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D Magazine October 1989

Cover Story

Ecstasy & Agony at the Starck Club

In the slammin’, trippin’, electrofunk, chem-crazed, wild-eyed world of the New Wave Society, Dino was the prince of the night.
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BUERGER FOR KING?

By Ruth Miller Fitzgibbons

BUSINESS Slick Rick

How the son of Robert Strauss sweetened a sweetheart deal.
By Sally Giddens

EDITOR’S NOTE

THE REBIRTH OF A MAGAZINE
By Ruth Miller Fitzgibbons

FACT

By D Magazine

FASHION Invasion of the Vogue Bambini

Moms applaud as three Dallas women make Euro-style kidstuff their business.

FLASHBACK

By Thomas H. Smith

GOING OUT

By D Magazine

LETTERS

By D Magazine

LOW PROFILE The Selling of the DMA

Can marketing whiz Pam Wendland do for art what she did for Slurpees?
By Kimberly Goad

MAD, MAD MATTOX

Is the bad boy of Texas politics a) corrupt; b) a guileless megalomaniac; c) the establishment’s whipping boy; d) a vicious campaigner with an eye for the jugular; and e)-GULP-the next governor of Texas?
By Brad Bailey

OCT CALENDAR

By D Magazine

PARTING SHOT

ABORTION: THE NEVER-ENDING STRUGGLE
By Chris Tucker

RETRO Hot Dog Mayor

When J. Waddy Tate was around, running Dallas was fun.
By Tom Peeler

SPORTS The Other Jones

An ode to Too Tall, the last real Cowboy.
By Tom Stephenson

STAYING IN

By D Magazine

THE CITY A Fairer Fair Park?

Putting park money into the neighborhood is payola to some, an investment to others.
By Jeff Posey

THE OFFICIAL STORY

By Dan Baldwin

THE SEARCH FOR INTELLIGENT LIFE IN DALLAS

Who says that intellectual life in America is confined to Berkeley and Greenwich Village? Dallas has a burgeoning universe of poets, prophets, philosophers, gurus, savants, and other assorted thinkers to teach us that learning never stops.
By MARTHA HEIMBERG

TRAVELThe Accidental Trekker

From Highland Park to the Himalayas-I faced a world without hair dryers.
By MARGARET NATHAN

WRIGHT OR WRONG?

By Ruth Miller Fitzgibbons