May 1993


Act II

Apr 30, 1993 By Emily Yoffe

After years of being alternately judged a great playwright and a great disappointment, Edward Albee has found his footing in Houston, where he teaches, socializes, and gets star treatment.

See No Evil

Apr 30, 1993 By Skip Hollandsworth

Dallas police say Charles Albright is the coldest, most depraved killer of women in the city’s history. To me, he seems like a perfect gentleman. Maybe too perfect.

Wanted! By the FBI

Apr 30, 1993 By Jan Jarboe Russell

What’s behind the Bureau’s bashing of its director, former San Antonio judge William Sessions? Go ask Alice.

A Farewell to Arm

Apr 30, 1993 By Joe Nick Patoski

Even after his baseball career is over, Nolan Ryan will continue to be a role model for my kids—and me.


Whiskey Sauce

Apr 30, 1993 By Texas Monthly

4 tablespoons unsalted butter 1/3 cup sugar 1 egg 1/2 tablespoon very hot water 1/4 cup heavy cream 1/4 cup rye whiskey Melt butter in double boiler over simmering water. In small bowl, whisk together sugar and egg, then stir into melted butter. Add hot…

Black-Bottom Pecan Pie

Jan 20, 2013 By Texas Monthly

Piecrust 1 1/2 cups flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup vegetable shortening 3 to 4 tablespoons cold water In mixing bowl, combine flour and salt. Mix in shortening with fingertips until mixture resembles coarse cornmeal. Sprinkle water over mixture one tablespoon at a time, stirring with fork.


Buyer, Beware

Apr 30, 1993 By Robert Barnstone

The Texas real estate market is healthier than it has been in years, but watch out: The patient could suffer a relaps anytime.

Court Reporter

Apr 30, 1993 By Anne Dingus

Renowned legal scholar and law professor Charles Alan Wright is deadly serious—about murder mysteries.


Apr 30, 1993 By Turk Pipkin

Far away from the crowded urban courses, there’s an older, saner game. Welcome to the pleasures of nine-hole golf and sand greens.



Land Grab

Apr 30, 1993 By Helen Thompson

In a historic move, the state claims co-ownership of some Brazos Valley farms.