Steve Benifiel was an old-fashioned outlaw who practically owned the town of Ranger—until he was busted for running one of West Texas’s biggest drug rings.
To hear some women tell it, nature created two genders, one nearly perfect and the other badly flawed. I wonder whether they’re right.
An Alabama Klansman posing as a folksy Texas novelist almost pulled off the literary hoax of the century.
The great polka boycott, Willie’s Sunday school status, the cold truth about Vanilla Ice, and other notable moments in Texas Music.
A report from the front lines in the battle of the sexes—inside the Aggie corps.
The Dallas Times Herald, 1879-1991, R.I.P.
Bob Lanier’s victory in the Houston mayoral runoff guaranteed that all three of the state’s biggest cities will be led by white male political insiders for the first time since 1971. A year ago all three cities had women mayors. But the elections of Lanier, Steve Bartlett in Dallas, and…
On assignment for Country America magazine, Dallas freelance photographer Danny Turner traveled to Southern California’s Roy Rogers—Dale Evans Museum to snap a portrait of the singing cowboy. Turner just couldn’t resist grabbing the opportunity for a “me and Roy” photo, and it turned out so well that Turner put it…
Jan Jarboe’s “Wonder Drug on Trial” [TM, December 1991], on fluoxetine (Prozac), left me disappointed. As an instructor on antidepressant pharmacology for psychiatric residents, I emphasize that antidepressants are neither good nor bad but simply drugs with individual side-effect profiles and efficacies. I am appalled that the article did not…
The Hill Top Cafe
If Texas is already overburdened with lawyers, and if, nevertheless, our law schools are still bursting with students, then I have a simple solution. Before submitting an application, all who want to apply to law school must sit down and read every word of the Texas constitution that was passed…
The Texas Rangers have been thinking: Can they afford to keep Rubén Sierra, their best player ever?
Bert Long comes to Houston’s Contemporary Arts Museum by way of the Fifth Ward, the Marines, haute cuisine—and the Prix de Rome.
A state breeding program aims to fatten up the trim, pugnacious bass.
An Austin artist makes a stringed instrument of monumental scale.
Whether on the field or on the tube, Steve McMichael’s roughhousing grabs fans.
Space Center Houston will wow crowds with Disney gimmicks.
Quick: Name the Laredo brothers who were world bantamweight champs at the same time.
Ken Barnes wants to keep his dinosaur fossils near home.
Peppered Pork 1 14-ounce or larger pork tenderloin (have butcher remove membrane) Salt to taste 1 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper 2 tablespoons virgin olive oil Preheat oven to 500 degrees. Cut pork into 4 equal pieces, sprinkle with salt, coat with pepper. In very hot sauté…