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It’s Story Time! — Texas Observer Short Story Contest Open for Entries

Elizabeth McCracken will judge the 2014 Texas Observer short story contest.

Observer Radio Episode 63: Getting to Know Sara Legvold

Meet GOP Executive Committee member Sara Legvold, who remains prominent in the Republican Party despite being friendly with white supremacists.

WTF Friday: I Left My Gay, Alcoholic Heart in San Francisco

This week on WTF Friday: A bender in San Francisco. Border fever. Jonathan Stickland. Rick Perry dons a yarmulke, comes out of the closet.

In a Do-Nothing Congress, Blake Farenthold is Enjoying the View

Blake Farenthold, the tea party congressman from Corpus Christi, has settled into a routine where distraction is just part of the job.