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S. Holland Murphy

S. Holland Murphy

Contributing Editor

Stories by S. Holland Murphy

D Magazine meanest bars

The Long History of D Magazine’s Liquid Journalism

A look back at the magazine’s heroic efforts to keep you quenched.
Ron Gard and dogs

The Dallas Man Who Loves Dogs More Than You Do, With a Collection To Prove It

Ron Gard’s lifelong passion for canines is on full display in the new coffee table book, Whose Dog Are You?
d magazine march 1987
Dallas History

From the Archives: Finding the Wild Things of Deep Ellum

Punks once ruled Deep Ellum. We wanted to know what happened to the ones on our March 1987 cover.
Kaitlyn Coffee, Throw Pillows, Hero Image

One Woman’s Mission to End Throw Pillows

To throw, or not to throw, that is the question. A surprisingly complicated one, as it turns out.
Luke Sardello record collection

Digging Through the Josey Records Co-Owner’s Personal Vinyl Collection

Josey Records co-owner Luke Sardello has a story about every record in his collection. All 50,000 of them.

Stories by S. Holland Murphy


How Our Holiday Guide Put Me in Hot Water, Again.

As we publish our November cover story, it's time to travel back to 2017—the last time I angered my loved ones by sharing a Christmas tradition.
Health & Medicine

How to Live Forever: 12 Dallas Doctors on How to Live a Long, Healthy Life

From your heart to your face to your most intimate of lady areas, we asked doctors and experts how best to keep the operation shipshape.
Shopping & Fashion

This Dallas Fashion Stylist Probably Owns the Vintage Piece of Your Dreams

Fashion fanboy turned professional stylist, Carlos Alonso-Parada, will let you borrow his couture clothes from his vast collection—if you're Beyoncé.
John Matthews

The Phone Call That Brought Me a Killer Story

(Do Not Hit Decline…. A Killer Story Could Be a Phone Call Away….)
eyeball killer

True Crime and Wine

First he caught the Eyeball Killer. Then, to take his mind off the horror he’d seen as a Dallas cop, John Matthews planted grapes. In Ovilla.