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Beatbox
Seasons Change, Last Call, Crew Deep, Hello World, When the Day Brakes, Errybody Hates Me!!
"...Ramon Ramirez's latest project with Nemesis proves that postcollege slacker raps still have a pulse in the ATX. When..."

May 22, 2009 Music Review by Chase Hoffberger

Next Day Air
A misdelivered package of concealed cocaine kicks off events in this comic film starring Donald Faison, Mike Epps, and Mos Def.
"...to the wrong apartment, which is good news for slacker ne'er-do-wells Guch (Harris), Buddy (McCrary), and Brody (Epps), who..."

May 15, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Tell Truth About Climate Plan
"...Brewster McCracken, who both promise to continue Wynn’s overhyped, slacker efforts?) There are a handful of fundamental components to..."

April 21, 2009 Postmarks

Come Home to Grey Gardens
HBO premieres Grey Gardens, featuring Drew Barrymore.
"...grave and stepped inside her. Forget about the winsome slacker chick who flashed Letterman and kissed Adam Sandler in..."

April 21, 2009 Qmmunity Post by Anne Harris

Candidates Forum on the Arts
Candidates for mayor and City Council will outline their positions on cultural matters
"...lot of the city's international rep (Austin City Limits, Slacker, Stevie Ray, Willie, South by Southwest, to name a..."

March 27, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Thursday Picks & Sleepers
Blurbing Thursday night SXSW 09 talent
"...quartet bounces California pop off the familiar malaise of slacker restlessness. – Doug Freeman The Carrots..."

March 20, 2009 Music Feature

Grizzly Bear
SXSW showcase reviews
"...chime and jangle were much tighter than the band's slacker aesthetic suggested, especially on closing blog-buzzer "Lust for Life."..."

March 20, 2009 Music Review by Doug Freeman

SXSW Film
Reviews and interviews
"...coming-of-age story revolving around Duplass' character, Sam, a thirtysomething slacker who spends his nights fronting the mediocre Seattle band..."

March 20, 2009 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

TV Eye
TNT's Trust Me could use a dose of David E. Kelley
"...is a yappy, high-strung antidote to Tom and Hector's slacker vibe. Griffin Dunne, whose last big role was as..."

Jan. 23, 2009 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

The Archibalds
Texas Platters
"...split the difference between the Gourds and Beck's early slacker raps. From the spaghetti Western swing of "You Tell..."

Jan. 23, 2009 Music Review by Austin Powell

Off the Record
Counting down 2008 in lists and casting the first ballot for the annual Chronicle Music Poll
"...of ghetto blasters and junk culture that recall the slacker folk of Mellow Gold-era Beck. "I grew up in..."

Jan. 2, 2009 Music Column by Austin Powell

Open House
Peeping into the windows of locals
"...anarchist school here, and for years it was a Slacker-style party house known as the Chicken Wire Ranch." Space..."

Dec. 26, 2008 Music Feature by Audra Schroeder

Pavement
"...proven the most pivotal and prolific voice of the slacker generation. From tongue-in-cheek single "Stereo" and the pendulous crunch..."

Dec. 19, 2008 Music Review by Austin Powell

Viva Les Froid Amis!
"...years ago -- featured prominently in Richard Linklater's legendary Slacker, was the cradle of Austin's still-standing boho birthright, and,..."

Oct. 29, 2008 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

Eagle Eye
Too bad it's autumn: With its frenetic car chases; near-erotic fascination with explosions, gadgets, and guns; and disposable storyline, Eagle Eye is the very definition of a summer blockbuster.
"...to play the role of Jerry Shaw, a sweet-talking slacker with a chip on his shoulder who gets dragged..."

Sept. 26, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

ACL Fest Saturday Picks
The blurbing of ACL 2008
"...He eschewed his slacker status, precipitated by the breakout success of 1994 hit..."

Sept. 26, 2008 Music Feature

Out of the Mouths of Children
The return of the Butthole Surfers – don't call it a reunion!
"..."Papsmear Pusher" in local filmmaker Richard Linklater's indie watershed Slacker. "We had the penis reconstruction video, the strobe lights,..."

Sept. 26, 2008 Music Feature by Austin Powell

Lunacy and Sorrow
David Berman pokes the Silver Jews out of his shell
"...Berman's vision has been anything but expectant. Prophet of slacker paralysis, poet laureate of the passive underachievers, Berman crafts..."

Sept. 19, 2008 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

In Search of a Midnight Kiss
In Alex Holdridge's lovely new film, two twentysomething Los Angelenos wander the streets together on New Year's Eve, walking and talking amid the stunning black-and-white cinematography.
"...and family and all those other things characters in post-Slacker indie films love to talk about. And while the..."

Aug. 29, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

The Sunny Side to Every Situation
Defending Ethan Hawke and the virtues of John Wayne in a wet shirt
"...if you’re going to reimagine Hamlet as a whining, slacker filmmaker, then Hawke’s your guy. Maybe he didn’t do..."

Aug. 21, 2008 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Step Brothers
Will Ferrell's newest is a lot like Will Ferrell's oldest, which is to say it feels like an amped-up Saturday Night Live skit.
"...Judd Apatow. Ferrell and Reilly play Brennan and Dale, slacker layabouts with the hypercompetitive temperaments of 12-year-old bully-magnets who..."

July 25, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Beck
"...finally finds a substantive balance between the elusive L.A. slacker's classic ADD rhythms and the somber poignancy of 2002's..."

July 18, 2008 Music Review by Doug Freeman

Can the Bands Play On?
The Live Music Task Force tunes up to protect Austin's claim to fame
"...devour the thin profit margins on out-of-town gigs. Once slacker-friendly, Central Austin is no longer affordable for a singer-songwriter..."

July 18, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

When Is Tomorrow
This filmed-in-Austin movie about two former best friends moving in different directions is purposefully disheveled and expertly ramshackle.
"...of another independent film set in Austin, Richard Linklater’s Slacker: Without a penny to his name, or any apparent..."

May 9, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

512 + 1
Non-native filmmaker Kevin Ford got here as fast as he could
"...are going to die off," says Jake, the procrastinating, post-Slacker proto-Austin partier in Kevin Ford's bitingly smart, frequently funny,..."

May 9, 2008 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Film News
Changing of the guard at SXSW Film, the Alamo Ritz gets boozy, Austin Golden Hour wants nothing to do with its namesake, and more
"...reps on such influential independent films as Richard Linklater's Slacker, Spike Lee's She's Gotta Have It, and Michael Moore's..."

April 25, 2008 Screens Column by Joe O'Connell

Saturday Sleepers
"...10pm, Karma Lounge Lo-fi slacker electronica. Or could it be psychedelic futuro-soul? Probably easier..."

March 14, 2008 Music Feature

Wednesday Sleepers
"...Peek-a-Boo Records, Austin's Peel laid down a set of slacker anthems worthy of Pavement. Allison Moore's keys birthed pop..."

March 7, 2008 Music Feature

Lemonheads
"...the five or six finest documents of nongrunge melodic slacker angst. From opening "Rockin Stroll" through "Alison's Starting to..."

March 7, 2008 Music Review by Michael Bertin

Film News
Austin Film: The SXSW CliffsNotes version
"...will miss SXSW on account of the European shoot? Slacker, he not be... I knew Chris Eska back when..."

March 7, 2008 Screens Column by Joe O'Connell

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