeck

Proof that hard work pays off. Or that it’s really easy to get one of these. #SXSW http://flic.kr/p/7K7BK9

3:24 PM Mar 11th via Flickr

Hanging out at Vanessa’s with the most chill dog in existence. He just plopped down next to me on the couch and hasn’t budged. #SXSW

5:06 PM Mar 11th via TweetDeck

Also at Vanessa’s: the most hyperactive kitten in existence. Its running laps around this place, & scaling anything it can get its claws on.

5:07 PM Mar 11th via TweetDeck

I’m at The Liberty (1618 1/2 E 6th St, Austin) w/ 2 others.

6:18 PM Mar 11th via foursquare

It’s a little eerie, how much Austin feels like San Diego. Maybe hanging out with SD ex-pats has something to do with it.

8:07 PM Mar 11th via TweetDeck

I’m at H-E-B (1000 E 41st St, Red River St, Austin). http://4sq.com/5G9aQy

8:13 PM Mar 11th via foursquare

About to watch either Erasing David, or Crying with Laughter, which to watch?

8:54 PM Mar 11th via TweetDeck

On an allergy note: these claritin are totally not letting me sneeze, despite this adorable kitten running around, tempting my sneezes.

8:58 PM Mar 11th via TweetDeck

Film friends in Austin: I’m heading to downtown early tomorrow, despite nothing happening panel/screening wise. Want to grab breakfast?

9:00 PM Mar 11th via TweetDeck

Oh my god, when will this “Twitter: The Criterion Collection” video die? It’s filling up my Criterion search box, every freaking day.

9:10 PM Mar 11th via TweetDeck

Currently watching: Erasing David. Why would anyone want to hide from the world for a month? ;)

9:51 PM Mar 11th via TweetDeck

Whoa, a #SXSW press email just revealed a bunch of email addresses, instead of sending it to the group.

10:07 PM Mar 11th via TweetDeck

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