A Q&A With Katy Vine

Jan 20, 2013 By mollybruder

Jacob Isom went from being an obscure skateboarder living in Amarillo to being a worldwide celebrity about as fast as you can say “Dude, you have no Quran!” Katy Vine talks about YouTube, entertainment news, and being thrust into the limelight.

Nice Guys Finish Second

Jan 20, 2013 By Mimi Swartz

Is Survivor’s Colby Donaldson for real? Over lunch, the last old-fashioned Texas man talks about why he threw the game and what he’ll do next.

Alex Jones Is About To Explode

Jan 20, 2013 By Nate Blakeslee

Does the country’s most popular conspiracy talk radio host really believe that 9/11 was an inside job? That global warming is a plot cooked up by the World Bank? That an elite cabal wants to kill most of the people on the planet (including you)? Two million listeners think so—and they’re hanging on his every word.


Jan 20, 2013 By Gary Cartwright

Blackie Sherrod probably hates the word "retired," but that's what he is now—and newspaper readers across Texas are the poorer for it.

RIP, Larry L. King

Dec 23, 2012 By John Spong

The writer who was known for writing the book for the Broadway musical The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas died Thursday at 83. Read three of senior editor John Spong's favorite stories by the giant of Texas letters. 

KHOU Mishandles Twitter Technology

Oct 11, 2012 By Alison Finney

KHOU ran a story about convicted rapist Abraham Joseph and next to it embedded a Twitter feed populating tweets related to the story. Unfortunately it pulled innocent @abrahamjoseph into its web.

Another Food Critic Loses Anonymity

Sep 18, 2012 By Jason Cohen

Encouraged to be "more visible" by the Houston Chronicle, Alison Cook spoke at the Metropolitan Food Show this past Sunday. Eater Houston had a picture of her up by Tuesday. 

Half Speed Ahead

Jul 15, 2012 By Jason Cohen

Posting will be light at the TM Daily Post this week. But you'll still find us at and on Twitter and Facebook.

From Hacks to Flacks

May 2, 2012 By Sonia Smith

Jason Embry left the Austin American-Statesman to serve as Joe Straus's press secretary. But moving from political journalist to political flack is not unprecedented. Here are ten other Texas journalists who have made the jump.

I Really Do Like Jane Aldridge

Apr 5, 2012 By Jason Sheeler

Jason Sheeler, who wrote about the Dallas-based fashion blogger for the April issue of TEXAS MONTHLY, responds to the sea of controversy unleashed by his profile.