When oil and real estate boomed, a lot of Texans rode the tiger. But the beast turned, and those who weren’t devoured faced the prospect of limping back. It has been a long but not uninteresting trip.
Hank Avery. Wheeler-dealer. Ron Burton. Still Rocking Along. Joan Yamini. The Conscience of a Liberal. David Griffin. Suburban Paradigm.
March 1, 1990 | by Gary Cartwright | Feature
With its folksy-talking tarts and rubes, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas tries to make a virture of vulgarity. Bard-olaters who flock to two Shakespeare-inspired offerings may be disappointed: Woody Allen’s A Midsummer Night’s Sex Comedy is puckish but prosy; Paul Mazursky’s Tempest leaves the viewer at sea.
September 1, 1982 | by James Wolcott | Movies