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 (mysanantonio.com) ‘Hispanic Elvis’ passed away Wednesday, family says | kens5.com Meet the ‘Hispanic Elvis,’ a Local San Antonio Legend Going Viral On TikTok (remezcla.com) 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 (roadsideamerica.com) The Texas Woofus – Dallas, Texas – Atlas Obscura Friends of Fair Park – Woofus (wildapricot.org) 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 (onlyinyourstate.com) Naked unicyclist puts Kemah in national spotlight (click2houston.com) Texan Known As The ‘Naked Unicyclist’ Struck, Killed – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth (cbslocal.com)

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 (expressnews.com) Ozzy Osbourne…

Clara Harris: The Mercedes Benz Murder

In 2002, a woman wronged struck and killed her husband with a Mercedes Benz, and then turned around to hit him again. Resources: Clara Harris, Who Killed Cheating Husband With Her Mercedes, Released From Prison – Texas Monthly Suburban Madness – Texas Monthly Shattered Lives (oprah.com) Murder of David Lynn Harris – Wikipedia Amazon.com: Suburban…