Jon E. Garrett
Writing the future of journalism one post at a time


In Focus


FASHION

Get Fit or Get fat launches fall fitness line

Posted  September 27, 2013  by  Jon E. Garrett

Get Fit or Get Fat CEO Iriel Franklin, who had a hand in designing all of her signature line – often coming up with the vision in her head then collaborating with an experienced designer to complete each piece – said the signature hoodies are her favorite new item. “They just really sum up the […]

Full Story »

NEWS

The REBELLION has begun

Posted  September 18, 2013  by  Jon E. Garrett

It’s been awhile since I’ve graced these electronic pages with my presence and for that I am truly sorry, but sometimes a man has to put one passion on hold while he builds bridges toward the future. That’s what 2014 has been about for me, expanding on existing dreams, working towards new ones and setting the […]

Full Story »

TECHNOLOGY

Custom-made man: Oscar Cordova wants to change the way you see your iPhone

Posted  January 21, 2013  by  Jon E. Garrett

What does it take to be a trailblazer – Is it a unique idea, or just the will to execute one? Oscar Cordova did not take the traditional path to business success. The 29-year-old Garland Texas native doesn’t have a MBA – or a college degree for that matter, but what he does have is […]

Full Story »

College Football

Some football talk to start the new year with my favorite Australian sports blog

Posted  January 6, 2013  by  Jon E. Garrett

hashtagsportsau: #Sports Podcast – Episode #1 We talk #FOOTBALL with former Longhorn linebacker Jon Garrett #NFL #Playoffs #CollegeFootball #JohnnyManziel #Romo #Tebow #RayLewis #RG3 #RussellWilson #HASHTAGSPORTS

Full Story »

LIFE

Tupac breaks down the Jewish tradition of Hanukkah

Posted  November 30, 2012  by  Jon E. Garrett

With December just a day away people are starting to get into the holiday spirit Christmas trees are sprouting up everywhere, “The Nutcracker” is being staged at venues around the country and you can’t walk into a mall without hearing a Christmas jingle or two. There are, however, many among us who see the hubbub around them but either […]

Full Story »

 
 
 

 

If you’re gonna go out, go out on top

Following the example of my good friend and former Pflugerville Pflag sports editor, Chris Grant, who left Cox after taking well-deserved employee of the month honors earlier this June, it looks like old Jon is leaving the Aus...
by Jon E. Garrett
1

 
 

Move over Bevo, there is a new king in town

As a Texas Longhorn I’ve got to love a guy nicknamed Bevo, of course it doesn’t hurt if he holds the all-time NCAA record for scoring in a basketball game. That’s exactly what Rio Grande College’s Clarence “Bevo” F...
by Jon E. Garrett
0

 

 

Langham walks his talk

A lot of you out there let me know how inspired you were by the story of 70-year-old bodybuilder Steve Langham earlier this week. So, you will be happy to know that instead of spending the weekend yelling at kids, “to get off...
by Jon E. Garrett
0

 
 

The Horns defense still stinks, but Portman’s presence points to better things to come

There is a lot of bellyaching going on these days at the 40 Acres. Whether it’s University of Texas football fans lamenting the team’s 5-2 record, players publicly doubting their own teammates’ work ethics on defense or e...
by Jon E. Garrett
0