The Truth About Beans
Beans are. . .well, beans.
Beans are. . .well, beans.
Take 3 million acres, add politicians, lumber companies and Time, Inc., and what have you got? A very small park, or no park at all.
Competition was fierce and the winners in both categories are outstanding.
TUBAL LIBATIONSFORMALS WORN BRALESS. SMILES GOING the full count. ‘Hair done’ and flown in for the occasion. Rosalind Russell doing an inspired Bert Parks. What more could a mother of four or a young career girl or a grandma want? All of us females were glued to the TV to
Fiddle-FaddleFiddler’s festival? A hillside field and a lake would be the perfect setting. But now they’ve covered it over with a shopping center and a parking lot.Seminary South isn’t country heaven, but it’s all right for a shopping center—it has lots of grass and flowers and trees and fountains. And
TWO MONTHS AGO IN OUR story “Sex and Politics” we took an affectionate, if irreverent, look at a side of our political traditions that is as old as politics itself, but which has rarely been discussed in public. This month we wrap up the latest session of the Texas Legislature
A good woman finally marries the wild frontier man and saves him from himself. Manifestly destiny.
These veterans of endless smoke-filled rooms and committee sessions do more to shape state government than most elected officials. They're not all bad, but they're not all good, either.
Turn off the T.V. and read a spell. These books are fun.
Ryan O'Neal, Adolph Hitler and Tom Sawyer have a lot in common. Trust us, you'll see.
Another Texan stuns the New York art and theater world.
How to invest when the market gets wild.
At last, two superb Chinese restaraunts in Texas.
The latest scoop on Dallas ice cream.
Try one of these extended weekend trips. You'll know you've left home.
Cute Toot-TootAmtrak notwithstanding, countless unfulfilled railroad buffs still reside in Texas.For these unsatiated appetites, a genuine “little railroad that could” still makes daily runs in East Texas. The Moscow, Camden & San Augustine Railroad was begun in 1927 as passenger service between the sawmill town of Camden and the railroad
Where to find the best food, crafts, and arts in the Alamo City.
Condominiums are springing up all over Texas. It’s a good concept, but you need to know what you're doing.
How you gonna keep ’em away from your refrigerator after you’ve made your own?
It's not easy these days to find a good wine selection at reasonable prices, but it can be done.
THIS ISSUE TELLS OUR READERS how to enjoy Texas in the summer. That we could so easily be urging Texans to enjoy summer is a testimony to how summers have changed. It wasn’t so long ago that a Texas summer was as inhospitable to normal human existence as a 40-inch
THE SIN OF AUSTININ AUSTIN RECENTLY, DURING A public hearing on skinnydipping in Lake Travis, local resident Louis Steinbach testified to attentive city councilmen: “God has the power to destroy this city for its sin…and officials had better realize it.” We do not want to appear soft on sin, but
Indulgences include skydiving, puppet shows, hikes, massages, float trips, entertainment for kids, and blizzards. Blizzards?
In which nice guys finish last, if they finish at all.
Although the environmentalists won at the polls, the promoters of the nation's largest public works project may still turn the tide.
Bright lights and movie madness in Big D.
THE GETAWAY THAT DIDN’T LASTON A COOL EVENING IN late spring, Mark Jones and Francisco Perez entered Joseph’s Foodliner, a small market in northwest San Antonio specializing in homemade egg rolls (4 for a dollar) and fresh Chinese snow peas. Young, longhaired, bearded, they had apparently charted an ambitious career
Comic Relief The 1970’s have Peanuts, the 1860’s had Dickens’ latest novel, but in the 1920’s and ’30’s nothing could quite match the goings-on in Krazy Kat, George Herriman’s celebrated comic strip. Millions of inveterate fans (including President Woodrow Wilson) followed the daily adventures of the noble-minded, simple-minded Kat, his cynical,
Unhitch yourself from the grocery cart and shop around.
Why movies play where they do, when they do, and if they do.
Right here in Austin and right up there in Washington, our men who stand for office have been messin' around.
The New Doctors refuse to take old medicine.
Some last words, reverent and irreverent, like Lyndon himself.
Old films and old themes come uneasily back to life.
A single-minded Houston director puts on new plays.
Getting the most from the Met for less.
A conversation about closed-end funds with a man who should know.
Is there any good Italian Food in Dallas?
Over the Sierras to Topolobampo and back by the headiest of Mexican railroads.
Hello, ColumbusTWO EGGS. A PATTIE OF HOMEMADE sausage as big as a hamburger. Three large homemade biscuits. Grits. All the butter and jelly you want. Coffee. Add up the bill for that breakfast, if you could even order it, at The Holiday Inn, Nickerson Farms or any of a hundred
Marlon takes it off and movies will never be the same.
Wandering through the strangest neighborhood east of the Pecos.
A look at both sides of the 13-year skirmish over the North Expressway.
Dionysus in 69 brings nude, bloody experimental theater to Houston.
How to choose your veterinarian-and your pet's.
WE TEXANS TALK A LOT about how big we are, and how we are getting bigger. This is all right, since it is true. We are the only state with more than one of the ten largest cities in the country. In fact, we have three—Houston, Dallas and San Antonio.For
IF FORTUNE MAKES STRANGE BEDFELLOWS, the fortunes of death make the strangest of all. In the state cemetery in Austin, J. Frank Dobie, Ma and Pa Ferguson, and Big Foot Wallace lie within a 30-yard radius of one another. Their graves are near the top of a small hill which
Revolting FilmsIf you liked Che Guevara, you’ll love the Third World Film Series being shown at the University of Texas in Austin. There is nothing Hollywood about these films, and their technique leaves something to be desired; but if you want to know what filmmakers from the Third World are
Look out, offshore operators, they're headed your way!
Dylan Thomas and Ingmar Bergman top some films of varying quality.