Is Friday Night Lights the best TV show ever made about Texas? Or just the first one (sorry, J.R.! Sorry, Hank!) that’s tried so hard to get the details right?
Texas is facing an unprecedented deficit in the next legislative session, so to help our poor, overworked elected officials, I went ahead and balanced the budget for them. And good Lord! It wasn’t pretty.
The story behind Kokernot Field, the best little ballpark in Texas.
The ten greatest TV Texans.
Sure they’re supposed to be from Texas, but c’mon.
Remember ol’ what’s his face?
Someone’s got to keep ’em honest.
Though you might have forgotten.
Anthony Graves has spent the past eighteen years behind bars—twelve of them on death row—for a grisly 1992 murder. There was no plausible motive nor any physical evidence to connect him to the crime, and the only witness against him repeatedly recanted his testimony. Yet he remains locked up. Did the system fail?
Bill White’s toughest foe this fall isn’t Rick Perry. It’s the national Democrats. But he could still win. Maybe.
The BP oil spill hit the small world of Houston’s oil and gas business hard. So now that the well is plugged, who’s up and who’s down?
Besieged on all sides, will the Daughters of the Republic of Texas finally lose control of the Alamo? Not if they can help it.
School yard bullying, game-day taunts, gambling etiquette, and children who dislike bones in their meat.
David Thomas on making Dr Pepper.
The Baylor University president shows us his refuge.
Fort Worth Stockyards.
Can Steve Austin wrestle his acting career into submission?
Rick Riordan greeks out with a Percy Jackson spin-off.
A new album by the Black Angels.
A new album by the Old 97’s.
On working with Robert Plant and more.