Eric Webb, Austin American-Statesman

Eric Webb

Austin American-Statesman

Austin, TX, United States

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Recent articles by Eric:

Seth Meyers and more 'SNL' stars coming to Moontower Just For Laughs Austin fest

"The Daily Show" host Trevor Noah and "Late Night" host Seth Meyers are set to headline Moontower Just For Laughs Austin comedy festival. → Read More

Morgan Wallen bringing tour to Austin's Moody Center in 2023

The country singer announced on Thursday that his One Night At a Time World Tour will stop by the Moody Center on May 24. → Read More

Where to see 'Elf' and Christmas movies you've never heard of in Austin

The holiday season in Austin brings a slate of special film screenings. Here are some you should know about, if you're into merry and bright stuff. → Read More

Review: Get your knives, and popcorn, out for 'Glass Onion'

"Glass Onion" is no play-it-safe clone of "Knives Out." It closed out Austin Film Festival on Thursday. → Read More

Where to see Christmas lights in Austin and Central Texas in 2022

Austin and Central Texas love a holiday light display, from the iconic Trail of Lights in Zilker Park to Christmas shine in places like Johnson City. → Read More

Austin doughnut joint Gourdough's Public House closing on South Lamar

No more burgers on doughnut buns, Austin. Gourdough's Public House is closing for good on South Lamar Boulevard, the owners announced Friday. → Read More

Paramore, fresh off ACL Fest triumph, coming to Moody Center in July

Let the streets run orange with pop-punk glory! Rock band Paramore is planning a July 2023 return to Austin. → Read More

What to know about Austin Film Festival 2022, from films to celebrities

Dustin Hoffman! Sissy Spacek! Darren Aronofsky! Here’s what you should know about this year’s Austin Film Festival, running Oct. 27 through Nov. 3. → Read More

Every time Lil Nas X did something that made us scream or cry at ACL Fest

In his ACL Fest debut, Lil Nas X gave camp, Broadway, comedy, Black queer excellence and S-E-X. He made us scream; he made us cry. → Read More

Conan Gray’s a Georgetown kid. Austin should claim this prince of pop.

“Austin, my name is Conan,” Conan Gray yelled early on in his ACL Fest set at the American Express stage. “I’m so happy to be back in my hometown.” → Read More

Who to see at ACL Fest, according to the experts

Don't know which artists to sample at ACL Fest? Our critics have decades of combined experience at the fest — here's what they're tasting this year. → Read More

'Knives Out' sequel 'Glass Onion' will close Austin Film Festival 2022

Benoit Blanc, welcome to town. On Monday, Austin Film Festival announced that "Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery" will be the event's closing film. → Read More

Cannibal teens, Pinhead and more film freaks to see out of Fantastic Fest

Horror, crime, sci-fi, haunted 1980s variety shows: We saw it all at Fantastic Fest 2022, which came to Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar. → Read More

Exclusive: Alamo Drafthouse auctioning rare movie posters for charity

Alamo Drafthouse is auctioning off rare prints from the Mondo archives, and Tim League said proceeds will go toward the cinema's charitable endeavors. → Read More

Harry Styles tells Austin fans: Your body is yours, and 'take care of each other'

Harry Styles started making history on Sunday night, as he kicked off a six-show residency at Austin’s Moody Center. Here's what we saw and heard. → Read More

Fantastic Fest review: 'The Menu' is a serve

The biting satire of the wealthy and their culinary pretentions made its U.S. premiere during Fantastic Fest at Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar. → Read More

Fantastic Fest review: 'Smile'? Polite smirk will do

"Smile" kicked off the 2022 edition of Fantastic Fest on Sept. 22 at Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar. → Read More

Where to find museums in Austin, from art to history to weird stuff

If you're looking to beat the heat or just soak up some culture, Austin's roster of museums is deep. Here's a guide to many notable institutions. → Read More

Glen Powell is one of the best parts of 'Top Gun: Maverick.' First, Austin helped him soar

Glen Powell said that Austin was a "magical" place to grow up. Now he's making movie magic with Tom Cruise in "Top Gun: Maverick." → Read More

The prettiest Japanese-style sandwiches are back with popular pop-up in Austin

The geometrically pleasing handhelds from Sandoitchi are inspired by sandwiches often found at konbini, or convenience stores, in Japan. → Read More