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Austinite Brené Brown lands limited series deal with HBO Max on new book

The double podcaster is hitting the silver screen with production starting this month. (Randal Ford)

University of Texas visiting professor and Austin podcaster Brené Brown is onto her next showbiz endeavor—an eight-episode unscripted series adapted from Brown's latest book, "Atlas of the Heart: Mapping Meaningful Connection and the Language of Human Experience," on HBO Max.

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Austin's newest superstar resident, podcaster Joe Rogan, is a complicated, pot smoking, elk hunting, fight fan who wants everyone to just 'calm down'
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It's hard to define where Joe Rogan stands politically, but each week on his podcast he reveals a little more about himself and his ideals that don't seem to align him left or right.

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Definition: a person who attacks settled beliefs or institutions

When podcaster and comedian Joe Rogan landed his self-styled "Texas podcast spaceship" in Austin this month, he brought with him a host of political and personal complexities that made some wonder if the former Ultimate Fighting Championship commentator would fit into Austin's reputation as a city of far-left social justice warriors.

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Joe Rogan is Leaving LA for Texas
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