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Matthew McConaughey gives the Hook 'Em Horns sign to the crowd before an NCAA football game at Royal-Memorial Stadium, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018. [Stephen Spillman for Statesman)

It’s the interview you’ve all been waiting for. Well, we’ve been waiting to do it, so maybe you’re as excited as we are.

Austin celebrity Matthew McConaughey has a new memoir out, “Greenlights.” He’ll appear during the virtual Texas Book Festival on Saturday to talk about it with fellow actor Ethan Hawke.

But before that conversation, McConaughey sat down (over Zoom, that is) with Austin360’s Matthew Odam to talk about the book, his iconic characters, the soul of Austin, fatherhood and so much more. Now, watch the full interview, which premiered Friday on the Austin360 Facebook Live stream:

Also, if you haven’t read “Greenlights,” check out our list of 10 things you’ll learn in the book.