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The Rambling BoyStories About Texas is a weekly look at regional history, hosted by Lonn Taylor of Fort Davis. The show is broadcast Monday evenings after the 7 PM newscast.

Sigismund Engelking Ranch Stories

Sigismund Engelking was a prominent San Antonio lawyer in the 1920s and 30s around whom an entire cycle of stories developed.

On this edition of The Rambling Boy, Lonn explores some his favorite Engelking stories that he’s heard over the years.

Discovering the Book on Texas By Writer Calvin Trillin

On this edition of the Rambling Boy, Lonn discusses the stories behind one of his favorite authors, Calvin Trillin.

Don Graham’s Giant

Ever wondered what really happened behind the scenes of the 1955 classic Giant? 

Well on this edition of the Rambling Boy, Lonn has you covered with some assistance from Don Grahams recent book Giant: Elizabeth Taylor,  Rock Hudson, James Dean, Edna Ferber, and the Making of a Legendary American Film.

The Unluckiest Sculptor in Texas

Pompeo Coppini was unlucky even when he was lucky, and on this edition of The Rambling Boy, Lonn explains why.

Those Rambling Road Trip Days of Summer

April may be the month in which Geoffrey Chaucer said folks longed to go on pilgrimage, but Jun, July, and August are the months Lonn’s Family always chose for Road Trips.

On this extra-summery edition of The Rambling Boy, Lonn discusses some of his past favorite road trips, and how travelling on the open road has changed, but also stayed the same.