Kevin Buchanan is a writer, photographer, technology professional, and general-purpose nerd & raconteur currently based in Fort Worth, Texas.
After running his own web site - Fort Worthology - covering issues of architecture, urban design, transit/bike/pedestrian advocacy, and city matters in Fort Worth for nine years, he transitioned to blogging about these topics for the Fort Worth Weekly, the popular locally-owned independent alt-weekly newspaper. He has been blogging at the Weekly since 2015.
In addition, he co-founded and co-wrote the Fort Worth news and current affairs site West and Clear, which operated from 2007 to 2009.
Since 2008, he has been a prolific art, concert, and travel photographer. Shooting on a mixture of digital and film cameras, he has photographed diverse destinations like Austin, Marfa, Houston, Los Angeles, Long Beach, Portland, Eugene, and Astoria, and captured performances by indie bands like Quasi, Ex Hex, and Dressy Bessy.
Since 2013, he has also written and performed indie music. His current band, The Crystal Furs, released its debut album in 2016, and is working on their sophomore release for 2018. Prior to The Crystal Furs, he was a recording & touring member of Missing Sibling, and co-founder/writer/performer in The Diabolical Machines.
He filmed two music videos for Missing Sibling: "Always" and "Mary's Rashers."
He has worked as a technology professional for over a decade, and has been at his current position at Texas Christian University for ten years, with an installed base of thousands of units. He administers, deploys, and performs hardware repairs on Apple Macintosh computers and iPads, as well as handling deployment of HP desktop and notebook PCs and deployment of VoIP desk phones. He is an Apple Certified Macintosh Technician (ACMT).
He has co-hosted three podcasts: the Fort Worth news, issues, and art discussion shows Hello Panther and West and Clear, and the Dallas/Fort Worth and national urbanism discussion show The Urbanology Show.