What started on The Rally Caps in fifth grade has led to the words “By Joe Levin” appearing in publications like Texas Monthly, SB Nation, and more. I try to tell empathetic stories about characters in sports, music, and politics.


I’ve written and reported on stories about music, sports, and politics.

How Explosions In The Sky Became the Sound of Film and Television

Texas Monthly • August 19, 2018

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 Escape from Cuba

June 14, 2015 • The Caludron

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 Marshal Cohen Looks Beyond Injuries, Heartbreak

October 2015 • Big Red Magazine

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I’ve written numerous columns for Texas Monthly and now write a weekly newsletter for Tom Brady, Michael Strahan, and Gotham Chopra’s Religion of Sports. Subscribe here.

 Why Earl Campbell Matters

Texas Monthly • October 21, 2019

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 Lost in Translation

October 11, 2019 • Religion of Sports

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 Tony Parker, Last of the San Antonio Spurs’ Dynastic Big Three, Is Retiring

June 11, 2019 • Texas Monthly

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