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.
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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.