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Uncovering the Next Generation
Austin Youth Film Festival puts the focus on young movie minds
"...including producer Cathleen Sutherland (Boyhood), and directors Richard Linklater (Slacker), Kat Candler (Hellion), Bryan Poyser (Lovers of Hate), and..."

May 18, 2018 Screens Feature by Tinu Thomas

Mark Duplass: Brothers, Netflix, Respect, and Kindness
Austin's most famous filmmaking siblings return
"...we went to the Dobie (Cinema) and we saw Slacker, and he gave a Q&A. He came out in..."

May 9, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Jay Duplass Stars in Outside In at SXSW Film
Homegrown filmmaker on mumblecore, friends, and his first South By break
"...just as Richard Linklater was reinvigorating indie cinema with Slacker, and Robert Rodriguez turned $7,000 into the start of..."

March 9, 2018 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Austin Film News
Locals at SXSW, plus RSVP for a Maybe Shower
"...Chess, plus Richard Linklater presenting a special screening of Slacker. KVIFF's artistic director Karel Och said AFS is "a..."

March 9, 2018 Screens Column by Richard Whittaker

Essential Indie Acts at SXSW Music
Sneaks, Speedy Ortiz, and six other indie sets you won't want to miss
"...This Detroiter maintains a careful balance between twee and slacker rock on February solo debut Quit the Curse (Polyvinyl)...."

March 16, 2018 Music Feature by Libby Webster

99 Luftballons (International Acts at SXSW Music)
South by Southwest by way of Sudan, Scotland, Colombia, and more
"...Josée Caron and Lucy Niles brandish an openly queer, pro-slacker, totally 420 lifestyle on first full-length In Search of..."

March 16, 2018 Music Feature

Mac DeMarco’s Scenes From an Italian Restaurant
Slack rocker serves poundcake at Austin City Limits taping
"...on the pledge. Rather than lean into the reverb-heavy slacker rock sonic aesthetic he’s become famous for, the singer..."

Feb. 28, 2018 Music Post by Abby Johnston

Getting a Read on the State of Anti-State Bookstores
Brave New Books and Monkeywrench Books keep thinking outside the mainstream
"...Around the turn of the century, Slacker-era Austin was on its way out. The city saw..."

Feb. 9, 2018 Arts Feature by Taylor Prewitt

Kurt & Courtney’s Last Stand
Tour finale proves somewhat sleepy
"...Despite the slacker image foisted upon Barnett, the bulk of her music..."

Nov. 12, 2017 Music Post by Libby Webster

Last Flag Flying
Three veterans embark on a road trip in Linklater's latest
"...Last Flag Flying, Richard Linklater – the director of Slacker, the Before trilogy, and the 12-years-in-the-making Boyhood chronicle –..."

Nov. 10, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Richard Linklater on His New Film Last Flag Flying
Cranston, Carell, and Fishburne star in the director’s most mature film to date
" chapter for the director. His earliest works – Slacker, Dazed and Confused – were standard-bearers for the bright..."

Nov. 10, 2017 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Marjorie Prime
"...a stage play. Director of photography Sean Price Williams (Slacker 2011, Iris) frames this three-quarters human quartet in often..."

Sept. 15, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

There's Something in the Woods
Celebrating the Alamo Rolling Roadshow with Bruce Campbell
"...but Fantastic Fest faves Nacho Vigalondo, Eugenio Mira, and Slacker's Criterion Collection DVD design shaman Marc English did and..."

Sept. 8, 2017 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Live Music This Weekend, Aug. 25-27
Your auditory agenda for the next three days
"...Giant Dog’s second LP for Merge Records. Second song, slacker anthem “Fake Plastic Trees,” blares in the first person,..."

Aug. 25, 2017 Music Post by Rachel Rascoe

Sound on Sound Fest Pops!
Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Electric Wizard, and king Stooge himself
"...The Margin Walker lineup also reps Chicago poet Noname, slacker pop breakouts Mild High Club and Hoops, backpack rap..."

June 20, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

The Luv Doc: A Long F%#king Way From Smith
The Luv Doc has a confession to make
"...I know, I know. It could have been a..."

June 9, 2017 Column by The Luv Doc

DVDanger: Beyond the Gates
Throwback horror resurrects the VHS board-game phenomenon
"...John (Chase Williamson, best known as soy sauce-sipping slacker David in John Dies at the End) and Gordon..."

May 21, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

New French Cinema Week
Austin Film Society series restores a bit of hope for humanity
"...A hilarious and surprisingly emotionally effective story of two slackers in a small town in Normandy who are given..."

April 21, 2017 Screens Feature by Josh Kupecki

SXSW Music: Must-See Indie
11 essential indie bands at SXSW
"...Chastity Belt Wed. 15, Barracuda Backyard, 10pm Tongue-in-cheek slacker rock from this Seattle feminist foursome spotlights vox reminiscent..."

March 17, 2017 Music Feature by Libby Webster

Can You Deal? (Dead Oceans)
"...rock, now shut up about it. Lightning fast and slacker surf rocky as ever, Can You Deal? follows up..."

March 17, 2017 Music Feature by Abby Johnston

SXSW Comedy Review: A Good Trip With Shane Mauss
Mauss lights up Hideout with cleverness and faux-slacker charm
"...and sneakers. It became apparent within minutes that his slacker-comic costume was part of a calculated ruse to pleasantly..."

March 15, 2017 Arts Post by Sean L. Malin

SXSW Monday Showcase Picks
" music discovery platform DIY and TicketWeb. New Jersey slacker rock quintet Forth Wanderers' stunning EP Slop features a..."

March 10, 2017 Music Feature

2017 SXSW Film Venue Guide
Where to go, how to get there, and how to navigate the lines
"...back of the Primary Access line for you, ya slacker. Getting Around..."

March 3, 2017 SXSW Post

Seven Local Acts to See at SXSW Music
"...and Mead's big-band drumming, spikes the energy as Eaton's slacker vocals simultaneously temper it. There's something familiar about the..."

March 3, 2017 Music Feature by Abby Johnston

Linklater’s Before Trilogy comes to Criterion
Love, dreams, and destiny
"...Hometown hero Richard Linklater's classic movies Dazed & Confused, Slacker, and Boyhood are all already members of the elite..."

Feb. 24, 2017 Screens Feature by Jessi Cape

The Pet Issue: Chronicle Staff Pets
"...“That's Tiny and Slacker: Tiny showing her love for Slacker by using him..."

Feb. 9, 2017 Photo Gallery

Fast, Cheap, and in Control
Cost-of-living increases are making local artists do more with less
"...Joe Sears and Jaston Williams' Greater Tuna, Rick Linklater's Slacker, and Robert Rodriguez's El Mariachi. These new rapid-fire performing..."

Feb. 3, 2017 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Top 40 Vices Playlist
A walk on the wild side with songs of the seven deadly sins
" As was getting the San Jose doom trio's slacker epic released: London Records dismissed the 1996 recording it..."

Jan. 6, 2017 Music Feature by The Music Staff

Croy & The Boys
"...Croy & the Boys' debut LP, capturing Austin's still-surviving slacker vibe circa 2016. Produced by Adrian Quesada, Hey Come..."

Nov. 18, 2016 Music Review by Doug Freeman

Sound on Sound Review: Car Seat Headrest
Slacker Pavement hooks meet James Murphy’s drollness
"...notes in raging against modern ennui, from Stephen Malkmus’ slacker hooks to a James Murphy-esque droll intoning that flows..."

Nov. 6, 2016 Music Post by Doug Freeman

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