March 2014 Issue

Features

Knowing My Place

Woodland Heights may not be the fanciest neighborhood in Houston, or the quietest, or the coolest (and it can be a little full of itself), but it’s mine.

Crime

A Question of Mercy

In 1998 famously tough Montague County district attorney Tim Cole sent a teenager to prison for life for his part in a brutal murder. The punishment haunts him to this day.

Mission to Mars

Rob Thomas was just looking for a way to breathe life into his beloved-but-canceled TV show Veronica Mars. He might have ended up changing the movie business.

A Dictionary of Charcuterie . . .

Bresaola A beef eye of round, salt-cured and aged for several months. Coppa Marbled pork neck muscle, salt-cured and aged for several months. Lardo Pork back fat rubbed with salt and aromatics and aged for several months. Lonzino A whole pork loin, salt-cured and aged for several months.

Columns

The Texanist

Our estimable advice columnist on how to talk to kids about edible pets, whether Plano is pretentious, what constitutes a “major” city, and more.

Touts

Miscellany

Reporter

St. Vincent Bares All

Dallas's Annie Clark (a.k.a. St. Vincent) on her new album, the “weird high harmonics" of the late “Dimebag” Darrell Abbott, and the there's-nothing-in-the-world-quite-like-it quality of a Texas sky.

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