When he broke up with her during her senior year at Odessa High School, her world fell apart. But she asked him for one last favor: to kill her.
In this exclusive excerpt from Stephen Harrigan’s forthcoming history of Texas, the first Spanish conquistadors arrive on our shores, starving, haggard, and in no mood for conquest.
But a new crop of cult classics and nostalgic favorites may say otherwise.
Richard Hickock, one of the killers depicted in Truman Capote’s true crime classic, wrote his own account of the infamous 1959 murder of the Clutter family that suggests it was a contract hit
The Manson and Hearst sagas captivated the nation. We talked with the original reporters to find out how Rolling Stone got the inside story on each
Dr. Robert McClelland held JFK’s head in his hands. He massaged Oswald’s heart. Forty-five years later, his students are still riveted by the surgeon’s tales.
On birding as an extreme sport, and how observing birds satisfies a “bone-deep, soul-deep need to classify and organize the world around us.”
Why were the residents of Lake Diversion forced to abandon their longtime homes?
He used to be exclusively a rock star. Now he’s a songwriter, a producer, a label owner, and a furniture upholsterer, too.
When Larry McMurtry began writing, he had no reason to believe that the dusty plains and grim ranchers that inspired him would capture anyone’s attention. Thirty-two novels, a Pulitzer, and an Oscar later, there’s no question ...
When an unthinkable crime shatters a family, a father is forced to confront the emotional wreckage
Nicholas Jackson on environmental journalism, print and digital media, and making a difference through well-researched storytelling.
From Caitlyn and Demi Moore to 9/11 and Deep Throat
Reverence, though, was not the guiding principle in Texas when it came to wild pigs. The lady on the phone directed me to an online pamphlet called "The Feral Hog in Texas" that read less like a wildlife primer than a multi-count indictment in a death pen