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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

Mac-in’ and Relaxin’
Slacker songwriter Mac Demarco soothes Stubb’s
"...renditions of his studio work while wholly embracing the slacker ethos. Hearing the jangled guitar haze of “Ode to..."

Oct. 21, 2015 Music Post by Abby Johnston

Page Two: It Was Thirty Years and a Day and a Half Ago
It's hard to get unstuck from the past when it's still so present
"...came the Austin Film Society. And from that came Slacker. And on and on. This was October 1985. Sometime..."

Oct. 16, 2015 Column by Louis Black

Playback: ACL Fest's First Weeknd Moves Mountains
ACL Fest 2015 weekend one wrap
"...or Leave It" before Julian Casablancas bid Austin a slacker adieu...."

Oct. 9, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Fantastic Fest 2015: Follow
Owen Egerton's claustrophobic horror debut
"...Quinn, played by Noah Segan as the type of slacker you might find at the White Horse at 2am,..."

Sept. 27, 2015 Screens Post by Dan Gentile

Page Two: Lights, Camera, Print Media
October 1985 was the strangest month
"...Richard Linklater's decision in 1991, after the success of Slacker, to remain based in Austin is the moment that..."

Sept. 18, 2015 Column by Louis Black

Brennen Leigh & Sunny Sweeney Like Country
Tonight’s Saxon Pub song exchange unites liberals/conservatives
"...middle venue delivers the casual brilliance that turned this slacker town into a metropolis...."

Sept. 15, 2015 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

7 Chinese Brothers
Jason Schwartzman stars in this comedy from droll Austin auteur Bob Byington
"...It’s possible while watching the enjoyable slacker comedy 7 Chinese Brothers, which stars Jason Schwartzman, to..."

Sept. 4, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Gone to the Dogs
Bob Byington on his latest Austin comedy, 7 Chinese Brothers
"...indie wunderkind Jason Schwartzman as Larry, a lonely, aimless slacker who, at 35, slowly comes to terms with the..."

Aug. 28, 2015 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Dancing in the Dark
Texas noir Two Step cuts a bloody rug
"...protagonist named Webb (James Landry Hébert) and a college slacker named James (Skyy Moore) who is plagued by bad..."

Aug. 28, 2015 Screens Feature by Caitlin Moore

Austin Film Festival Announces First Wave of Titles
Lineup drops the latest from Todd Haynes and a Hank Williams biopic
"...boy living in Palo Alto, California. Unsatisfied by his slacker group of friends, his love for a girl who..."

Aug. 19, 2015 Screens Post by Josh Kupecki

News Roundup: All Sorts of Disasters
Pressley vs. Casar, Linklater vs. fire, and more
"...costumes, some dating back to Linklater's landmark directorial debut Slacker. – Richard Whittaker..."

June 22, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

Cameron Crowe parks this rom-com in Hawaii
"...on redemptive journeys of self-discovery, such as the sweet slacker hopelessly in love with the class valedictorian in Say..."

June 5, 2015 Movie Review by Steve Davis

From the Vaults: “Are You Talking to Me?”
Chronicle Archives: Richard Linklater & Paul Schrader in 1991
"...You Talking to Me? was published in May 1981, Slacker still hadn’t had its national release. Linklater’s breakthrough film..."

June 3, 2015 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

Andrew Bujalski Pumps Up With Results
Microbudget auteur increases marketability with fitness fable
"..."Look, Slacker is, was, and forever shall be the ultimate Austin..."

May 29, 2015 Screens Feature by Michael Agresta

SXSW Live Shot: Broncho
Slop-pop with its own electrocuted rhythm
"...much. On Friday, the Norman, Okla., trio exuded a slacker ethos – and articulation remains a last priority...."

March 21, 2015 Music Post by Doug Freeman

Tap Dance
Who needs a three martini lunch when there's beer
"...mention Hi Hat's duck confit nachos, a work of slacker high art, with pickled poblanos, roasted tomatoes, and fondue...."

March 20, 2015 Food Feature by Brandon Watson

Wednesday Picks & Sleepers
First night SXSW Music recommendations and hints
"...and tighter production, but still bristled with a lackadaisical slacker vibe and tongue-in-cheek humor. (Also: Fri., 9:30pm, Bar 96) –..."

March 20, 2015 Music Feature

SXSW Film Review: Uncle Kent 2
An inessential sequel that is oddly unmissable
"...its indie intellectualism with Osborne's goofy humor and aging slacker mournfulness. Uncle Kent 2..."

March 14, 2015 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

SXSW Film Pro Tips
What to see, where to be, and how to relax
"...years since we mapped out the hot spots from Slacker, the film that put Austin on the map, and..."

March 4, 2015 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Hear Clinic + Your Ear Holes
HAAM looks out for your hearing
"...Since then, I’ve been a slacker, occasionally remembering to jam in cheap earplugs about once..."

Feb. 23, 2015 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Bright Lights, Little City
An icon makes a big comeback
" town to the old, really cool guy from Slacker to the most uptight business guy, but they were..."

Feb. 20, 2015 Food Feature by Dan Gentile

Telling The David Whiting Story or, the Cesar Romero Joke
Louis Black reflects on working decades ago with Walter Reuben
"...may feel the call to arms whenever Gina Lalli (Slacker) appears in her increasingly insane performance as a dead..."

Feb. 16, 2015 Screens Post by Louis Black

John Wesley Coleman III
"...LP and serves up a sonically superior platter of slacker rock spiked with punk and country. Propelled by the..."

Jan. 23, 2015 Music Review by Kevin Curtin

Free Week Live Shots
"...night force despite the chill. A tall, bearded, corduroy-wearing slacker is what Scuare's appearance would lead you to believe..."

Jan. 9, 2015 Music Feature by Kahron Spearman

One in a Crowd: The Honor Farm
Austin documentary expert Karen Skloss takes us back to school
"...Lee Daniel (the eye behind most Linklater movies from Slacker to Boyhood, and a previous collaborator with Skloss on..."

Dec. 29, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Holiday Dinner for the Slacker
Putting the "ate" in "procrastinate"

Dec. 24, 2014 Food Post by Andrew Thomas

21 Years: Richard Linklater
A subject as worthy of a documentary as this one is deserves a more thoughtful approach than this star-studded tribute.
"...Smith, and Jason Reitman make the case for why Slacker was the watershed film that spurred their own filmmaking..."

Nov. 14, 2014 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Gayplace: Breathe
Relax, we've got kittehs
"...Cinema East: HIDE & SEEK Former Austinite, Slacker 2011 producer Daniel Metz returns for this exploration of..."

Nov. 7, 2014 Column by Kate X Messer

They Went to the Woods
Hide and Seek: The utopian rebellion will be improvised
"...and produced, co-written by, and co-starring former Austinite and Slacker 2011 co-producer Daniel Metz (the two are now married),..."

Oct. 31, 2014 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

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