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On Texas: How y'all think we look, and what we actually look like.

Apr 21
Hecho en Marfa.
theporqueria:

No Country for Old Men

Hecho en Marfa.

theporqueria:

No Country for Old Men

(via tortugajoe)


Jayne Mansfield, smokin’.

vintagegal:

Jayne Mansfield photographed by Peter Stackpole 1956
Jayne Mansfield, smokin’.

vintagegal:

Jayne Mansfield photographed by Peter Stackpole 1956

(via wewantnothing)


Across the great divide.
retropopcult:

Richard Nixon and Lyndon Johnson meeting in July of 1968.

Across the great divide.

retropopcult:

Richard Nixon and Lyndon Johnson meeting in July of 1968.


Apr 18
Friday Farrah.
neueregel:

Namaste

Friday Farrah.

neueregel:

Namaste

(via tortugajoe)


Great moment in magazine cover line writing.

Great moment in magazine cover line writing.


Apr 17
5714.
outtathecave:

Nolan Ryan

5714.

outtathecave:

Nolan Ryan


Smokin’.
nickdrake:

James Dean.

Smokin’.

nickdrake:

James Dean.


Apr 16
Willie called them “raw perfection.”
superseventies:

Rita Coolidge and Kris Kristofferson

Willie called them “raw perfection.”

superseventies:

Rita Coolidge and Kris Kristofferson


San Antonio Missions 1960 T-Shirt, from Ebbets Field Flannels and for sale here.
h/t outtathecave.

San Antonio Missions 1960 T-Shirt, from Ebbets Field Flannels and for sale here.

h/t outtathecave.


When’s football start?
vintagesportspictures:

Football player Chal Daniel of the University of Texas (1941)

When’s football start?

vintagesportspictures:

Football player Chal Daniel of the University of Texas (1941)


Apr 15
The unsinkable Debbie Reynolds, hecho en El Paso.

The unsinkable Debbie Reynolds, hecho en El Paso.


Love your library.
ransomcenter:

Ransom Center exhibits “Gone With The Wind” materials this week at TCM Classic Film Festival 

Love your library.

ransomcenter:

Ransom Center exhibits “Gone With The Wind” materials this week at TCM Classic Film Festival 


Photo by Mark Seliger, hecho en Houston.
From Adweek’s collection of 101 Kick-Ass Music Covers.

Photo by Mark Seliger, hecho en Houston.

From Adweek’s collection of 101 Kick-Ass Music Covers.


Apr 14
Hecho en Dallas.

Hecho en Dallas.

(via lajefita)


It’s complicated.
theatlantic:

What’s Closer To Texas Than Texas Is To Itself?

This map shows (roughly) how large the Lone Star State is. Points in the map’s red section are closer to somewhere in Texas than the opposite sides of Texas are to each other.
That’s right: You can be in Fargo, or Atlanta, or San Diego … and be closer to Texas than Texas is to itself.
That’s what the map above says. Texas is big.
Read more. [Image: mostwrong / Reddit]

It’s complicated.

theatlantic:

What’s Closer To Texas Than Texas Is To Itself?

This map shows (roughly) how large the Lone Star State is. Points in the map’s red section are closer to somewhere in Texas than the opposite sides of Texas are to each other.

That’s right: You can be in Fargo, or Atlanta, or San Diego … and be closer to Texas than Texas is to itself.

That’s what the map above says. Texas is big.

Read more. [Image: mostwrong / Reddit]

(via fuckyeahtx)


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