Joe O'Connell

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Texas Book Festival 2019: Truth Worth Telling: A Conversation With Journalist Scott Pelley
Festival 2019: Truth Worth Telling With Scott Pelley
Newsman Scott Pelley had words of advice about media in the modern age

Arts, Oct. 28, 2019

Texas Book Festival 2019: On Second Look: Writing About Home From New Perspectives
Festival 2019: On Second Look
Oscar Cásares and De'Shawn Charles Winslow keep it all in the family

Arts, Oct. 28, 2019

Texas Book Festival 2019: Dave Campbell's Favorite Texas College Football Stories
Festival 2019: Dave Campbell's Favorite Football Stories
The longtime sportswriter still recalls all those great games

Arts, Oct. 28, 2019

Tim O'Brien's Love Letter to His Sons
Tim O'Brien's Love Letter to His Sons
In Dad's Maybe Book, the author of Going After Cacciato is going after fatherhood

Arts, Oct. 24, 2019

UT Professor on the Making of Texas Film Epic <i>Giant</i>
UT Professor on the Making of Texas Film Epic Giant
Don Graham's Giant: Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Edna Ferber, and the Making of a Legendary American Film

Books, April 12, 2018

SXSW Film Review: <i>If I Leave Here Tomorrow: A Film About Lynyrd Skynyrd</I>
Review: If I Leave Here Tomorrow: A Film About Lynyrd Skynyrd
The highs and lows of one of the most iconic Southern rock bands

SXSW, March 14, 2018

SXSW Film Review: <i>The World Before Your Feet</I>
Review: The World Before Your Feet
The art of walking … and doing little else

SXSW, March 13, 2018

SXSW Film Review: <i>Social Animals</i>
Review: Social Animals
Doc is a smart cautionary tale on the power of social media

SXSW, March 12, 2018

The Greatest Meets the Brainiest in SXSW Doc <i>Ali & Cavett</i>
The Greatest Meets the Brainiest in SXSW Doc Ali & Cavett
Outside the ring and on the couch with Muhammad Ali and Dick Cavett

Screens, March 8, 2018

Bookmarked
Joe O’Connell’s Top Reads of 2017
These three novels and one memoir are all memorable for the ways they plumb the depths and mysteries of memory

Arts, Dec. 28, 2017

<i>The Son</i> Rises With Philipp Meyer
The Son Rises With Philipp Meyer
Austin author on adapting his award-winning novel for AMC

Screens, April 6, 2017

SXSW Film Review: <i>David Lynch – The Art Life</i>
SXSW Film Review: David Lynch – The Art Life
Doc excavates the creative mind of the eccentric artist

SXSW, March 14, 2017

SXSW Film Review: <i>Becoming Bond</i>
SXSW Film Review: Becoming Bond
The secret life of the forgotten James Bond

SXSW, March 12, 2017

SXSW Episodic: <i>American Gods</i>
SXSW Episodic: American Gods
It's old gods vs. new in Starz adaptation of Neil Gaiman novel

Screens, March 11, 2017

SXSW Film Review: <i>Rat Film</i>
SXSW Film Review: Rat Film
Doc transforms unwelcome critters into metaphor of human inequality

SXSW, March 11, 2017

<i>California Dreams</i>' Postcards From the Edge
California Dreams' Postcards From the Edge
Hybrid doc explores the fringes of Hollywood hopefuls

Screens, March 9, 2017

<i>Pornocracy</i> Details the Fall of the Adult Film Industry
Pornocracy Details the Fall of the Adult Film Industry
Documentary investigates the corporate porn multinationals

Screens, March 9, 2017

The Hollywood Blacklist and the Making of <i>High Noon</i>
The Hollywood Blacklist and the Making of High Noon
Glenn Frankel’s new book on the classic film explores a very timely history

Screens, March 2, 2017

Joe O'Connell's Top Reads of 2016
Top Books to Make Our Lone Star Shine
Five works of fiction and nonfiction reveal new depths of humanitity in their Texas characters

Arts, Dec. 29, 2016

<i>The Devil’s Sinkhole</i>
The Devil’s Sinkhole
by Bill Wittliff

Arts, Nov. 3, 2016

<i>The O. Henry Prize Stories 2016: The Best Stories of the Year</i>
The O. Henry Prize Stories 2016: The Best Stories of the Year
Edited by Laura Furman

Arts, Nov. 3, 2016

God and Comedy
God and Comedy
Screenwriter Michael Zagst chooses laughter with Divine Access

Screens, May 12, 2016

Where Is Your Mind?
Where Is Your Mind?
Stories of the Mind brings mental health issues to light

Screens, May 5, 2016

SXSW Film Review: <i>Tony Robbins: I Am Not Your Guru</i>
SXSW: Tony Robbins: I Am Not Your Guru
Doc on longtime life coach surprisingly straight forward

Screens, March 15, 2016

SXSW Film Review: <i>Learning to See</i>
SXSW: Learning to See
Photographer captures unrecorded insects of the Amazon

Screens, March 13, 2016

SXSW Film Review: <i>The Hollywood Shorties</i>
SXSW: The Hollywood Shorties
Doc on the story of the little people sports team is sweet and compelling

Screens, March 12, 2016

Paging Mr. Herman
Paging Mr. Herman
Paul Reubens' hard work results in Pee-wee's Big Holiday

Screens, March 10, 2016

Writer Pat Littledog
Writer Pat Littledog
The Austin-based author of Afoot in a Field of Men is afoot again

Arts, March 3, 2016

A White-Knuckle Western
A White-Knuckle Western
Co-directors Duane Graves and Justin Meeks aim to Kill or Be Killed

Screens, Feb. 25, 2016

One for the Books
Joe O'Connell's Top Reads of 2015
Paradise Sky and The Best I Recall head a list of stellar Lone Star books

Arts, Dec. 31, 2015

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