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In This Case: Luis Jiménez's Model for "Fiesta"

6 days agoArts / Museums : Eye Level

In redefining the myth we're really redefining ourselves... Luis Jiménez,Texas Monthly, September 1998 The Luce Center is filled with all kinds of treasures and Model for "Fiesta" by Mexican-American artist Luis Jiménez is no exception. The General Services Administration (GSA)...

Texas Has Become Slang for 'Crazy' in Norway

The reputation of Texas extends so far that its name is slang for "crazy" in Norway. Texas Monthly notes that the phrase "helt Texas" is routinely used by Norwegians to mean "completely crazy" or "chaotic." Norway's media has been including the phrase for everything from sporting events to a biologist finding a tropical swordfish in Norwegian waters. Show More Summary

Texas is so crazy Norwegians are literally using ‘Texas’ as slang for ‘crazy’

last monthNews : The Raw Story

The reputation of Texas extends so far beyond U.S. borders that it has become slang for “crazy” in Norway. Texas Monthly noted this week that the word “helt Texas” was being routinely used by Norwegians instead of “completely crazy” or “chaotic.” And...

Scott Cooper in Talks to Direct ‘American Wolf’ for Warner Bros.

3 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

Last year, Warner Bros. got hold of a story called American Wolf. That’s the film concept based on a book proposal from a  Texas Monthly editor that tells the story of a hunter who accidentally kills an endangered wolf while on a trip in Yellowstone. Show More Summary

Barbecue Experts Blast Fox News’s ‘Racist’ List of Influential Pitmasters

How do you leave Ed Mitchell off a list like this? Fox News is getting some serious flack for a recent guide to the country's "most influential pitmasters and BBQ personalities." Shortly after the list was published, Texas Monthly barbecue...Show More Summary

Austin Day Trip: San Antonio Missions Hike & Bike Trail

I was flipping through the latest issue of Texas Monthly, the Newcomer’s Guide, and was surprised to learn of the San Antonio Missions Hike & Bike Trail. This 16-mile roundtrip trail runs alongside the San Antonio River and stops at four of San Antonio’s famous missions: Mission Espada, Mission San Juan, Mission San Jose and Mission […]

Gun Rights Activists Hijack Texas Politics

Texas Monthly: “More alarming is what this year’s gun debate reveals about the state of politics in Texas, in which general elections are foregone conclusions, the only contests that matter are Republican primaries, and the path to victory lies in [...]

Time for government to butt out of marriage

This month, two women grace the cover of Texas Monthly, "The National Magazine of Texas." Both are young and conservatively dressed, and have worried half-smiles. One is pregnant; the other holds a toddler, his face buried in her shoulder. Legos litter the ground beneath their feet. The...

Let’s Talk About That Wendy Davis Cover of ‘Texas Monthly

Just months after Texas Monthly lauded Davis as a potentially serious political threat, the magazine flung her into a cow pasture in an act of pure, derisive mockery—all for the crime of running for office and losing. Image: Texas Monthly The post Let’s Talk About That Wendy Davis Cover of ‘Texas Monthly’ appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Wendy Davis Crowned 'Bum Steer of the Year' By Texas Monthly

Oh, how the mighty have fallen. Texas State Senator Wendy Davis, a former media darling who could do no wrong, has lost most of her support following a weak campaign and crushing loss in the state's gubernatorial race. Her loss, however,...Show More Summary

Wendy Davis Just Won an Award, But Not a Good One…

12 months agoNews : Mediaite

At the close of a crushing year, former Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis finally won an award: Texas Monthly's Bum Steer of the Year. It ain't a compliment.

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Immigration discussion heats up

Rs have 2 enormous problems: no immigration plan, no "replace ACA" plan. That’s why they’re focusing on process (and losing argument). — @DemFromCT In the process of discussing the above with Texas Monthly's Erica Greider, we realized we were talking about two completely different groups of undocumented. Show More Summary

Meet Your Texas Third Party Choices for Governor: Undauntable, Unfindable, and Pot-Smoking

last yearNews : Reason

Former Reason intern Jeff Winkler takes a close, hough in the usual course of these sort of articles a bit comedic, look for the Texas Monthly at the people running for governor in Texas who are not Democrat Wendy Davis or Republican...Show More Summary

Upshot With a Twist: An Orange Twist for a Texas Cocktail

In honor of the University of Texas Longhorns, we’re adapting a cocktail from Whisler’s, named one of the state’s best new bars by Texas Monthly.

State Rep. Ron Reynolds: Criminal Charges, Texas Ethics Commission Fines, and Civil Lawsuits

HOUSTON, Texas—Democratic State Representative Ron Reynolds has made Texas Monthly magazine's list of Worst Representatives of 2013. He was arrested on 10 counts of barratry in Montgomery County last year. His "ambulance chasing" case is set for trial this October. Show More Summary

'Django' Actress & BF ... TX Cops AlSO Racially Profiled Us!

"Django Unchained" actress Daniele Watts and her BF were victims of racial profiling by cops in Texas... months before they accused the LAPD of the same thing -- or so they claim.   Brian Lucas posted on his Facebook page May 23rd, "We…

Hangover Observations: Texas Monthly magazine held its annual...

Texas Monthly magazine held its annual barbecue festival this past weekend and Eater Austin was on the scene. Noted pitmaster and proprietor of Franklin's Barbecue Aaron Franklin on the weirdest thing someone said to him: "A lady leaned in and...

The psychological trauma of witnessing an execution

The inimitable Pamela Colloff has a story in Texas Monthly called "The Witness." It's a powerful portrait of Michelle Lyons, a woman who watched 278 executions by lethal injection over 10 years — as part of her job, first as a reporter on the prison, and then as a spokeswoman for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Show More Summary

Grim toll of faulty arson forensics

“Judge overturns arson/murder conviction of man jailed 24 years” [Scranton Times-Tribune, Monroe County, Pa.; earlier on faulty arson forensics (Willingham execution and Texas Monthly article)] Tweet Tags: expert witnesses, fires, forensics Grim toll of faulty arson forensics is a post from Overlawyered - Chronicling the high cost of our legal system

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