Texas Monthly

Politics & Policy |
January 21, 2013

The way politics ought to be

I’m not a regular reader of, but I was struck by the piece Erick Erickson posted late yesterday about President Obama and his second inauguration. The headline of the column is “The Loyal Opposition,” and I’d like to take the liberty of posting it here in its entirety:Congratulations

Food & Drink |
January 21, 2013

Up and Eat ’Em

Breakfast isn’t just the most important meal of the day. As determined by our exhaustive survey of the state’s best bacon, eggs, pancakes, migas, biscuits, tacos, kolaches, grits, pie, pan dulce, and more, it’s also the most delicious.

Weekend Getaways |
January 20, 2013

Endless Summer

There are plenty of unpleasant reasons to take a staycation this summer, from the collapse of your 401(k) to the global outbreak of swine flu, but there are plenty of pleasant ones too. For the thirteen weekends between the first day of summer (June 21) and the first day of

Sports |
January 7, 2013

Bearkats Fall in Frisco

The University of Texas is still the state's last college football team to win a national championship, as Sam Houston State loses the FCS title to North Dakota State for the second straight year.