I left Texas after the brutal summer of 2011, only to return in time for the hottest September on record.
For years, the great folklorist convinced many scholars and activists that the vaunted “Texas Man of Letters” was an anti-Mexican racist. Maybe it’s time to reconsider that judgment—as Paredes himself eventually did.
A newcomer to the state is looking for a cinematic introduction to his adopted home.
Is it Mammaw and Pappaw? Oma and Opa? Abuelo and abuela? Or something else entirely?
You can spend your whole life trying, but this will do in a pinch.
Our national shoe always looks good, rugged or gussied up.
At the Fort Griffin Fandangle, Texas’s oldest outdoor musical, an all-amateur local cast reenacts its own bloody history.
In search of the authentic spirit of Fort Worth.
G.B. Trudeau worked the Alamo, SXSW, Bush, Perry, and an Aggie joke into six Doonesbury strips about Texas secession, but unlike his sonogram law series, hardly anybody noticed.
World's biggest Frito pie? Check. Most consecutive back handsprings? Got it. Largest pecan pie? Indeed. But when it comes to some truly important Guinness records, Texas is playing second enchilada.