The Perverted Village

A poem on the 2011 legislative session by former Lt. Gov. Bill Hobby. Read at the Molly Awards dinner on June 9, 2011.   […]

Wayne Christian Explains the World

The Legislature has provided no shortage of what-the-hell-are-they-thinking moments the past six months. But late Thursday night (well, early Friday morning) during a House […]

Straight Man’s Burden

June 9, 2011, 6:00 PMContact:  Carlton Carl/Julia Austin   512-477-0746 / 202-255-5397   Jeff Sharlet of Harper’s Magazine Wins 2011 MOLLY National Journalism Prize Honorable […]

Helping Themselves

Gary Elkins owns 12 Texas payday loan stores (Big City Finance! Freeway Finance! Cash Station!). He also happens to be a Republican state representative […]

The Texas Observer Interviews Gail Collins

Former New York Times editorial page editor and columnist Gail Collins speaks with Executive Editor Dave Mann about Texas politics.