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Episodes

Win or Die: The Throne of Heavy-Handed Symbolism

5/21/2019
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Austin American-Statesman Film and Culture Writer Joe Gross and City Hall Reporter Phil Jankowski fight to prove (to themselves) that Game of Thrones was not the Seinfeld of fantasy epics, as they cover the series finale: "The Iron Throne."

Duration:00:57:37

Alan Graham on battling stereotypes of homelessness

5/17/2019
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Three years after Community First Village opened, founder Alan Graham talks about the impact it has had on Austin's chronically homeless community.

Duration:00:00:51

Win or Die: The Crazy, the Angry and the Jedi

5/15/2019
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Austin American-Statesman Film and Culture Writer Joe Gross and City Hall Reporter Phil Jankowski force themselves to think about Return of the Jedi as they cover Game of Thrones episode, "The Bells."

Duration:00:45:15

Win or Die: Happy Endings reserved for Claire's Boutiques

5/7/2019
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Austin American-Statesman Film and Culture Writer Joe Gross and City Hall Reporter Phil Jankowski break down, "The Last of the Starks," a Game of Thrones episode full of hot goss, The Godfather, and zero happy endings.

Duration:00:45:15

Remembering Peter Mayhew, "Star Wars'" Chewbacca

5/3/2019
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Statesman pop culture writer Joe Gross and multimedia producer/"Star Wars" nerd Alyssa Vidales remember actor Peter Mayhew, best known for playing Chewbacca in the "Star Wars" films, who died April 30, 2019, at his North Texas home. Share your stories about Peter Mayhew with us on Twitter (@austin360) or by email at features@statesman.com.

Duration:00:04:17

Win or Die: Pourin' 40s for the Fallen

4/30/2019
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Austin American-Statesman Film and Culture Writer Joe Gross and City Hall Reporter Phil Jankowski pour out the 40s for all those we lost in the third episode of the final season of Game of Thrones: "The Long Night." Find out who dies, who kicks butt, and who is only cool when dragons are present.

Duration:00:40:53

Have any infants been reported 'born alive' after abortions in Texas?

4/30/2019
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PolitiFact Texas Reporter Madlin Mekelburg sat down with Texas Standard Host David Brown to talk about her latest fact-check. Have any infants been "born alive" after an attempted abortion in Texas? Listen on Texas Standard. Read on PolitiFact.

Duration:00:05:21

Win or Die: Connecting to the Weirwood Wifi

4/23/2019
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Austin American-Statesman Film and Culture Writer Joe Gross and City Hall Reporter Phil Jankowski cover the second episode of the final season of Game of Thrones: "A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms," in which there are lots of feels, aggressive gulping, and even more aggressive Tweeting.

Duration:00:40:12

Win or Die: Game of How to Train Your Dragon

4/17/2019
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Austin American-Statesman Film and Culture Writer Joe Gross and City Hall Reporter Phil Jankowski cover "Winterfell," the first episode of the final season of Game of Thrones, aka "The Episode With Zero Elephants."

Duration:00:34:50

911 call

4/17/2019
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911 call from shooting of Deputy Jay Johnson of Feb. 2, 2018.

Duration:00:01:17

Abby Wambach, Brene Brown on what happens when you get benched

4/17/2019
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Authors Brene Brown and Abby Wambach were recently at the First United Methodist Church downtown for a BookPeople event to talk about Wambach's new book, "Wolfpack," and Brown's upcoming Netflix special, "A Call to Courage."

Duration:00:23:13

Interview with Mary Wilson of the Supremes

4/11/2019
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We caught up with the Motown legend during the LBJ Library's Summit on Race in America.

Duration:00:10:33

Betting Vegas Odds

4/10/2019
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Join Austin American-Statesman Film and Culture Writer Joe Gross and City Hall Reporter Phil Jankowski as they cover the final Game of Thrones season, summarizing episodes, placing bets on who lives, who dies and predicting who rides out on a bear killing White Walkers with a Dragonglass sword.

Duration:00:44:28

Lance Armstrong appears on Austin 360 radio debut

4/9/2019
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How did JB Hager spend his first hour on the new Austin 360 Radio? With his old friend Lance Armstrong.

Duration:00:17:41

Race director Jeff Simecek talks about canceling the Cap10K

4/9/2019
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Jeff Simecek, the Statesman Cap10K Race Director, talks on Austin 360 Radio about the cancellation of the storied race.

Duration:00:10:59

Inside The Austin Bomber Investigation - Part 3 - The Terror Comes to an End

3/8/2019
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PART 3: Investigative Reporter, Tony Plohetski of the Austin American Statesman takes an in depth look at the investigation into the Austin serial bombings that took place between March 2nd and March 20th, 2018. Inside the Austin Bomber Investigation is a 3 part series featuring interviews with Fred Milanowski, Special Agent in Charge of the ATF in Houston, then-interim Austin Police Chief, Brian Manley, Chris Combs, Special Agent in Charge of the FBI and Austin police homicide Detective,...

Duration:00:10:18

Inside The Austin Bomber Investigation - Part 2 - A Break in the Case

3/8/2019
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PART 2: Investigative Reporter, Tony Plohetski of the Austin American Statesman takes an in depth look at the investigation into the Austin serial bombings that took place between March 2nd and March 20th, 2018. Inside the Austin Bomber Investigation is a 3 part series featuring interviews with Fred Milanowski, Special Agent in Charge of the ATF in Houston, then-interim Austin Police Chief, Brian Manley, Chris Combs, Special Agent in Charge of the FBI and Austin police homicide Detective,...

Duration:00:07:45

Inside The Austin Bomber Investigation - Part 1 - An Attack Underway

3/8/2019
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PART 1: Investigative Reporter, Tony Plohetski of the Austin American Statesman takes an in depth look at the investigation into the Austin serial bombings that took place between March 2nd and March 20th, 2018. Inside the Austin Bomber Investigation is a 3 part series featuring interviews with Fred Milanowski, Special Agent in Charge of the ATF in Houston, then-interim Austin Police Chief, Brian Manley, Chris Combs, Special Agent in Charge of the FBI and Austin police homicide Detective,...

Duration:00:10:54

Kimmie Rhodes discusses her book 'Radio Dreams'

1/28/2019
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Austin singer-songwriter Kimmie Rhodes co-wrote "Radio Dreams" with her husband of three decades, the renowned radio DJ and studio producer Joe Gracey, who died of cancer in 2011. American-Statesman/Austin360 music writer Peter Blackstock talked with Rhodes about the book, which also led Rhodes to write a new song called "Radio Dreams."

Duration:00:29:04

Unwatched: Statesman investigative reporters discuss year-long day care project

12/5/2018
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The Austin American-Statesman investigative team discuss their year-long project on Texas day cares called "Unwatched.

Duration:00:14:12