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Texas Standard: August 31, 2020

Election day now almost 2 months away, and new battles forming over who in Texas gets to vote where and how. The Texas Secretary of State’s office threatens legal action over Harris county’s plan to send absentee ballot applications to every registered voter in the county, we’ll have the latest. Also a mass shooting in…

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Texas Standard: January 17, 2020

As the senate takes up impeachment, it takes up something else in the spirit of bipartisanship with major implications for Texas, we’ll hear all about it. Also, Texas among the states becoming magnets for people from Puerto Rico. As the territory hits population lows, who’s left? And remembering a moment that made Barbara Jordan a…

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Texas Standard: July 12, 2019

As ICE raids are planned for the weekend, a so-called “Sanctuary Cities” lawsuit targeting San Antonio loses some steam. We’ll explain. Also, when we talk about Texas politics we always talk red and blue. But what about green? Purple? An effort to get more options on the ballot. And Texas is becoming just the second…

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History of Film Censorship with AFS Cinema

Listen back to”Censorship & Its Discontents” as KUT partners with the Austin Film Society to explore Hollywood’s Amazing Pre-Code Era. KUT’s Rebecca McInroy along with AFS lead programmer Lars Nilsen, and Dr. Donna Kornhaber author of Charlie Caplin, Director talk about the films of the early 1900s that were way ahead of their time; featuring…

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Stuntwoman Angela Meryl (Ep. 50, 2015)

A conversation with Angela Meryl, stuntwoman, actor, and author of “Stunts: The How to Handbook – Secrets from an Award-Winning Hollywood Stunt Woman.”

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Summer Blockbusters

Summer is here, and that means escaping the Texas heat by cooling off inside a movie theatre. This summer, as many before it, promises big blockbusters with towering dinosaurs and caped superheroes. That’s the inspiration for Typewriter Rodeo’s David Fruchter this week.

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