John Spong

Join Texas Monthly at the Texas Book Festival

Jan 20, 2013 By Texas Monthly

TEXAS MONTHLY is proud to be a sponsor of the Texas Book Festival, which is held in Austin on October 16 and 17. For a complete listing of events, check out the official schedule. To see which sessions TEXAS MONTHLY editors and writers are participating in, see the schedule…

Good Friday Night

Jan 20, 2013 By Vi-An Nguyen

John Spong talks about unearthing the history of TV’s portrayal of Texas through the ages and how Friday Night Lights changed it all.

Two for the Road

Jan 20, 2013 By Kimberly Jeffries

Associate editor John Spong on spending eight days listening to author Larry L. King’s outlandish stories—and on writing about his hero.