Eric Webb

Social media & engagement editor

Eric Webb is the social media and engagement editor for statesman.com, austin360.com, mystatesman.com, hookem.com and 512tech.com. He also blogs about Austin culture, pop culture, music and anything that lives on the Internet. | Twitter | Online

Latest from Eric Webb

The El Arroyo sign got its own book, and it’s going to make you laugh
 The most popular comedian on Fifth Street is now a published author, just in time for Christmas. That’s right, the El Arroyo sign now has its own book. The Tex-Mex restaurant’s famous marquee sign, whose black letters tell a new joke to passing motorists each day, is featured in “El Arroyo’s Big Book of Signs...

Posted: 16 hours ago

The most popular comedian on Fifth Street is now a published author, just in time for Christmas. That’s right, the El Arroyo sign now has its own book. The Tex-Mex restaurant’s famous marquee sign, whose black letters tell a new joke to passing motorists each day, is featured in “El Arroyo’s Big Book of Signs...
Webb Report: 15 Thanksgiving side dishes, definitively ranked
 Did you think that Thanksgiving Day was a time to come together with your family? To express gratitude for the love and fortune with which you’ve been blessed in this life? You’ve been had! Thanksgiving is about the thrill of battle. Some might find November’s signature holiday is a fraught political minefield, where parents...

Posted: 4 days ago

Did you think that Thanksgiving Day was a time to come together with your family? To express gratitude for the love and fortune with which you’ve been blessed in this life? You’ve been had! Thanksgiving is about the thrill of battle. Some might find November’s signature holiday is a fraught political minefield, where parents...
One Buc-ee’s location is about to get a Guinness World Record
 You might think they have the cleanest restrooms in all the land, but the folks at roadside convenience store chain Buc-ee’s are set to be recognized for a different superlative. This one is coming from an organization that knows a thing or two about superlatives. According to Houston Business Journal, the gas station...

Posted: 7 days ago

You might think they have the cleanest restrooms in all the land, but the folks at roadside convenience store chain Buc-ee’s are set to be recognized for a different superlative. This one is coming from an organization that knows a thing or two about superlatives. According to Houston Business Journal, the gas station...
Horchata margaritas coming to Taco Cabana for the holidays
 Do you: 1) like margaritas? 2) like horchata? If you answered yes to both of those questions, then Taco Cabana’s newest alcoholic beverage might be the treat you’re looking for as Christmas gets a little closer on the calendar. Starting Nov. 20,  the fast food chain will add a horchata margarita to its menu. The drink will...

Posted: 7 days ago

Do you: 1) like margaritas? 2) like horchata? If you answered yes to both of those questions, then Taco Cabana’s newest alcoholic beverage might be the treat you’re looking for as Christmas gets a little closer on the calendar. Starting Nov. 20,  the fast food chain will add a horchata margarita to its menu. The drink will...
North Texas college student was making party noise complaint when ceiling caved in
 Carley Carroll and her roommates went to the Denton Police Department early Sunday morning to make a noise complaint about the party in the apartment above them. It was a good thing that the University of North Texas students were not at home, because the ceiling came crashing down while they were out. According to KDFW, the floor in the...

Posted: 8 days ago

Carley Carroll and her roommates went to the Denton Police Department early Sunday morning to make a noise complaint about the party in the apartment above them. It was a good thing that the University of North Texas students were not at home, because the ceiling came crashing down while they were out. According to KDFW, the floor in the...
Infant son of Marquise Goodwin dies before Sunday 49ers game
 Former Texas Longhorn and current 49ers wide receiver Marquise Goodwin crossed the end zone for a touchdown Sunday, hours
            after he and his wife lost their baby. The baby was born premature and died early that morning after complications, 
            KTVU reported. He posted the devastating news 
               to his...

Posted: 8 days ago

Former Texas Longhorn and current 49ers wide receiver Marquise Goodwin crossed the end zone for a touchdown Sunday, hours after he and his wife lost their baby. The baby was born premature and died early that morning after complications,  KTVU reported. He posted the devastating news  to his...
Webb Report: 7 obscure Justice League members we want on the big screen
 “Justice League” opens in theaters this week, and for the most part, it stars the heroes you would hope to see in a big-screen adaptation of DC Comics’ marquee super team. You’ve got Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman and the Flash, members of the team’s classic lineup from way back in 1960. In the most recent retelling...

Posted: 10 days ago

“Justice League” opens in theaters this week, and for the most part, it stars the heroes you would hope to see in a big-screen adaptation of DC Comics’ marquee super team. You’ve got Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman and the Flash, members of the team’s classic lineup from way back in 1960. In the most recent retelling...
‘She deserves this’: UT builds custom lectern for student body president
 Alejandrina Guzman says she’s had to learn to adapt her entire life. Now, according to the University of Texas at Austin student newspaper, she’s the recipient of an inclusive gesture, straight from the school’s carpentry shop. Guzman, the university’s first physically disabled student body president, now uses...

Posted: 11 days ago

Alejandrina Guzman says she’s had to learn to adapt her entire life. Now, according to the University of Texas at Austin student newspaper, she’s the recipient of an inclusive gesture, straight from the school’s carpentry shop. Guzman, the university’s first physically disabled student body president, now uses...
7 obscure Justice League members we want in the sequel
 “Justice League” opens in theaters this week, and for the most part, it stars the heroes you would hope to see in a big-screen adaptation of DC Comics’ marquee super team. You’ve got Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman and the Flash, members of the team’s classic lineup from way back in 1960. In the most recent retelling...

Posted: 12 days ago

“Justice League” opens in theaters this week, and for the most part, it stars the heroes you would hope to see in a big-screen adaptation of DC Comics’ marquee super team. You’ve got Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman and the Flash, members of the team’s classic lineup from way back in 1960. In the most recent retelling...
A Tyler woman told police she needed Big Red, not a hospital. A compromise was struck.
 Today from the “me, too” files: An injured East Texas woman  got to have her soda and drink it, too.  According to the Tyler Police Department’s Facebook page, two paramedics were called out by the police department to assist with a welfare check involving an “older female with medical issues,” a Tuesday...

Posted: 13 days ago

Today from the “me, too” files: An injured East Texas woman got to have her soda and drink it, too.  According to the Tyler Police Department’s Facebook page, two paramedics were called out by the police department to assist with a welfare check involving an “older female with medical issues,” a Tuesday...