Yesterday afternoon, our country's most technologically-savvy President (a self-described Crackberry addict) held the first-ever President Twitter Town Hall, where netizens of all stripes could submit questions to the Commander by simply appending the hashtag #askObama to their tweets. With the ent ... More >>
Photos by Brittanie SheyChristopher Gerniottis of Zakary Thaks (left) joins Austin's Ugly Beats In February, Magnolia City Mixtape mentioned a piece in Texas Monthly about the storied history of garage rock in Texas written by Aftermath nerd-crush Michael Hall. (His reporting has gotten men on de ... More >>
There's an interesting supplement in the new issue of Texas Monthly, the one with all-but-declared gubernatorial candidate Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison on the cover. It's a 32-page mini-mag called Texas Bound for Music, and appears to be TM's attempt at... well, it's not really clear exactly what ... More >>
Bluesman Robert Johnson's shadow stretches long and large
“Wasn’t your grandfather the guy who discovered Leadbelly?” Having the same name and being in the same trade as John and Alan Lomax, I get questions like that a lot. And yes, I am related to both of them, but neither was my grandfather. John Avery Lomax was my great-grandfather, and Alan Loma ... More >>
NASCAR cant monopolize 200-mile-per-hour excitement
Those who drink codeine syrup call it lean because of its most obvious effect: a loss of coordination. Those who study the drug call it liquid crack. Those who abuse it can wind up dead.
And other signs that Texas Monthly's brain trust doesn't have a neuron left