One oft-heard comment is that South By Southwest, has grown too expensive for attendees. The hotel rooms, all controlled by the South By Southwest Housing Bureau, are ridiculously, exorbitantly overpriced. And keep in mind that Austin, during the rest of the year, is not an especially expensive place to live. More evidence of absurd SXSW inflation could be found in the convention center where this piece of cold, half-baked-to-start-with muck that looks like what folks in the rest of the United States sometimes call "pizza," could be had for a mere $8.25. People have been hung, drawn and quartered, tarred and feathered in Brooklyn for less. Much less.

fetuso's picture

Spumoni Gardens it is not