‘Walter Benjamin at the Dairy Queen’ offers a glimpse at the author’s life in Archer City. Plus: a boxed wine club and food pop-ups in Houston and Austin.
Plus, a podcast hosted by a UT alum and native North Texan, a restaurant with the best banh mi in Dallas, and a show about Austin’s roller derby scene.
The UT professor and longtime ’Texas Monthly’ contributor died on Saturday at the age of 79 after a stroke.
The author of the just-out ’The Which Way Tree’ discusses her favorite Texas novel.
The Lonesome Dove Trail and Reunion in Fort Worth brought together cast and crew, who waxed nostalgic on the seminal series and the book that inspired it.
The prize-winning author, who recently sold off nearly 300,000 books, plans to close three of his four stores. What happens to tiny Archer City now?
Smithsonian magazine names the West Texas cultural oasis one of the "20 Best Small Towns in America."
Twenty-five years ago, Larry McMurtry published a novel called Lonesome Dove—and Texas hasn’t looked the same since. Listen in as more than thirty writers, critics, producers, and actors, from Peter Bogdonavich and Dave Hickey to Tommy Lee Jones, Robert Duvall, and Anjelica Huston, tell the stories behind the book (and
The opening scenes of Lonesome Dove take place at the Hat Creek Cattle Company, a small ranch in Lonesome Dove, Texas, just north of the Rio Grande. Hat Creek is operated by two old Texas Rangers, the taciturn Woodrow Call and the talkative Augustus “Gus” McCrae. Among their hands are
– 1 –Gus and Call’s friendship may be at the heart of Lonesome Dove, but the book’s ending points in another direction. When Call returns to Lonesome Dove after burying Gus, he encounters the town’s barber, Dillard Brawley. “What happened to the saloon?” Call asks, having noticed that the local
The grumpy Texas literary legend rips the Texas art and music mecca in his review of a new book about Elizabeth Taylor, calling Marfa "as bleak a place as you'll find in America."
Woody Harrelson wishes he was Jerry Maguire, a Kristofferson enters the wrestling ring, and Larry McMurtry's book criticism gets criticized.
Director: Peter BogdanovichPlot: Teenagers come of age in a fading small town.Excerpts from our roundtable discussion:RAPP: Last Picture Show is a documentary of the first twenty years of my life. I watched it again last night, and I’d forgotten just how authentic it is. I know that dusty, confining
HARD-SCRABBLE NOTES1. The Once & Future Larry KingA FEW YEARS AGO, IN a brief but characteristic moment of reflection, Larry King attempted a survey of all that he had mastered, and he was not greatly reassured. “Success and I are strangers,” he said. “Failure and I are such old friends