Two decades ago, a barbarian from Arkansas named Jerry Jones bought the Dallas Cowboys and rebooted the franchise from the ground up. Inside the wild first days of the most hostile takeover the NFL has ever known.
The only American ever to design scarves for the exclusive French fashion house Hermès is Kermit Oliver, a 69-year-old postal worker from Waco who lives in a strange and beautiful world all his own.
For the past four years, a group of passionate reformers has been steadily trying to remake how higher education works in Texas—over the screams and howls of many professors and school presidents. Last year the battle came to UT. And the bombs are still flying.
Down with hypothetical football! Three cheers for the real thing!
After serving as a police officer for six years in the Brazos Valley, Klimple “burned out” on working with the public and sought refuge in truck driving. He got his commercial driver’s license while hauling oil equipment for Halliburton, never imagining that a year later he’d put it to use…
1. Third Time’s the Charm! Right? For the third straight year, the Texas Rangers head into the postseason with hopes that are high and realistic. Led by perennial MVP candidate Josh Hamilton, they’re the best-hitting team in baseball. They’ve got a lights-out closer in Joe Nathan and, despite some devastating…
How Gary Clark Jr. is reclaiming and reinventing the blues for the hip-hop generation.
Photo illustration by Image Foundation. Tower photograph by Wyatt McSpadden.
Our September cover was a hit on Facebook, where it received hundreds of shares and likes—and generated a raging debate between those who thought the photo was adorable and those who felt that the children should have been more covered up. “First of all, can they put some clothes on them?”…
Joe Nick Patoski takes on America's most storied football franchise in his new book, The Dallas Cowboys.
The man ushering the Kimbell Art Museum into a grand new era: Eric M. Lee.
How the 50th anniversary party for the Texas Heart Institute was really a glimpse into the Houston that once was.
Terry Lickona, the television show's executive producer, talks about some of the acts that will step on the Austin City Limits stage for the first time, including Radiohead and Kat Edmonson.
From Boulevardier, in Dallas.