July 31, 1974


Some recommendations on what to do, see, and buy this month.

July 31, 1974


Trains did have exotic names. Here’s your chance to invent your own.

May 31, 1974

Katie at the Bat

Women’s college sports, after years of atrophy, are getting more attention, but the same amount of financial support—almost none.

May 31, 1974

The Adipose Tissue Issue

There’s a mechanism in the brain that’s supposed to keep you from getting fat. The only problem is you have to eat right and exercise to make it work.

Behind the Lines|
March 31, 1974

Behind the Lines

We Texans have always seemed to drive more, and farther, and for perhaps stranger reasons, than just about anyone else. Young people in the bleak and monotonous landscapes of West and North Texas grew up accustomed to endless, aimless rides around the countryside and to regular trips into the

December 31, 1969

Norah Jones

The Grapevine-raised singer was 
a star from the word go; her 2002 debut album of jazz-pop balladry, Come 
Away With Me, sold in excess of 20 million copies. Yet rather than spend the rest of her career repeating the formula, Jones has grown into a curious musical adventurer. Her

December 31, 1969

Primal Screen

Here is a partial list of the nice people Skip Hollandsworth has written about since he joined the magazine as a staff writer in 1989: Charles Albright, a serial killer in Dallas who removed his victims’ eyes; Marie Robards, a Fort Worth teenager who killed her father by poisoning

December 31, 1969

Blood Simple (1984)

Director: Joel and Ethan CoenPlot: Bar owner hires hit man to kill his wife and her lover. Double-crossing ensues.Excerpts from our roundtable discussion:BLOOM: I like Blood Simple too. But it’s very cinematic. It is based on images and ideas of Texas from film history and from popular-culture history more

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