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

Apr 18
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)


Awesome people hanging out together.
countryhixs:

Johnny Winter playing backup to George Jones in Vidor, TX 1962.

Awesome people hanging out together.

countryhixs:

Johnny Winter playing backup to George Jones in Vidor, TX 1962.

(via wewantnothing)


Apr 8
When’s football start?
siphotos:

Pitt running back and Heisman Trophy winner Tony Dorsett poses as Superman during a photo shoot for SI on Dec. 1, 1976.  The second overall pick of the 1977 NFL draft and four-time Pro Bowler with the Dallas Cowboys, who was inducted into both the College Football and Pro Football Hall of Fame in ‘94, turned 60 today. (Manny Millan/SI)

When’s football start?

siphotos:

Pitt running back and Heisman Trophy winner Tony Dorsett poses as Superman during a photo shoot for SI on Dec. 1, 1976.  The second overall pick of the 1977 NFL draft and four-time Pro Bowler with the Dallas Cowboys, who was inducted into both the College Football and Pro Football Hall of Fame in ‘94, turned 60 today. (Manny Millan/SI)


Suzy Parker, hecho en San Antonio, skating at Place de la Concorde, Paris, August 1956. 
photo by Richard Avedon.

Suzy Parker, hecho en San Antonio, skating at Place de la Concorde, Paris, August 1956.

photo by Richard Avedon.


UConn’s Coach Ollie, hecho en Oak Cliff.

UConn’s Coach Ollie, hecho en Oak Cliff.