Football evolved from rugby, which may show that evolution doesn’t always mean progress.
Alternatives to raging against the dying of the light.
Our reviewer is well pleased but not ecstatic with three famous establishments.
Throwing a birthday party for young children is really a very simple, enjoyable thing—to watch.
Across Yucatan on pennies a day. An intrepid traveler reports.
The Texas GOP cranks down for November elections.
Utilities companies’ long range plans didn’t include a fuel shortage. Now they have shortages of a different kind to worry about.
All these movies have something missing; it didn’t take Sam Spade to find it.
Cooking over an open fire is no mystic art. And it helps if you start everything in your kitchen at home.
Gatsby is not a complete disappointment while an unheralded little movie about Texas looks great.
The games of yesterday are the memories of today. Here are a few bits and pieces on how to help your own child store up some memories.
A look at new work from Larry King, Ronnie Dugger, and Edwin Shrake.
Women’s college sports, after years of atrophy, are getting more attention, but the same amount of financial support—almost none.
There’s a mechanism in the brain that’s supposed to keep you from getting fat. The only problem is you have to eat right and exercise to make it work.
Real Estate Investment Trusts proved that you could lose money in real estate; and nobody ever wrote to thank them for the lesson either.
Gulf Coast seafood is good eating even when you’re watching the scales.
It takes slant-heeled boots and a strong jaw to campaign in West Texas; a Ph.D. probably doesn’t help.
It costs money to make money, nut how are brokers commissions affecting the private investor’ss chances of turning a profit?
Another big money musical is another disaster and cop stories are a too-familiar tune.
You can travel with children. A whole world out there is waiting ... with a smirk.
On a warm March morning we went looking for the grave of my great-great-grandmother Nancy Daugherty. My mother had visited the grave more than 40 years before, and remembered only that it was near the capitol and that a small iron fence encircled the plot. We found the grave amid…
We Texans have always seemed to drive more, and farther, and for perhaps stranger reasons, than just about anyone else. Young people in the bleak and monotonous landscapes of West and North Texas grew up accustomed to endless, aimless rides around the countryside and to regular trips into the cities…
Doug Sahm's music is his own, but what luck that he plays it for everybody.
What you eat affects the way you think; ad what you think affects the way you eat.
Senator Bentsen is proposing legislation to end the two-tiered market. It might work; then again the market might take care of itself.
Cops, sci-fi, and westerns get served up as leftovers, and only one still tastes good. Meanwhile, Robert Altman has another dazzling film.
We visit restaurants in Houston where lunches are the specialty.
Daddies can’t have babies, but they can sure help their wives. This is a guide to where and how.
After an aggressive ad campaign, attendance was up at the Houston Ballet; the performances were also up... and down.
This answers every question about getting married outdoors buy why.
In the past people have made a pretty penny from initial offerings. No more.
Lots of spooky movies this month as a new reviewer takes the wheel.
You know about Tex-Mex cooking, but what about German-Tex? Its beauty lies in the stomach of the engulfer.
Our reviewer, whose capacity for punishment is apparently boundless, reports on ten best-selling paperback books.
Writing about Larry L. King is a difficult task that leaves me feeling like some sweating country jeweler stooped over a fine stone trying to fashion an appropriate setting out of tin. Some good writers have craft; others have soul and spirit. Larry has what great writers have: he has…
Try something different next time you head West.
As long as you're cleaning up the environment, start with your own body.
The energy crisis has caused a crisis of nerves for the Chicken Littles of Wall Street.
Whether evading the law, loosening the bonds of marriage, or traveling to the future, escape is the watchword for this group of films.
There are some restaurants in Austin that could coax wary gourmets out of their kitchens.
Securing the Perfect Babysitter isn't always possible, but there are some alternatives.
Tex-Mex food is as indigenous to Texas as beefsteak. Here are some recipes which will water your eyes and wow your guests.
Mothers and fathers in Dallas, Fort Worth, and Houston can explore an exciting concept with their children: the city as playground.
INMATES OF THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT of Corrections have made 181 new desks for about $34 a desk. Rockford Furniture Associates of Austin has fashioned matching chairs for $180 a chair. A new electronic voting board has been installed for $33,500 ($200 more than the total cost for the chairs). These…
IBM and friends could soon be steping down from their pedestals.
Neither fish nor fowl, filmed theater is a whole new art form.
When inflation hits the international scene the gnomes of Zurich and the goldbugs start racing for the ingots. But how smart an investment is gold these days?
Turffaut does it again, Polanski leaves a lot to be desired, and Losey wins and loses at the same time.