The author of a 2014 Texas Monthly profile of King George explains why it was among the few stories in his career that made him cry while writing.
Author S. C. Gwynne calls his 2009 profile of the pirate-obsessed former Texas Tech coach part of the “golden era” of his journalism career.
John Bloom, a.k.a. Joe Bob Briggs, discusses his 2004 opus on the making of the slasher classic and the New York bias against a Texas original.
The Texas Monthly writer reflects on the run-down home that led him to write “Still Life,” about John McClamrock, the boy who could not move.
For fifty years, Texas Monthly has chronicled the state, covering blood-sport politics and bizarre crimes, inventive barbecue and taco joints, favorite swimming holes and honky-tonks, risk-defying wildcatters and other larger-than-life characters. With hundreds of issues in the archive, it’s impossible to pick favorites, so instead we have selected four themes that all readers of Texas Monthly will recognize: the stories, the characters, the land, and the traditions.view the archive
Help Texas Monthly celebrate half a century of storytelling by calling in to share who or what your favorite Texas icons are and why. You can reach our voicemail prompt at (510) 838-1973.give us a call
From now until December 8, 2023, you can catch a glimpse into Texas Monthly’s art production from the past fifty years at the Behind The Lines: The Art of Texas Monthly exhibit at The Wittliff Collections. This exhibit will be highlighting original artwork and archival photographs found in Texas Monthly’s archive, and also featuring portrait photography published over the fifty-year run of Texas Monthly.more info