A much-talked-about football player at Baylor University—whom coaches “expect back” this fall—is currently on trial for the sexual assault of a fellow student. Questions now swirl around what the program knew and when they knew it.
The grim traveler sampled the offerings with a heavy heart.
In protest of the annual punishment from central Texas’s arboreal parasite.
An unscientific, untrimmed analysis of the phenomenon of Ted Cruz Beard Thirst.
Yes, I know ”apple time, apple time” was a joke. But why were so many of us willing to believe it of the NBA star?
Two burning questions answered in one post.
It's not just the pandemic. Texas's beloved grocery chain has been developing its disaster response for more than a decade.
Our intrepid reporter biked behind the human whose job it is to follow, and help train, Austin’s new pizza-delivery robots.
Some folks in Texas's poorest city see a new downtown mural funded by the billionaire's foundation as the writing on the wall.
The damages awarded this week in Austin are only the beginning of the likely end of Jones and Infowars. But it remains to be seen what that means for other purveyors of misinformation.
It fetched $705,000, topping the list of about 165 items from Ted Lusher's Texana collection.
The think tank, founded by a conservative billionaire who supports Greg Abbott, ranks Texas 39 places behind California.
An original broadsheet announcing the fall of the Alamo, the first book published in Texas, and other stuff that Phil Collins will probably buy.
Traditionally, the capitol building has housed a gigantic tree. This year's is much more meager.
The Philadelphia Eagles Covered Willie Nelson’s “Pretty Paper” for Christmas. We Regret to Inform Cowboys Fans That It Slaps.
With Waxahatchee’s Katie Crutchfield singing harmonies, to boot.
Money can buy anything, but it can’t make you look like any less of a dork.
The $77 million the university will pay Jimbo Fisher to not coach football could fund 1,666 full-tuition scholarships—or buy 17 billion Goldfish crackers.
On the new album ‘Jenny From Thebes,’ the indie band revives the characters from ‘All Hail West Texas,’ its seminal 2002 exploration of life in the Lone Star State.
For a few months this summer, autonomous vehicles roamed the streets of Austin. Self-driving trucks shuttle freight across the state. The autonomous future is here—but its arrival is fraught.
The World Series–bound Texas Rangers have embraced the much-maligned band with arms wide open. And it turns out that Creed kinda slaps.
The woman who reported being physically abused in 2014 was awarded $270,000 in damages.
The former head football coach was called to testify on Thursday—and made some surprising assertions.
Before game two of the ALCS, a Houston Astros fan was told his shirt, which referenced the team’s cheating scandal, was unwelcome at the ballpark.
When I wrote my YA novel, I hoped to inspire teens to figure out their beliefs around complicated political questions. But amid a wave of book bans, my book could get prohibited from school shelves.
With its limited edition Shania Twain T-shirt and other unexpected items, the San Antonio Spurs’ online store is not afraid to get weird.
Trick-shot professionals could practice a shot like this for years and never land it as cleanly as the Gordon Longhorns kicker.
A defense attorney in Ken Paxton’s impeachment trial tried to twist an old conspiracy theorist line into a Texas truism. How does it hold up?
Rick Perry rides a gunboat. Ted Cruz goes militiaman. Ron DeSantis and George P. Bush try their best.
Paying Bitcoin companies to turn off their energy-gobbling computers is apparently our best plan to keep the power on for the rest of us.
After washing up on the coast of Wales, she was nursed back to health, flown home to Texas, and then released in Galveston.
The University of Houston is reclaiming the “Love Ya Blue” colors made famous by Earl Campbell and Warren Moon for the Cougars’ Big 12 debut.
And he really wants you to know it.
Are you worn out from the constant warnings to save power to keep our “fixed” power grid from overloading? You may have ERCOT Conservation Fatigue.
Sark bangs Tupac, the Baylor and TCU coaches pump themselves up with Dave Matthews Band, and guess who loves Post Malone?
Would Nate Paul and Ken Paxton Still Be Friends Under Other Circumstances? A Texas Monthly Investigation
Unpacking the bromance between the 36-year-old nightclub owner and the 60-year-old evangelical Christian and career politician.
Fantasy football rosters don’t reflect real NFL rosters. But what if they did? A die-hard Texas football fan decided to find out.
After a night of hilarious and emotional speeches, Becky Hammon, Dirk Nowitzki, Tony Parker, and Gregg Popovich are all Hall of Famers.
. . . When it comes to producing renewable energy, winning golf tournaments, banning books, and closing rural hospitals. Why is Texas so darn great . . . and so darn awful?
Wounding as it may be to our deeply ingrained sense of Texas exceptionalism, there are a number of seemingly Texas-y categories in which we don’t take the top spot. Here are a few.
As the NFL (and CFL, and AAF) washout prepares a College Station comeback, a new film tells Johnny Football's story.
A state district court judge narrowed Texas’s abortion ban, but the state’s appeal complicates access to the procedure.
The Grapevine-raised pop star and collectibles enthusiast has taken his fandom to a whole new level.
We analyzed the Texas lieutenant governor’s argument about why he was right to have A&M investigate a professor who’d allegedly made critical comments about him.
The Houston director’s big-budget debut flopped—but it wasn’t set up to succeed.
“There’s no basement at the Alamo!” and other lessons on the state from the late Paul Reubens.
The li’l guy went missing a week ago. Whoever finds him is going to be rich (in barbecue, gift cards, and pie).
As of July 19, SAG-AFTRA has granted waivers allowing 45 projects to keep rolling, many of them in Texas.
Only thirty theaters capable of project 70mm IMAX exist in the world. Two of them are in Texas. You'll probably have to settle for "Croppenheimer."
Is the misspelling on the billboard promoting the Temple store a typo, a stunt intended to go viral, or a secret third thing?
Harlan Crow and Jerry Jones have bought access to the Supreme Court justice through carefully curated gifts. What do Michael Dell, Tilman Fertitta, Elon Musk, and others have to offer?
Last week, the thirty-six Big Tex Choice Award semi-finalists were announced, and we take a closer look at some of the mostly fried and sometimes alarming selections.
The multiplatinum artist, who has released a new deluxe version of the 2012 record, reflects on the dark (and fun) L.A. summer when it was written.
On the latest single from ‘Texas Wild,’ a forthcoming tribute album stacked with state classics, you can hear the joy in Bingham’s weathered voice.
The far–East Austin bar is an elephant graveyard for restaurant signs of decades past, but we’re still trying to figure out who it’s really for.
The Texas Country Jamboree doesn't exist, and Garth Brooks wasn't booed off its stage. That didn't deter Greg Abbott.
The 1950s-set comedy is being hailed as the director’s best work in years, and I can’t figure out why.
The Lege approved the highest film incentives budget the state has ever seen. Here's what that massive check means for productions and the biz overall.
Texas Monthly reporter Dan Solomon just published his first work of young adult fiction, ‘The Fight for Midnight.’ These are the books that inspired him.
The rising Alabama alt-pop artist and the Arlington country star aim for a classic Texas breakup song. Do they hit the mark?
It’s rare to see a conservative American politician use language such as “horrific and wrong” and “human rights abuse” to describe a law that targets gay people.