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Music |
October 21, 2015

Cuban Revolution

ZZ Top front man Billy Gibbons talks about playing with Willie, going solo, going Latin, and going beardless (not).

Critters |
October 21, 2015

Sanctuary City

Will border politics crush Mission’s attempt to brand itself as the butterfly capital of America before that dream takes wing?

Books |
September 17, 2015

The Checklist

A look at what to read, watch, and listen to this (wonderfully jam-packed) month in order to achieve maximum Texas cultural literacy.

Chat |
July 23, 2015

True Grits

Innocence Project of Texas executive director Scott Henson says his organization is about more than DNA evidence.

Politics & Policy |
June 11, 2015

The Class of 2015

Illustrations by Nicki Longoria. Click to enlarge.Elsewhere in this month’s issue, our political team considers which state legislators have earned our respect and which ones remind us why the stately granite building at Twelfth Street and Congress Avenue has long been the butt of countless jokes

The Culture |
June 11, 2015

“Odor! Odor in the Court!”

District judge Carter Tinsley Schildknecht, of Dawson County, was reprimanded by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct for, among other offenses, holding a fifteen-hour court session that ran until four in the morning, during which she allowed no formal meal or bathroom breaks.