Wednesday, August 08, 2007

Prison Break!

For those of you that don't live here, Austin has a hoppin' entertainment industry. Many movies and some TV shows are filmed here. This is because Ann Richards convinced a lot of people that Texas was a great place to do business and to make movies. For a while people were calling Austin "The Second Hollywood". Of course, W and Pretty Boy Perry did not keep up with the times (and the tax abatements) and some of this work has gone to other states like New Mexico and Louisiana. Pretty Boy Perry finally figured it out and signed a half-assed bill into law that will lure more business to Texas. But anyway, that is not the point.

The point is that a BBC show called Wire in the Blood has been fiming an episode at the Travis County Jail. Neighbors saw the jailbirds wandering around outside and called 911 to report the breakout. This prompted a lock down. Weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee! Luckily, the actors were wearing different outfits from the inmates so it was easy to tell them apart. Maybe next time they have fake inmates wandering around the grounds, they should tell the neighbors first.


5 comments:

mad said...

Those crazy Brits. No wonder they lost America.

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Jill said...

That must have been fun! Sometimes I miss Austin. I lived there in the 70's. Then we moved to Round Rock. I never forgave me ex for making us move. I understand I would not recognize Round Rock. There was nothing there when I left. Go Horns!

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jill: Hook 'Em! Sorry you had to move away from the oasis of Texas.

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