The inside account of a rising congressman’s freshman year in office.
In the brief time Ted Cruz has been a senator, he has managed to convince half the country that he is a true patriot and the other half that he is a dangerous nutcase. What will he do next?
The juiciest celebrity trial of the year concluded in December but not, alas, with a satisfactory answer to the most important question of all: Who was Farrah Fawcett’s true love?
Twenty-seven-year-old Catherine Grove is a member of a small, insular, and eccentric church in East Texas. Her parents think she’s being brainwashed. She insists she’s being saved.
The story behind an unusual trophy of the Texas Revolution.
The competition between Google and AT&T to bring ultra-high-speed Internet to Austin is not exactly what it seems.
Nearly everything about moviegoing has changed since I first fell in love with the big screen as a kid. But my ardor remains.
Robert Ellis is the next big thing. Trust me.
The Legislature was looking in the wrong place when it tried to solve the state’s water crisis.
Our estimable advice columnist on the best way to endure the cedar allergy season, the safety of mutton busting, how to impress your valentine this month, and more.
Five months ago, many of Mark Phariss's co-workers didn't know he was gay. Today, he's part of a lawsuit that could change Texas.
Novelist Leila Meacham hopes for another best-seller with the forthcoming Somerset, a prequel to her megahit debut novel, Roses.
Our unofficial state boot maker works to reposition itself as a luxury brand.
Former state demographer Steve H. Murdock troves his data to illustrate the average Texan in two every different years—1950 and 2050.
The Senate hopeful raises dough the Bitcoin way.
In this installment, Dallas feasts for six months on something called the "boss turtle."
What to see, hear, read, and watch this month to achieve maximum Texas cultural literacy.
Cecile Richards on abortion, women in office, and how Wendy Davis is different from her mom.
Some crazy stuff went down in the past thirty days. Here are a handful of headlines you may have missed.
Congratulations, Texas Monthly, you're the Bum Steer of the Month.
Paris, Texas, has a lot more to offer than just jokes about its famous namesake. (But those are fun too.)
Bryce Gilmore’s much-loved Austin food truck returns as a brick-and-mortar.
You won't roux the time you spend on this delicious stew.
From CBD Provisions, in Dallas.
Crafting heirloom-quality saddles for almost a century.