January 1978 Issue

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1978 Bum Steer Awards

Last year’s biggest bloopers, bleepers, blunders, bungles, boo-boos, bad breaks, bobbles, bevues, balks, and Briscoeisms.





Texas Monthly Review

Royal women reign in Houston; Spanish artist eats dough; new novel for the operating table; more UFOs from Hollywood; wanted: a conductor for the San Antonio Symphony.


Texas Monthly Reporter

Larry Flynt hears the call; everyone hears Bob Bullock; McConn job in Houston; ghost in the newsroom; and cotton on the dinner table.


Roar of the Crowd

Roar of the Crowd

Last words on the West, the remains of the defenders of the Alamo, and Larry McMurtry’s sagging shelf.

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