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Director John Sayles on the Making of ‘Lone Star’

January 18, 2024 | By Matt Zoller Seitz

John Sayles is one of the great American independent filmmakers. His epic 1996 drama Lone Star, which received a new release from The Criterion Collection this month, is one of his masterpieces.

A New Book Explores How Psychics Thrived on Texas Border Radio Stations

May 10, 2022 | By Gene Fowler

The borderlands between Texas and Mexico have always been steeped in mystery and romance. Despite the fact that most residents on both sides of the Rio Grande are simply hard-working, regular folks, a thick layer of frontier myth has encrusted la frontera pretty much from the time when human beings first laid eyes on the great river.

How TikTok Helped Rio Grande Clay Gain National Attention

June 24, 2021 | By Christopher Adams

When he was about 5 years old, Carlos Herrera III picked up a piece of clay from the ground and rolled it into a ball until it dried and broke apart.

How Nachos Became an International Hit

November 6, 2020 | By Edmund Tijerina

If you need proof that nachos have gone from a Texas-Mexico border creation to a worldwide phenomenon, look no further than Google.

The June 2024 cover of Texas Highways: Treasures from the Coast

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