Melissa Maerz’s new book is a raucous reunion for the cast and crew of the film, whose depiction of the insecurities and thrills of teenage life have made it timeless.
Max Marshall, who wrote our October cover story, had never seen the show before proposing his piece. Follow along on his journey to being seduced by the trashiest, campiest show of the eighties.
Half a century after the 1966 UT tower massacre, mass shootings have only become more common.
On November 18, 1999, at 2:42 a.m., the most passionately observed collegiate tradition in Texas—if not the world—came crashing down. Nearly sixty people were on top of the Texas A&M Bonfire when the million-pound structure collapsed, killing twelve, wounding dozens more, and eventually leading to the suspension of the ninety-year-old ritual. Now, ten years later, on what would have been Bonfire’s centennial, the Aggies celebrate the history, relive the tragedy, and wrestle over what happens next.