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Linklater Loses Insurance Lawsuit
Director will not be paid for lost archive
" back as far as Linklater's debut picture, 1991's Slacker, right through to 2009 and Me and Orson Welles...."

May 23, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin Film Scene: Where Pragmatism Meets Idealism
‘The New York Times’ floats a capital idea
"...remain in Austin after achieving significant industry success with Slacker and Dazed and Confused. Others, such as filmmakers Bob..."

May 18, 2013 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

Linklater Sues for Bastrop Losses
Filmmaker's archive included scripts, props, dailies, and more
", and personal documents, stretching from his underground masterpiece Slacker to 2008's Me and Orson Welles. He has now..."

May 17, 2013 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Meat Puppets
"...we interpret to mean truly cosmic country with trademark slacker vocals, brotherly harmonies, and sunbaked psychedelic touches that remain..."

May 17, 2013 Music Review by Jim Caligiuri

Frank and Angie's, Now and Forever
Superior pizza served with Rat Pack panache
"...20 years. The customers look a tad different. The slacker outfits are gone, replaced by hipper, more modern looks...."

May 3, 2013 Food Review by Wes Marshall

Austin Psych Fest Live (Sunday): White Fence
Prolific and fried garage rock shredding
"...It’d be easy to call California’s Tim Presley a slacker. The guy certainly looks the part, but such a..."

April 29, 2013 Music Post by Luke Winkie

Lit Meals on Wheels
'Road Show: Four Way Stop' finds literature in the everyday
"...type of everydayness, perhaps best captured in the movie Slacker. "Growing up in Austin in the Nineties, there was..."

April 12, 2013 Arts Feature by Amy Gentry

Parquet Courts
Final SXSW Live Shots
"...Reagan-era jangle psych of the Feelies with the Clinton-era slacker punk of Archers of Loaf. A walking advertisement for..."

March 22, 2013 Music Feature by Michael Toland

Meats Puppets Open Sound City Players SXSW Showcase
Local cowpunks ready another career high in ‘Rat Farm’
"...never really have any goals,” he replies in typical slacker fashion. “I’ve felt really lucky just to be able..."

March 13, 2013 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

'Dazed and Confused' and Together Again
After 20 years, the gang reunites for induction into the Texas Film Hall of Fame
"...Richard Linklater's shoestring budget of charged-out credit cards and Slacker mojo...."

March 1, 2013 Screens Feature by Margaret Moser

Thanks for the Memories
'Chronicle' staff past and present on 20 years of covering SXSW Film
"...West Coast. It wasn't until after Rick Linklater released Slacker that things changed. Not only did he stay in..."

March 1, 2013 Screens Feature by The Screens Staff

Going With the Flow
The next life of Waller Creek
"...led to his appearance in Richard Linklater's 1991 film, Slacker. In the film, Jones, who had been one of..."

Jan. 11, 2013 News Feature by Ari Phillips

Snakes and Ladders
'The Man From Orlando' team recalls the high stakes of making their lo-fi first feature
" the added poignancy in scenes between Newman's soft-spoken slacker and Eddy's laid-back, easygoing tomboy...."

Jan. 11, 2013 Screens Feature by Amy Gentry

Slacker Added to National Film Registry
'Slacker' and works from the Texas Archive of the Moving Image selected
"...Richard Linklater's Slacker is among the 25 films added today to the..."

Dec. 19, 2012 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

'El Mariachi' to Perform Sundance Encore
Robert Rodriguez's 1993 debut to be honored with a Sundance screening
"...on the heels of the festival's commemorative screening of Slacker in 2011...."

Dec. 14, 2012 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

Texas State Set To Pummel the Other Aggies
And recapping Roadrunners/Bobcats game
"...newcomers 1-10 Georgia State and 2-10 South Alabama, two slacker teams UTSA beat this year. The returning Sun Belt..."

Nov. 30, 2012 Sports Post by Joe O'Connell

Everything Went Black: Hello, I Must Be Going ...
Black sabbatical!
"...– to twenty-plus years of SXSWs, AFF's, Spikes, Mikes, Slackers, and John and Janet Piersons, it's been (almost always)..."

Nov. 7, 2012 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

Pictures of Superheroes Packs in the Austin Comedy Talent
Quirky comedy filled with familiar faces
"...easy film to describe without using the words "Austin-y," "Slacker-ish," or referencing Steven Soderbergh's early exercise in cinematic absurdism,..."

Oct. 19, 2012 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

AFF 2012: Introduction
What, where, and how long: Austin Film Festival need-to-knows
"...relationship to TV? Check. A homegrown filmmaker keeping the Slacker tradition alive? Got that, too. Spotlights on under-the-radar docs..."

Oct. 19, 2012 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

'Ghosts with Shit Jobs' Comes to the ATX, by the Power of Tugg!
Jim Munroe's new film is at the Alamo – if you want it there
"...of like an inside-out, futuristic version of … well, Slacker, if you squint at it sideways...."

Sept. 11, 2012 Chronolog Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Party Hats On: O. Henry Turns 150
Here’s the lineup for Saturday’s O. Henry Birthday Crawl
"...Was Austin’s O. Henry the Original Slacker? That’s the case being made in a new exhibit..."

Sept. 10, 2012 Books Post by Kimberley Jones

Hit & Run
Dax Shepard's sophomore directorial feature is a mixture of earnest and romantic road movie, high-octane chase picture, and slapstick comedy.
" to hand it to Shepard: He makes hangdog, snarky-slacker romantics everywhere look good (or, at least, not exactly..."

Aug. 24, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

A Career Hooligan Looks Back, But Mostly Forward
Robert Rodriguez on a lifetime of innovation and the movie, 'El Mariachi,' that started it all
" could be done because Rick [Linklater] had done Slacker and Dazed and Confused, and movies-of-the-week were happening all..."

Aug. 24, 2012 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

You Don’t Even Have to Go to the Movies Anymore
You really shouldn’t stop going to the movies
"...Aint It Cool News,, Film School Rejects, and Slackerwood (recently umbrella’ed into AFS’ online presence), and that’s just..."

Aug. 16, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Up Too Early
Google Streetview fashion critique from Pease Road
"...Magazine? Yes, they are the gold standard of Austin slacker fashion - especially when paired with a ridiculous beard..."

July 20, 2012 Chronolog Post by The Luv Doc

Up Too Early
Google Streetview fashion critique from Far West Boulevard
"...serve appetizers as entrees, there is still a heavy slacker undercurrent in Austin. Thanks Richard...."

July 10, 2012 Chronolog Post

Making It Personal
Lynn Shelton on the creative process behind 'Your Sister's Sister'
"...the one-year anniversary of his brother's death, a thirtysomething slacker named Jack is sent by his best friend, Iris,..."

June 29, 2012 Screens Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

Express Red, White & Blue Salute
Veterans honored at the Dell Diamond during homestand
"...those in sevice to our country do for us slacker civilians. In association with Budweiser and the Folds of..."

June 29, 2012 Sports Feature by Mark Fagan

Local Reviews
"...Kendrix and beatmaker Haris Qureshi both adding to Kydd's slacker charm ("Jungle"). Less accessible is Odd Complex's January release..."

June 22, 2012 Music Review by Chase Hoffberger

Hey, Jude
The talented Mr. Hickey deftly clambers up that old ladder (ladder, ladder, ladder) of success
"...the angel-headed, dreamy-eyed (as long as he's properly medicated) slacker from the Hyde Park Theatre staging of Annie Baker's..."

June 8, 2012 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

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