The Best of Texas Monthly
10+ most popular Texas Monthly articles, as voted by our community.
Texas news, politics, food, culture, travel, yee-haw, and more since 1973. 🤠
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Meet Your New Nightmare, the Hammerhead Worm
If you try to kill it with a shovel, it’ll just split into two.
Texas Monthly on Architecture
The Steel House Saga: One Man’s Masterpiece Is Another’s Airbnb
The late sculptor Robert Bruno's unfinished home—a Lubbock-area landmark—is becoming a vacation rental. His friends are distressed.
Texas Monthly on Education
The Campaign to Sabotage Texas’s Public Schools
What seems like an outbreak of local skirmishes is part of a decades-long push to privatize the education system.
Texas Monthly on Justice
For These Texas Gymnasts, Reporting a Coach for Sexual Abuse Only Prolonged Their Ordeal
Eighteen months after notifying USA Gymnastics and its investigative arm of the coach’s alleged abuse, the women are still waiting for a resolution.
Texas Monthly on Politics
Alex Jones Has a Playbook for Hedging Outrageous Statements. Ye Ignored It.
Ye praised Nazis on Infowars, while making the host squirm—but not for the reasons you might think.
Texas Monthly on Travel
Big Bend, Big Crowds
What happens when hundreds of thousands of people go to the same place looking for a little quiet time? One of our two national parks is finding out.
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Welcome to Alphaland, the Disney World for Bodybuilders
Meatheads from around the country fly in to the 30,000-square-foot gym near Houston where you’re no one if you’re not flexing, vlogging, or networking.
At 88, Poker Legend Doyle Brunson Is Still Bluffing. Or Is He?
The Texas gambler has been winning at poker for seventy years—long enough to become an icon and watch an outlaw’s game become an industry.
Sex, Scandal, and Sisterhood: Fifty Years of the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders
They’re global icons who have left a lasting imprint on American culture. But do recent controversies threaten the squad’s future?
I’ve lived in Uvalde for thirteen years. Our community is more complex and nuanced than media portrayals suggest.
Peter Hotez vs. Measles and the Anti-Vaccination Movement
Texas is at risk of a measles outbreak, yet few have blamed the state’s anti-vaccine movement. Enter Peter Hotez, an affable scientist who decided he’d had enough.
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