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.
A different sort of women’s movement has this basic belief: give in and ye shall receive.
How the Dallas SPCA got itself indicted for cruelty to animals, and other shaggy dog stories.
When a noted American humorist retired to Alpine, the joke was on him.
If you want a suit only a soul singer would wear, we’ve got a tailor for you.
The girl wanted love, the men wanted money, and when they all got together it was murder.