January 1979 Issue

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1979 Bum Steer Awards

A shameless selection of shames, shenanigans, subterfuges, spoofs, smokescreens, and saltimbancos Texans suffered through in ‘78.



Dining In

Coup de Foie Gras

French chefs are revolting against classical cuisine, and some of their new creations are definitely revolting.


A Chance of Face

At last the truth about beauty salon make-overs: the new you may not be a change for the better.



Texas Monthly Reporter

Taking it off at the last of the real burlesque joints; holy war on Austin’s Baptists; why Texas’ election system is stuck in the Dark Ages.


State Secrets

State Secrets

Pop a cork for Château UT; Fort Worth wins American Airlines from New York and “loses” it to Dallas; will Dallas’ law firms catch Houstonitis?

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