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.
Grading the season performances and outcomes for all twelve FBS programs in Texas. You already know who's getting an F.
The cheerleaders enjoy the glamour of sudden fame, while grappling with low pay and the dangers that celebrity brings.
The modern Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders launch in 1972 and rocket to national fame.
This revelatory show at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston finds the beat between gospel, blues, jazz, and visual art.
After last year’s 2–7 campaign, the Big 12 champions are sitting pretty thanks to their coach’s low-key, high-character style.
Officially, UTSA faces Western Kentucky in Friday's title matchup. But the Hilltoppers' high-octane offense is fueled by transfers from Houston Baptist.
Fort Worth writer-director Derek Presley overcame unprecedented odds to make his otherwise unremarkable thriller about a tormented hit man.
‘The Light Saw Me’ is maybe the weirdest, most unexpected post-pandemic album to come out of the Red Dirt country scene. Just in time for Omicron!
The latest from the director of ‘The Florida Project’ sees a scheming former porn star wash up along Texas’s Gulf Coast.
Inside the wild, glamorous, and complicated saga of the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders, an institution that changed sports, entertainment, and countless childhoods of boys and girls like me.
With the blockbuster signings of Corey Seager and Marcus Semien, the woeful Texas Rangers just fast-tracked their franchise rebuild.
Season got you down? (Not you, UTSA.) Why not spend Saturday watching the first-round FCS game between Stephen F. Austin and Incarnate Word?
The near-forgotten River City boogie-funk band has reunited and a fresh anthology gives a new generation a chance to enjoy this sequin gem of a band.
University of Texas at San Antonio professor Marco Cervantes mixes history, activism, and hip-hop on his latest album.
Clumsy administrators. Meddling boosters. Blown double-digit leads. A six-game losing streak. And a home loss to lowly Kansas. What's next?
An evocative adaption of the beloved 1962 children’s book casts aside stereotypes and focuses on wonder more than trauma.
Austin's Kathy Valentine takes us behind the scenes at the star-studded ceremony, which debuts on HBO this month.
The Nelson clan’s new gospel album meets the grief and trauma of the pandemic with spirit and hope.
An annual tour of artist studios opts for a wider map as cost of living blows up the east side of the city.
Dallas native William Jackson Harper is a romantic lead who's prone to repeating mistakes and slow to mature.
A new book tells the sweeping tale of the Alamo’s Weird Wednesday series, the American Genre Film Archive, and Austin’s custodians of cult.
The rising Grapevine star brings fresh spirit to a movie that’s fatally preoccupied with reviving the dead.
Terry Middleton of ‘Horns Illustrated’ tried to be positive during Monday’s Longhorns press conference. He didn’t know he’d get dragged for it.
Asleep at the Wheel (belatedly) celebrates fifty years of championing a genre once considered all but dead.
With six top-25 teams among the state's men's and women's programs, there's never been a better time to be a basketball fan in Texas.
How an Amarillo oilman stole the mask right off the Lone Ranger’s face, and made one of film’s most infamous failures in the process.
The boozy winter pastime that Senator John Cornyn once deemed “the most obscure Olympic sport” is on the rise—even in Texas.
You won't be able to put these down.
Over one hundred movies later, a virtual movie club learned some surprising things about classic movies—and about friendship in dark times.
Bushwick Bill Was One of Houston’s Most Provocative Rappers. A New Documentary Reveals the Man Behind the Outrage.
As one third of the Geto Boys, he pushed the boundaries of hip-hop. But the group’s lyrics often clashed with his own values.
The Red Raiders’ hire is beloved by former players at Baylor and Cedar Hill High School and is known as one of the top recruiters in Texas.
A Luis Jiménez exhibition in Austin focuses on Southwestern themes in the art of the late, great El Pasoan.
Brownsville native Beth Bugdaycay takes the concept of a good luck charm to a whole other level with her Foundrae line of handmade gold chains, medallions, and more.
For 68 years, hippies, rednecks, and college kids drank beer at the Austin roadhouse, which received a final sendoff from famed country group Freda and the Firedogs.
It was a rough campaign for FC Dallas, Austin FC, and Houston Dynamo FC, but there's good reason to hope that next year will be better.
International crowd-safety experts say better planning could have prevented the eight deaths and dozens of injuries at last week’s Travis Scott concert.
Five straight winning seasons, three trips to the World Series, one title—but can the Astros keep it up if Carlos Correa leaves town?
Dallas-raised actor Jonathan Majors leads a star-studded cast as outlaw Nat Love seeking revenge.
Reclusive mailman and genius autodidact Kermit Oliver shows himself to be a hidden gem of Texas painting.
He made the low-budget film at a low point in his career—but twenty years later, it stands the test of time.
Fourth-year head coach Dana Dimel's team has won more games this season than it did over the previous three years combined.
How Apollo Media won over Astros fans by embracing hometown pride and telling Houstonians there's no shame in supporting this team.
The 1981 slasher spoof prominently features Houston and a future Texas politician, but that’s not all that’s notable about it.
With its tenth album, ‘Lucifer on the Sofa,’ the city’s signature indie-rock band has made its most Austin record yet.
If the Astros win the World Series, buyers win free mattresses—and Mattress Mack cashes the biggest winning ticket in sports-betting history.