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Leon and Stella Alesi: Love Conjures All
Leon and Stella Alesi provide ocular proof of a life in the arts
"...characters. I met Jerry Delony, the UFO guy from Slacker...."

Oct. 28, 2016 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Uncle Kent 2
Meta-sequel to the Joe Swanberg film
"...its indie intellectualism with Osborne’s goofy humor and aging slacker mournfulness...."

Sept. 2, 2016 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Seeing Life’s Brevity in the Art Poles of South First
Street art goes vertical in South Austin
"...figured out how to make magic with it. (See Slacker, El Mariachi, Greater Tuna, Rude Mechs, et al.) In..."

Sept. 2, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Letters to the Editor: Classic Cuts
35 years of "keeping it weird"
"...be the only person in Austin who didn't like Slacker. In the past few weeks, there hadn't been an..."

Sept. 2, 2016 Features Feature by Danielle White

Richard Linklater: dream is destiny
Doc on local filmmaker is a thoughtful portrait
"...been a quarter-century since Austin-based filmmaker Richard Linklater released Slacker, a sublime and crafty-cool, ultra-low-budget masterpiece that’s probably inspired..."

Aug. 26, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Present in the Past Tense
Chuck Klosterman talks about what now will look like later
"...ever here because I was so into the movie Slacker. Actually, the Austin that I experience doesn’t really seem..."

June 27, 2016 Arts Post by Rod Machen

Historic Landmarks With Killer Views
Putting Austin in perspective
"...Re-enact the final scene from Slacker at Mount Bonnell...."

June 15, 2016 Columns Post by Shaundra Smith

Ben Snakepit Releases His Manor Threat
New collection of diary comics debuts at Beerland this Saturday
"...July 21st, 1999. And I was kind of a slacker for the first year or so, but then when..."

June 8, 2016 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

DVDanger: Fragile Minds
Dementia and Remember find terror in age
"...mother so happy for so many years; and to Slacker, my four-legged movie-watching buddy...."

May 28, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Danny Barnes Works Harder
Seminal ex-Austinite talks banjo, minimalism, and experimentation
"...AC: You’ve graduated from the slacker music epicenter of Austin in the Nineties and become..."

May 5, 2016 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Sleepers Worth Showing Up Early For
"...Amphitheater Exactly what the Los Angelenos' name suggests: sleepy, slacker psych in the vein of "Mac DeMarco after one-too-many..."

April 29, 2016 Music Feature by Libby Webster

Everybody Wants Some!!
Time moves on, but Richard Linklater's characters still walk and talk
"...“plot,” is closer in its temporally truthful zeitgeist to Slacker than Dazed and Confused, but then again I was..."

April 1, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

A Team Effort
How collaboration got Richard Linklater's baseball comedy Everybody Wants Some!! off the bench
"...by Bernie. However, she's actually known him since 1991's Slacker and, as is the way of the film industry,..."

April 1, 2016 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

SXSW Film Review: Keanu
Comedy duo screens work in progress
"...lords kidnap Keanu, the adopted kitten of a Hollywood stoner-slacker (Peele), and he and his uptight cousin (Key) must..."

March 13, 2016 Screens Post by Michael Agresta

Everybody Has Some
In a round-robin interview, Richard Linklater, Ethan Hawke, and Louis Black open up about their new films
"...I said, "We have to start with Rick from Slacker. Where you can see him and where Rick is..."

March 11, 2016 Screens Feature

Richard Linklater Gets the Mondo Treatment
Local gallery pays tribute with a new poster exhibit
"...Your Kids were selected to illustrate seminal Austin film Slacker. Putnam called Linklater's debut "a really hard film to..."

March 11, 2016 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Page Two: Roger Ebert Added a Star to His The Whole Shootin' Match Rating
Last Night at the Alamo restoration revives Eagle Pennell's early promise for posterity
"...Importantly, as with Sayles' Secaucus and Linklater's Slacker, the films are deceptively simple. It becomes easy while..."

March 11, 2016 Column by Louis Black

Linklater/Hawke/Black: The Complete Transcript
"...I said, we have to start with Rick from Slacker. Where you can see him and where Rick is..."

March 11, 2016 Screens Feature

Remembering the Classics
Texas Film Hall of Famer Michael Barker reflects on Austin's film scene
"...that vanguard: The first time Barker saw Richard Linklater's Slacker, "it was so obvious that the guy who directed..."

March 4, 2016 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

New Names for the Texas Film Hall of Fame
Who is the first Austin Chronicle Champion of the Arts?
"...his pre-Sony time at Orion Classics, he helped get Slacker into cinemas, thus helping establish Austin as a regional..."

Feb. 22, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Everybody Wants Some of Mondo's Linklater
Local print heroes take on local cinema icon
"...and now it's time to celebrate the man behind Slacker, Boyhood, and the upcoming SXSW opening night film Everybody..."

Feb. 12, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Cowboys and Indies
Texas Sundance roundup
"...trip to Park City was 25 years ago for Slacker (see "Manifest Destiny," below)...."

Feb. 5, 2016 Screens Feature by Michael Agresta

Manifest Destiny
Linklater doc premieres at Sundance
"...fact that, despite decades of critically acclaimed work from Slacker to Bernie, the filmmaker never misbehaved in front of..."

Feb. 5, 2016 Screens Feature by Sean L. Malin

Choctaw Wildfire, Daniel Eyes & the Vibes
"...upcoming debut EP Sweet Dreaming, the local quartet unloaded slacker punk energy with tunes that bounced between Eighties Dire..."

Jan. 8, 2016 Music Review by Doug Freeman

Playback: The FAQs of Austin Music 2015
Q: Is Austin still the "live music capital of the world"?
"...Austin as a place to play music, remain a slacker, and never get bored survives and thrives...."

Dec. 25, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Louis Black's Linklater Doc Headed to Sundance
Chronicle co-founder's debut feature to bow in Park City
"...movie is three original interviews with the director of Slacker, Boyhood, and the upcoming Everybody Wants Some. That material..."

Dec. 7, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Page Two: Made in Texas
Lighting fires for creativity and community
"...a number of films by directors not in attendance: Slacker, Dazed and Confused, Bernie, and Boyhood by Richard Linklater;..."

Nov. 20, 2015 Column by Louis Black

Big Reds & Bubbles Announces Bites List
Here's what will soak up all that wine
"...waiting list here. Next time buy tickets right away, slacker...."

Nov. 16, 2015 Food Post by Brandon Watson

Playback: John Wesley Coleman's Greatest Hits
A Golden Boy gathers his Greatest Hits, there's hope for Hole in the Wall, and F1 Fan Fest contracts, yet expands locally.
"...So much for his slacker mystique...."

Oct. 23, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Turnt Up
The Weird City Hip-Hop Festival returns as a single-day rap off
"...Scuare Forget "looking the part," this superskilled slacker/everyman/producer doubles as one of Austin's best lyricists...."

Oct. 23, 2015 Music Feature by Kahron Spearman

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