Jason Cohen

Senior editor Jason Cohen has written for Texas Monthly since 1995 (and texasmonthly.com since its very first iteration). His 1997 story “The Ice Bats Cometh,” about minor league hockey in Texas, was the basis of his book Zamboni Rodeo (Greystone Press, 2001). He also penned the magazine's first-ever Matthew McConaughey story, in August 1996. The co-author of Generation Ecch! (Fireside Books, 1994) and co-editor of SXSW Scrapbook (Essex/University of Texas Press, 2011), he has also written for such publications as Rolling Stone, SPIN, Details, the Austin Chronicle, the Austin American-Statesman, Portland Monthly, and Cincinnati magazine. His 1995 Rolling Stone cover story on the band Hole prompted Courtney Love to yell at him from the stage at Lollapalooza in Austin, while his 2007 profile of the Portland strip club Mary's won a Sex-Positive Journalism Award. As one of the two primary writers for the TM Daily Post, Cohen wrote approximately 500 stories for Texas Monthly in 2012. He has been a blogger since 2002 and been known to maintain as many as five Twitter accounts.

Stories

DeLoss Dodds Reads Texas Monthly, Backs Mack Brown, Picks On Missouri

Remember when "Longhorns, Inc." was on the cover of Texas Monthly? So do UT athletic directors DeLoss Dodds and Chris Plonsky.

Mike Sherman Got the Aggies Halfway There: A&M's 2010 Recruiting Class Top-Ranked In Hindsight

Texas A&M already won last week's in-state recruiting title. Now Sports Illustrated's Andy Staples looks back at 2010.

The Texas Rangers Are More Popular Than the Dallas Cowboys. Barely. In One Poll.

A new survey suggests that Dallas-Fort Worth is 62 percent Texas Rangers fans while only 61 percent call themselves Dallas Cowboys fans. 

Guess Which Football School Is In The City Where Employees Are “Most Likely to Date the Boss”?

Here's a “Major” hint. Houston and San Antonio were also Top 10 finishers in Payscale's Office Romance Survey.

Mack Brown Isn't Interested in “Eye Candy”

Mack Brown is still too genial for trash-talk, but the Longhorns coach managed to slip in a little SEC dig as he sang the praises of his small recruiting class.

Book 'Em, Horns: UT QB Connor Brewer's “Campus Watch” Appearance

Longhorns redshirt freshman quarterback Connor Brewer was arrested by University of Texas police over the weekend, which means the details made it into everybody's favorite campus police blotter.

Exclusive: “Heavenly Houseboat Blues” by Townes Van Zandt

Sunshine Boy, a posthumous double CD of early seventies material by the best Texas songwriter of his time, comes out Tuesday. Check out this exclusive track.

Aggies Beating UT, 32-14 (in Recruiting)

This week, Texas A&M will beat the University of Texas in the only football contest that the two schools currently engage in: recruiting. 

Watch: H-E-B’s “True Texan” Super Bowl Ad

There's a bit of a barbecue foul in H-E-B's “True TexanSuper Bowl ad, which features country star Jack Ingram.

Opening Whistle: Welcome to Texas Monthly's Football Blog

Jones Ramsey Is This Blog’s Spirit Animal

Kickoff: Eight Things to Know About This Blog

Eight things to know about It’s Always Football Season, the new Texas Monthly sports blog. 

Could the NFL Draft Be a 1-2 Aggies Sweep?

ESPN guru Mel Kiper Jr.’s first NFL draft projection of 2013 has Texas A&M offensive tackle Luke Joeckel as the top pick, followed immediately by Aggies defensive end Damontre Moore. 

Texas: It’s Where College Football Players Come From

An ESPN analysis of "recruiting migration" trends among Top 20 college football teams found one thing never changes: Texas had the most players in both 1940 and 2010. 

Texas: It’s Where College Football Players Come From

An ESPN analysis of "recruiting migration" trends among Top 20 college football teams found one thing never changes: Texas had the most players in both 1940 and 2010. 

The Houston Texans’ Season, RIP: September 9, 2012-January 13, 2013

What people are saying about Gary Kubiak, Matt Schaub, and the Texans defense after their 41-28 loss to the New England Patriots. 

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