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Stand Up Comedy: Don’t Mess With Texas
Who doesn't love stand up comedy? While we're on the subject, who doesn't laugh at themselves once in a while? Here's a comedian by the name of Brian Moote who has a routine about our state slogan 'Don't Mess With Texas.' He gets extra points by throwing in a geogr…
Texas Pronunciations: It’s Like A Whole Other Language
You've heard the old expression "Texas: It's like a whole other country." Well, when it comes to the names of cities in Texas, it's like a whole other language.
I've lived here in the Lone Star State for 23 years now. Before that, I lived in New Mexico for quite …
More Medical Marijuana Use One Step Closer to Texas Reality
A bipartisan bill to allow some additional medicinal use of marijuana in the state of Texas has passed both the House and Senate and now will be sent to the Governor for approval.
The new bill adds more medical conditions that the treatment can be used for including terminal cancer, autism, ALS, and …
Here’s Some Texas Humor for Y’all
Texas...it's like a whole other country. Having lived here for over 20 years now, I can attest to that. We have our own sense of humor, too. I ran across this video the other day and I got a kick out of it, so I thought I'd share. It's a collection of pictures and memes that we can al…
Welcome to the United Beer States of America
Beer is more popular than ever. There are craft breweries across our great nation, and the beverage is a lot more versatile than ever. Just as wines are paired with certain foods, these days, certain beers have also been elevated to a gourmet status...
Where is the Most Burglarized City in Texas?
Crime increases this time of year as shoppers can find their vehicles broken into and packages stolen while in a store, package deliveries taken from front porches, and other kinds of crime. We do see increases in most types of crime during the holiday season but, is Victoria on the list of Most Bur…
The Lone Star State’s Most Important Food Innovation
You've got to love websites like Thrillist that conduct painstaking research to give us scorecards on important topics like economics, entertainment, and more importantly, food.
The site recently took a look at the 50 states and considered what exactly was each one's most important food inn…
Is Maggie Maye the Best Undiscovered Texas Comic?
There are a lot of standup comics in this world. Many of them are very good at what they do, but it can be difficult for them to get a break and get noticed on the national scene. The website Thrillist recently published a blog listing the Best Undiscovered Comics in Every State, and I was curious w…
3 Minutes of Texas History from The History Channel
How long have you lived in the Lone Star state? How much Texas history do you know? I've lived here 22 years and needless to say, I don't know much about our great state. Check out this short video from The History Channel "Bet You Didn't know...

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