Nearly fifteen years after Richard Linklater and I started talking about turning a Texas Monthly story into a major motion picture, it’s finally hitting the big screen, with a little help from Jack Black, Matthew McConaughey, Shirley MacLaine—and a seventy-year-old retired hairdresser from Rusk named Kay Baby Epperson.
How Matthew McConaughey got discovered, why Renée Zellweger’s part is so small, why some of the actresses can’t eat ketchup to this day, and everything else you didn’t know about the making of the classic high school flick Dazed and Confused.
What Texan could forget this season’s disappointing premiere of Food Network’s “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives” after Guy Fieri and Matthew McConaughey collectively butchered the very meaning and essence of King Ranch Casserole? Tonight, Fieri bravely ventures his
The executive editor on what it was like to work with Richard Linklater on Bernie, the star-studded film based on an East Texas murder story.
In Killer Joe, Matthew McConaughey keeps his shirt on. For a while.
Get the Scoop on King Ranch Casserole Here! (Because You Sure Didn’t Get it on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives)
What do you get when you put, ahem, three stooges in a kitchen who have no notion of what they’re talking about but feel compelled to yak about it anyway? You get the season opener of Diners, Drive-ins and Dives, in which host Guy Fieri goes to the
The actor puts back on the mustache and Ted Nugent t-shirt in Butch Walker's new music video.
Yes, yes, new baby and new movie—but what Matthew McConaughey really wants to talk about is the cushion of the flip-flop, the skooching of hoodie sleeves, the proper thickness of koozies, and his coming career as the arbiter of redneck-Buddha chic.
Which Hollywood legend is “the bitch of all time”? Which comedienne’s daughter was a dope addict by age fourteen and came to Houston to get unhooked? Texas’ top gossips tell all.
Speeding toward her new life in Austin.
The players. The stories. A special report on our booming film business.
Why everyone’s dazed and confused about Richard Linklater’s age.
Why a great horror movie starring Matthew McConaughey and Renée Zellweger could get buried.
The naked truth about Matthew McConaughey.
In the summer of 1992, when Jason Cohen was a relatively unknown journalist and Matthew McConaughey was an extremely unknown actor, the two met on the Austin set of Dazed and Confused. “He looked so weird,” recalls 28-year-old Cohen, who was writing about the movie for Details. “He had
He shone in Lone Star; now he’s thrilling ’em in A Time to Kill. How talent and timing made native Texan Matthew McConaughey Hollywood’s hottest leading man.
THERE IS AN OBLIGATORY SCENE in every movie about the border between Texas and Mexico: A man draws a line in the dirt with his boot. The line means something different in each movie, and yet, there it is, a narrow little rut in the ground that the characters gesture
His recent performances in Pulp Fiction and Get Shorty have been simply divine, but for his most heavenly role yet, John Travolta heads to Texas—his first time back since Urban Cowboy. In Michael, co-written and directed by Nora Ephron, Travolta plays a real live angel, while William Hurt and Andie
Sometimes stars are found in the unlikeliest places.