Gregory Curtis

Gregory Curtis was born in Corpus Christi and raised in Kansas City, Missouri. He received a BA in English from Rice University and a master’s in English from San Francisco State College. While in San Francisco, he ran a very small printing and publishing company. He became a staff writer for Texas Monthly in 1972, just as the magazine was launched, and was promoted to editor in 1981, a position he held until 2000. In addition to Texas Monthly, he has written for the New York Times, New York Times magazine, Rolling Stone, Fortune, and Time. Curtis is the author of The Cave Painters and Disarmed: The Story of Venus DeMilo. He lives in Austin and is an adequate equestrian and aspiring magician.

Stories

Behind the Lines

The new organization man.

How Farrah Fawcett Changed the World

It was simple, really. With Charlie’s Angels, television discovered sex.

How Farrah Fawcett Changed the World

It was simple, really. With Charlie’s Angels, television discovered sex.

Behind the Lines

Three birds or a fountain?

Behind the Lines

Three birds or a fountain?

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Songs of innocence.

Behind the Lines

Songs of innocence.

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The good book.

Behind the Lines

The good book.

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The phantom building.

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The phantom building.

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Memories are made of this, pal.

Behind the Lines

Memories are made of this, pal.

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Mind over manners.

Behind the Lines

Mind over manners.

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