Presenting Carolyn Farb, worthy to Dolph Briscoe, Farrah Fawcett, J. R. Ewing, Mike Martin, and Jackie Sherrill as Bum Steer of the Year—and 107 other fascinating foibles.
Are eye surgeons miraculously changing the lives of folks with glasses as thick as Coke-bottle bottoms, or are they just making themselves rich?
Urban refugees fleeing high-tech Dallas have created ersatz rural communities in the nearby countryside. This isolated, pastoral life sometimes erupts into adultery and murder.
Jerry Argovitz made himself unpopular with NFL management as an abrasive player’s agent. Now that he owns Houston’s new football team, he finds himself on the other side of the table—and the issues.
In the sixties a small company in Medina produced a wooden box decorated with rhinestones. It became a Texas tradition.
The greening (and redding, and yellowing, and blueing) of the prefabricated warehouse.
You may not have heard saxman Ben Webster when he was around, but his recordings with Duke Ellington, Benny Carter, and Gerry Mulligan are a treasure trove not to be missed.
Al Pacino carries on the gangster tradition in Scarface; the mystery in Gorky Park is not whodunit but who’ll survive the investigation; Tentl is a Barbra Streisand tour de force.
From the city that brought you the Stockyards and Billy Bob’s Texas comes a bizarre nightclub run by the shock troops of the avant-garde.
Damming the Rio Grande; cruising the streets of Houston; building the nation’s biggest organ; remembering the Alamo.
A better Dallas, a wider conspiracy, a madder Wichita Falls.
Storm damage from Alicia may include the public’s right to use the beach; Texas pecan growers go nuts over the feds; Mexico’s ruling party turns up the heat on the opposition; why there may be an NCAA football play-off sooner than you think.
Have these glamorous goblets come to the aid of your New Year’s Eve Party.