T. Boone Pickens

T. Boone Wins At Twitter

Jan 21, 2013 By Jason Cohen

What does energy magnate T. Boone Pickens tweet for fun when there's no Oklahoma State game? Would you believe, he throws down against rapper Drake? 

Cook Like a Texan: More Last Meals

Apr 14, 2011 By Jason Cohen

Our April “Home Plates” package included “Last Meals” from Jim Lehrer (“no dessert or coffee” – with good reason), Willie Nelson, Jason Moran (who takes up for mac-and-cheese as a vegetable), Charles Butt, Karen Hughes and Governor Rick Perry (bing-cherry congealed salad with cream cheese and pecan topping –…

Reversal of Fortune

Sep 30, 1995 By Helen Thorpe

Boone Pickens and his protege, David Batchelder, built Mesa Petroleum into an energy giant. Now Pickens’ empire is crumbling and his former aide is leading the charge against him.