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The Present in the Past Tense

Chuck Klosterman talks about what now will look like later

Arts Daily, Jun. 27, 2016 1:00 PM

Elementary, My Dear Hickey

Art critic Dave Hickey on being Watson to Ed Ruscha's Holmes

Arts Daily, Jan. 19, 2016 11:37 AM

HBO's The Leftovers Premieres at the Paramount

Locally shot show unveils second season at red carpet event

Screens Daily, Oct. 5, 2015 4:45 PM

ATX Television Fest: The Devoted Niche vs. the Casual Mass

Examining an audience's value

Screens Daily, Jun. 8, 2015 1:15 PM

ATX Television Fest: The Simpsons' Al Jean

Writer/producer reflects on 27 years of the beloved sitcom

Screens Daily, Jun. 7, 2015 5:30 PM

ATX Television Fest: The Buyers

Finding out what it takes to sell your TV script

Screens Daily, Jun. 6, 2015 8:30 PM

Mad Men Series Finale This Weekend

We say goodbye to Don Draper

Screens Daily, May. 15, 2015 3:30 PM

Catching Up With Aaron Franklin

Pitmaster is man of the hour

Food Feature, May. 14, 2015

SXSW Film Review: Peace Officer

Doc about police militarization is based in personal tragedy

Screens Daily, Mar. 19, 2015 12:25 PM

SXSW Film Review: The Grief of Others

Wonderful performances buoy this story about a family's grief

Screens Daily, Mar. 18, 2015 3:35 PM

SXSW Film Review: KRISHA

An unflinching narrative about addiction and family disrepair

SXSW Daily, Mar. 17, 2015 12:31 PM

SXSW Film Review: Texas Shorts

Lone star shorts program is, appropriately, all over the map

Screens Daily, Mar. 17, 2015 8:30 AM

Building a Better Breakfast at SouthBites

What will the future of the most important meal look like?

SXSW Daily, Mar. 16, 2015 3:45 PM

Do Your Worst

TV showrunner Stephen Falk on his anarchic FX rom-com, You're the Worst

Screens Feature, Jan. 29, 2015

Burden of Proof

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

Food Feature, Dec. 23, 2014

Austin Film Festival: Mental Illness in the Movies

Donnie Darko, Fight Club scribes on the sanity spectrum

Screens Daily, Oct. 26, 2014 4:50 PM

Austin Film Festival: Setting as a Character

Location, location, location

Screens Daily, Oct. 25, 2014 4:25 PM

Austin Film Festival: A Conversation With Jay Duplass

On making movies and making babies

Screens Daily, Oct. 25, 2014 2:35 PM

Austin Film Festival: Science Fiction vs. Science Fact

The facts of the matter must serve the characters and story

Screens Daily, Oct. 25, 2014 10:45 AM

Livin' la Vida Local

Whole Foods' The Forager's Table event highlights local products

Food Daily, Aug. 27, 2014 9:00 AM

First Look: Punch Bowl Social

Austin outpost opens in the Domain

Food Daily, Aug. 21, 2014 2:50 PM

First Look: Garbo's Wells Branch

New brick and mortar continues food truck tradition

Food Daily, Aug. 7, 2014 4:15 PM

'The Nixon Tapes'

What historian Douglas Brinkley heard from the 37th President may surprise you

Arts Feature, Aug. 7, 2014

'Nixon by Nixon' Goes to the Tape

New HBO doc draws from Nixon secret tapes

Screens Daily, Aug. 4, 2014 12:38 PM

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

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