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Glen Powell to Enter Texas Film Hall of Fame
Actor to be honored ahead of Austin premiere of Hit Man
"...2012’s Bernie). Yet it’s just another chapter in the Slacker director’s long and rewarding creative relationship with Powell that..."

March 27, 2024 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Teezo Touchdown, Arny Margret, and More Reviews From Tuesday of SXSW
Standout sets to kick off the big music week
"...be damned.) Drummer Tamás Czirják served as the combo’s slacker backbone, meandering through a blazed-out solo with just the..."

March 13, 2024 Music Post by Derek Udensi

Six Great Breweries Off the Beaten Path
In tumultuous times for Austin beer, these undersung gems are worth seeking out
"...just getting hotter by the second, folks. Stay hydrated. Slackers..."

March 1, 2024 Food Feature by Eric Puga

Less Talkin’, More Rockin’: The Austin Music Awards Touch Down at Antone’s
Jim Franklin, Rosa Madriz, Cherubs honored at 42nd Chronicle show
"...Accepting the award, Whitley thanked Coffey – who rehearsed..."

Feb. 26, 2024 Music Post by Carys Anderson

Molli and Max in the Future
When Harry Met Sally meets the far future in this talky sci-fi rom-com
"...as Girls’ Shoshanna Shapiro) totals the handcrafted spacecraft of slacker/wannabe robojock Max (former Saturday Night Live featured player Athari)...."

Feb. 16, 2024 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Paper Cuts
New Austin music picks from francene rouelle, variety
"...grimy tone for lightspeed garage-rock. Woodruff’s vocals snag droning slacker-ism over eager guitar – the sonic equivalent of a..."

Jan. 26, 2024 Music Feature by Carys Anderson

A.L. West at a Bookstore, and More Crucial Concerts This Week
Stop by Stalefish’s album release or Jonathan Toubin’s Soul Clap
"...up-to-date bedroom pop with a healthy dose of Nineties slacker rock nostalgia, homegrown sixpiece Stalefish embarks on a two-show..."

Jan. 12, 2024 Music Column by Carys Anderson

Varsity Mural Finally Complete With New Image From Slacker
Empty 13th frame now filled by the iconic Teresa Taylor
"...– has finally been filled with an image from Slacker...."

Dec. 7, 2023 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

A Gift Guide for the Austin Music Fan in Your Life
Try a Nineties Austin oral history, Willie birthday LP, or BLK ODYSSY ashtray
"...all contemporary scenesters interested in learning more about the slacker generation. – C.A. by Greg Beets and Richard WhymarkUniversity..."

Dec. 8, 2023 Music Feature by Carys Anderson

Meanwhile Brewing’s Free Birthday Bash and More Crucial Concerts This Week
From Jonathan Richman at the Continental to Saweetie at AFROTECH
"...on "Sweet Young Thing Ain't Sweet No More" and slacker sing-alongs like "Touch Me I'm Sick," the 1988 collection..."

Nov. 3, 2023 Music Column by Raoul Hernandez

Dumb Money
The GameStop short squeeze is a meme-splattered discount The Big Short
"...Davidson plays Keith's brother, Kevin, a weird but fitting slacker foil to Dano’s more straitlaced investor. The rest of..."

Sept. 22, 2023 Movie Review by Alejandra Martinez

Watch This: Paige Plaisance Swampy-Tonks Her Blues Away on “Good Time Girl”
The new video features a slew of Austin creatives at Sam’s Town Point
"...captures that energy perfectly, proving that the vintage Austin slacker spirit hasn’t gone out of style. Directed by Dan..."

Sept. 6, 2023 Music Post by Doug Freeman

Saint Teresa: Richard Linklater and John Pierson on the Icon of Slacker
The director of Slacker and the film's sales agent discuss the creative importance of actor and musician Teresa Taylor
"...a whole section describing that iconic image from the Slacker poster and how she has these thin arms shoved..."

Aug. 4, 2023 Screens Feature

For 12 Years, There's Been a Gap in One of Austin's Most Famous Murals
Will an image from an iconic Austin movie complete the picture?
"...space with a still from Richard Linklater's Austin-made classic, Slacker – and more specifically, one of the late Teresa..."

Aug. 4, 2023 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Dazed & Confused Celebrates 30th Anniversary With AFS and the Round Rock Express
The Austin classic gets its own bobblehead night and screening
"...proved there was more to him than the rough-hewn Slacker...."

July 10, 2023 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Remembering Teresa Taylor, Stand-Up Butthole Surfers Drummer With a Memorable Role in Slacker
The Texas percussionist and “Madonna pap smear girl” has died at 60

June 23, 2023 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

Remembering Teresa Taylor, Stand-Up Butthole Surfers Drummer With a Memorable Role in Slacker
The Texas percussionist and “Madonna Pap smear girl” has died at 60
"...as the “Madonna Pap smear girl” in Richard Linklater’s Slacker. Taylor’s image from her sequence became part of the..."

June 20, 2023 Music Post by Tim Stegall

The Best Things We Saw at Oblivion Access 2023: Earth, BEAK>, GEL, and More
Highlights from year two of the underground Austin music festival
"...Beginning with Richard Linklater’s 1990 debut Slacker, which Busch described formatively discovering as an adolescent, the..."

June 19, 2023 Music Post by Wayne Lim

The Restaurants of 626 Lamar Reflect a Changing Austin
From Toddle House No. 2 and G/M Steakhouse to Counter Cafe and Garbo's, what's old is new again
"...cultural zeitgeist in Richard Linklater's pioneering 1990 indie film Slacker, in a scene that not only featured Vayas, but..."

May 19, 2023 Food Feature by Rod Machen

Sex, Lies, and Katie Folger
The Austin artist on her new show, Getting in Bed With the Pizza Man
"...and comedy scene, which has often leaned to grungier, slacker-esque, male-driven work...."

May 11, 2023 Arts Post by Richard Whittaker

Daniel Johnston Book Release Celebrated in NYC
Special signing tonight of new photobook
"...by producer and Shimmy-Disc founder Kramer, filmmaker Richard Linklater (Slacker, Dazed and Confused, Boyhood), and Chronicle and SXSW cofounder..."

April 20, 2023 Arts Post by Richard Whittaker

Mandy Mercier, Force of Nature in the Austin Singer-Songwriter Scene, Died on Her 74th Birthday
Fiddler/guitarist played with Lucinda Williams and Blaze Foley
"..."managing" his talented girlfriends and held tenaciously to the slacker work ethic. Williams and Woodward moved to L.A. in..."

March 31, 2023 Music Post by Rachel Rascoe

Unofficial Parties & Free Shows to See During South by Southwest
The Chronicle’s recommended concerts for the coming week
"...Bummer Year harbingered anything but for the quartet, their slacker charm and chiming guitars earning them Best Rock honors..."

March 10, 2023 Music Feature by The Music Staff

Never’s Post-Punk Introduction and Five More Songs From Austin Artists
New music picks from Malik Baptiste, Felt Out, and more
"...synths with the singer's aloof delivery, as if king slacker Stephen Malkmus found himself fronting contemporary post-punks Automatic. "Don't..."

March 3, 2023 Music Column by Carys Anderson

Love and Cinema: Janet and John Pierson
Texas Film Awards honorees and indie cinema's fairy godparents Janet and John Pierson look back on 40 years at the movies
"...hands-on with pivotal films of the era: Working Girls, Slacker, The Thin Blue Line, Clerks, Go Fish, and Michael..."

March 3, 2023 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Something in the Dirt
Benson and Moorhead's pandemic whimsy takes on the perils of conspiracy theory
"...buttoned-up repression, and Levi seems like a harmless, beach-bummy slacker, but there's always an explanation or excuse for every..."

Nov. 4, 2022 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Seven Essential ACL Fest 2022 Recommendations
Heavyweight hand-picks from the Chronicle Music team
"...coiled surf-rock frenzy. New single "Eggshells" likewise licks stripped-down slacker ennui, an undercutting anxiety boiling just below the surface. –..."

Oct. 7, 2022 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

Fantastic Fest Review: Something in the Dirt
Cerebral horror's greatest duo circle through cosmic conspiracies
"...buttoned-up repression, but Levi seems like a harmless beach-bummy slacker, but there's always an explanation or excuse for every..."

Sept. 29, 2022 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Chronicle Editorial Staffers Name Their Essential Dishes
We've all got our favorites
"...pile of beans, vegan cheese, and rice of the Slacker's Banquet; or the vegan-style eggs Benedict, the Renedict, which..."

Sept. 23, 2022 Food Feature by Chronicle staff

aGLIFF Review: Erica's First Holy Shit
Austin's alternative fitness superstar hits the big screen
"...deeply introspective and very Austin movies. But unlike, say, Slacker or Tower, where filmmakers tried to translate an aspect..."

Aug. 31, 2022 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

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