October 1991



S.A. Print Wars Revisited

Sep 30, 1991 By Joe Nick Patoski

It seems like only yesterday that media czar and San Antonio Express-News owner Rupert Murdoch rallied his troops in Texas’ most heated daily newspaper war with the battle cry “Bury the bastards.”


Firefighter at the End of the Day

Sep 30, 1991 By Texas Monthly

Paris-based Sebastião Salgado was among the international corps of photographers who converged on Kuwait last February to document the oil-field inferno that the retreating Iraqis left behind. On assignment for the New York Times Magazine, Salgado also captured the crushing weariness of the firefighters, many of whom worked for Texas…


Unsung Hero

Sep 30, 1991 By Alan Tennant

Austin’s Kevin Schwantz is one of the world’s most famous and highest-paid athletes, and no one in Texas knows who he is.

Born Again

Sep 30, 1991 By Mimi Swartz

Like Houston, the Galleria was hit hard by the bust. Now savvy marketing and a face lift have brought back its glamour.


Chocolate-Peanut Butter Bread

Jan 20, 2013 By Texas Monthly

1 1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast 1 3/4 cups warm water 1/2 cup active sourdough starter (see recipe, below) 5 scant cups unbleached all-purpose flour or bread flour 1/2 cup powdered milk 2 teaspoons sea salt or plain salt 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder…