Franzi talks with a number of western authors via telephone who are at the Tucson Festival of Books event. Among the authors:  Sherry Monahan, Doug Hocking, and Johnny Boggs.Continue Reading

In studio guest is western author Catherine Spude to talk about her latest book, Saloons, Prostitutes, and Temperance in Alaska Territory, available at Amazon.com Continue Reading

Our regular end of the month program about western movies, the music and the actors. Joining Franzi in studio is former Hollywood stuntman Bunker de France. On the phone is Hollywood insider Todd Roberts. The topic this time is the women in western movies.Continue Reading

Author Bill Markley joins Franzi for the hour to talk about his books, which include a behind the scenes look at the filming of Dances With Wolves. Markley is Civil War re-enactor who was in the film. He also wrote Deadwood Dead Men, a story about Deadwood. Visit his website: http://www.billmarkley.com/.Continue Reading

Author Carolyn Niethammer joins Franzi to talk about her new book, The Piano Player. It’s a novel about a woman who plays the piano at the Birdcage Theater in Tombstone, set in 1882. Also phoning in is southeast Arizona author Doug Hocking. He calls in from Boot Hill in TombstoneContinue Reading

A really interesting program about the firearms of the Old West. The guest is Karl Kasarba, an expert on 19th Century firearms. Visit this website to view Karl on The Battle at Dragoon Springs in the 1860s; https://www.full30.com/video/23b11caefb26b17765dd89f5b8366ff9 http://voicesofthewest.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/IT_02-07-15_HR4.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSContinue Reading

It’s the end of the month and that means Western Movie Time! Joining Franzi in-studio are former Nashville music arranger John Komrada and former Hollywood stuntman Bunker De France. On the phone from Hollywood is movie insider Todd Roberts. The crew talks about the best western movie opening scenes andContinue Reading

Arizona author Wynne Brown is in studio to talk about her four books;  Cave Creek near Portal, AZ, a poetry book, a book about notable women of the Arizona Territory and a book about riding Arizona’s trails.Continue Reading

Author Jerry Eagan joins Franzi from Silver City, NM. He’s one of the foremost experts on the Apaches and runs the Hiking Apacheria website. He is also a regular contributor to the WEST section of the Southern Arizona News-Examiner.Continue Reading