"...To that end, the noted film archivist is returning to Austin bearing a pair of his most popular and, it must be said, topical film anthologies: Smoking, Drinking, Sex and The Mormon Church Explains It All to You...."
"...He would also end up relearning Arabic, a language he'd first encountered three decades earlier as a teacher at the American University in Cairo. He would even spend three months mentoring young journalists at a newspaper in Saudi Arabia, one of a dozen countries to which he'd eventually travel seeking answers..."
"..."Our whole point is not just about being atheist, but about being more than that, not just what are you against, but what are you for," Moench explains, preferring to think of himself as atheist without being anti-theist...."
"...It's February 1999, in the quiet, smokeless confines of the Cactus Cafe on the University of Texas campus, where a rapt crowd looks on as a frazzled Daniel Johnston seats himself at the club's piano. His wavy, almost completely gray mop of hair has grown to shoulder length, and his physical form, not so long ago skinny and youthful, is large and unhealthy looking..."