To celebrate ten seasons of Overheard with Evan Smith, this special episode takes a look back at some of our favorite entertainers – actors, musicians and directors – who have been guests on the show and gave us a behind-the-scenes look at their careers.
Director and screenwriter Andrew Bujalski talks indie filmmaking, screenwriting and his film, “Support the Girls.”
Andrew Bujalski’s first feature film, “Funny Ha Ha,” was called one of the most influential films of the ’00s by New York Times critic A.O. Scott. He has also written and directed the films “Mutual Appreciation,” “Beeswax,” “Computer Chess” and “Results,” which have played festivals worldwide including Sundance, Berlin and the 2014 Whitney Biennial. His 2018 film, “Support the Girls,” premiered at SXSW Film Festival.
William Gibson is an acclaimed science-fiction novelist, essayist and screenwriter, known for coining the term “cyberspace.” He has been called the “noir prophet” of the “cyberpunk” community. His 1984 book “Neuromancer” was the first to win the three top science fiction prizes — the Hugo Award, the Nebula Award and the Philip K. Dick Memorial Award. Throughout his writing career, he has published three trilogies, including the New York Times best-selling “Blue Ant” series. His novel “The Peripheral” was published in 2014.
Filmmaker Richard Linklater speaks with Evan about his film “Everybody Wants Some.”
Richard Linklater is best known for his films “Dazed and Confused,” “Boyhood,” “Slacker” and “Everybody Wants Some.” Linklater is the Artistic Director and founder of the Austin Film Society. He has won a Golden Globe, Critics’ Choice Movie Awards and BAFTAs for Best Director and Best Picture.