Tyler Hicks was born in Austin, but he grew up in Dallas. He typically claims one or the other, depending on which is most convenient. His work has appeared in Texas Monthly, Truthout, The Texas Observer and many other publications.
8 days ago | Arts & Culture News
The lesson was brutal. For the simple crime of flirting, a young girl was forced to stand all night long in a kiddie pool brimming with ice water. If she staggered or appeared on the verge of passing out, the boarding school’s program director wou...
26 days ago | DFW Music News
Will Johnson, the painter, famed Denton indie musician, Conor Oberst collaborator and raspy-voiced troubadour behind 29 albums says: “It’s the most psychedelic job you’ll ever participate in.” He is not, however, talking about music, painting, or ...
1 month ago | Food News
I’ve never worn cowboy boots. I’ve never ridden a horse, either. Guns terrify me. By my French friend Adam’s estimation, these facts mean I am not truly a Texan. “I thought all Texans are like John Wayne,” Adam once said. “You got your rifle, your...
1 month ago | Things To Do
Gov. Abbott’s recent decision to reopen the state without a mask mandate probably makes you want to stay inside for the foreseeable future, and we don’t blame you. However, if you find yourself feeling a little stir-crazy, claustrophobic, or some ...
1 month ago | Music History
When Ryan Berg thinks of The Voice, he thinks of coffee. Most mornings, the Dallas singer-songwriter and his competitors-turned-friends Jim Ranger and Ian Flanigan would grab some cups of joe and hang out at their hotel, taking a brief break from ...
1 month ago | DFW Music News
Hannah Jadagu’s mom is an OG Drake stan. In fact, one of Jadagu’s earliest memories is her mom dancing in the kitchen of their Texas home. Drake was on (“probably something from So Far Gone” Jadagu says) and her mom was cuttin’ it up while cleanin...