Dan Patrick calls the Paw Patrol, and Dan Crenshaw sticks it to Nickelback
Plus, lessons in personal branding from Ted Cruz, and Pete Olson
Plus, Taylor Swift honors Beto O’Rourke in song, and hard-right scandalmongers Empower Texans expand into BBQ reviews.
Plus, Ken Starr is pulled out of retirement, Pete Olson visits Sesame Street, and Vicente Gonzalez desperately needs a celebrity.
Plus, Ted Cruz takes on Stephen King (again), Eliz Markowitz does her best Willie, America Ferrera leaves Vicente Gonzalez hanging, and more!
Plus, Chip Roy blames California, Paul Bettencourt targeted by liberal hackers, and other extremely on-brand happenings
Plus, Julián Castro and Beto O’Rourke are on the rebound, and Tony Buzbee is on another bender.
Tips from Texans who trap, kill, and study wild pigs.
Ever since 2014, the Alamo has become the locus of a notably less cinematic war, all raging around the controversial plan to renovate and redesign it.
Beto O'Rourke, Dennis Bonnen, and the Houston Astros make our annual dishonor roll, along with assorted lesser-known idiots and evildoers.
I spent some quality time with those decorated cedar trees along Loop 360 to see if I could get in the holiday spirit.
An open letter to a team that made us all proud—and then started whiffing.
Plus, Dan Crenshaw goes full-on Krusty the Clown, and a new Bush has entered the game.
Rick Perry says Trump is ”chosen by God.” But what if Perry were chosen to write the newest book of the Bible?
Fourteen strategies to deal with uncomfortable questions about impeachment proceedings.
Our hero’s odyssey ends where it started: with him.
Rick Perry, the former governor turned energy secretary, is about to have a lot of time on his hands.
Every year, Central Texas is swarmed with the little pests, causing panic across social media feeds.
Austin-bashing is as old as the hills, but things have gotten a little out of hand.
I left Texas after the brutal summer of 2011, only to return in time for the hottest September on record.
Impeachment is serious business. And so is the political calculating that goes into how to respond.
The Texas congressman doesn’t believe in background checks between friends.
Bienvenidos de Miami.
Plus, twins born a week apart, and a driving dalmatian.
On the latest National Podcast of Texas, the South Texas-raised stand-up comic talks about Mexican-American representation in Hollywood, the border situation, and writing jokes for Clint Eastwood.
Our hero returns to his old stomping grounds in anticipation of the big Oprah interview.
An unscientific, untrimmed analysis of the phenomenon of Ted Cruz Beard Thirst.
Let's take a non-serious suggestion seriously.
Over three decades, Mo Amer has gone from being a refugee living in Houston to a successful comedian. His first stand-up special mines his experiences for comedic gold.
The Arab-American refugee, comedian, and proud Houstonian finds the humor in his family’s journey from Kuwait and being seated next to Eric Trump on a plane.
In our latest podcast, host Andy Langer speaks with Amer as the comedian prepares to record his first Netflix special.
The late-night host and Texas senator will go one-on-one on Saturday. Here's our scouting report.
A Tulsa woman thinks the king of western swing had a raunchy side. Her husband isn't buying it.
An inmate gets caught sneaking back into prison, a stolen cowboy dummy is returned, and the last Texas Blockbuster Video store closes.
An obituary for a chicken, a consequential Whataburger receipt, an overenthusiastic Red Raider, and a handful of other stories from around the state.
Probably not! But let’s read way too much into it anyway.
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.
The Houston Texans owner nabs sixth place, for saying of his players’ decision to kneel during the National Anthem: “We can’t have the inmates running the prison.”
This year, virtually everyone embarrassed themselves—and the rest of us.
The Austin-based office captured third place for the botched investigation of state representative Dawnna Dukes.
The outgoing congressman takes eighth place for his refusal to face the truth about climate change.
The East Texas congressman takes seventh place for his wack-job debut as an infographic creator.
The craziest headlines you might have missed over the past month.
Our lieutenant governor, for his eagerness to squander his power, waste our time, and drag Texas politics into the bathroom, is our Bum Steer of the Year.
The Mistress of the Elements occupies second place—for being really, really mean to Texas.
The eight infamous Steers celebrated elsewhere in this package had a lot of company this year in our hall of shame. Here are another fifty or so Texans deserving of some ignominy.
Landing in fourth place, the state government’s also-ran loyal opposition, for going missing in action, year after year.
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.
Help us choose 2017’s Bum Steer. Vote in round two of our poll.
Some of the craziest headlines you might have missed over the past month.