Big Star, it's said, was a band ahead of its time. But it's more true to say the band was out of its time, or maybe just out of time, period. Officially formed in 1971, the Memphis-based band featured two creative forces, Chris Bell and Alex Chilton, and the music they made together, and eventually ... More >>
Editor: We have so many questions here in Austin. Here are 50 of them. 1. Will I like the pedicab costumed as The Hulk if he gets angry? 2. Are we all really just in New York? 3. Is this t-shirt rad? 4. Do you want to get some 'za, which is now absolutely the slang for pizza? 5. How far can yo ... More >>
8 p.m. Wednesday, November 2. The Old Rock House, 1200 South Seventh Street.
Jon GitchoffEddie Vedder with Pearl Jam at the Scottrade Center last year.2011 is a year of reflection for generation Xers. It's been twenty years since Nirvana released Nevermind and Eddie Vedder moved to Seattle to front Mookie Blaylock, the band that would become Pearl Jam. Rock journali ... More >>
Artist: Stillwater Album: I Reserve the Right! From: Vintage Vinyl Year: 1978 Label: Capricorn Records What it sounds like: A real band that's not as good as a made-up one/Southern butt-rock/ Lynyrd Skynyrd-meets-Foghat.
My Morning Jacket soldiers through changes with its new CD
Elizabethtown is a mess, not that its director should care
The elusive Paul Westerberg hits the road
Why John Cusack wouldn't do anything till he made this Hitler movie
Sigur Rós celebrates the harsh beauty of its strange homeland
Saturday Night Live's prime player is rapidly outgrowing television's small screen
When it comes to producing movies, it's a fine art (or Art Linson)
If you didn't like this year's movies, you didn't look hard enough. The RFT's film critics weigh in on their faves of the year.
Inside the Beautiful Mind of John Nash lies madness and magic
Week of December 12, 2001
Cameron Crowe takes Jerry Maguire on a dizzy trip through dreamland
Marky Mark becomes a rock star, but he doesn't get to enjoy it
The Others goes bump in the night
Pearl Jam manager Kelly Curtis is the guy behind the guys
Picking the best of a bad movie year
Written and directed by Cameron Crowe
After Jerry Maguire, Cameron Crowe comes of age...finally