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D Magazine October 1986

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ARTS The Gift

At thirteen, Kristi Curb is a world-class cellist who must balance her love of music with a passion for boys and Swatch watches.
By Skip Hollandsworth
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BUSINESS Junk Mail Giants

How two direct-mail wizards made millions – with no money down!!!
By Sally Giddens
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DMAGZ101986 — 030

The 1987 crop of cars is long on technology and high on style.
By Preston Lerner
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EDITOR’S PAGE

Our portrait of Dallas: A daytrip through grit and glitz.
By Ruth Miller Fitzgibbons
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ESSAY The Muse and Margaret Blum

She knew the rules of poker and the rules of poetry: you want knowledge, you pay for it.
By TOM McCLELLAN
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Geared for Competition

A sneak preview of imports for ’87
By D Magazine
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HAPPY TRAILS

New avenues for geared-up bikers
By D Magazine
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Hard-Edged and High-Powered

What’s what in the ’87 lineup
By D Magazine
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HIGHLAND PARK VILLAGE

By Babs Suzanne Harrison
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LEGGY ADVICE

How to wear hose with aplomb
By D Magazine
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NEW GAME IN TOWN

Discovering the culinary cachet of axis venison
By Liz Logan
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PARTING SHOT

Celebs Hype-notize Millions!!! Fergie, Liz, Clint, and Don Threaten Western Civilization!!
By Chris Tucker
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PHOTON OPPORTUNITIES

A TV series and a new line of toys
By D Magazine
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POLITICS Half Priced, Full of Dreams

Ken Gjemre is bookish, a Unitarian, a member of the ACLU, and he won’t take money from PACs. He also wants to unseat the most conservative man in the Texas Senate.
By Dan Baldwin
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PORTRAITS OF A LADY

Capturing the celluloid sensuality of the femme fatale
By D Magazine
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PROFILE The Mind Behind Bizarro

Where does Dan Piraro get those weird ideas?
By Dennis Holder
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Ragtops

Driving a convertible is more than one of life’s small pleasures; it’s a chrome-plated statement that you understand the good life and can afford to live it.
By D Magazine
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RELATIONSHIPS Do Nice Guys Sleep Alone?

The perils of dating in the difficult Eighties.
By Liz Logan
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SKI THE ROCKIES!

COLORADO/NEW MEXICO 1986-87 SEASON
By Scott McCrea
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STRIKING REVELATIONS

Why I carry a torch for matchbooks
By L.L.
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TALES OF THE CITY Fair Game

When you’re down, throw a party: Uncle Bob Thornton and his incredible Centennial coup.
By John Bloom
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The High-Tech Dash

Wherein the new gee-whiz dashboard is met with a public outcry of “So what?”
By P.L.
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THE LIVING (WEST) END

A new Festival Marketplace to make downtown sing
By D Magazine
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TRAVEL Barging Down the Seine

Through seemingly endless French afternoons, we drifted by villages with musical names.
By C.W. Smith
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UPDATE

By D Magazine
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West End Renaissance

A few years ago, anyone wandering through the West End Historic Dostrict had every reason to be beset with pangs of loneliness, for white architectoral marvels, stray pigeons and perhaps even a few ghosts abounded, other human beings did not. Tucked away in one end of Dallas’ dowtown business sector, the 30-block area with its rows of turn of the century industrial buildings was still an idea waiting for its time to come.
By D Magazine