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.
Texas Republicans have been in the midst of a cold war with one another for much of the 2023 session. The impeachment vote simply caused it to heat up.
The attorney general, under indictment since 2015, now faces potential impeachment from the Texas House.
The 2022 census update, released late last week, indicates growth in Austin and Fort Worth—as well as the Texas suburbs—isn’t slowing down.
Ted Cruz wants the Beer Institute, the industry’s self-regulatory body, to investigate whether Bud Light broke the law by reaching out to a transgender influencer.
David Robinson, Tim Duncan, and now Victor Wembanyama—when the Spurs draft number one overall, they get Hall of Fame big men.
Hypnotic, the supernatural thriller starring Ben Affleck that opened on Friday, is Robert Rodriguez’s twenty-first movie. The lifelong Texan is more prolific than almost any of his ’90s indie-film contemporaries—Quentin Tarantino, whose Reservoir Dogs debuted about a year before Rodriguez’s El Mariachi, has only made ten!—and that’s including a
The longest-tenured governor of Texas, who is famously great with groups of three, aims for a failed campaign hat trick.
Legal sports gambling in the state still faces a long and complicated path that would require a constitutional amendment.
He's from California, but we're still proud of him and his namesake.
The show’s infamous second season was shortened because of the strike, but that’s not the whole story.
Chris Vaughn, the team’s assistant director of college scouting, shared the good news with sixth-round pick Deuce Vaughn.
The former Baylor linebacker and NFL player has won the last three elections in his Dallas congressional district.
This month, fans have a chance to bid on books, guns, and a pinball machine owned by the definitive chronicler of twentieth-century Texas.
The living legend and the bluegrass young gun unroll a pot-smoking, finger-picking good time.
Amid a debate over competing property tax–relief plans, the lieutenant governor isn’t holding back. But is “California Dade” a good insult?
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.