Monthly Archives: August 2021

Austin plays DPA’s chief dating game: finalists court community for best Austin police station – News

by on August 27, 2021 0
Chief ODA Candidates: (lr) Acting Chief ODA Joseph Chacon, Deputy Chief LAPD Emada Tingirides, Deputy Chief Dallas PD Avery Moore The three finalists vying to be Austin’s next police chief each took turns last week to woo the community in back-to-back panel discussions on August 18-19. Essentially public job interviews, the Hybrid Forums were... Read More

Swept away: The dark side of dating apps

by on August 21, 2021 0
Journalist Nancy Jo Sales has long been the leading authority on the impact of the advent of life online on our dating. In addition to his New York Times bestselling book, “American Girls: Social Media and the Secret Lives of Teenage Girls“, Sales directed the accompanying 2018 HBO documentary film,” Swiped: Hooking Up in... Read More

What is teleportation? First-time video dating apps are changing online dating

by on August 20, 2021 0
If you’ve ever wished you could guarantee a first date fast, cheap, and from the comfort of your couch, you’re in luck. Teleportation, a new video dating app first launched this summer, offering five-minute invite-only “microdates” with people who share common interests, passions or beliefs. It’s like Clubhouse for speed-dating, without any of the... Read More

How connected was Rodney Alcala to San Antonio?

by on August 19, 2021 0
There’s no shortage of content on serial killer Rodney Alcala and the unfathomable murders he committed. Usually there’s a phrase in a blog or a mention in a documentary about Alcala’s connection to San Antonio. The connection surprised me a few years ago when I was watching an episode of a real crime series.... Read More