November 1978

Features

Feature
Bad Jobs

Nov 1, 1978 By Richard West

If working hard builds character, these people must be saints.

Feature
Old Folks at Home

Nov 1, 1978 By Kaye Northcott

We will all grow old; but, as Maurice Chevalier says, “That’s not so bad when you consider the alternative.”

Feature
The Birds of Death

Nov 1, 1978 By Giles Tippette

Cockfighting is probably cruel and certainly illegal, which are only two reasons that attract its aficionados.

Miscellany

Columns

Media
Stop the Presses

Nov 1, 1978 By dickreavis

That’s exactly what the Mexican government tries to do when journalists get out of hand.

Jazz
Bird Lives!

Nov 1, 1978 By johnogunter

Once a year the ghost of Charlie Parker reigns in a Dallas lounge.

Reporter

Reporter
Texas Monthly Reporter

Nov 1, 1978 By John Bloom

Fighting the foolproof crime, playing games you can’t win, building an ice cream empire, and raising hell in Baylor.