In the small world of country’s New Traditionalism, George Strait and Steve Earle still manage to be worlds apart.
When it’s hot, it’s hot! And country music is hot tonight at your nearest dance hall, beer joint, or record store.
As Nashville pandered to the lowest common denominator, Texans found a new audience hungry for old traditions.
Not your run-of-the-mill pickers and singers, these performers are determined to carve out new territory.
The allure of Galveston Bay is not natural beauty but the determination of nature to survive ugliness.
How the Pentagon really works, as told by a Texan who tried to make it work a little differently.
Taco Cabana pioneered patio dining—a winning formula of Tex-Mex food and margaritas in the open air. When competitor Two Pesos introduced its look-alike layout, the lawsuits started to fly.
From “Hook ‘em, Horns” to “Peck ‘em, Owls,” the Southwest Conference is football’s most hospitable habitat for hand jive.
In Anything for Billy, Larry McMurtry trounces the Western myth; Frederick Barthelme, in Two Against One, casts a cold eye on a self-desdtructing marriage.
To Preach or Teach?
Thanks to adventurous chef Michel Bernard Platz, the flowers at Dallas’ L’Entrecôte are as likely to be on the menu as in a vase.
After learning that he had cancer, the author began a search for a cure that took him far beyond medical expertise.
Corpus Christi learns to grow through adversity; Houston gives Percy Foreman a rousing send-off; Austin ponders the mystery of the misappearing shoes.