Big Tex's New Face Keeps Getting Creepier
In the months since Big Tex met his untimely end, State Fair officials have been releasing snippets of how an iconic 50-foot cowboy statue is designed in the 21st century. First, they showed the hand, then a his head. Today, we get our first good look at Big Tex's face.
The videos seem intended to build excitement for Big Tex's September 27 unveiling, though those chillingly empty eyes and deranged rictus might have another effect entirely.
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