Director/actor Tommy Lee Jones recently said he wasn't particularly interested in making Westerns, and his latest release is certainly "unconventional."
An offshoot character of the popular Warner TV Western "Cheyenne," Bronco Layne rubbed elbows with historical figures of dubious authenticity.
That’s what Arizona Territory Chief Justice Charles G.W. French told reporters who flocked to Prescott after an 1883 water rights case erupted into a bloody courtroom brawl
The February 2015 issue of Wild West features stories about Annie Oakley lawsuits targeting William Randolph Hearst, the death of gunslinger James Leavy, personal ads on the frontier West, stagecoach visionary John Butterfield and Lillian Smith, the California sharpshooter who transformed herself into Wenona, the Indian Princess.
If you were able to attend Buffalo Bill’s Wild West and take in just one attraction, what would it be: Annie Oakley shooting the ashes from husband Frank Butler’s cigarette? Young sharpshooter...
In the February issue of Wild West, readers share dispatches about losing Lee Silva, the Montana Column and favorite cavalry films from the 1950s
When longtime Wild West contributor Lee Silva died in August 2014, he left a big hole in the Wyatt Earp research field — and in this editor's heart
Young Lillian Smith was Annie Oakley’s rival as a trick-shot artist in Buffalo Bill's Wild West, but her most astonishing act was her transformation at age 30 into ‘Princess Wenona’
Colorado historian Jeff Broome’s latest Indian wars book relates Plains Indian depredations and settlers' claims during the Cheyenne War
Jack Sorenson, who boasts a unique background with stagecoaches, captures all the drama of an unfolding holdup in "The Attempt on the Stage"
Trailblazing frontier entrepreneur John Baptiste Richard (or "Reshaw") gets his historical due in this biography by Jefferson Glass.
John Richard Stephens compilation of firsthand accounts from the California Gold Rush provides rich diggings for those interested in learning more about that tumultuous time.
Richard Burrill's latest book about Ishi, "Last of the Yahi," describes a 1914 anthropological trek up into the famed "rediscovered" Indian's ancestral California lands.
The strange, short-lived career of a team of baseball-playing convicts from the Wyoming State Penitentiary is the subject of the latest book from writing team Howard Kazanjian and Chris Enss.
Retired law enforcement officer R. Michael Wilson's latest crime volume catalogs all known stagecoach robberies in wild and woolly California.
The Epic Collection features 40 John Wayne films, including 22 of his Western classics, though it leaves notable gaps in his filmography.