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Slack to the Future
Slacker at 20
"...– "Dostoyevsky Wannabe," Slacker..."

Jan. 21, 2011 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

More 'Slack'
The Chronicle's 20-year love affair with Slacker
"...On the occasion of Slacker's 20th anniversary year (profiled in this week's issue), we..."

Jan. 20, 2011 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Off the Record
Decking the halls with Kickstarter, a new holiday sampler, and Michael Nesmith's Videoranch
"...UK buzz band the Vaccines, guitar hero J Mascis, slacker-rap duo Das Racist, London dubstep collagist James Blake, and..."

Dec. 24, 2010 Music Column by Austin Powell

Sundance Announces Competition Slate
Austinite Jeff Nichols will compete in Park City
"...year's fest: a 20th anniversary screening of Richard Linklater's Slacker. My, the time flies, doesn't it? Full competition slate,..."

Dec. 1, 2010 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

The Other Side of Sleep
Owen Egerton brings several of his characters from page to stage in hilarious style
"...Menace. The young creative type, living and loving a slacker's life in the ATX until he encounters the fears,..."

Oct. 29, 2010 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

AFF: 'New Low'
Can a total zero have star quality?
"...town Gainesville feels a kissing cousin to Austin circa Slacker-era, lightly updated to accommodate communal gardening and Heelys, and..."

Oct. 21, 2010 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Luv Doc Recommends: Austin Yam Jam
Threadgill's World HQ -, Sunday, October 17, 2010
"...than having it all go to some terminally broke slacker who gets to do what he loves and still..."

Oct. 15, 2010 Column by The Luv Doc

Off the Record
Scott Newton and Ginger Leigh go under the lens
"...on Tuesday night, Pavement still projected suburban indifference with slacker pop classics like "Spit on a Stranger," "Cut Your..."

Oct. 1, 2010 Music Column by Austin Powell

Guess Who's Corman To Dinner?
Husband and wife duo Roger and Julie to get lifetime achievement award
"...of the B-Movies. Not that Julie is exactly a slacker: She's helped discover a big slab of talent that..."

Sept. 7, 2010 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

RIP Dobie Theater
The Austin landmark is set to close on Sunday
"...probably be best remembered for its extended runs of Slacker (it screened there for weeks before it sold to..."

Aug. 17, 2010 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion
Reissues
"...performance art at maximum volume. The Pussy Galore offshoot's slacker ambivalence and take-it-or-leave-it punk ethos defines 1996's Now I..."

May 14, 2010 Music Review by Austin Powell

'Drill Baby Drill,' Still?
"...$8.6 billion, up 94% from 2008? I suppose those slacker single moms and homeless welfare cheats can be put..."

May 13, 2010 Postmarks

MGMT
"...infectious disco-glam debut Oracular Spectacular was at snarking a slacker vision of stardom. Spaceman 3's Sonic Boom as producer..."

April 23, 2010 Music Review by Doug Freeman

Harlem
"...garage or living room. The Tucson transplants are the slacker antithesis of Lennon/McCartney, occasionally out of tune but never..."

April 9, 2010 Music Review by Austin Powell

Sixteen Deluxe
SXSW Music 2010
"...front of the stage, while highlight "Idea" swallowed halcyon slacker daze in a ripped haze. The tight guitar loop..."

March 26, 2010 Music Review by Doug Freeman

Friday Picks & Sleepers
The blurbing of SXSW
"...11pm, Latitude 30 Last year brought slacker-pop, with bands like Girls and the Smith Westerns leading..."

March 19, 2010 Music Feature

Saturday Picks & Sleepers
The blurbing of SXSW 2010
"...the like-minded Teenage Cool Kids, are helping put their slacker-rock scene on the map with a series of 7-inch..."

March 19, 2010 Music Feature

SXSW Film
Actor Chris Doubek and his comedy of riches
"...and he's far from laconic. "Ever since I saw Slacker in 1989 or '90. A lot of those early..."

March 19, 2010 Screens Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

SXSW Film
Daily reviews and interviews
"...Better Than Others brings a Northwestern sensibility to the Slacker genre. As aspiring reality-show star and animal-shelter employee Katrina..."

March 19, 2010 Screens Feature by Cindy Widner

Moving Pictures
Alison Macor charts 30 years of Austin history, one film at a time
"...on the eve of the publication of Macor's Chainsaws, Slackers, and Spy Kids: 30 Years of Filmmaking in Austin,..."

Feb. 26, 2010 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

Page Two: Masters and Commanders
Meditations on moving forces
"...Slacker (1991): If you have lived in Austin any length..."

Dec. 11, 2009 Column by Louis Black

On His Mark
Richard Linklater explores the rich contradictions of artifice and reality, theatre and film, love and desire in Me and Orson Welles
"...It's Impossible to Learn to Plow by Reading Books, Slacker, Tape, Waking Life, and A Scanner Darkly. His range..."

Dec. 11, 2009 Screens Feature by Louis Black

Off the Record
Ashes to ashes: drying off and winding down after Fun Fun Fun Fest
"...look him in the eyes," joked Brian Posehn with slacker sincerity. "He also doesn't like it when you pat..."

Nov. 13, 2009 Music Column by Austin Powell

Luv Doc Recommends: Zombie Ball
Sustainable Waves, Friday, October 30, 2009
"...a virus, even and especially if you're an apathetic slacker who won't look outside your dirty clothes pile for..."

Oct. 30, 2009 Column by The Luv Doc

Shoplifting From American Apparel
Cult fave Tao Lin's autobiographical novella is centered around a young Brooklynite with girl and law troubles
"...a compelling instruction booklet for being a Brooklyn art slacker...."

Oct. 9, 2009 Books Review by James Renovitch

Luv Doc Recommends: Lebowski Fest
Stubb's, Friday, October 9, 2009
"...seminal film established Austin as the center of the slacker universe, a lazy little college town where people mostly..."

Oct. 9, 2009 Column by The Luv Doc

The Hidden Costs of Free
Is free Wi-Fi killing coffeehouse culture?
"...a key role in Austin's defining film, Richard Linklater's Slacker (virtually the entire cast and crew were Quack's regulars),..."

Aug. 14, 2009 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Keeping It Bearden
"...our floor." Because that was the height of the slacker era, when 15 people living in a house was,..."

July 10, 2009 Arts Feature

An Open Letter to Reno, Nevada...
Reno: Not such a great place for movies
"...and not being able to find a copy of Slacker or a killer mango margarita at Polvo's (you gotta..."

June 24, 2009 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

TV Eye
Jay just won't stay away
"...knew and is unsure what to make of the slacker she finds...."

May 29, 2009 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

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