Andrea Grimes

Andrea Grimes is a freelance writer and reluctant Texpat living in California.

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The Texas Miracle #29: See You Next Tuesday

On the podcast: The case for un-censoring ourselves when politicians do and say vulgar, offensive things. Plus, the jacuzzi of despair and a queso battle.

On the podcast: The case for un-censoring ourselves when politicians do and say vulgar, offensive things. Plus, the jacuzzi of despair and a queso battle. Read More

Wendy Davis at her gubernatorial campaign announcement in 2013; Hillary Clinton at an Iowa presidential campaign stop in 2016.
Politics

What Wendy Davis Can Teach Texas About Hillary Clinton

White Texans didn't turn up for Davis in 2014. Can Donald Trump alienate enough of them to make Clinton competitive?

White Texans didn't turn up for Davis in 2014. Can Donald Trump alienate enough of them to make Clinton competitive? Read More

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Politics

The Texas Miracle #28: Voter Turnout for What?

On the show: Our journo panel marvels at massive early voting turnout numbers in Texas, plus a hospice chaplain offers tips on dying with style.

On the show: Our journo panel marvels at massive early voting turnout numbers in Texas, plus a hospice chaplain offers tips on dying with style. Read More

Health Care

The Texas Miracle #27: The Glittering Intellect of George W. Bush

On the podcast: Remember when we thought it couldn't get dumber than Dubya? Those sure were the days. Plus: Fowl play and frackers gone... fracking wild.

On the podcast: Remember when we thought it couldn't get dumber than Dubya? Those sure were the days. Plus: Fowl play and frackers gone... fracking wild. Read More

Politics

The Trump Tally

Here’s where Texas’ top elected officials stand on the 2016 presidential race. (Hint: it’s mostly with Donald Trump.)

Here’s where Texas’ top elected officials stand on the 2016 presidential race. (Hint: it’s mostly with Donald Trump.) In a few weeks, American voters may very well elect Donald J. Trump as president of the United States. Trump will almost … Read More

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The Texas Miracle #26: Clowns on Kush and Capitol Crime

Amarillo vigilantes take on the clown craze, our 'Dancing with the Stars' expert returns, and a Fort Worthian faces the ghost of Governor Fletcher Stockdale.

Amarillo vigilantes take on the clown craze, our 'Dancing with the Stars' expert returns, and a Fort Worthian faces the ghost of Governor Fletcher Stockdale. Read More

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Culture

The Texas Miracle #25: The Patron Saint of Corpus Christi

Road trip! The Miracle heads to Corpus for the worldwide launch of Tejana superstar Selena's cosmetics line and discovers Whataburger along the way.

Road trip! The Miracle heads to Corpus for the worldwide launch of Selena's cosmetics line and discovers Whataburger along the way. Read More

Rick Perry's final appearance on Dancing with the Stars.
Politics

The Texas Miracle #24: Rick Perry’s Last Dance

On the podcast: 'He looked very matadorly,' and other Rick-related phrases you never thought you'd hear, plus: Cruz's conscience and clown lives... matter?

On the podcast: 'He looked very matadorly,' and other Rick-related phrases you never thought you'd hear, plus: Cruz's conscience and clown lives... matter? Read More

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