October 1990


Go Fish

Sep 30, 1990 By Joe Nick Patoski

See the Gulf Coast from the bottom up at Corpus Christi’s new underwater show.

To the Brilliant Victor

Sep 30, 1990 By Helen Thompson

Southwest Conference trophies, commemorating long-forgotten triumphs, are still winners. Photographs by Wyatt McSpadden.

Power Switch

Sep 30, 1990 By Dana Rubin

Are customers of the Comanche Peak nuclear plant better off with safety advocate Juanita Ellis on the inside or the outside?


State of the Art
State of the Art

Sep 30, 1990 By Texas Monthly

Rich Clarkson brings a new perspective to Texas A&M honor guards “humping it”—Aggies claim the peculiar crouch helps project yells—in game day usa, a survey of college football culture by 22 photographers, just issued by Kodak/Thomasson-Grant.

State Fare
State Fare

Jan 20, 2013 By Patricia Sharpe

At Austin’s Majestic Diner, co-owner and chef Mick Vann gives the royal treatment to even the simplest entrée. Vann has been cooking for twenty years (the last seven at Clarksville Cafe in Austin), and he still has a knack for the unexpected: whole leaves of spinach in spanakopita and a…

Domain Supplement

Domain Recipe

Sep 30, 1990 By Helen Thompson

Crash Course; Rambling Roses; Absolutely Floored; Bones to Pick


The Brain Trust

Sep 30, 1990 By bryanbleil

Computers will finally use commmon sense if an Austin high-tech team can make them think like people.

That Mojo Season

Sep 30, 1990 By Jan Reid

An outsider exposes the hidden risks in Odessa’s bigger-than-life brand of football.

Table Manners

Sep 30, 1990 By lionelgarcia

For my grandmother, offering food to hungry relatives meant much more than just serving another meal.



Tamale-Stuffed Game Hen

Jan 20, 2013 By Texas Monthly

Marinade 4 game hens 1 tablespoon achiote seeds 2 cups oil 46 ounces tomato juice 3 bay leaves 1 tablespoon granulated garlic 1 tablespoon oregano leaves 1 teaspoon each of dark chile powder, ground cumin, and salt 2 ounces lime juice…