Kathy Blackwell · @kathyblackwell ☜ 3,640
Executive Editor @texasmonthly. Email: kblackwell@texasmonthly.com
Overheard just now at a bakery. “What is a CO-lach-ee? It sounds weird.” I feel like this should magically summon kolache/klobasnek goddess @ajohnston12.
RT @webbeditor: Lupita! Austin! It's all gold. nytimes.com/2019/03/20/art…
RT @brywashing: it was a gift and a pleasure to chat with @Charley_Locke at @TexasMonthly about my book LOT and Houston and a few other thi…
We are hiring! Come work with me. texasmonthly.com/about/jobs-and… #MoreLatinosInNews @WritersofColor @nabj @nahj @womenjournos
At this, my 18th annual SXSW, I finally made it to a music keynote.... https://t.co/rJ3zjAhqNe
 
It was so good, wasn’t it?
RT @elbenson: Honored to have been a part of BREAKTHROUGH, Bill Haney's documentary about Nobel Prize–winning cancer immunologist (and Alic…
RT @TheBAsnyder: I don’t care how big your Bloody Mary bar is .... if your “diversity” panel at #SXSW only has one person of color on it ..…
RT @CraigHlavaty: It was pretty sweet walking along the South Congress bridge and having a scooter rider a foot behind me yelling to move.…
RT @PKgourmet: Sometimes I post Instagram videos of my roommate baking, somewhat improbably, @TexasMonthly wrote about them!! lol https://t…
This. So many scooter users seem to think they are in a protective SXSW/vacation bubble - it’s really scary. Shout out to the car users (incl the rideshares) who are being extra vigilant. twitter.com/evien/status/1…
“Closed For a Private Event” is my Monday mood. #SXSW2019
RT @tomthorntontx: The biggest surprise is that there are only 4,600 people with Austin taco opinions so far. twitter.com/AOC/status/110…
I started my #sxsw2019 by singing along to Townes Van Zandt with @BreneBrown. So things are good. texasmonthly.com/the-culture/br…
Trying to get to the Texas Film Awards and the “Office Space” celebration (among others⭐️) in SXSW Eve traffic. https://t.co/SNaztieO7R
RT @ucbsoj: The deadline to apply to be a @ucbsoj Food Fellow— $10,000 to report a long-form print or audio story on issues related to food…
Austin won't be itself for 10 days, but that doesn't mean you can't enjoy the heck out of it. Let @dansolomon be your helpful guide. #SXSW2019 texasmonthly.com/the-culture/th…
RT @Katy_Vine: Numerous asylum-seekers report being told they had to use a small travel agency in Georgia to get their kids back. What happ…
RT @jamesmuseum: As #BlackHistoryMonth comes to an end, we'd like to share this remarkable story about Myrtis Dightman from @TexasMonthly:…
RT @WeAreSFJ: A great opportunity from @tomthuang & @Poynter about arts journalism! The May 5-7 seminar is tuition-free, and a Mellon Found…
Some welcome surprises on the James Beard Foundation semifinalists list, including Houston's Jonny Rhodes of Indigo (Rising Star) and @ninfasoriginal (Outstanding Restaurant) texasmonthly.com/food/texas-jam…
Two hours left to help @austinbatcave pay for 20 (!!!) students to attend a 3-day workshop to learn about journalism and activism. The money pays for amazing teachers/speakers and food. Some great perks are still up for grabs. igg.me/p/2461572/twtr…
My friend just gave me a caftan for my birthday and I feel like I everything I knew before this moment was wrong.
RT @mimiswartz: Calling all parents with kids in Texas public schools: Are Texas Kids Failing? Or Are the Tests Rigged? https://t.co/BR7kck…
RT @alexanderchee: I loved this by @brywashing, of learning to cook soondubu because of a boy, and because it is Houston. https://t.co/hCZx…
In a testament to the value of cultural criticism, the wonderful @atcq book by @NifMuhammad is the first @utpress best-seller in 42 years. texasmonthly.com/the-culture/ut…
Houston's food scene is like none other, once again dominating our annual list by the inimitable Pat Sharpe. (Note: I gained five pounds just from editing this feature.) texasmonthly.com/food/best-new-…
“They see us play drug dealers, gangsters, and murderers in movies and on television. We make up 28 percent of the movie-going ticket buyers, yet we make up less than 3 percent of the speaking roles on the screen." texasmonthly.com/podcast/steve-…
A reminder to listen to the In The Dark podcast if you haven’t yet. nytimes.com/2019/02/18/us/…
RT @TexasMonthly: Over the years, some of Texas Monthly’s most celebrated voices have written about the places that shaped them, from the P…
Couldn't we all use a three-minute break full of pure Texas fabulousness? texasmonthly.com/the-culture/te…
RT @Charley_Locke: .@AKMcGlinchy's piece about the last remaining resident on Rainey for @PopUpMag last night was such a particular, person…
RT @photonell: @kathyblackwell @TexasMonthly #loveletterstotexas Paralyzing first jump into Deep Eddy Thrill of seeing first live armadill…
"Six-Word #LoveLetterstoTexas by Kathy Blackwell" Austin, I got here too late I-35, the highway of bad decisions Craning necks under the Capitol Rotunda Peas in guacamole? Thank you, next Come join the fun! twitter.com/TexasMonthly/s…
RT @NifMuhammad: Expected to only make the NYT Bestseller list for one week, but to not only get a second week, but to jump from #13 to #8…
How to make me so very happy, in one step. 1. Leave this for me on my desk. https://t.co/2QdHTx0h9s
RT @TexasMonthly: .@cd_hooks: @realdonaldtrump has repeated false narratives about Texas since at least 2015. He doesn’t seem particularly…
RT @JulieWbach: I had the pleasure of asking Elizabeth McCracken a few questions about #Bowlaway and the Texas writing life for Texas Month…
RT @WendiAarons: I couldn’t help but wonder, “Does the Dude need money?”
The @austinbatcave is teaming w/ @TexasTribune to help teach teens from underserved areas how to write op-eds. We need their voices. Here is how to help fund this workshop (with some nice incentives attached!) twitter.com/austinbatcave/…
Sometimes at work we like to drink and talk about pop culture. Behold, our new podcast, Last Call, y’all. 🍻🎤🎭 twitter.com/texasmonthly/s…
RT @lostblackboy: Journos of Color: The week hasn’t been awesome for our industry, but some good news—@ProPublica is offering scholarships…
Chidi!!!! Ahead of tonight's #thegoodplace finale, @mccullarmebad talked to Texan @dubjackharper texasmonthly.com/the-culture/th…
I am clinging to the final, diminishing pages of the incredible "Bowlaway" because I don't want it to end. This interview with @elizmccracken brings me great joy. nyti.ms/2HE4tr4
RT @jkbjournalist: This may be a good time to remember this moment in journalism history. We now know that despite this error, the bulk of…
What a lineup for this inaugural event. Bravo, @stephopitz! 🙌 (Totally wearing my #wordplay founders T-shirt today.) twitter.com/citypagesarts/…
It's been several years, but I think about this podcast all the time. Mary Oliver — Listening to the World #maryoliver onbeing.org/programs/mary-…
A big birthday shoutout to the man who has taught me so much about Texas BBQ ... and expense reports! So lucky to work with @bbqsnob 🔥🎂🔥
RT @taygoldenstein: Picking up from @marymhuber coverage this morning. Oldest man and WWII veteran in America Richard Overton’s burial begi…
RT @TexasMonthly: 🚨 Job alert! 🚨 We're hiring a News & Politics editor to lead our breaking news, hard news, and political coverage, inclu…
" 'This Land' is perhaps the first truly great song of Clark’s career, a defiant, statement-piece anthem that fits alongside pieces like Childish Gambino’s “This is America” and Beyoncé’s “Formation” in its vocal addressing of racism in America." texasmonthly.com/the-culture/ga…
Thrilled to have @paulaforbes writing for @TexasMonthly! For her debut: an instant classic for the instant pot.🍲 twitter.com/paulaforbes/st…
I know I’m late to the bachelorette party today, but this story by @Charley_Locke is pure gold, a marriage of sharp, witty observations and spot-on reporting. 🙌texasmonthly.com/the-culture/ba…
RT @austinbatcave: Easy to do! Just visit tinyurl.com/batcave2018 2019 is going to be the best year yet! twitter.com/kathyblackwell…
Still a few hours left to help ABC meet its 2018 $$ goals to help provide vital, free writing programs for kids and teens. 🦇 ✏️ twitter.com/austinbatcave/…
I have been thinking nonstop about this giant seafood soup dumpling. texasmonthly.com/food/best-dish…
RT @skiphol: An update on my favorite Panhandle family. twitter.com/TexasMonthly/s…
RT @shaunpcassidy: A different Christmas, a different President. Holiday card sent to my mother and father circa 1964 from President and La…
RT @BobMooreNews: Today, @kategannon and I have the privilege of serving lunch to dozens of Central American migrants who are guests in El…
When you get each other the same thing. 🎄❤️ #beastieboys https://t.co/Is1RMCwDa6
RT @cristela9: It’s Saturday night, I’m in Mexico and everyone is celebrating how much they didn’t pay for the wall. They do this every wee…
Update: they played “Luckenbach, Texas.” When I was a girl in S.C., I thought they were singing “Living by Texas,” and that it was a sad song about some dudes who really wanted to go to Texas but couldn’t, even though they were so close. #texasforever
On a beautiful afternoon in a bar in California, they’re playing nothing but Willie and SRV. I’m dressed for it. https://t.co/j1QnxBd2Kw
RT @gwynethshaw: This is beautiful (with my apologies to my DC reporter friends). twitter.com/caplounge/stat…
Posted my final grades for the semester, edited most of my stories, and heading to airport. I am now full-on holiday. https://t.co/PhGyjglFYI
RT @pamelacolloff: This was one of the most difficult stories I’ve ever had to write. Imagine, if you can, that your child is murdered. The…
It’s the most wonderful time of year to open the work fridge. https://t.co/2OUPKyRAxe
The revival of the 37th Street Lights reminds me of all the reasons I moved to Austin 19 years ago. The city at its quirky, fun-loving best. https://t.co/APiniPXpzG
Overheard going into a hotel sports bar on a tourist-packed River Walk. “Oooh, I think this is a hidden gem.”
RT @thetexanist: Do you wish you were in Austin... At the Chili Parlor bar? (Tips hat (and margarita) to the great Guy Clark. Mm-hmm.) http…
“Whoever is dropping me off at school could you bring the air horn and Doritos please.” - text from my 12-year-old, who is living his best life this holiday season.
RT @jesshopp: More on MTV News pivot back to longform, politics & issues and all the stuff MTV insisted didn't matter (it did) or perform (…
RT @thismaya: Tonight, tonight... I read one page tonight... twitter.com/thismaya/statu…
Writers we read, discussed, and loved this semester: @taffyakner @loganhill33 @skiphol @andreamvaldez @jesshopp @RahawaHaile @ajohnston12 @JackieWoodson @SheaSerrano @mikehalltexas @TomJunod @pamelacolloff
This is the last week of my Magazine Writing class at @UTJSchool. I’m so excited to see what these students do next. I’m wrapping it up with tips on how to start their careers, so, writer and editor friends, we want to hear from you! @ me! https://t.co/U6M1X6hnJC
RT @briangaar: Quote of the century: “I just want to thank my family and friends and God and most of all, Dr Pepper.” https://t.co/teQHxzno…
RT @TexasMonthly: “Few things say Texan more than moving here and adopting the Lone Star State as your home for life.” Read more from @rgra…
RT @debdef: Today on #GivingTuesday2018 I'd love to call attention to @austinbatcave and the great work they do to empower the voices of yo…
Nothing makes me happier than a happy @Nicole_Cliffe. Our work here is done. 🍾🎁 twitter.com/Nicole_Cliffe/…
RT @bryanmealer: The kid from my story, Javier, who has Down's syndrome, was among those tear gassed yesterday. I'm now trying to find him…
RT @pamelacolloff: Hard to overstate the enormity of this loss. For decades, Hill connected inmates to the outside world thru his radio sho…
Optimal soundtrack for Christmas tree decorating. 🌲💯🎄 https://t.co/33BddOwb26
Some personal news from my person. 🍾❤️ twitter.com/scheibal/statu…
RT @Yamiche: The WH is now denying @Acosta access to the WH grounds do his job. This is incredibly concerning. twitter.com/acosta/status/…
RT @mimiswartz: No one said it would be easy. The Success in Beto’s Failure nyti.ms/2yVGMDS
RT @TexasMonthly: 1/ Are you ready, Texas? The first polls close at 7 p.m. CST. We’ll be liveblogging here all evening with updates and ana…
RT @mccullarmebad: "Today is a country music chopped 'n' screwed kind of day." -@wormwithdagger, with headphones on, mumbling to himself ju…
RT @WendiAarons: And then a hero comes along, with the strength to carry on and photobombs Mitch McConnell. https://t.co/6xcUBCBjOj
If you haven't listened to this outstanding podcast, ‘Underdog: Beto vs. Cruz,’ today's the day. New this morning: Episode 5, on the Caravan and the Blue Wave texasmonthly.com/podcast/underd…
Today, I shall eat all of the salads in preparation for Sunday's @texasmonthly BBQ Fest, with 30 of the state's best pitmasters doing their thing. Join me! eventbrite.com/e/texas-monthl…
RT @irin: “Yet the arithmetic is inescapable—all the singulars become a plural, and that plural is the collective face of a volatile white-…
 
 
 
 
 
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