Days before Dallas faces the San Francisco 49ers in the first round, Jerry Jones is already talking Super Bowls.
Dana Presley Killmer joined the squad at the peak of its popularity, but the $15 game rate hadn't changed, and wouldn't for many years.
Comedies must choose whether to punch up or punch down; watching ‘Search Party’ has always made me feel like I’m punching myself.
The number nineteen Red Raiders are among the biggest surprises in NCAA basketball, with hopes of springing another upset Tuesday against Baylor.
From honey shots to swimsuit calendars, sex has long been part of the cheerleaders’ brand. But is the provocative tease a relic of another era?
Texans have five days to celebrate Wayne Thiebaud, the late painter famous for his delectable still lifes, at an eye-popping retrospective in San Antonio.
The Dallas exurb has built its tourism program around bringing big-time sporting events, like Saturday's FCS title game, to North Texas.
After losing the top three scorers from last year's title team, the Bears are 14–0, ranked No. 1, and eyeing another NCAA championship run.
Can the Fab Five help a society ravaged by grief recover? The answer is yas.
The Yellowstone prequel series ‘1883’ was a smash hit—and just the beginning for Taylor Sheridan’s western empire. Only viewers seem to care.
Baldwin, who died in December, fought in Korea, met Picasso, traveled the world, and, with his wife, Wendy Watriss, made Houston a photography capital.
The NFL coach, who died last week, left behind a rich football legacy. But for Cowboys fans, his heroics against Green Bay in 1967 always come first.
The singer-songwriter-artist reveals the inspirations behind his music in a multimedia museum show in Austin.
It’s not just about being the right weight. It’s about having the right hair, the right skin, the right boobs, the right legs. Only a very particular kind of beautiful woman gets to wear that uniform.
From Leon Bridges’s home in Fort Worth to a vibrant coral reef near Galveston, this year took our photographers to some truly unforgettable places.
For 25 years, sportscaster Daryl "Razor" Reaugh has been the verbose, bombastic, grandiloquent voice of Texas's lone NHL franchise.
One former Cowboys cheerleader tells the story behind her epic encounter with Danny White, in a picture that was quashed for 25 years.
This year, we jammed to new music by Kacey Musgraves, Leon Bridges, Megan Thee Stallion, St. Vincent, and others.
Don't overlook the role of injuries, NFL draft opt-outs, and players leaving via transfer in the decision to withdraw from the Gator Bowl.
Being a Cowboys cheerleader has always meant living by a long list of rules. But do those rules help protect the cheerleaders or control them?
While teaching in the Panhandle, the painter fell in love with the “wonderfully big” plains—and acquired an eye for light that would make her one of the all-time greats.
A dynamic professor, a feisty seamstress, a firebrand dancer, and the other underappreciated architects of the phenomenon that transformed the NFL.
How a flurry of free-agent signings before baseball’s work stoppage could help Houston retain its All-Star shortstop.
He wasn’t always kind, but he was kind to me in ways that mattered a great deal.
‘Texas Monthly’ contributors share which works best captured a year that seems to defy categorization—and which shows they’re looking forward to in 2022.
From Baylor’s top-ten matchup in the Sugar Bowl to Texas Tech’s reunion with Mike Leach, here’s what college football fans need to know.
From newcomers to reliable veterans to a pop star remaking her TV career, these were the actors worth watching this year.
The Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders uniform is iconic, a symbol of Texas culture for half a century. But its origin story remains remarkably unsettled.
In his last game before retirement, Dodge led the Chaparrals to a third straight state championship with a win over Denton Guyer High School.
Head coach Pete Fredenburg runs the most dominant college football program in Texas at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor.
Little Joe Hernández, George Strait, educators, and fans of the legendary Mexican singer speak about his impact on their lives and the legacy he’s left behind.
In Peter Jackson’s documentary ‘The Beatles: Get Back,’ Houston-born pianist Billy Preston makes a strong case for himself as the fifth Beatle.
Texas actor Tye Sheridan stars alongside Ben Affleck in the sentimental yet skippable story of an aspiring writer, directed by George Clooney.
Tami Barber became a sweetheart of the seventies-era cheerleaders. But she also had—and still has—a rebel streak.
The Austin musician has made an excellent traditional blues album—but to get there, he studied punk, West African music, and Ukrainian folk.
The quarterback transfer, originally from Southlake, has the talent, pedigree, and mullet to make the next few years special for Longhorn fans.
They were at the center of a scandal that rocked the NFL. More than forty years later, would they finally tell their side?
The rapper and freshly minted Texas Southern University graduate lassoed up trophies and brand deals and gave plenty of Houston shout-outs.
A group of former Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders pose topless in Playboy, and the Cowboys go to court to protect their brand.
The unnerving feature debut from Red Oak native Lauren Hadaway plumbs the gloomy depths beneath a college rower’s quest for greatness.
The legendary sports journalist and founder of the indispensable magazine that bore his name died last week at the age of 96.
The cringey Netflix show strikes the classic reality-TV balance of being both hard to watch and impossible to turn off.
The Valley’s landscapes and people are subjects of a transporting art exhibit in San Antonio's Presa House gallery.
The San Marcos author draws on her scientific training and tribal storytelling to weave a spellbinding tale in ‘A Snake Falls to Earth.’
Thanks to the pandemic-delayed 2020 season, the Bearkats and their star quarterback are 21–0 in 2021 and three games away from making history.
Twenty-five years later, Mike Judge’s ‘King of the Hill’ still captures something essential about Texans and Texas life. But are there any Hank Hills left?
Shannon Baker Werthmann got more fan mail than any woman on the seventies squad. We talk sexiness, fair pay, encounters with Roger Staubach, and getting fired by Kelli Finglass.
The streaming phenomenon, produced just outside of Dallas, is winning converts with its ‘Friday Night Lights’ spin on faith.
Vonciel Baker still holds the record for most years on the squad.
The new show has a strong premise that’s derailed by cheap laughs. But cartoonist Gilbert Shelton’s counterculture strips are still great.