March 1986 Issue

Features

Miscellany

Post-Modern Times

Post-Modern Times

At the singles bar of the eighties, is it’s not love, it could still be a good investment opportunity.

Downtown

Downtown

Look into the Houston sky—those helicopters are full of commuters who are having fun.

Back Roads

Back Roads

Ted Krechel, honorary winter Texan mayor of Pharr, oversees a culture as arcane as a Melanesian cargo cult.

State Secrets

State Secrets

How much will $15 oil coast Mark White?; two new R’s for school districts: resistin’ reform; the truth about those bank rumors.

Columns

Movies

Dizzy Spin

Down and out in Beverly Hills is Mazursky magic; Clan of the Cave Bear is Sheena of the Stone Age; Trouble in Mind is—never mind.

Fatherhood

Kwell or Be Kwelled

Cradle Cap was nothing, diaper rash was a breeze. But when my son brought home head lice—well, it made the plague look good.

Classical Music

Changing the Tune

Some new recordings of old symphonies reveal how the composers really wanted things to sound.

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