SXSW

Richard Linklater at AFS Cinema
Richard Linklater, the Everyday Auteur

Jun 24, 2020 By Jason Heid

For decades, the Texas director’s movies have celebrated the sort of mundane yet consequential interactions that the coronavirus took from us. He’s still at it, albeit temporarily cut off from the film community he helped build.

Testing the Limits of Barbecue Science

Mar 24, 2015 By Daniel Vaughn

Barbecue pulls at a traditionalist’s heart strings like few other cuisines, but it is no stranger to innovation. An offset smoker filled with brisket bathed on oak smoke has only been common across the state for about fifty years, but introducing science into a cooking process so reliant on…

Going Secular at SXSW

Mar 19, 2014 By Maurice Chammah

The band Gungor is using the festival to broaden its fan base outside the churches where it made its name. Can it escape the stigma of Christian rock without alienating its devoted followers?