The kids’ television program, helmed by a crop of Texan theatrical talents, landed on PBS 25 years ago.
How Skip Hollandsworth does it.
The funny and brutal ‘Hollywood Mad Dogs’ was inspired by the Texas writer's experience working in Hollywood with the legendary—and very demanding—Steve McQueen.
Instead of wasting time on tiresome culture wars, Texas’s political leaders ought to be thinking big. They could start by saving Houston from disaster.
Reader letters published in our October issue.
Where cyclists can pedal past some stunning views and historic sites.
Why many are exchanging paved roads and traffic for rural routes and breathtaking scenery.
The team behind this month's well-red cover story.
Reader letters published in our September issue.
Affordable private places to pitch your tent when public parks aren’t an option.
Social distancing on a ranch in South Texas, one writer finds a diversion—and a sort of community—in studying the fragments of English dinnerware her predecessors left behind.
These distinct initiatives embody something I long wished for while studying at a predominantly white Texas university: a community of color connected through creativity.
The actor, who grew up in the Dallas area, takes a leading role in the horror series adapted from the book of the same name.
The butcher shop and barbecue joint, more than a century old, is finally shutting down (but not before giving us its mop sauce recipe).
The former city manager talks about a dead rat in a gift basket, a poop sandwich, and her timely new memoir, ‘Greedy Bastards.’
A Sugar Land man wants to know if his friend from out of state could be the official greeter at the State Fair of Texas.
The northeast Texas oasis among the pines reminds us of happier summers while providing needed respite now.
Rough it—or not—and make sure to get some barbecue.
It's not just the pandemic. Texas's beloved grocery chain has been developing its disaster response for more than a decade.
Behind the scenes, two staffers with the same first name keep Texas Monthly running smoothly.
Reader letters published in our August issue.
Goldee's and Hurtado, which both opened just weeks before the pandemic closures in March, could be game-changers for the North Texas scene.
Despite the popular sunscreen brand's success and New York expansion, its founder says Texas is home.
A Texan deployed overseas wants to know if there’s any foodstuff weirder than armadillo tail with gravy. (There is.)
The COVID-19 crisis is the predictable result of the governor muddling through things.
Locals are hopeful that change can come to the Northeast Texas town that invented the spectacle lynching.
Senior editor John Spong is the brains behind our special thirteenth issue of Texas Monthly devoted to the life and music of Willie Nelson. The issue publishes in August.
Reader letters published in our July issue.
It’s an unusual and risky campaign strategy: Jackson is trying to appeal primarily to Trump, in the hopes that the voters will follow.
From the Estelline spring in the Panhandle and the foot of the Guadalupe Mountains to the hypersaline lakes in the Rio Grande Valley, the common mineral is all around us.
The visual arts institution intends to realize the artist’s original intentions for the space with its upgrades.
The ModTexas archive of architectural treasures across Texas serves as a reminder to appreciate the delightful details all around us.
Rice sociologist Stephen Klineberg’s portrait of Houston focuses on the busts, not the booms—and still remains optimistic.
The UT professor sees echoes of the past—and hope for the future—in the demonstrations rocking the nation.
Time had a way of stopping at the iconic cafeteria chain. Not any longer.
We introduce you to Texas Monthly's newest editorial staff members.
Reader letters published in our June issue.
Not everyone in San Augustine is on board for local artist Gary Brewer's perplexing project, which is three stories high and counting.
Some were written long ago. Some appeared this year. But whether it’s a sign about snakes or a sign about diesel fried chicken, a simple message seems to mean the most.
Documentarian Ben Masters tracks some of the few Leopardus pardalis that are left in Texas.
Laredo cardiologist Ricardo Cigarroa is on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis, making house calls and “dealing hard doses of truth.”
With a virus-infected economy and an oil bust to boot, the Texas model is facing an unprecedented crisis.
Using five great Texas cookbooks, you can create a coursed meal that will take you across the state, from the comfort of your kitchen.
A sad and anxious time may offer a silver lining.
There are places across the state where you can commune with nature, if not one another.
When we started planning this issue, months ago, we had a fun lineup in mind. Then oil prices crashed and the coronavirus brought much of the state to a standstill.
The best male player in the U.S.—who is six feet ten inches tall—and his wife find what they need in a Highland Park home in Dallas.
San Angelo–raised Joe Yonan goes there with his chili in his new cookbook, ‘Cool Beans.’
A guide to catching up on great culture from around the state while you’re holed up in isolation.
Reader letters published in our May issue.