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.


Santa Anna

What chewable confection did Santa Anna help invent?

Alvin Ailey

Which Oscar-winner did Alvin Ailey act alongside in the play Call Me by My Rightful Name ?

Annie, Get Your Gals!

Various specimens of that celebrated species, the Texas woman, captured on film by photographer Annie Leibovitz, who used to be one herself.

December 1899

How much did baby shoes cost in Texas in December 1899?

Dead Beat

For an outing that’ll make you go stark graving mad, visit Texas’ peaceful old cemeteries—and experience the esprit de corpse.

The UT Tower

The University of Texas Tower figured in which movies?

Photography • Kate Breakey

Artist of the portrait.

Books • Louis Sachar

Children’s writes.

Eric Dickerson

Why was Eric Dickerson nicknamed Mr. Benny?