Ann Richards, Farrah Fawcett, Beyoncé. An excerpt from TM’s new book, ‘Being Texan,’ explores a strain of toughness in the iconography of the state’s females.
What better way to mark the passage of time than with some tasteful spelunking nudity?
In 2018, as national chains pledged to ditch their nonbiodegradable polystyrene cups, Whataburger said it would look into alternative materials, too. What happened?
Two-step with Strait, twerk with Megan, and don’t miss these six other acts during the first two weekends in October.
A conversation with the big guy himself.
The Dallas-raised comedian brings his six-year project to a close (and raises thousands for charity).
You’ve got until October 31 to stop by for a cold one.
A man now living in Fredericksburg wonders if his hometown really has anything to brag about.
To me, Garth Ennis's ‘Preacher’ is about growing past juvenile, self-destructive notions of masculinity.
Joining a tradition with roots in the 1960s, today’s skaters blend styles from across the U.S.—and have a lot of fun doing it.
For almost eighty years, the name “Fletcher’s” has drawn state fair visitors. After a dramatic feud—and a pandemic—the family’s banner will fly again.
Plus, home security footage captured a deer hoof-fight over corn feed.
Two Texas buddies stationed at an Air Force base in Qatar wonder if their bond can survive the SEC’s recent expansion.
Plus: The simple pleasure of H-E-B’s tres leches cake and emerging Houston-raised artist Zach Person’s debut album.
Composer Justin Sherburn drew on his own experience to write ‘Texas Workforce Commission Hold Music,’ which the agency officially adopted this week.
With an Elle Woods–inspired application video, Lindsay Perry bested the competition for a paid position living, learning, and drinking on a California winery.
Plus: Some yummy Mexican pastries in Austin and an early collection of Sandra Cisneros poetry.
No Googling allowed.
Plus, a boy flushed his grandmother’s wedding ring down the toilet, and a 72-year old trained for his 787th marathon.
Most Texans miss Whataburger when they leave the state. Not many of them are in a position to open their own.
A Eulogy man wants to make sure that his footwear and pants-wear choices are compatible.
The Texas native helped make the music video into an art form, and was instrumental in creating the network that defined a generation.
Plus: a trip to Ruby City and a podcast that will spice up your weeknights.
A Plano woman doesn't think pistol-packing goes with pasta primavera.
The three-time Olympian from North Texas and daughter of Super Bowl champ Michael Carter reminds us that greatness comes from within.
Mobile City was incorporated in the early nineties to facilitate alcohol sales in a dry county. Now residents—especially its devoted mayor—fear for the fate of their accidental utopia.
The fencing duo from San Antonio took bronze in 2012, and this summer in Tokyo, they’re seeking even greater Olympic glory.
Plus, a thirty-year-old woman in El Paso County posed as her thirteen-year-old daughter to attend middle school.
The former first lady is best known for her love of wildflowers, but this peaceful, dreamy show reveals much more.
She was born into West Texas ranching royalty and found fame by building a hotel empire. Then she was ousted from her company. Now, for her next act . . .
A Dallas man is flummoxed by Quitaque. And Danevang, and Jiba, and Study Butte, and Zuehl . . .
The 17-year-old from Houston is one of only a handful of women who've ever successfully landed a 540-degree aerial spin during competition.
A talented infielder and a strong hitter who played around the world, he created an early iteration of the protective gear that now keeps baseball players safe.
Orion Jean has also donated 100,984 meals and 619 toys, making the rest of us look lazy.
A very wet spring has a San Antonio woman looking for some relief from an arthropod invasion.
The flyweight from Houston talks about fighting for her country and for mental health awareness in the first of a four-part video series.
Former Montrose bar Mary’s...Naturally! served as the site of raucous parties, AIDS-era organizing, and even a final resting place for patrons. This Pride Month, a new exhibit reckons with the bar’s legacy for today's queer community.
Apparently, children did not find him creepy in the 1950s.
His almost superhuman exploits made him one of the West's most feared lawmen. Today, the legendary deputy U.S. marshal is widely believed to be the real Lone Ranger. But his true legacy is even greater.
Almost five decades after spurning the city—and following several deep losses—a long-lost San Antonian revisits her hometown.
Plus, an elementary school was evacuated after a 10-year-old lit a toilet paper dispenser on fire.
A small group fights to save a cemetery and what remains of a Lipan Apache existence in the Big Bend.
The Texanist: Is There a Formula for Picking Out a Cowboy Hat That Doesn’t Make You Look Like a Fool?
A Houston man wants to get the width of his brim just right.
One lucky night of dancing with the masters unlocked a new appreciation of the craft.
Video: The University of Houston professor walks us through his process and his award-winning poem "Carbonate of Copper."
Adriene Mishler’s blue heeler, Benji, is one of the most famous canines in the country, but he hasn’t let it go to his sweet, soft little head.
A photo of the Mavs' past and present superstars during Dallas's win over the L.A. Clippers captured an NBA passing of the torch.
A Brady woman isn't sure her new relationship will survive a fundamental disagreement about the weather.
“I don’t want anyone who comes into my restaurant to forget that day,” says Brent Johnson, owner of Bar9Eleven.
Plus, a Houston woman went to Fort Worth to cut off 24 feet of fingernails.