Kinky Friedman

Richard S. “Kinky” Friedman is an American Texas country singer, songwriter, novelist, humorist, politician, and former columnist for Texas Monthly. He styles himself in the mold of popular American satirists Will Rogers and Mark Twain. Friedman was one of two independent candidates in the 2006 election for the office of governor of Texas. Receiving 12.6 percent of the vote, he placed fourth in the six-person race.

Stories

Lottie's Love

A whole Lottie love.

Jack Was an Ace

Jack Ruby: A killer role model.

Scout's Honor

The toughest cookies I know.

Whistlin' Dixie

I’m mental over the Dixie Chicks.

My Shelf Life

Yes, I am a dip.

Mad Cowboy Disease

Anarchy in the U.K.

Change, Pardners

Free the Hill Country!

Oaf of Office

Kinky Friedman for governor?!?

I Don't

Better dead than wed.

The Hummingbird Man

My life as the Hummingbird Man.

Tangled Up in Bob

Bob Dylan revisited.

Jungle Fever

How I became a wild man from Borneo.

The Houseguest

A sleepover at George and Laura’s.

Yesterday Street

My West University Place.

Cliff Hanger

A vacation to die for (almost).

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