Senior executive editor Paul Burka on editing Bum Steers.
Writer-at-large Michael Ennis on writing about politics and culture.
Executive editor S. C. Gwynne on researching the energy industry and writing about coal plants.
Executive editor Mimi Swartz talks about Dan Patrick, Houston’s celebrity-talk-show-host-turned-politician.
Senior editor John Spong on spending time with comedian Ron White.
Writer-at-large Jan Reid on interviewing neurosurgeon Sam Hassenbusch, who was diagnosed with the same kind of cancer he had been treating for years.
Senior editor Karen Olsson talks about horse slaughter—watching the deed, talking to advocates, and writing about the contentious issue.
Senior editor Patricia Sharpe on eating and ranking tacos.
Senior editor Pamela Colloff on going to Sarita to see first-hand what hardships illegal immigrants face as they try to pass a South Texas checkpoint.
Senior editor Katy Vine talks about visiting the Giddings State School, a juvenile detention facility where she observed therapists helping kids who’ve committed violent offenses wrestle their inner demons.
Senior editor Patricia Sharpe and foodie Brooke Ferguson discuss the time, the tasting, and the tenacity involved in reviewing more than four hundred mail-order food items.
Senior executive editor Paul Burka on Texas A&M University president Robert Gates and his plans for change.