The players. The stories. A special report on our booming film business.
The show-biz establishment loves them almost as much as their parents do.
From location scouts to production designers, the most important people you’ve never heard of.
Texas high school football may be in decline, but filmmakers still want to play.
I thought it would be hard to make movies in this macho state, but we’ve come a long way, baby.
Want to see Kuwait, Iowa, and Washington, D.C.? Go to El Paso, Austin, and Houston.
As ever, Texas looms large in the movies’ imagination—large and largely inaccurate.
For fifteen years Galveston knew Tim Kingsbury as a civic leader and do-gooder. Then the wife—and life—he deserted back in Ohio caught up with him in Texas.
Independent counsel Kenneth Starr was born in Vernon, and that’s just one of the many Texas connections at the heart of his investigation of Bill Clinton.
Recipe for a great new cookbook: Combine a celebrated chef, a veteran food writer, and an innovative approach to contemporary Tex-Mex; serve.
The studios’ inside info? He Knowles it all.
A match made in heaven and blessed by Hollywood.
Could he be Texas film’s new king of the hill?
Their film festivals are one of the state’s feature presentations.
Speeding toward her new life in Austin.
As Sandra Scofield, Shelby Hearon, and Janet Peery are proving, you don’t have to live in Texas to be a Texas writer.
Now playing: Houston’s Fifth Ward.
Can yet another independent label survive in today’s rough- and-tumble music business? The young founders of Dallas’ Leaning House Records sure hope so.
Plano’s Steve Harvey has been a successful comedian for years. Now he’s a sitcom star too.
Flag Poll Which state has the best—and best-known—banner? Texas, of course.
I wanted to see lightning strike the steel rods that artist Walter De Maria installed in a New Mexico field. I didn’t, but the trip was still illuminating.
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LeAnn Rimes gets written off.
After years of attacking members of the Dallas City Council, journalist Laura Miller wants to be one.
The mysterious murder of a small-town mayor.
Joe Ely hits the road.
Richardson’s poker pasha says, “Viva Las Vegas.”