William Booth

Stories

The Museum That Time Forgot

It’s one of the best-kept secrets in the state. But what the Texas Memorial Museum needs is somebody’s attention.

Mining the Moon, Selling the Stars

Their business may read like a sci-fi script, but these aging astronauts, former NASA engineers, technocrats, and high-risk junkies are serious about selling space.

Texas Monthly Reporter

The boom has quietly ended in Iran; fruitivores live longer, says T. C. Fry; a repo man nabs a truck and a sheriff nabs him.

Texas Primer: The Stock Tank

Without these funky watering holes, where would we—much less our cattle and sheep—be today?

Invasion of the Killer Beetles

When southern pine beetles attack a Texas forest, there are only two cures: cut the trees down or let nature take its course.