That Time a Roman Bust Ended Up at a Texas Good Will

Thrifting sometimes leads to the discovery of treasures, but no one was expecting to find a 2,000-year-old Roman Statue at the Goodwill. Resources:

The Intense Love of Frenchy McCormick

Frenchy McCormick’s devotion has become a Texas legend. Resources: TSHA | McCormick, Frenchy ( Old Tascosa and Frenchy McCormick | Lifestyles | Elizabeth “Frenchy” McCormick (1852-1941) – Find a Grave Memorial Frenchy McCormick Archives – Petticoats & Pistols ( Frenchie’s Tree – TxHTC

Rest in Peace, Hispanic Elvis

This week, San Antonio locals are mourning the loss of a local icon. Resources: Mi Tierra plans tribute for San Antonio icon Hispanic Elvis ( ‘Hispanic Elvis’ passed away Wednesday, family says | Meet the ‘Hispanic Elvis,’ a Local San Antonio Legend Going Viral On TikTok ( San Antonio’s late Hispanic Elvis remembered in…

The Legend of the Woofus

A seemingly unholy amalgamation of animals frames the Swine Building in Dallas. Resources: The Woofus, Dallas, Texas ( The Texas Woofus – Dallas, Texas – Atlas Obscura Friends of Fair Park – Woofus ( 5 Reasons Why The Woofus Will Be Your New Favorite Animal At The State Fair | Art&Seek | Arts, Music, Culture…

The Rise and Fall of the Naked Cyclist

Joseph Glynn Farley made international news for what he didn’t wear while unicycling. Resources: 10 Of The Weirdest Things That Have Ever Happened In Texas ( Naked unicyclist puts Kemah in national spotlight ( Texan Known As The ‘Naked Unicyclist’ Struck, Killed – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth (

That Time Ozzy Peed on the Alamo

In 1982, Ozzy Osbourne committed one of the gravest sins in Texas, by relieving himself on the Alamo cenotaph. Resources: Forget the Alamo by Chris Tomlinson and Jason Stanford A Brief History of Peeing on the Alamo – Texas Monthly Ozzy Osbourne publicly urinated in Alamo Plaza 40 years ago this week ( Ozzy Osbourne…