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November 2016

Features

The Iconoclast

Oct 19, 2016 By Eric Benson

Jim Allison has always gone his own way—as a small-town-Texas kid who preferred books to football, and as a young scientist who believed the immune system could treat tumors when few others did. And that irreverence led him to find a potential cure for cancer.

Objects of Our Affection

Oct 21, 2016 By Jordan Breal

An armadillo incense burner. An Andy Warhol self-portrait. The keys to the Alamo. Who knew what startling treasures you could find without ever leaving the state?

Touts

Columns

The Redneck Tenor

Oct 19, 2016 By Michael Hardy

The acclaimed opera singer Jay Hunter Morris has traveled the globe, performing Wagner, Puccini, and Bizet. And yet he still feels like a hick from Paris, Texas.

Reporter

Miscellany

Game On

Oct 19, 2016 By Brian D. Sweany

Being a sports fan is like falling in love. Sure, it’s a form of madness, but it’s one you can’t explain.