Rod Machen

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The Present in the Past Tense
The Present in the Past Tense
Chuck Klosterman talks about what now will look like later

Arts, June 27, 2016

Elementary, My Dear Hickey
Hickey on Ruscha
Art critic Dave Hickey on being Watson to Ed Ruscha's Holmes

Arts, Jan. 19, 2016

HBO's <i>The Leftovers</i> Premieres at the Paramount
HBO's The Leftovers Premieres at the Paramount
Locally shot show unveils second season at red carpet event

Screens, Oct. 5, 2015

ATX Television Fest: The Devoted Niche vs. the Casual Mass
ATX Television Fest: The Devoted Niche vs. the Casual Mass
Examining an audience's value

Screens, June 8, 2015

ATX Television Fest: <i>The Simpsons</i>' Al Jean
ATX Television Fest: The Simpsons' Al Jean
Writer/producer reflects on 27 years of the beloved sitcom

Screens, June 7, 2015

ATX Television Fest: The Buyers
ATX Television Fest: The Buyers
Finding out what it takes to sell your TV script

Screens, June 6, 2015

<i>Mad Men</i> Series Finale This Weekend
Mad Men Series Finale This Weekend
We say goodbye to Don Draper

Screens, May 15, 2015

Catching Up With Aaron Franklin
Catching Up With Aaron Franklin
Pitmaster is man of the hour

Food, May 14, 2015

SXSW Film Review: <i>Peace Officer</i>
SXSW: Peace Officer
Doc about police militarization is based in personal tragedy

Screens, March 19, 2015

SXSW Film Review: <i>The Grief of Others</i>
SXSW: The Grief of Others
Wonderful performances buoy this story about a family's grief

Screens, March 18, 2015

SXSW Film Review: <i>KRISHA</i>
SXSW: KRISHA
An unflinching narrative about addiction and family disrepair

SXSW, March 17, 2015

SXSW Film Review: Texas Shorts
SXSW: Texas Shorts
Lone star shorts program is, appropriately, all over the map

Screens, March 17, 2015

Building a Better Breakfast at SouthBites
Building a Better Breakfast
What will the future of the most important meal look like?

SXSW, March 16, 2015

Do Your <i>Worst</i>
Do Your Worst
TV showrunner Stephen Falk on his anarchic FX rom-com, You're the Worst

Screens, Jan. 29, 2015

Burden of Proof
Burden of Proof
With today's mocktails, who needs the hard stuff?

Food, Dec. 23, 2014

Austin Film Festival: Mental Illness in the Movies
Austin Film Festival: Mental Illness in the Movies
Donnie Darko, Fight Club scribes on the sanity spectrum

Screens, Oct. 26, 2014

Austin Film Festival: Setting as a Character
Austin Film Festival: Setting as a Character
Location, location, location

Screens, Oct. 25, 2014

Austin Film Festival: A Conversation With Jay Duplass
Austin Film Festival: A Conversation With Jay Duplass
On making movies and making babies

Screens, Oct. 25, 2014

Austin Film Festival: Science Fiction vs. Science Fact
Austin Film Festival: Science Fiction vs. Science Fact
The facts of the matter must serve the characters and story

Screens, Oct. 25, 2014

Livin' la Vida Local
Livin' la Vida Local
Whole Foods' The Forager's Table event highlights local products

Food, Aug. 27, 2014

First Look: Punch Bowl Social
First Look: Punch Bowl Social
Austin outpost opens in the Domain

Food, Aug. 21, 2014

First Look: Garbo's Wells Branch
First Look: Garbo's Wells Branch
New brick and mortar continues food truck tradition

Food, Aug. 7, 2014

'The Nixon Tapes'
'The Nixon Tapes'
What historian Douglas Brinkley heard from the 37th President may surprise you

Arts, Aug. 7, 2014

'Nixon by Nixon' Goes to the Tape
'Nixon by Nixon' Goes to the Tape
New HBO doc draws from Nixon secret tapes

Screens, Aug. 4, 2014

You’re Probably Not Watching AMC’s ‘Halt and Catch Fire’
You’re Probably Not Watching AMC’s ‘Halt and Catch Fire’
Here are five reasons why you should

Screens, July 9, 2014

Carlton Cuse Isn’t Lost
Carlton Cuse Isn’t Lost
And the ultra-successful showrunner isn’t slowing down

Screens, June 9, 2014

Save the Drama for Your Momma and Them
Save the Drama for Your Momma and Them
Television dramas rule the day but are changing with the times

Screens, June 8, 2014

Michael Pollan Preaches It
Michael Pollan Preaches It
Author is a fantastic evangelist for better ways of dealing with food

Food, May 29, 2014

Art Review: 'Blog Reblog'
Art Review: 'Blog Reblog'
Randomly paired photos yield serendipitous imagery

Arts, May 28, 2014

The History Book on the Shelf Is Always Repeating Itself
The History Book on the Shelf Is Always Repeating Itself
'Mad Men' hits reset with midseason finale "Waterloo"

Screens, May 27, 2014

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