Humor

Bum Steers
The 2020 Bum Steer Awards

Dec 18, 2019 By Texas Monthly

Beto O'Rourke, Dennis Bonnen, and the Houston Astros make our annual dishonor roll, along with assorted lesser-known idiots and evildoers.

The Book of Rick
The Book of Rick

Nov 25, 2019 By Emily McCullar

Rick Perry says Trump is ”chosen by God.” But what if Perry were chosen to write the newest book of the Bible?

Meanwhile, in Texas

Mar 21, 2018 By Leif Reigstad

An inmate gets caught sneaking back into prison, a stolen cowboy dummy is returned, and the last Texas Blockbuster Video store closes.

Meanwhile in Texas Chicken Funeral
Meanwhile, in Texas

Feb 21, 2018 By Leif Reigstad

An obituary for a chicken, a consequential Whataburger receipt, an overenthusiastic Red Raider, and a handful of other stories from around the state.

Meanwhile, in Texas

Jan 23, 2018 By Leif Reigstad

A 45-pound catfish, a mannequin in the passenger seat, a naked woman eating cake, and a handful of other stories from around the state.

Alex Jones Bum Steer
Bum Steer Awards 2018 No. 5: Alex Jones

Dec 21, 2017 By Texas Monthly

In fifth place: the excitable radio host, for saying so many crazy things that his unsuccessful and very public child custody battle wasn’t the most embarrassing thing that happened to him this year.