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

Readers comment with their favorite Dairy Queen locations after news of possible closures
 After the news came Monday that 10 panhandle Dairy Queen locations were closed, on top of the news that Vasari LLC, a company that operates more than 70 Dairy Queens, filed for bankruptcy late last year, many Statesman readers responded with worry. The restaurant, equally famous for its food and its many dessert concoctions, is a popular...

Posted: 7 hours ago

After the news came Monday that 10 panhandle Dairy Queen locations were closed, on top of the news that Vasari LLC, a company that operates more than 70 Dairy Queens, filed for bankruptcy late last year, many Statesman readers responded with worry. The restaurant, equally famous for its food and its many dessert concoctions, is a popular...
This dad’s graduation book for Texas-bound daughter will melt your heart
 What did you get for your high school or college graduation? A watch? A copy of “Oh, The Places You’ll Go”? Some money? University of Louisiana at Lafayette senior Rebecca Hebert got a unique gift from her dad: He wrote her an entire book. Hebert, who will be moving to Texas to attend Texas A&M after graduation, tweeted...

Posted: 12 hours ago

What did you get for your high school or college graduation? A watch? A copy of “Oh, The Places You’ll Go”? Some money? University of Louisiana at Lafayette senior Rebecca Hebert got a unique gift from her dad: He wrote her an entire book. Hebert, who will be moving to Texas to attend Texas A&M after graduation, tweeted...
#YetiCoolerChallenge: NRA supporters are blowing up their Yeti products to protest company
 Over the weekend, the National Rifle Association sent an email to its members saying Austin, Texas-based Yeti had “suddenly, without prior notice” indicated it no longer wished to do business with the NRA Foundation, according to reports.  “That certainly isn’t sportsmanlike,” the email read...

Posted: 21 hours ago

Over the weekend, the National Rifle Association sent an email to its members saying Austin, Texas-based Yeti had “suddenly, without prior notice” indicated it no longer wished to do business with the NRA Foundation, according to reports.  “That certainly isn’t sportsmanlike,” the email read...
People are blowing up their Yeti products in protest after NRA releases statement
 Over the weekend, the National Rifle Association sent out an email to its members saying that the Austin-based Yeti had “suddenly, without prior notice” indicated it no longer wished to do business with the NRA Foundation, according to reports.  “That certainly isn’t sportsmanlike,” the email read, in part...

Posted: a day ago

Over the weekend, the National Rifle Association sent out an email to its members saying that the Austin-based Yeti had “suddenly, without prior notice” indicated it no longer wished to do business with the NRA Foundation, according to reports.  “That certainly isn’t sportsmanlike,” the email read, in part...
Alex Jones invites Kanye West to be Infowars guest
 In case you haven’t noticed, Kanye West is back on Twitter. And he’s been tweeting a lot. Some of his tweets are about the new projects he’s working on with Teyana Taylor, Nas, Kid Cudi and Pusha T, as well as his own new album and his fashion line. Some of his tweets look like groundwork for...

Posted: a day ago

In case you haven’t noticed, Kanye West is back on Twitter. And he’s been tweeting a lot. Some of his tweets are about the new projects he’s working on with Teyana Taylor, Nas, Kid Cudi and Pusha T, as well as his own new album and his fashion line. Some of his tweets look like groundwork for...
Say hello to Texas’ favorite ‘80s movie
 Regardless of whether or not you believe that the 1980s were the apex of American pop culture (there’s even a new movie about that very belief), there is no denying that decade produced some memorable films. “Top Gun.” “The Breakfast Club.” “Back To The Future.” “Ferris Bueller&rsquo...

Posted: 4 days ago

Regardless of whether or not you believe that the 1980s were the apex of American pop culture (there’s even a new movie about that very belief), there is no denying that decade produced some memorable films. “Top Gun.” “The Breakfast Club.” “Back To The Future.” “Ferris Bueller&rsquo...
Pat Green returns to Austin this weekend for LoneStar Crawfish Festival 
 Texas country artist Pat Green turned 46 this month, and he got a pretty big birthday present — a cover album of some of his biggest songs. Dancehall Dreamin’: A Tribute to Pat Green” was released on April 5, and features appearances from Texas country scene-sters like Randy Rogers, Josh Abbott and William Clark Green. &ldquo...

Posted: 6 days ago

Texas country artist Pat Green turned 46 this month, and he got a pretty big birthday present — a cover album of some of his biggest songs. Dancehall Dreamin’: A Tribute to Pat Green” was released on April 5, and features appearances from Texas country scene-sters like Randy Rogers, Josh Abbott and William Clark Green. &ldquo...
‘A beautiful light in this world’: Texans remember Barbara Bush on social media
 Former first lady Barbara Bush, who used her platform in the White House to advocate for universal literacy, died on Tuesday. She was 92. Texans (and some non-Texan Barbara Bush fans) of all stripes mourned Bush on social media Tuesday night and into Wednesday morning. Here’s a roundup of what some of them had to say. George and Barbara...

Posted: 6 days ago

Former first lady Barbara Bush, who used her platform in the White House to advocate for universal literacy, died on Tuesday. She was 92. Texans (and some non-Texan Barbara Bush fans) of all stripes mourned Bush on social media Tuesday night and into Wednesday morning. Here’s a roundup of what some of them had to say. George and Barbara...
In ‘Come Sunday,’ it’s Hell to take a stand for something
 We create our own torment, Jesus has already saved everyone and there is no Hell.  This was the revelation spoken from the pulpit by Bishop Carlton Pearson in Tulsa, Okla. in 1994. Pearson, a Pentecostal preacher at the time, came to this conclusion one night watching a news report about the Rwandan genocide. He describes it this way...

Posted: 7 days ago

We create our own torment, Jesus has already saved everyone and there is no Hell.  This was the revelation spoken from the pulpit by Bishop Carlton Pearson in Tulsa, Okla. in 1994. Pearson, a Pentecostal preacher at the time, came to this conclusion one night watching a news report about the Rwandan genocide. He describes it this way...