Jake Harris

Social content producer

Jake Harris is a social content producer for statesman.com, austin360.com, mystatesman.com, hookem.com and 512tech.com. He also blogs about all things related to country music. 

Latest from Jake Harris

Watch this Texas toddler hear sound for the first time
 The first sound a baby hears after it’s born might be its own crying, or that sound might be the cooing of parents as they hold their newborn for the first time. For one-year-old Ayla Esler, the first sound she heard came on Tuesday. The Amarillo toddler heard her mother crying tears of joy. Ayla was born with “profound hearing...

Posted: 2 days ago

The first sound a baby hears after it’s born might be its own crying, or that sound might be the cooing of parents as they hold their newborn for the first time. For one-year-old Ayla Esler, the first sound she heard came on Tuesday. The Amarillo toddler heard her mother crying tears of joy. Ayla was born with “profound hearing...
Looking for a MoviePass alternative? AMC’s got you covered
 For those that don’t have MoviePass, there’s not a lot of options if you want to take advantage of a movie theater subscription service. Cinemark launched its version a few months ago, but nobody has really taken the MoviePass model, other than MoviePass. Until now. American Multi-Cinema Theatres (AMC), which decried MoviePass&rsquo...

Posted: 3 days ago

For those that don’t have MoviePass, there’s not a lot of options if you want to take advantage of a movie theater subscription service. Cinemark launched its version a few months ago, but nobody has really taken the MoviePass model, other than MoviePass. Until now. American Multi-Cinema Theatres (AMC), which decried MoviePass&rsquo...
How to drive in the rain
 It’s the summer in Texas, and that means lots of rain storms, especially on the coast. Driving in the rain creates all sorts of safety problems, so here are some tips we rounded up from the Texas Department of Insurance. Replace your old and/or brittle windshield wipers. These things can fly off if you’re not careful.
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Posted: 4 days ago

It’s the summer in Texas, and that means lots of rain storms, especially on the coast. Driving in the rain creates all sorts of safety problems, so here are some tips we rounded up from the Texas Department of Insurance. Replace your old and/or brittle windshield wipers. These things can fly off if you’re not careful. Check...
Texas is in the Top 5 states to take a road trip, list says
 The official first day of summer is this Thursday, June 21, which means it’s time to start gassing up the car and picking those road trip destinations. And a new list says that Texas is in the Tops 5 states for summer road trips. WalleHub’s annual study of each state’s cost, safety and activities for road trips was released...

Posted: 5 days ago

The official first day of summer is this Thursday, June 21, which means it’s time to start gassing up the car and picking those road trip destinations. And a new list says that Texas is in the Tops 5 states for summer road trips. WalleHub’s annual study of each state’s cost, safety and activities for road trips was released...
Target pulls ‘Baby Daddy’ card after customer complaint 
 Father’s Day has come and gone, and so has a controversial greeting card. Target has pulled a “Baby Daddy” American Greetings card from 900 stores, including many in Texas, after a North Texas woman posted about the card on Facebook last week, according to WFAA. Takeisha Saunders, a biomedical equipment specialist for...

Posted: 5 days ago

Father’s Day has come and gone, and so has a controversial greeting card. Target has pulled a “Baby Daddy” American Greetings card from 900 stores, including many in Texas, after a North Texas woman posted about the card on Facebook last week, according to WFAA. Takeisha Saunders, a biomedical equipment specialist for...
And Texas’ favorite Pixar film is...
 Ranking Pixar films has become a cottage industry these days, with media outlets and movie fans alike re-calibrating their rankings every time a new film comes out. This week, upon the release of “The Incredibles 2,” CableTV.com put together a list of each state’s favorite Pixar film. While the Austin 360 staff previously...

Posted: 8 days ago

Ranking Pixar films has become a cottage industry these days, with media outlets and movie fans alike re-calibrating their rankings every time a new film comes out. This week, upon the release of “The Incredibles 2,” CableTV.com put together a list of each state’s favorite Pixar film. While the Austin 360 staff previously...
New Fort Worth restaurant promises doughnuts and beer
 Mmm, doughnuts. Mmm, beer. A new North Texas restaurant will be a hotspot for both. Funkytown Donuts is opening up a new location, called Funkytown Donuts & Drafts, near Fort Worth’s Bass Performance Hall, according to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. The restaurant was first announced in February, but is now taking job applications. ...

Posted: 9 days ago

Mmm, doughnuts. Mmm, beer. A new North Texas restaurant will be a hotspot for both. Funkytown Donuts is opening up a new location, called Funkytown Donuts & Drafts, near Fort Worth’s Bass Performance Hall, according to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. The restaurant was first announced in February, but is now taking job applications. ...
Augie Garrido to be honored by Austin congressman at 2018 Congressional Baseball Game

Posted: 10 days ago

  The University of Texas is headed to the College World Series in Omaha, but the school’s baseball team will receive another honor Thursday in the nation’s capital. Congressman Roger Williams (R-Austin), will honor former University of Texas Coach Augie Garrido at Thursdays 2018 bipartisan Congressional...