Katy Vine

Katy Vine has been a staff writer at Texas Monthly since 2002. She has written on a range of topics including barbecue pit masters, spelling bee champs, Warren Jeffs, the moon landing, bass fishing, a three-person family circus, chess prodigies, and a reclusive musician named Jandek. Her stories have been anthologized in The Best American Sports Writing 2005, The Best American Sports Writing 2006, and Best Food Writing 2011. Her 2005 feature story about an Odessa prostitution parlor was the inspiration for the Lifetime television series “The Client List.”


Juan Miró

Juan Miró builds his legacy in Austin.

This Place Is A Zoo

Want to get up close and personal with kudus and kangaroos, tigers and toucans, okapi and orangutans? We're especially fauna these zoos, the ten best in the state.

Mike and Gibby Cevallos

San Antonio brothers pen a sitcom that's all in the

Reneé Olstead

A Houston actress launches her career.

Blood Brothers

Sixteen years ago, rookie filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen changed Austin with a Simple plan.

Kevin Prigel

The Fort Worth whiz kid taken seriously on Wall Street.

Chaps Schtick

How Lubbock’s Legendary Stardust Cowboy stays legendary after all these years.

Ray Sexton and April Alford

Good neighbors, good fencers.

Musical Marginalia

The places, people and stories behind Texas music.

Jessica Simpson

Jessica Simpson wants to love you forever.

Andy Milburn

A Houston native who keeps score.

Lauren Anderson

A ballerina on her toes.


At Austin’s High-tech Happy Hour, the schmoozing and boozing is about finding your next job. And, maybe, landing a cute millionaire.

This Is living.com?

He’s worth tens of millions of dollars at age 28, but money, as they say, can’t buy happiness: Two weeks in the life of Andrew Busey, dot-com hotshot.