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Pableaux Johnson

Travel |
April 1, 1999

The Big Easier

Manageable crowds. Fabulous food. Great music. Authentic Cajun culture. Do you need any other reasons to visit Lafayette, Louisiana?

Web Exclusive |
December 31, 1969

Flea Market Master Class

Springtime in Texas. The bluebonnets blanket the Hill Country, the Panhandle starts its active growing season, and the sun-baked Valley hunkers down for a long, hot summer. It’s a perfect time for rebirth, renewal, and maybe, just maybe, cleaning out that damn garage once and for all. The annual

The Culture |
December 31, 1969

Appetite for Destruction

Rivers of fire. Gnashing metal claws. Burning buildings. Army surplus rocket engines and abstract mechanical dinosaurs. Lumbering steel insects armed with flamethrowers and rotating cow skulls. A capacity crowd of 5,000 Texans packed Longhorn Speedway to witness the spectacle—a chaotic evening of well-managed explosions, choreographed pyromania and all-purpose destruction—courtesy