The Texas Rangers’ new uniform design takes great pains—including the creation of a new, mythical mascot—to make fans throughout the Metroplex feel seen.
Our man picks a fight with a San Antonio icon. Maybe they should settle this on the court—or in the 2024 election?
A Federal Judge in Amarillo Just Suspended Approval of a Key Drug Used in Medication Abortions. But the Situation Is Complicated.
The unprecedented move means that access to abortion across the country could, in some ways, be restricted like it is in Texas.
Update: An ethics complaint against Representative Bryan Slaton, who skipped the session’s most consequential debate, has been filed alleging an “inappropriate relationship.”
Greg Abbott, Ted Cruz, and Ken Paxton All Invoked George Soros in Denouncing Trump’s Indictment. Here’s Why That’s a Problem.
The Jewish billionaire has long been the target of antisemitic attacks from the far right. What are Republican leaders signaling when they single him out as the main force behind the former president’s woes?
How Texas Drag Queen Brigitte Bandit Exposed the Absurdity of Proposals to Criminalize Drag Performers and Shows
This week, the Texas Senate Committee on State Affairs advanced two bills that would criminalize many drag performances. The bills, both filed by Republican Bryan Hughes of Mineola, take aim at men or women who use “clothing, makeup, or other similar physical markers” to “exhibit” as
Mavs great Dirk Nowitzki, along with four San Antonio Spurs—Gregg Popovich, Becky Hammon, Tony Parker, and Pau Gasol—headline the 2023 class.
In the end, it could only ever have been H-E-B.
It all comes down to this.
During the thirtieth anniversary of the Branch Davidian tragedy, no less.
H-E-B. Whataburger. Blue Bell. Southwest Airlines. Four iconic Texas brands remain, but only one can be crowned champion of them all.
Can anything stop H-E-B? Plus: a recap of the bracket's tightest matchup yet, between Schlitterbahn and Austin City Limits.
Torchy’s flames out, Chili’s cools off, and Chip and Joanna Gaines get fixer-uppered—while H-E-B, Whataburger, and Dr Pepper keep rolling.
The top seeds remain dominant, Mattress Mack scores an upset, and Dairy Queen faces a surprisingly tough test.
Recruiting, mostly. But also trying to see New Order.
The Corpus Christi native’s directorial debut is a self-assured, joyful ode to inclusivity and snack foods.
Which of these 64 iconic Texas businesses is the most beloved? This March Madness, there’s only one way to find out—with your help.
After banning almost all abortions in the state post-Roe, GOP lawmakers have proposed eighteen new ways of limiting access to the procedure.
As the alternative meat industry grows—including San Antonio-based vegan chicken sandwich chain Project Pollo—one writer tests the future of eating in America.
No, it doesn't involve a spoonful of sugar.
Bob Hall has long sought to outlaw gender-affirming treatments for minors. Now he seeks to effectively ban care for consenting adults.
. . . Y’all okay?
Austin’s response to last week’s mild freeze is further evidence that some of the structures of society we used to count on are no longer reliable.
A debate between Andy Langer, Dan Solomon—and Ice Cube?
The NBA guard can search for the Earth’s edge in Big Bend and bone up on JFK conspiracy theories when he’s not getting buckets in Dallas.
A bittersweet night for Queen Bey, a momentous night for Lizzo and Willie Nelson, and a confusing one for Chris Brown.
Attica Locke looks back on her 2012 essay weighing her Houston pride against the fact that “there are things about the state that just don’t work for me.”
Drill, baby, drill! But, uh, over there.
A Republican Lawmaker Wants to Make Sure Foods Containing Fetal Tissue—Say What?—Are Clearly Labeled
Senator Bob Hall’s bill is an unusual measure to address a nonexistent issue.
The jazz vocalist pays tribute to the Dallas icon in ways that make her work feel fresher than ever.
The HBO series ‘The Last of Us’ spent its first act showing us how Austin would handle people-eating monsters. Houston, on the other hand . . .
Is it too much to ask for the concession stands to sell Minion tacos?
The Houston Texans have sacked their fourth head coach in three years. Perhaps that means the franchise’s woes run far deeper than its on-field leader.
Representative Jared Patterson’s bill is a second swing at stopping pet stores from getting animals from out-of-state for-profit breeders.
He serves popcorn with panache.
A Texas GOP Lawmaker Wants to Increase “Viewpoint Diversity” by Banning Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Higher Ed
The legislation would rewrite a portion of the education code to target programs that represent marginalized groups.
May we suggest tickets to Cancun?
Heather Schaefer saw a desperate Facebook plea. Six months later, she had two new members of her extended family—and one less kidney.
The DA in El Paso County shares a name with an iconic Texas comedian. How well can you tell them apart?
A Few Republican Lawmakers Said They Want Exceptions to Texas’s Abortion Ban. A Democrat’s Bill Proposes Some.
Austin Democratic representative Donna Howard’s legislation seems written to try to appeal to Republicans.
The plaintiff was found to lack legal standing to bring the case. That has big implications—and not just for abortion laws.
The band aims to bring Texas Guns and Roses to its kn-kn-kn-kn-knees—or at least compel it to change its name.
Texas Lege Watch: A Democratic Resolution Would Put Abortion Directly on the Ballot. But It’s Doomed.
Recent history and polling tell us that voters would support a measure to stop lawmakers from restricting abortion access—which is precisely why it’ll never pass.
The rap star spent more than three hours praising Nazis on Infowars, while making the host squirm—but not for the reasons you might think.
There’s potential for the two to be an iconic duo, a new generation’s Robert Redford and Paul Newman.
From the man responsible for emptying it.
Under his new Texas bill, any community theater that hosts a performance of ‘Peter Pan’ could find itself regulated as a strip club.
The small-government conservative has proposed a bill to allow pregnant drivers to access carpool lanes.
Will Beyoncé finally get her Album of the Year award, and more we want to know.
John Bloom, a.k.a. Joe Bob Briggs, discusses his 2004 opus on the making of the slasher classic and the New York bias against a Texas original.