Jake Silverstein on what first drew him to Texas, what kept him here, and what he will miss as he takes his leave.
The lonely, calloused, plaster-caked ballad of the do-it-yourself renovator.
Was deregulating the Texas electricity markets a colossal mistake?
Nearly everything about moviegoing has changed since I first fell in love with the big screen as a kid. But my ardor remains.
The lessons of a family heirloom.
Were it not for the fact that it looked a little weird on the cover, I would’ve insisted that we call this a food issue, not the food issue. Magazines are always putting out what they call “the Food Issue,” and this is precisely what we set out to do six
Readers respond to the October issue.
In November 1973, Texas Monthly, which was still in its first year of existence, marked the tenth anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy with a profile of Lee Harvey Oswald’s mother, Marguerite; the cover, however, went to Tom Landry. Two years later, in November 1975, the
Readers respond to the September issue.
Money and politics. There’s a reason this issue features a report on wealth in Texas alongside a pair of stories that look ahead to the 2014 elections. Despite the occasional quixotic effort to remove the former from the latter, the two are deeply intertwined. Only in very rare instances does
Readers respond to the August issue.
Readers respond to the July issue.
Politics can usually be described along the same lines as that old cliché about the weather: if you don’t like it, just wait five minutes and it’ll change. The will of the electorate is fickle, as constant in its attachment to any particular politician as to any particular variety of breakfast