At the Berryhill Baja Grill Tamale-Eating Contest, eaters stand in front of the plates of tamales, shoveling the food into their mouths.
Senior executive editor Paul Burka on writing about this year’s extraordinary five-way race for governor.
Executive editor S. C. Gwynne on writing about gubernatorial candidate Chris Bell.
Senior editor Michael Hall on seeing (and not seeing) the mysterious Marfa lights.
Senior executive editor Paul Burka on reporting one of the country’s biggest political stories: the self-destruction of Tom DeLay.
Executive editor S. C. Gwynne on going to Eagle Pass and writing about illegal immigration.
Executive editor Skip Hollandsworth talks about investigator Scott Williamson, the man who caught cattle rustler Roddy Dean Pippin.
Almost every Wednesday evening, the Austin Aquabats wear helmets and padded life jackets, paddle furiously, and call their own fouls during each twenty-minute game of canoe polo.