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Change, Pardners

Jul 31, 2006 By Evan Smith

Two related points about the state of the increasingly crazy business we’re in. First, like delicate species in the ecosystem, magazines can’t survive if they don’t adapt. Second, rumors of print journalism’s death have been greatly exaggerated, but as with so many overstatements, there’s an embedded grain of truth, and…

Blogrolling In Our Time

Jul 21, 2006 By Paul Burka

“Management” has suggested that I use this blog to tout the many wonderful articles in our August issue, which is hot off the presses. At first, I was very huffy about this, but then I realized that I wasn’t keeping up with the times.

Independent’s Day

Jun 30, 2006 By Evan Smith

YES, THAT’S GUBERNATORIAL CANDIDATE Kinky Friedman—four words I’ve yet to utter with a straight face—on our cover this month, dressed somewhat less outlandishly than in the past. The last time (July 2004), you’ll recall, he was elegantly done up like the queen of England, as feminine as a swarthy man…

Me and Him

Apr 30, 2005 By Gary Cartwright

Once upon a time I thought it was cool to question God’s existence. Not anymore.

Greatness Visible

Sep 30, 2003 By Paul Burka

The dream of a first-rate university rising out of the prairie north of the Colorado River is almost as old as Texas itself. Which prompts the question, When will UT finally live up to its potential?

Horns Aplenty

Sep 30, 2003 By Paul Burka

Senior executive editor Paul Burka talks about this month's cover story, "Greatness Visible."

Boys Will Be Boys

Sep 30, 2002 By Prudence Mackintosh

Why has it taken so long for my sons to get married? Is it the wet towels mildewing on their apartment floors? The pocket change accumulating on every flat surface? Or is it that I've given them a skewed idea of what women expect?