A tidy look back at 25 years of “Don’t Mess With Texas”— the most successful anti-littering campaign in world history.
Anthony Graves had been behind bars for eighteen years when the prosecutors in his case abruptly dropped all charges and set him free. How did it happen? What happens next?…
It was a year of appalling analogies, bare-naked Badu, collapsing Cowboys, dim-witted Daughters of the Republic of Texas, egregious Ethics Commission, felonious fishermen (not to mention frisky firefighters), G-rated (not) guards, hilarious headlines, imperial incumbents, jackass judges (as always!), klutzy kat rescuers, legendarily lame and losing Longhorns, mind-boggling menus, noncompliant…
Merkt, who grew up in Wisconsin, has been designing and building hot rods for more than twenty years. He moved to South Austin in 2007 and is currently a partner and main fabricator at Austin Speed Shop. When I was six or seven, my uncle gave me his collection of…
S. Matt Read on hiking around Texas.
The Coen brothers deliver a truer, grittier True Grit.
Throw your plans out the window. We scoured the state in search of the top events and offerings, from the opera in Houston and Friday night lights in Odessa to surfing along the coast and hiking in the mountains. Here’s our super select guide to the things you absolutely…
Read a Q&A with Rick Bass.
From Soleil, in Austin.
Read an excerpt from the new novel.
Read a Q&A with Philipp Meyer.
More anecdotes from the "Don’t Mess With Texas” campaign.
Table Talk I am not a Texan. Nor a Republican. Nor even a Baptist. And when I saw the cover on immigration, I thought, “Uh-oh, here we go.” Then I saw “The Immigration Dinner Party” and read the profiles of the guests [November 2010]. I figured at least…
Pamela Colloff, Jody Horton, and Drew Friedman.
The mud was deep and wet and cold and there was nothing to do but dig. And dig. And dig.
The tragic culture clash that led to the murder of a governor’s son.
It’s time to halt executions in Texas.