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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 mornings after the 10 AM newscast, and Monday evenings after the 7 PM newscast.

Family Tales of East Texas

What happens when you combine ‘Southern pride and a propensity towards violence’? Lonn Taylor has the answers – and some interesting family stories from East Texas – on this episode of Rambling Boy.

Curious or incurious?

This week on Rambling Boy, historian Lonn Taylor discusses the two types of people he sees in the world: the curious and the incurious.

From Skunks Punk to Prolific Writer

On this episode of Rambling Boy, Lonn Taylor highlights the life and career of Skunks bandleader Jesse Sublett who went on to become one of Texas’s most prolific writers.

Columbus’s greatest biographer, Samuel Eliot Morison

In honor of Colombus Day, this week Lonn Taylor discusses the explorer’s greatest biographer Harvard history professor Samuel Eliot Morison and the expedition that inspired his work.

Analog Phones and Party Lines

Before smartphones and Skype, analog phones were the only means of communicating to the outside world. On this episode of Rambling Boy, Lonn Taylor takes us back to the good ol’ days of the (mostly) sturdy and reliable analog phone.