Texas actor Tye Sheridan stars alongside Ben Affleck in the sentimental yet skippable story of an aspiring writer, directed by George Clooney.
Our creative director, Emily Kimbro, and design director, Victoria Millner, keep Texas Monthly looking good.
The Austin musician has made an excellent traditional blues album—but to get there, he studied punk, West African music, and Ukrainian folk.
Reader letters published in our January 2022 issue.
Moriba Jah, a self-proclaimed “space environmentalist,” has joined a new effort to map the millions of bits of discarded debris orbiting the Earth.
The quarterback transfer, originally from Southlake, has the talent, pedigree, and mullet to make the next few years special for Longhorn fans.
After losing her daughter and a close friend, Sunny Huang brought the benefits of this "miracle tree" to Texas.
Six years after he became governor, we still don’t know what Greg Abbott wants to accomplish—except, as this year made clear, to hold on to office, no matter how many Texans get hurt.
The cringey Netflix show strikes the classic reality-TV balance of being both hard to watch and impossible to turn off.
We review dozens of restaurants each month. Here’s a peek at what’s new.
Plus, a woman in Temple threw her soup at a restaurant employee.
From red and green tortilla chips to eggnog ice cream, there's a holiday treat to please every Grinch and picky eater.
The new show has a strong premise that’s derailed by cheap laughs. But cartoonist Gilbert Shelton’s counterculture strips are still great.
Grading the season performances and outcomes for all twelve FBS programs in Texas. You already know who's getting an F.
‘The Light Saw Me’ is maybe the weirdest, most unexpected post-pandemic album to come out of the Red Dirt country scene. Just in time for Omicron!
I’ve been the target of censorship and vicious harassment, but my greatest worry is what this trend means for young people who rely on school libraries.
Matthew McConaughey Isn’t Running for Governor. But We Still Have Questions About His Interest in Politics.
Sunday night the actor announced he won’t challenge Greg Abbott. So what will he do?
After enduring twenty months of takeout-only service, Franklin fanatics were thrilled to spend hours—up to ten of ’em—in line for Texas’s most famous brisket.
Clumsy administrators. Meddling boosters. Blown double-digit leads. A six-game losing streak. And a home loss to lowly Kansas. What's next?
The celebrated Fort Worth writer and entrepreneur spent most of his life in exile from his home state. But it never lost its grip on his imagination.
Austin's Kathy Valentine takes us behind the scenes at the star-studded ceremony, which debuts on HBO this month.
The Nelson clan’s new gospel album meets the grief and trauma of the pandemic with spirit and hope.
An annual tour of artist studios opts for a wider map as cost of living blows up the east side of the city.
A new book tells the sweeping tale of the Alamo’s Weird Wednesday series, the American Genre Film Archive, and Austin’s custodians of cult.
Indulge in over-the-top cocktails like the Skeleton Cruise, which comes in a boat with dry ice and activates bar-wide light and sound effects.
Terry Middleton of ‘Horns Illustrated’ tried to be positive during Monday’s Longhorns press conference. He didn’t know he’d get dragged for it.
Asleep at the Wheel (belatedly) celebrates fifty years of championing a genre once considered all but dead.
With six top-25 teams among the state's men's and women's programs, there's never been a better time to be a basketball fan in Texas.
The first Latino selected to lead the agency talked about how the Trump administration might have affected last year’s count and how the census handles race and ethnicity questions.
The Most Powerful Telescope Ever Made Will Launch Next Month. A Texas Astronomer Is Leading Its Biggest Project.
UT’s Caitlin Casey will use the Webb Telescope to peer nearly 14 billion years back in time.
The boozy winter pastime that Senator John Cornyn once deemed “the most obscure Olympic sport” is on the rise—even in Texas.
The record influx of recent arrivals from all over might be exactly what the state needs. That includes Californians. (And no, they’re not turning Texas blue.)
You won't be able to put these down.
At Trill Foods, Nick Belloni is making some of the city’s most creative dishes.
We review more than sixty restaurants each month. Here’s a peek at what’s new.
Good luck finding a Texan who’s lived a more complete football life than Westlake High School coach Todd Dodge. Now in his final season before retirement, the six-time state champion is looking to add one more trophy to his mantel.
A Luis Jiménez exhibition in Austin focuses on Southwestern themes in the art of the late, great El Pasoan.
For 68 years, hippies, rednecks, and college kids drank beer at the Austin roadhouse, which received a final sendoff from famed country group Freda and the Firedogs.
It was a rough campaign for FC Dallas, Austin FC, and Houston Dynamo FC, but there's good reason to hope that next year will be better.
Plus: a podcast series on self-help guru Rachel Hollis and a strange new single from Teezo Touchdown.
Bread at most barbecue joints is an afterthought. Slices of cheap white bread are handed out for free and often end up in the trash. So I was struck by a new food truck in Austin where the bread, in this case biscuits, is as much of a star as
He made the low-budget film at a low point in his career—but twenty years later, it stands the test of time.
With its tenth album, ‘Lucifer on the Sofa,’ the city’s signature indie-rock band has made its most Austin record yet.
Tucked somewhere between the wine list and the dessert menu, Texans are more likely than ever to find—and order—no-gronis, no-jitos, and other alcohol-free drinks.
Bakers are leaning into their dark sides to build spooktacular creations ahead of October 31.
There’s something for every Texan on this list.
Reader letters published in our November 2021 issue.
Head coach Steve Sarkisian diagnosed his team's weakness after Saturday's loss to Oklahoma State. Now he has to repair it.
A new cookbook honors Día de los Muertos traditions from across Mexico, with regional recipes designed to help us remember and celebrate departed loved ones.
Across Texas, fusion barbecue is making a move—and vegetarian barbecue isn't far behind.