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Come and Take It

Come and Take It is a talk show about Texas, by Texans. Three friends born and raised in Texas share their views on the state’s history, culture, and just what it means to be Texan.

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Mike Zolkoski
Scott Elfstrom
Sean McIver

#122: Bernie

42 minutes

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A small town in Texas. A friendly mortician. A rich widow. Murder. Do all these things add up to a comedy starring Jack Black? Only in the mind of Texas indy filmmaker Richard Linklater. This week we look at a Texas story so strange it has to be true.

Before we begin… In the spirit of Bernie, what’s your favorite hymn from the movie?

  • Kay Epperson describes her experience creating her character on Bernie:
  • A different perspective on the story from the real people in Carthage:

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