We took our microphones to the 2019 Western Writers of America convention held in Tucson from June 19-22. We talked with a number of people:  Doug Hocking, Colin “Cy” Young, Eric Red, Faith Boice, John McLain, Kellen Cutsforth, Lowell Volk, Nancy Plain, Robert Watt, and, many others! The show runsContinue Reading

WWA author Candy Moulton joins us to talk about her latest book, The Mormon Handcart Migration: “Tounge nor pen can never tell the sorrow” which is available at Amazon.com. She’ll also give us a preview of the Western Writers of America convention taking place in Tucson June 19-22. Podcast: Play inContinue Reading

WWA author Bill Markley talks with us about his latest book, “Wyatt Earp and Bat Masterson, Lawmen of the Legendary West” which is available at Amazon.com. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

It’s a little bit of this and a little bit of that on today’s program. We call ’em Nuggets. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

To celebrate the birthday of John Wayne, we talk about the movies Wayne made with the great director John Ford. Wayne’s birthday is May 26 and if he was still with us, he would’ve turned 112 years young. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

Author John Richard Marsh joins us to talk about his “The Secret of Sunrise Mountain,” a western novel set in modern times. You can find his book at Amazon.com. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

On this show, we take a look at the Transcontinental Railroad, which celebrated 150 years of completion on May 10. We’ll talk about the news articles of the day and the movies that came from that topic. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

A look at the 1938 film The Mysterious Rider. All of the exterior shots were filmed in the area where Old Tucson Movie Studios is located. This film was made before the studios were built. It stars Douglass Dumbrille, Sidney Toler and Russell Hayden. You can find this film atContinue Reading

It’s Movie Saturday and on this edition, we talk about the John Wayne movie Red River. Our guest is Elisabeth Klingler of the Tucson chapter of TCM Backlot, a fan club for movie goers. TCM Backlot’s Tucson chapter recently brought John Wayne’s McClintock to Tucson. Podcast: Play in new windowContinue Reading