Richard Linklater

Film & TV |
January 21, 2013

Lights, Camera, Carthage!

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.

Web Exclusive |
January 21, 2013

21st-Century Slacker

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Slacker, a couple of dozen filmmakers remake Richard Linklater's indie flick.

The Culture |
January 20, 2013

151–175

From the construction of the state’s first public university in College Station to the swearing in of Governor Rick Perry for a third full term in Austin

Feature |
January 20, 2013

Glory Days

Texas high school football may be in decline, but filmmakers still want to play.

Web Exclusive |
April 30, 2012

A Q&A With Skip Hollandsworth

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.

Film & TV |
September 30, 2008

Dude!

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.