In your coverage of Texans at Sundance ["Cowboys and Indies
," Screens, Feb. 5] you didn't mention the big hit Nuts! Rolling Stone
picked it as one of the best films of the festival.
The Hollywood Reporter
also liked it.
The film is a documentary about Texas legend John R. Brinkley, a goat gland transplanter who transplanted himself from Kansas to Del Rio, Texas, and built the world's most powerful radio station across the border in old Mexico.
Gene Tognacci, a radio voice artist and recording studio owner from Houston was the narrator and one of the associate producers of the film. Gene Fowler of Austin, Texas, was one of the experts who appeared in the film. Gene is a true genius and the co-author of the book Border Radio: Quacks, Yodelers, Pitchmen, Psychics, and Other Amazing Broadcasters of the American Airwaves
. I guess that makes me a genius too, because I co-wrote the book with Gene.
Watch for a new documentary Outlaw X
coming in fall 2017.
We got the glands, baby!!