Anne Dingus, a former senior editor for Texas Monthly was born in Pampa in 1953 and is a freelance writer living in Austin.
In Texas the ultimate arbiter of good taste has always been Neiman Marcus, the Dallas-based department store that marks its ninetieth birthday next year.
Obituaries are a grave matter, of course. But they can also be funny, insightful, and poetic, which is why I’m so obsessed with them.
To whom were Bonnie and Clyde really married, and whose saxophone was found in their car?
His stories are grotesque, disturbing, and award-winning: Meet Nacogdoches’ Joe R. Lansdale, the most twisted writer in Texas.
How did Susanna Dickinson survive the Battle of the Alamo, and who played her in John Wayne’s movie?
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.
What did Roy Orbison drink compulsively, and who called him the world’s greatest singer?
Who gave Debbie Reynolds her name, and what did she have to learn to do before starring in Singin’ in the Rain?
From buckskin to polyester, a look at 166 years of Texas fashion that doesn’t skirt the issues.
Which sports did Babe Didrikson dominate, and in what Hepburn-Tracy film did she appear?
In which Texas towns did Georgia O’Keeffe teach art, and for which photographer did she pose nude?
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.