Friday Night Lights

Football Coach Gary Gaines, Famously Depicted in ‘Friday Night Lights,’ Has Died at 73

August 24, 2022 | By Natalia Gonzalez Blanco Serrano

9 Can’t-Miss Sport Movies Set in Texas

August 22, 2022 | By Amelia Nonemacher

It’s a well-known fact that Texans are passionate about sports. From larger-than-life personalities to sensational backstories to famous come-from-behind wins, sports in the Lone Star State are particularly well suited for film adaptations.

Embark on Texas’ Great Pop Culture Pilgrimages

June 24, 2021 | By Kimya Kavehkar

From Ray Benson to Debbie Reynolds, What It Takes to Be a Native Texan

June 8, 2021 | By Michael Corcoran

Texas Forever … and Ever … and Ever

November 25, 2020 | By Roberto José Andrade Franco

Buzz Bissinger’s book Friday Night Lights still sells about 30,000 copies a year, making it arguably as popular now as it was when first published.

Odessa Native Elizabeth Wetmore Talks About the Culture of Oil Booms in Her Debut Novel, Valentine

June 4, 2020 | By S. Kirk Walsh

Elizabeth Wetmore has swiftly entered the lexicon of Texas authors writing about the state’s open landscapes, distinctive characters, and myriad complexities.

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