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.
The attorney general and the senator have beef. For now, it’s confined to social media.
Turns out, everyone from former Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin to the ghost of Mickey Mantle helped cause Johnny Football’s downfall.
A Houston company’s vessel returns America to the most remote portion of our state for the first time since 1972.
According to medical experts, the beat of Beyoncé’s new single is just right for performing CPR (and perhaps dancing).
The beleaguered attorney general has announced a lawsuit targeting El Paso’s Annunciation House, claiming—without evidence—that it and other NGOs “facilitate astonishing horrors.”
The concept of “selling out” at the heart of the film feels like an artifact from another time. But it may be that we’ve just stopped talking about it.
With two new singles, Bey is planting a flag squarely in country music—and we have a feeling she’s about to school us on the genre.
The attorney general, who has spent eight years delaying his securities fraud trial, is arguing that those delays make his prosecution unconstitutional.
For ‘Willie and Me,’ Eva Hassmann enlisted an Elvis impersonator, Peter Bogdanovich, and Willie himself to tell a story of how Willie’s music crosses cultures.
Ms. Musgraves, the beloved Texan country star, teased her long-awaited new album . . . at the worst possible time.
It’s unlikely Texas will depart from the union. But with Governor Greg Abbott spouting secessionist rhetoric over border security, talk of a “Texit” is getting a fresh look.
The law, which would have required booksellers to rate every book they sold to school libraries, was overturned by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Agriculture commissioner Sid Miller said he would duel state rep Glenn Rogers—with words. Technically, the real thing isn’t off the table.
Judging by the fest lineups, Texans such as BigXthaPlug, Charley Crockett, Khruangbin, and more are about to enter music’s A-list.
The Longhorns and the Cowboys got thumped after receiving Cruz’s endorsement. Some say the junior senator is to blame.
Paxton Watch: After a “Swatting” Incident at His House, the AG Called Out His Political Opponents—but Does It Add Up?
The beleaguered attorney general blamed House Speaker Dade Phelan for “doxxing” him, but he failed to mention that the address contained in the impeachment materials Phelan released was for Paxton’s residence in another city.
Having survived one big legal fight, the attorney general is eagerly picking new ones with Media Matters for America, Pfizer, the U.S. State Department, and a Texan with a nonviable pregnancy.
The Arlington a capella group stood before the lord of song, declaring “Hallelujah” to be holiday music.
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.