Hang Like a Bulldog

Boone Pickens no longer wears a tie. Herein lies a tale.

CELEBRITY HANGS IN THE AIR almost forever. This is particularly true when that celebrity is connected with money. Even though it has been more than a decade since his daring raids on Wall Street landed his photograph on the covers of Time and Fortune and made his company millions of dollars, Boone Pickens on a recent Tuesday night was still a presence in a smart restaurant in Dallas. I saw necks stretched at odd angles as several other patrons strained for a look at him, and the waiters seemed positively flustered. In their confusion they referred to

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