Spur and Wrangler award-winning author of 40 books. His novel, Kill the Indian, will be out in June.
The Best Western I Saw:
Was undoubtedly something from Warner Archive on DVD, like Colorado Territory or Devil’s Doorway.
The Best Book I Read This Year:
David Crockett by Michael Wallis.
Book I Loved:
Galveston by Nic Pizzolatto.
The Problem with Today’s Westerns:
Soon somebody will learn not to copy HBO’s Deadwood (I hope).
Hot Club of Cowtown, live and FREE on the Santa Fe Plaza.
Anthony Mann. Try topping Border Incident or Devil’s Doorway. Too bad he’s been dead 40 years.
Best Underrated Actor/Actress:
Kirk Ellis. His John Adams biopic still rocks!
Worst Plot Device:
The ticking clock.
Why I Have Hope:
The 2010 Viognier from Boulder Creek Winery.
George Clooney, Matt Damon, Brad Pitt, Benicio Del Toro, Frankie Muniz, Penélope Cruz, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Cary Elwes in a remake of The Magnificent Seven.
On 3D Movies:
Why would I pay extra to watch a P.O.S. movie?
Album of the Year:
Jon Chandler’s The Gang, because Jon Chandler promised me a bottle of Stranahan’s Colorado Whiskey.
Rookie of the Year:
Jack Boggs, Santa Fe American Little League.