John Nova Lomax

deep dive

The Best Bar in Austin Is Sam's Town Point

A slice of the old (cool) ATX inside the growing metropolis.
John Nova Lomax
4.4.19
deep dive

The Best Dive Bar in Texas Opens at 7 AM and Refuses to Be Gentrified

You see the eternal Houston at D&W Lounge.
John Nova Lomax
9.20.18
politics

Is the Texas Legislature About to Get Even Crazier?

With the powerful Republican moderate who stopped the bathroom bill stepping down, no one is sure what will happen next.
John Nova Lomax
11.1.17
GENTRIFICATION

'Ghetto' Is the Most Obnoxious White People Thing Since Brunch

Written by a self-described "Earth folk yoga songstress," the song and video are worse than you can even imagine.
John Nova Lomax
5.9.17
Podcasts

Before 'S-Town,' There Was ‘Buttholeville’

And it had its own John B. McLemore too.
John Nova Lomax
4.14.17
birds

Everything You Need to Know About Grackles, the Horny Devil Bird of Texas

Heading to Austin for SXSW? Brush up on the winged vermin that will, in all likelihood, terrorize you at some point.
John Nova Lomax
3.10.17
history

These Wild, Obscure Tales of Past Presidents Are Stuffed Full of American Badassery

Everyone knows about Bill Clinton and his sax, and how Barack Obama can croon a mean Al Green. But did you know Lincoln could deadlift 1,300 pounds?
John Nova Lomax
2.21.17
~history~

This President's Grandson Was More Interesting Than You'll Ever Be

Chester A. Arthur III was a DTF Ivy League dropout, Irish Republican Army activist, experimental-film actor, commune leader, gold prospector, teacher at San Quentin, and bisexual sexologist/astrologer.
John Nova Lomax
1.13.17
Features

President John Tyler Had More Sex Than You

He was America's most fuckingest leader, and that made for some truly mind-bending genealogy.
John Nova Lomax
1.6.17