August 1976

Features

Miscellany

Touts
Touts

Jul 31, 1976 By Texas Monthly

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

Roar of the Crowd
Roar of the Crowd

Jul 31, 1976 By Texas Monthly

Bringing Them All Back HomeAs one with more than a casual interest in the refugee program in Southeast Texas, I read “The Newest Americans” by Gene Lyons [TM, June 1976] with a great deal of anticipation. Mr. Lyons seems to have a particular empathy with…

Columns

Citywise
Shoot Yourself

Jul 31, 1976 By Donald Pierce, Jr

Your next home movies may not win any Academy Awards, but at least they don’t have to be rated ZZZZzzzz.

Business
Let’s Make a Deal

Jul 31, 1976 By Stanley Brown

When Dad Joiner signed away all his oil leases to H.L. Hunt, all the cards weren’t on the table. Some were still underground.

Behind the Lines

Jul 31, 1976 By Patricia Sharpe

Some days it seems like the complaints about restaurant reviews will never stop: “My family and I drove all the way from * * * on the strength of your good ole Anonymous and, like him, we received no special services—all to the tune of $35.15 for four of us.

Film
A Midsummer’s Nightmare

Jul 31, 1976 By Marie Brenner

If you thought this summer’s film lineup looked promising, pinch yourself. "The Big Bus" and "Logan's Run," are anything but a reviewer's dream.

Reporter

Reporter
Texas Monthly Reporter

Jul 31, 1976 By Richard West

PEOPLE The red-hot rumor, blazing from mouth to mouth in Dallas recently, had longtime radio programming genius Gordon McLendon raising $2 million for a group of Dallas investors to buy WRR-AM, the city-owned, all-news station that’s up for sale. Not so, says son Bart McLendon, manager of McLendonowned KNUZ-FM in…