Author

John Anderson

Lifestyle |
May 31, 1994

What a Way to Go

Before he sold his legendary wine cellar, Marvin Overton threw a Texas-zise party with a Longhorn named Bubba.

Business |
July 31, 1991

Radio Days

Thirty-five years ago, a Harlingen publisher turned in to Hispanic radio, only to become Texas’ least-known media mogul.

Business |
April 1, 1991

Net Worth

How does NBA superstar David Robinson handle his millions? He passes them to a real mom-and-pop operation—his parents.

Business |
February 1, 1991

Hock Treatment

With clean, well-lighted places-filled with bargains-Forth Worth-based Cash America is spiffing up the sullied image of pawnshops.

Business |
January 1, 1991

Return to Sender

In 1998 Neiman Marcus shelled out $119 million for Horchow Mail Order—only to have the cataloger lose $28 million within two years.

Business |
December 1, 1990

Man at Work

Now that Drayton McLane has sold his family company to Wal-Mart, he has no intention of retiring from the daily grind.

Sports |
December 1, 1990

Mr. March

By running-and-gunning down opponents in the NCAA tournament, Tom Penders has jump-started UT basketball.

Finance |
November 1, 1990

Venturesome Capital

By taking a cue from smart money, even the small investor can get an angle on modest deals in post-bust Texas.