Lights, Camera, Carthage!

In 1998, shortly after I wrote a story about a strange murder in the town of Carthage, celebrated Texas filmmaker Richard Linklater told me he wanted to turn the darkly humorous tale into a movie. This month it finally hits the big screen, starring Matthew McConaughey, Jack Black, Shirley MacLaine, and dozens of East Texans. But what happened in between is a story unto itself.

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