Anne Dingus

Anne Dingus, a former senior editor for Texas Monthly was born in Pampa in 1953 and is a freelance writer living in Austin.


Literature • Angela Shelf Medearis

Doing the write thing.

Performing Arts • Jo Long

Culturally centered.

Jimmie Rodgers

What respiratory ailment afflicted Jimmie Rodgers, prompting fans to shout “Spit ’er up and sing some more”?

King Fishy

A history mystery involving ranching’s King family.

Body of Evidence

Who was Jesse James—really? And where is he buried?

Alamo Tome
Georgia O’Keeffe

In which Texas towns did Georgia O’Keeffe teach art, and for which photographer did she pose nude?


A cryptic puzzle you’ll utter no cross words about.

The New Mex Files

Did a flying saucer really crash-land in a field outside Roswell fifty years ago this month? The truth is out there; find out for yourself.

The Way We Wore

From buckskin to polyester, a look at 166 years of Texas fashion that doesn’t skirt the issues.

Babe Didrikson

Which sports did Babe Didrikson dominate, and in what Hepburn-Tracy film did she appear?

Debbie Reynolds

Who gave Debbie Reynolds her name, and what did she have to learn to do before starring in Singin’ in the Rain?

Range Rover

After fifty years of traveling the Southwest, ranch photographer Frank Reeves left behind a vast body of work and unforgettable portraits of the cowboy’s way of life.

Roy Orbison

What did Roy Orbison drink compulsively, and who called him the world’s greatest singer?