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Leave Before You Go
"...meets aimless Josh, his ambivalent girlfriend Lucy, and their slacker friend Kate. All three have love and work and..."

June 9, 2000 Books Review by Katherine Catmull

Short Cuts
Upcoming events and workshops of interest to the Austin film community.
"...they're threatening to make Roger Corman look like a slacker). This time out it's their presentation of the Super-8..."

June 2, 2000 Screens Column by Marc Savlov

Holiday in Town
"...Pearl Street betrays little of its semisecret history as Slacker set, slacker co-op, or scene of legendarily debauched early-Eighties..."

May 26, 2000 Features Feature by Cindy Widner

In All Your Future Endeavors
A young writer comes to grips with his lot in life after graduation.

May 12, 2000 Features Feature by Kevin Wood

Austin At Risk
Tech leaders look for solution to Austin's growth problems
"...will bleach their slice of paradise. But what the Slacker Nation has sustained is what they called in Vietnam..."

May 12, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Evil New Yorkers and Bit-Whoredom
They're horrible! They're evil, mean, and terrible! They're New Yorkers! They're the Fabulous and Ridiculous Theatre, and they're giving laid-back Austin a shot of scrappy, sophisticated, lowbrow, smart-ass theatre.
"...pays well. Connections are required to get anything done. Slacker actors frequently miss rehearsals. Efficiency is not Austin's strong..."

April 28, 2000 Arts Feature by Ada Calhoun

Excerpt From A Twist at the End
"...hard at the business of leisure: the original Austin slacker, perhaps. It takes place the day after a serial..."

April 7, 2000 Books Feature

Public Notice
"Public Notice" is the sassy yet totally sincere public service column.
"...3. Why yes, our boss was in Slacker!..."

March 17, 2000 Column by Kate X Messer

Let It Rock
Rock & Roll Books Spring 2000
"...resurrected as a catch-all category for various cliques like "slacker, riot grrrl, hip-hop nation, ecotopia, recombinant techno-revolution ..." Even..."

March 17, 2000 Books Feature by Ada Calhoun

Velvet Underdog
Sterling Morrison: An Oral History With Interviews
"...medieval studies, he was a TA and enjoyed the pre-Slacker Austin lifestyle, playing in the local band the Bizarros..."

March 17, 2000 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

How You Became a Criminal
An interview with Canadian documentary filmmaker Ron Mann about his newest film, Grass.
"...It's not like I've been a slacker …..."

March 10, 2000 Screens Feature by Nick Barbaro

Book Reviews
The Politics of Prose
"...but if you aren't a dedicated fan of the slacker school of urban angst literature, then you may not..."

Feb. 18, 2000 Books Feature by Barbara Strickland

More Than a Pair of Jokers
While she was growing up, Anne S. Lewis thought of Randy and Jason Sklar as just her crazy twin cousins. But now, after an MTV sitcom and success on the comedy club circuit, she's thinking her relatives may be more than just a pair of jokers in her family deck.
"...might make it into the sequel to the movie Slacker -- Slacker 2: Electric Boogaloo. The camera follows around..."

Feb. 11, 2000 Arts Feature by Anne S. Lewis

A Big Word With a Small "A"
Sue Graze leads an organization that works to bring the visual arts to the entire Lone Star State. She talks with Rebecca Cohen about her first year directing the Texas Fine Arts Association.
"...said, "If you go to Austin, you become a slacker and dazed and not so active."..."

Feb. 11, 2000 Arts Feature by Rebecca S. Cohen

Count Me In
there's power in numbers with the census 2000 data.
"...a lot different than it was in 1990, when slacker renters still dominated. And the 2000 data will be..."

Feb. 11, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Cuisines editor Virginia B. Wood explains why one of Austin's most successful 24-hour restaurants is going to college.
"...matter. Look for the same eggs, flapjacks, and round-the-clock slacker-style service you know and love... Also new in the..."

Jan. 28, 2000 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

El Orbits Bingo Happy HourContinental Club, January 20
" the laid-back audience. Cheap drinks, loungey tunes, and slacker bingo. Happy hour indeed...."

Jan. 28, 2000 Music Review by David Lynch

Public Notice
Our weekly calendar of activist and volunteer events and fundraisers.
"...Army sweater and hugged our knees on the rickety slacker couch on the hosts' typical Austin front porch. As..."

Jan. 7, 2000 Column by Kate X Messer

Rock & Roll Books
Any Old Way You Choose It
"...tend to epitomize certain Austin stereotypes, particularly the laid-back loner/slacker or, in this case, the ambitious would-be rock star...."

Dec. 31, 1999 Books Feature by Ada Calhoun

Short Cuts
Upcoming events and workshops of interest to the Austin film community
"...GSD&M (828 W. 6th -- look for the giant slacker Santa) and will use UCLA's screenwriting method and touch..."

Dec. 10, 1999 Screens Column by Marc Savlov

After a Fashion
Crusading for better customer service
"...coup de grace, Bad Service Incident #3, occurred when Slacker Associate #1, the cashier, blithely announced that they were..."

Nov. 5, 1999 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Complete Freedom
A profile of Bad Livers banjo player Danny Barnes
"...on The Newton Boys, the 1997 Richard Linklater film (Slacker, Dazed & Confused) Barnes scored? Of course, being your..."

Nov. 5, 1999 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

American Filmmaker
Chris Smith's American Movie depicts one man's passionate struggle to make a film.
"...see that he wasn't just another guy who saw Slacker or Clerks and decided to go make independent films...."

Oct. 15, 1999 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Drive Me Crazy
"...never mind. Even stripped of his flyaway locks and slacker good looks, Grenier is undoubtedly the best part of..."

Oct. 8, 1999 Movie Review by Sarah Hepola

Dancing About Architecture
The Chronicle music staff's picks for the 2000 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees; Austin bands point NXNW; and is this airport hip-hop rave really happening? Yes. For sure. Definitely. Maybe.
"...deadline for showcase submissions is October 15, while the "slacker" cutoff isn't that much farther off -- November 15...."

Oct. 1, 1999 Music Column by Ken Lieck

November Previews
"...Araki creates a kind of social experiment in which slacker bohemians Abel (Schaech) and Zed (Keesler) share the love..."

Sept. 10, 1999 Screens Feature

Austin Filmmaking, Ten Years After
Film director Richard Linklater interviews Bob Ray, the director of the new Austin-made movie Rock Opera, about the Austin Film scene over the past 10 years.
"...the streets of Austin and filmed the now-classic movie Slacker. Little did anyone realize at the time that the..."

Sept. 3, 1999 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Rock Opera
Locally filmed micro-budget feature tells a picaresque story about a punk guitarist who is trying to sell enough pot to finance a low-rent tour for his band. His journey instead takes him on a tour through the college-town underground.
"...many find similarities between Ray's work and that of Slacker-vintage Richard Linklater, I believe a more analogous talent, and..."

Sept. 3, 1999 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Public Notice
You name it, we stood left of it.
"...order came from the mega-toy manufacturer Wham-O®. Our resident slacker (before there was a name for it), reporter Rebel..."

Sept. 3, 1999 Column by Kate X Messer

Super-8's Super Fans
The Cinemaker Co-op preserves the art of the littlest of motion picture formats -- Super-8 -- and trains tomorrow's filmmakers along the way.
"...Massacre, which brought together everyone from cinematographer Lee Daniel (Slacker) and Bob Ray (whose upcoming feature Rock Opera was..."

Sept. 3, 1999 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

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