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

Beto O’Rourke talks Trump, NFL, DWI on ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’
 U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke made an appearance on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” on Wednesday morning, responding to a Twitter invitation from DeGeneres that the host made after O’Rourke’s comments on NFL players kneeling during the national anthem in protest of racial injustice went viral in...

Posted: 20 days ago

U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke made an appearance on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” on Wednesday morning, responding to a Twitter invitation from DeGeneres that the host made after O’Rourke’s comments on NFL players kneeling during the national anthem in protest of racial injustice went viral in...
To all the MoviePass films I’ve watched before
 Nothing gold can stay. That’s what Robert Frost first taught us, and that’s what S.E. Hinton taught scores of American middle schoolers. Much like how nature's early leaf is a flower, but only for an hour, and how Eden sank to grief, so did moviegoers experience the fleeting paradise of one free movie per day for a cheap...

Posted: 21 days ago

Nothing gold can stay. That’s what Robert Frost first taught us, and that’s what S.E. Hinton taught scores of American middle schoolers. Much like how nature's early leaf is a flower, but only for an hour, and how Eden sank to grief, so did moviegoers experience the fleeting paradise of one free movie per day for a cheap...
Gone Country: Predicting the 2018 Country Music Association Award winners
 On Tuesday, the Country Music Association announced its nominees for the 52nd Annual CMA Awards. The nominees were revealed on ABC, who has a contract with the CMA to air the awards show through 2021. “Good Morning America” aired the proceedings on a live broadcast from Luke Bryan’s Nashville bar, Luke’s 32 Bridge...

Posted: 26 days ago

On Tuesday, the Country Music Association announced its nominees for the 52nd Annual CMA Awards. The nominees were revealed on ABC, who has a contract with the CMA to air the awards show through 2021. “Good Morning America” aired the proceedings on a live broadcast from Luke Bryan’s Nashville bar, Luke’s 32 Bridge...
Whataburger cowboy boots exist, but only this Texas country star has a pair
 There are a ton of products you can own if you’re a Whataburger fan. There’s Whataburger Yetis. Whataburger condiments. Whataburger dorm decorations. There’s even Whataburger cowboy boots. But only if you’re Randy Rogers.  The Texas fast food giant presented the country music star with a pair of...

Posted: 28 days ago

There are a ton of products you can own if you’re a Whataburger fan. There’s Whataburger Yetis. Whataburger condiments. Whataburger dorm decorations. There’s even Whataburger cowboy boots. But only if you’re Randy Rogers.  The Texas fast food giant presented the country music star with a pair of...
Texas is one of the hardest working states in America, list says
 Austin might have a reputation as a “slacker” city, but Texas is one of the hardest-working states in America, according to a new list from WalletHub. To be more specific, Texas is the 7th hardest working state in America, only beat out in WalletHub’s ranking by New Hampshire, Nebraska, South Dakota, Wyoming, North...

Posted: 29 days ago

Austin might have a reputation as a “slacker” city, but Texas is one of the hardest-working states in America, according to a new list from WalletHub. To be more specific, Texas is the 7th hardest working state in America, only beat out in WalletHub’s ranking by New Hampshire, Nebraska, South Dakota, Wyoming, North...
Report: Luling wedding planner ordered to pay couples who claim they didn’t receive services
 A wedding planner in Luling has been ordered in small claims court to pay at least four couples more than $20,000 after the couples said they didn’t receive the services they paid for, according to a local news report. Branding Iron Events was the vendor of choice for newlywed Lyndsie Ward, who told KXAN that the wedding planner...

6:48 PM Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018

A wedding planner in Luling has been ordered in small claims court to pay at least four couples more than $20,000 after the couples said they didn’t receive the services they paid for, according to a local news report. Branding Iron Events was the vendor of choice for newlywed Lyndsie Ward, who told KXAN that the wedding planner...
Yes, you can fly Southwest with your trained service miniature horse
 Miniature horses will soon be allowed as service animals on all Southwest flights. Dogs and cats were already allowed as service animals, but new guidelines from the airline that go into effect Sept. 17 specifically mention miniature horses as acceptable service animals.  According to Texas Monthly, miniature horses were apparently already...

4:43 PM Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018

Miniature horses will soon be allowed as service animals on all Southwest flights. Dogs and cats were already allowed as service animals, but new guidelines from the airline that go into effect Sept. 17 specifically mention miniature horses as acceptable service animals.  According to Texas Monthly, miniature horses were apparently already...
A ‘Veronica Mars’ revival is reportedly in the works at Hulu
 Listen up, marshmallows. Neptune’s private investigator might be coming back — this time on a streaming service. According to an exclusive report in Entertainment Weekly, a “Veronica Mars” revival is in the works at Hulu. The revival will include Kristen Bell reprising her role as Veronica. Austinite Rob Thomas, who...

1:02 AM Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018

Listen up, marshmallows. Neptune’s private investigator might be coming back — this time on a streaming service. According to an exclusive report in Entertainment Weekly, a “Veronica Mars” revival is in the works at Hulu. The revival will include Kristen Bell reprising her role as Veronica. Austinite Rob Thomas, who...