My Favorite Westerns

A Celebration of Western Movies… Pardner!

one horse town / blackberry smoke The Kid / 2019 An Outlaw. A Lawman. A Boy Caught In The Crossfire. It only matters the story they tell when you’re gone. All you have to do is say “The Kid” and everybody knows who you’re talking about. That’s Fame. Or Infamy. A Legend any way you …

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Easy Kid. Easy! It was ONLY a joke. Yeah, sure it was lousy … but still just a joke! NO! NO …. ! OK my April Fools joke stunk. It wasn’t funny. And if your April Fools joke isn’t funny you’re in trouble. I just left things too late and then rushed something out. Not …

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Behind Blue Eyes What good would an April Fools joke be if it didn’t fool anybody? (Fake News I guess?) I’ve been fooled a few times myself over the years. But I also feel a bit guilty about doing it because there’s always a few people who don’t realize it’s a joke – and they …

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Bad Company James Tyler McCarty is the New Billy The Resurrection of Billy the Kid April 1, 2018 HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA — In an astonishing turn of events, United Artists film makers have revealed that a new Billy the Kid movie of will begin production this July – starring newly discovered Billy the Kid’s grandson, James Tyler McCarty – in a movie …

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– windstruck So here is the last of the 3 recently tintype images if Billy the Kid: the Justin Shaw tintype. Which in several ways is remarkable.  Firstly let me say that it’s absolutely incredible that even ONE photo image of Billy the Kid would be discovered! But 3!!! – within a few years of …

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William H. Bonney (born William Henry McCarty, Jr. c. November 23, 1859 – c. July 14, 1881) Just about anything and everything about Billy the Kid seems to be bizarre, surrounded by questions, lost in lies, or mired in myth. Then there’s this: Left-handed or right-handed? It is very common – and confusing – to find the …

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