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Slamming With Damien Abraham For Viceland's The Wrestlers
Damian Abraham knows how to spend a birthday: In the Democratic Republic of Congo, watching a witch cut a man's junk off in a wrestling ring. "I remember sitting in the crowd, missing my home, missing my family, and just watching what unfolds in the ring, and thinking, 'You know what? I think my family will understand."

6:30PM Wed. Jun. 19, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Austin-Travis County EMS Saves Real Lives on First Responders Live
There’s an old saying in the news industry: If it bleeds, it leads. There are easy ratings in human tragedy and accidents, from the combination of voyeurism, morbid curiosity, and genuine compassion for people in need. But in the world of emergency medical services, if it bleeds, it’s someone who needs help.

11:00AM Wed. Jun. 19, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

First Look: Frances Ferguson
Nobody understands unlikable characters better than Bob Byington. The Austin filmmaker has specialized in the spiky, the unapologetic, and the deliberately obtuse, and his newest film, Frances Ferguson, spotlights one of his most charmingly charmless creations to date.

8:00AM Wed. Jun. 19, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Screening of Willie Nelson's Red Headed Stranger Announced for Luck, Texas
The Alamo Drafthouse’s Rolling Roadshow and Luck Productions announced they are teaming up to host a screening of Willie Nelson’s Western Red Headed Stranger on Saturday, July 6.

3:05PM Tue. Jun. 18, Reid Jowers Read More | Comment »

AAAFF Review: "Sister"
No one forgets the first time they see themselves on the big screen. Not as an actor, but as a person whose story is worth hearing. I’m 22 years old and Siqi Song’s “Sister” is a first for me.

12:45PM Tue. Jun. 18, Lilli Hime Read More | Comment »

Division Head Steps Down at Rooster Teeth Animation
Rooster Teeth, the online studio and one of Austin's biggest entertainment employers, has announced a major shake-up amid growing complaints from staff about a constant "crunch" culture. The changes start with the news that Gray G. Haddock, who oversaw the last few years of growth, is stepping down as head of animation.

4:10PM Mon. Jun. 17, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

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First Look: The Obamas Become Producers With American Factory
What’s the American Dream if not pliable? On its best days, it’s an aspiration: if you work hard, do the right thing, you’ll climb the ladder and achieve a better life. But sometimes it’s a tool used to explain away someone’s undeserved wealth, or to divide laborers on the basis of work ethic.

4:00PM Mon. Jun. 17, Sam Russek Read More | Comment »

AAAFF Review: Omotenashi
There's a concept in Japanese culture: Omotenashi, an idea that goes beyond mere customer service and is more about understanding the needs and wants of a guest. More than understanding - gaining contentment from their fulfillment.

11:45AM Mon. Jun. 17, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

6 Austin-Based Podcasts You Should Be Listening To
There is an ever-growing ocean of podcasts out there that no one has the time to navigate. If you don't know where to start, where better to look than in your own backyard?

8:00AM Mon. Jun. 17, Katelyn Landry Read More | Comment »

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