Lynyrd Skynyrd performs at the 2018 iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas.
With Kaaboo, Jerry Jones Just Launched the Least Hip Music Festival in the Country

Jan 17, 2019 By Dan Solomon

There’s no shortage of music festivals in Texas. The state hosts SXSW, Austin City Limits, the touring JMBLYA Fest, San Antonio’s Mala Luna, El Paso’s Neon Desert, Dallas’s Homegrown, and Fort Worth’s Fortress Festival, among others. The ground is also littered with festivals that failed to make it, even with the backing of high-level, experienced industry veterans—Houston’s In Bloom, from ACL promoters C3, lasted just one year, while Austin’s Sound on… Read Story


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Schlitterbahn’s Tragic Slide

Jul 20, 2018 By Skip Hollandsworth

Jeff Henry often said that his goal in life was to make customers of his family’s legendary water parks happy—“to put a smile on their faces, to give them a thrill or two.” It was a beautiful vision. Until it went horribly wrong.

96 Minutes

Aug 2, 2016 By Pamela Colloff

At 11:48 a.m. on August 1, 1966, Charles Whitman began firing his rifle from the top of the University of Texas Tower at anyone and everyone in his sights. At 1:24 p.m., he was gunned down himself. The lives of the people who witnessed the sniper’s spree firsthand would never be the same again.

The Love Story That Upended the Texas Prison System

By Ethan Watters

In 1967, a 56-year-old lawyer met a young inmate with a brilliant mind and horrifying stories about life inside. Their complicated alliance—and even more complicated romance—would shed light on a nationwide scandal, disrupt a system of abuse and virtual slavery across the state, and change incarceration in Texas forever.  

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Texas’ Best Beach

Nov 26, 2018 By TM Promotions

Escape frigid temperatures and shoveling snow for a tropical destination filled with warmth and leisure on the Texas Gulf Coast, South Padre Island, Texas’ best beach. Read Story