From Pecos Bill to nightclub comics, we’ve got lots to laugh about.
It didn’t take me long to learn the ten lessons of stand-up comedy. Number one is, Prepare to die.
With his bust-a-gut jokes and cornpone tales, backwoods humorist Bob Murphey delivers a time gone by.
Did you hear the one about the eleven Aggies who told their favorite Aggie jokes?
Making a living is a laughing matter for these comic Texans.
“The heavens brought the rain, but Man brought the ruin.”
Texans stake out their territory with conch shells, beer cans, and electric fans.
Travels with Eric Kimmel, l’enfant terrible of Dallas, Paris, and Limoges jail.
Sometimes, in the search for misplaced objects, we find things we didn’t know we were looking for.
Donald Barthelme’s style could never be imitated, but if you listened to him, you could find your own.
John Neely Bryan’s cabin may be a fake, but as Dallas’ only claim to the past, it’s a beloved fake.
Friendly Cowboy Jim gives San Antonio tourists what they want.
Robert Bass must sometimes wish he had coveted an easier takeover target than the Flordia company that owns the St. Petersburg Times.
In honor of the Economic Summit, Houstonians are cleaning up their act and driving themselves nuts.
Dick Armey sneered at D.C.’s chummy politics. Then he found he liked being a member of the club.
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Nine-Year-Old Brent Cunningham just after his Red Brangus heifer placed second at the 1989 Austin Livestock Show and Rodeo. Photograph by Michael O’Brien