Addiction

Sniffing

Jan 20, 2013 By Stephen Harrigan

A visit to San Antonio’­s underground city, looking for kids with a can of paint and a nose for thrills.

Addicted to Sex?

Dec 1, 1998 By Jim Atkinson

Even if you’re not, many Texans are: Sex Addicts Anonymous has 61 chapters across the state, tending to the tattered psyches of exhibitionists and other tormented souls.

The Forgotten People

Feb 1, 1997 By Texas Monthly

For three centuries the Kickapoo Indians moved from place to place across North America to avoid assimilation. Today they live on the outskirts of Eagle Pass: unwelcome, yet unwilling to give up the fight to preserve their culture.

Down on the Drag

Jan 1, 1997 By davecook

Panhandling, digging through dumpsters for food, roaming the streets near the University of Texas campus: This is the life of Austin’s “gutter punks,” homeless kids with little money and even less hope.

The 1996 Bum Steer Awards

Jan 1, 1996 By Texas Monthly

A year of Anna’s antics, biker Barbara, capsized chiles, Davidians defined, expensive electricity, futile freebies, Gramm gossip, helpful hurricanes, insect ingestion, jousting jurors, king-size kindergartens, lottery litigation, Microsoft misprints, naughty nonagenarians, ostracized Oilers, punching princes, questionable quenching, romantic rhinos, sanctified shooters, topless trading, unfriendly unionists, vetoed vagrants, weird wine, X-posed X-presidents, yaklike yearnings, and zilched zoos.

O Janis

Sep 30, 1992 By Robert Draper

Janis Joplin’s life was about music, rebellion, and excess—but she was influenced most by her tormented relationship with the people and spirit of Port Arthur.