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.

Articles by Anne Dingus

Irregular Joe

Jan 21, 2013 By Anne Dingus

His stories are grotesque, disturbing, and award-winning: Meet Nacogdoches’ Joe R. Lansdale, the most twisted writer in Texas.

The Belle Curve

Jan 20, 2013 By Anne Dingus

Sexist, shmexist: For pure viewing enjoyment, my feminist friends and I know that nothing can match the Miss America Pageant.

Fave Combo

Jan 20, 2013 By Anne Dingus

Let's hear it for beans and cornbread, the tastiest of plate-mates, a classic Southern supper—and a meal any fool can cook.

A Texas Survival Kit

Jan 20, 2013 By Anne Dingus

What to do if you're bitten by fire ants, lost in the wilderness, sprayed by a skunk, attacked by a shark, stuck in a lightning storm, swept away by a riptide, or caught in any of eleven other worst-case scenarios.

The Answers

Aug 31, 2005 By Anne Dingus

1. a, 3; b, 1; c, 2 2. d 3. the horny toad 4. c 5. b 6. XIT 7. c 8. 1936 9. a, 2; b, 5; c, 6; d, 7; e, 1; f, 3; g, 4 10. buffalo 11. Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar was the second president of the…

A Cook’s Tour

May 31, 2005 By Anne Dingus

From tamales and chile con carne to boiled fish and macaroni with mushroom sauce, the first-ever compendium of Mexican American cooking, Mexican Cooking: The Flavor of the 20th Century—That Real Mexican Tang, takes readers on an unusual culinary ride.

Case by Case

Sep 30, 2004 By Anne Dingus

What to do in ten more worst-case scenarios, from getting bitten by a brown recluse to getting caught in a dust storm.