Kathy Blackwell · @kathyblackwell ☜ 3,670
Executive Editor @texasmonthly. Email: kblackwell@texasmonthly.com
For our June cover story on Texas travel, we stayed in safari tents, bubbles, restored gems, and—in my case—a resort where my cellphone had its own bed. Behold, Where to Stay Now, 2019! texasmonthly.com/travel/best-ne…
RT @TexasMonthly: Friendships like Sabika and Jaelyn’s don’t come along every day. The Muslim teenager from Pakistan and evangelical Christ…
RT @brywashing: hello friends i won an o. henry award for a story named after a freeway in Houston and you can read it over at @lithub—many…
Do they not know Beyonce is there??? Come ON, Rockets.
RT @dhiott: Interested in working with me and the talented news teams @KUT and @TexasStandard? We are hiring an Executive Editor to lead al…
My girl @stephopitz did this. She made this happen. So proud, and wish I could be there. twitter.com/startribune/st…
I’m totally making this salad this weekend. And I’m totally drinking an Aperol Spritz while doing so. 💁🏻‍♀️ nytimes.com/2019/05/08/mag…
I’m totally making the salad this weekend. And I’m totally going to drink and an Aperol Spritz while doing so. 💁🏻‍♀️nytimes.com/2019/05/08/mag…
Just last night, I was lucky enough to see Dave Chappelle's intimate pop-up show before he hit the Paramount. LEGEND. rollingstone.com/tv/tv-news/dav… via @RollingStone
Oh, and ice cream! 🤦‍♀️
If I weren't on deadline, I would be here....... all of my favorites: booze, books and BFFS. twitter.com/boozyicecream/…
RT @alexfatch: On a scale from Bran Stark to Arya Stark, how much do you contribute to group projects? #BattleofWinterfell #GameofThrones
RT @pamelacolloff: Staying with a story long after other reporters depart can yield breathtaking narratives. @skiphol wrote about Sabika Sh…
RT @stephenharrigan: At a mere 922 pages, my new book can be read in one sitting--if you sit for a very long time. Or, if you choose, you c…
Sabika's Story is a masterpiece from @skiphol. Worth your time (and tears). texasmonthly.com/articles/remem…
RT @TexasObserver: Rhonda Hart, a vocal advocate for gun violence prevention, is running for school board in a bright red Texas district.…
RT @jdickjournalism: Charles Brewer of Charlie's Bar-B-Que struck a big win for Southeast Texas barbecue and link culture by landing on the…
RT @TexasMonthly: 1/ Texas BBQ is flourishing. The rate at which great joints are opening is staggering. Our next top 50 list won't come…
RT @WendiAarons: We’re on I-35 near San Antonio and just passed a man going 65 mph on his Harley. A woman is sitting behind him—and she’s r…
In her TM debut (!), @thesydneygreene revels in behind-the-scenes Beyoncé: "It’s a side of Beyoncé we don’t see often, but it’s also a side of black women in general that we don’t see... [She] tells us it's okay to be vulnerable." texasmonthly.com/the-culture/be…
RT @Danez_Smif: Hahahahahaaa Beyoncé dropped the Beychella live album brb headed to the gym to give my best performance on the treadmill.
RT @ajohnston12: If you feel like posting something snarky about Notre Dame, let me tell you this: I just saw an elderly man standing acros…
RT @ajohnston12: Took this today. 💔 https://t.co/4tWpXFsmef
Me: “I have so many stories to edit. I don’t know how I’m going to get it all done.” (Closes office door and watches the “Wine Country” trailer for the 100th time.) https://t.co/MRw6AmFNzj
RT @JulieWbach: Austin, we are bringing Colson Whitehead to town with his latest, absolutely unforgettable novel! Join us! https://t.co/6Yi…
RT @KaceyMusgraves: 🌅 Really gorgeously written, @ajohnston12 texasmonthly.com/the-culture/go…
My aunt+uncle took me to see Tony Orlando and Dawn (!) when i was 6. Not used to big-city traffic, my uncle blocked a limo trying to get around us. It was Tony's - he got out, kissed my hand. I thought he was welcoming me to the show, as he should. youtube.com/watch?v=Yii1uf… twitter.com/nprmusic/statu…
Well no wonder I had so much fun doing the crossword tonight. ❤️(And now it’s bedtime for ——). nyti.ms/2FGCF1c
C3 won't hold a music festival in Marfa next year after all. texasmonthly.com/the-culture/c3…
RT @michaelschaub: Come visit my hometown next year! We have amazing art and architecture and very nice people. Plus, you can attend my pan…
RT @drewtewksbury: I'm trying something new in @latimes' book section: California literary roadtrips, sharing histories of writers who have…
RT @TexasMonthly: Texas enjoyed its strongest showing ever in the semifinals for the prestigious @beardfoundation awards, but the state slu…
RT @thetexanist: Welcome to Texas, @TigerWoods and all the @DellMatchPlay golfers. While in @austintexasgov, y'all ought to visit Lions Mun…
RT @paulaforbes: hey is there a rio grande valley-based cookbook i should know about? open to church/community/spiral cookbooks
I felt so seen by the scenes of (the amazing) Julianne Moore singing along to her car radio in (the amazing) "Gloria Bell" that I can no longer listen to 70s on 7 or 80s on 8. It's all podcasts from here on out, I think.
RT @thismaya: Short Short Fiction Festival this Saturday, March 30th, at Elisabet Ney Museum from noon to 3pm. Short stories but, um, short…
RT @Longreads: The Top 5 #Longreads of the Week: @topicstories, @CalSunday, @Medium, @TexasMonthly, and @GuernicaMag. #SundayMorning https:…
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/…
 
 
 
 
 
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