Larry L. King is at work on a novel about minor league baseball in Texas in the fifties. Breaking Balls is a fictionalized account of his experiences covering the “miserable 144-game schedule” of the Midland Indians as a $55-a-week reporter for the Midland Reporter-Telegram in 1951. “I went to all
Eight days in a rental car with Larry L. King, the crotchety West Texan who has written some of the greatest magazine stories of all time, would be enough to drive anyone crazy. Except his biggest fan.
Associate editor John Spong on spending eight days listening to author Larry L. King’s outlandish stories—and on writing about his hero.
The writer who was known for writing the book for the Broadway musical The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas died Thursday at 83. Read three of senior editor John Spong's favorite stories by the giant of Texas letters.
Writer Larry L. King talks about his new book, In Search of Willie Morris.
How Hollywood sees us—and how Hollywood got us wrong.
When liquor by the drink went into effect in 1971, Texas changed forever.
Can Texas Democrats find happiness? In New York, maybe—
A long overdue homage to a cornerstone of Texas culture.
Being a Redneck is a lot of things, but it ain’t fun and it ain’t easy.