Here's Lana Del Rey Delivering Her First Performance Of 'Love' At SXSW

As the United States mutates into a toxic hell-dimension of the Joss Whedon variety, there’s very little that brings me comfort and joy. But during the four minutes and 39 seconds of Lana Del Rey’s new, celestial single, “Love,” I do manage to forget our newly maggot-infested executive branch and dwell in a bit of…

Musicians Demand SXSW Remove Contract Language Threatening to Call ICE On Those Who Affect Festival 'Viability'

Yesterday, musicians playing SXSW this year received their contracts and noticed some disturbing verbiage that included “notify[ing] the appropriate U.S. immigration authorities” and threats to report to ICE anyone who happened to “adversely affect the viability of their official SXSW showcase”:

Panelist Says SXSW Ignored Security Suggestions, SXSW Apologetically Announces Summit 

Last week, South by Southwest abruptly cancelled two panels planned for March: one discussing how to counter online harassment, and another about “ethics in journalism” stocked with Gamergate supporters. Today, one of the organizers of the online harassment panel says SXSW ignored her security suggestions, right up…

Citing 'Violent Threats,' SXSW Cancels Both Pro- and Anti-Gamergate Panels

A South by Southwest Interactive panel scheduled for March 2016 called “Level Up: Overcoming Harassment in Games” has been canceled, with the panelists saying they were told by SXSW organizers it was due to “numerous threats of violence.” A panel featuring pro-Gamergate speakers has also disappeared from the schedule.…