Bud Shrake

Stories

My Favorite Place

What do the city of Lubbock, a defunct restaurant, and a submerged neighborhood have in common? They’re all places in somebody’s heart.

Barry Switzer Gets the Last Laugh

The rookie Cowboys coach has turned out to be exactly what all the critics said he wasn’t: a winner.

Perfect 10

The reviews of the Vince Young show are in—and, of course, they’re all raves. Gary Cartwright and Bud Shrake argue that the Texas quarterback is the best ever but wonder if his throwing motion is an obstacle to NFL greatness. Plus: Mack vs. “Delbert.”

“This Isn’t Hell, You Bloody Yobs. This Is Only Texas.”

Exclusive: The first three chapters of Custer’s Brother’s Horse, the new novel by Edwin “Bud” Shrake.

“This Isn’t Hell, You Bloody Yobs. This Is Only Texas.”

Exclusive: The first three chapters of Custer’s Brother’s Horse, the new novel by Edwin “Bud” Shrake.