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Rod Machen

38 articles

You’re Probably Not Watching AMC’s ‘Halt and Catch Fire’

Here are five reasons why you should

Screens Daily, Jul. 9, 2014 9:51 AM

Carlton Cuse Isn’t Lost

And the ultra-successful showrunner isn’t slowing down

Screens Daily, Jun. 9, 2014 10:58 AM

Save the Drama for Your Momma and Them

Television dramas rule the day but are changing with the times

Screens Daily, Jun. 8, 2014 4:45 PM

Michael Pollan Preaches It

Author is a fantastic evangelist for better ways of dealing with food

Food Daily, May. 29, 2014 11:24 AM

Art Review: 'Blog Reblog'

Randomly paired photos yield serendipitous imagery

Arts Daily, May. 28, 2014 3:22 PM

The History Book on the Shelf Is Always Repeating Itself

'Mad Men' hits reset with midseason finale "Waterloo"

Screens Daily, May. 27, 2014 9:25 AM

"And I told her ..."

Joshua Ferris brings his working writer's style to Austin

Books Daily, May. 23, 2014 11:30 AM

Breaking Chains, Bending the Knee

'Game of Thrones’ complex consideration of freedom and slavery

Screens Daily, May. 7, 2014 2:43 PM

Revenge Is Sweet

‘Game of Thrones’ and the relief of a good riddance (spoilers)

Screens Daily, Apr. 15, 2014 6:34 PM

Let the Madness Begin

Where ‘Mad Men’ left off – and where it might go next

Screens Daily, Apr. 12, 2014 10:15 AM

Get to Know Zadie Smith

Acclaimed author stopped in Austin last night

Books Daily, Mar. 28, 2014 3:36 PM

Give Me Those Nice, Bright Colors

Scholar John Rohrbach shows how color photography developed

Arts Daily, Mar. 28, 2014 10:00 AM

Closed Shutter

The Austin Center of Photography comes to an F stop

Arts Daily, Mar. 19, 2014 4:45 PM

Teacher’s Helper

Online lesson-sharing sees global growth

News Daily, Mar. 7, 2014 12:15 PM

'FOUND: Photographs of the Rolling Stones'

The DEN shows lost images of the world's greatest rock & roll band when it was still a buncha young punks

Arts Feature, Mar. 6, 2014

Focus on Larry Fink

'Icon of Photography' delights and surprises with ACP talk

Arts Daily, Mar. 4, 2014 2:30 PM

Venture Into a 'Wildwood'

Scenes from Colin Meloy and Carson Ellis' BookPeople stop

Books Daily, Feb. 10, 2014 9:06 AM

The Day Johnny Manziel Split Town for Good

Reports indicate Johnny Football's headed for the NFL

Sports Daily, Jan. 8, 2014 3:09 PM

So Long, Johnny Football!

Quarterback's late game heroics end likely final season on high note

Sports Daily, Jan. 2, 2014 7:51 AM

Squaring the Triangle

HRC pop-up exhibit recaps photojournalistic tour of Texas

Arts Daily, Dec. 12, 2013 1:00 PM

Aggies End Regular Season on a Losing Streak

Mizzou captures SEC East with Saturday's win

Sports Daily, Dec. 2, 2013 10:44 AM

Photos as Objects of Art and History

Magnum Photos collection gets read in new book

Arts Daily, Nov. 26, 2013 12:54 PM

Down Goes Everything

Saturday's Texas A&M loss all but knocks Aggies out of the BCS picture

Sports Daily, Nov. 25, 2013 11:03 AM

Texas A&M Holds Off Bulldogs

Johnny Manziel shines in what is most likely his last game at Kyle Field

Sports Daily, Nov. 11, 2013 1:10 PM

Texas A&M Handles UTEP

Easy win showcases Manziel's theatrics, Aggies' improving defense

Sports Daily, Nov. 4, 2013 11:27 AM

Vandy's The Cure For Texas A&M Blues

Defense comes to life as Aggies roll over Commodores

Sports Daily, Oct. 28, 2013 12:38 PM

Alec Soth’s American Dream

Magnum photographer presents work and process to UT crowd

Arts Daily, Oct. 24, 2013 5:00 PM

Aggie Luck Runs Out Against Auburn

Manziel can't overcome historically weak defensive showing

Sports Daily, Oct. 21, 2013 10:07 AM

Sarah Ruhl Talks Writing and Motherhood

Prize-winning playwright shares stories about her twin passions

Books Daily, Oct. 17, 2013 1:23 PM

Aggies Escape Oxford

Johnny Manziel shines as Texas A&M outlasts Ole Miss

Sports Daily, Oct. 14, 2013 11:02 AM

Immerse Yourself in Anne Hull's Words

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist exposed Walter Reed

Books Daily, Oct. 2, 2013 2:30 PM

In Soggy Affair, Aggies Best Razorbacks

Texas A&M rolls with convincing win over Arkansas

Sports Daily, Sep. 30, 2013 9:08 AM

UT Crowd Welcomes Junot Diaz

Pulitzer Prize winner spoke about doubt, masculinity, and more

Books Daily, Sep. 24, 2013 3:00 PM

Aggies Get Back on the Horse

Texas A&M resets with easy win over SMU

Sports Daily, Sep. 23, 2013 11:54 AM

The Aggie Defense Rests

Johnny Manziel's big day can't overcome Texas A&M's defensive woes

Sports Daily, Sep. 16, 2013 11:16 AM

All Eyes on Kyle Field

Saturday's showdown at Texas A&M is sure to be a barnburner

Sports Daily, Sep. 12, 2013 10:39 AM

The Calm Before the Crimson Storm

The Texas A&M Aggies ready for a wild one next week

Sports Daily, Sep. 9, 2013 9:07 AM

Was the Foodways Texas Symposium Worth the Price?

A barbecue enthusiast shares his experience

Food Daily, Apr. 14, 2013 10:00 AM