A Houston woman is miffed by her boyfriend’s reaction to a thoughtful gift.
An Austin man wonders if the people who stand behind a counter and take our orders deserve the same remuneration as the waiters and waitresses of the world.
Moviegoers have returned to theaters in droves to see the long-awaited sequel—and we have Texas to thank.
As it turns out, even the best films and TV shows about the Lone Star State have their share of gaffes. (Yes, even ‘Lonesome Dove.’)
A transplant from California wades into an age-old culinary debate.
A Houston woman wants to know why the fine folks in Granger just won't leave her alone.
Plus, how ‘Dallas’ brought down the Soviet Union, Netflix’s ‘Selena’ gets a real trailer, and Luke Wilson plays a fire-belching robot duck.
Texas Monthly is making big moves into film and television.
Plus, St. Vincent launches a podcast in the shower, SXSW is sued over refunds, and the Texanist gets his own sitcom.
A McKinney man thinks our fearless columnist isn't as sharp as he used to be.
In our February “Love Letters to Texas” collector’s issue, the Texanist takes a walk down memory lane.
A Brownsville woman wants to spend eternity in close proximity to Ma and Pa Ferguson.
In our new video series, David Courtney takes you into some of the weird, whimsical, and lesser-known aspects of our beloved state.
The reasons why our state reptile—and beloved playmate for generations of young Texans—is so hard to find these days.
The Mistress of the Elements occupies second place—for being really, really mean to Texas.
This just in: Texas Monthly’s curated BBQ Collection of made-in-Texas artisan goods.
An ode to the fire pit.
Readers respond to the August 2016 issue.
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Readers respond to the December 2015 issue.
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The barbecue bacchanal that is the Texas Monthly BBQ Festival is set to be, for the second year in row, an awe-inspiring helping of the very best barbecue in Texas (and therefore the world).