July 2017

Features

Features
The Shelf Life of John Mackey

Jun 14, 2017 By Tom Foster

Whole Foods' eccentric founder changed the way Americans consume food. Can he survive the Wall Street forces that now want to consume him?

Alamo Drafthouse
Showtime at the Alamo

Jun 15, 2017 By Dan Solomon

In a dark, uncertain time for the film industry, one man decided he’d had enough. His name is Tim League. His creation is the Alamo Drafthouse. And together, they’re on a mission to make moviegoing fun again.

Jo Carol Pierce
Bad Girls Get Old

Jun 26, 2017 By Jason Stanford

Thirty years ago, Jo Carol Pierce turned her Lubbock upbringing into a sublime musical about sex, suicide, and Jesus. Now 72, she's ready for her third act.

Touts

Miscellany

Columns

Calling Dr. Chilton

Jun 21, 2017 By David Courtney

Getting to the bottom of the baffling backstory of Lubbock’s legendary lemony libation—one refreshing sip at a time.

Reporter

Final Cut

Jun 21, 2017 By Christopher Hooks

When Texas’s film incentives program comes up for renewal, politicians and movie bizzers give performances that Matthew McConaughey would envy.