Mark Seal

Articles by Mark Seal

“I Loved the Dapper Bandit”

Aug 31, 1989 By Mark Seal

She was a hooker. He was a race car driver. They fell in love. She moved in. He put on his three-piece suit and went to work. She was always on call. They fought. She moved out. Then she found out that his real job was bank jobs.

The Quidnunc

Jan 1, 1987 By Mark Seal

Celebrating the Day of the Dead with David Byrne; digging for Texas dirt with snoop queen Kitty Kelley; playing nuclear war games in San Antonio.

Dec 1, 1986 By Mark Seal

Keeping up with the Perots; pomp-adoring Charlie Sexton; sewing up the ses-quilt-centennial.

The Quidnunc

Nov 1, 1986 By Mark Seal

Sizing up Phyllis Diller; foiling Esquire’s great expectations; hopping continents with honeymooners Lloyd and Joanne Davis.

The Quidnunc

Aug 31, 1986 By Mark Seal

Checking in with Corpus’ famous insurance writer; smelling celebrity flowers with Leonard Tharp; sharing some Jello-O with Dionne Warwick

Doin’ the Social Climb

Mar 1, 1986 By Mark Seal

From the heights of the Dallas social heap, they leaped to the national celebrity circuit. Rich, young, and fashionable, Twinkle and Bradley Bayoud are a case study on how to rise to the top.

The Pink People

Jul 31, 1985 By Mark Seal

A new recruit to the ranks of Mary Kay beauty consultants struggles valiantly to do his part in reaching the woman of the eighties and keeping the company in the pink.