What History Has Taught Me
Buckeye Blake

Buckeye Blake

My favorite place in the West is northern Nevada. The Owyhee Range. It’s the distance. There’s nothing out there. At least, people say there’s...

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Fred Labour

Fred Labour

The trick to doing live shows at the Grand Ole Opry is the same as anywhere: go in with guns blazing, communicate with the folks, keep it loose and...

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Fred King

Fred King

The most expensive boots ever were a pair we made out of American Alligator, sporting gold leaf inlays with diamonds and rubies and going for $45K....

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Roger Clyne

Roger Clyne

Our heroes and villains roam the borderlands, and tequila and gunpowder figure prominently in our lyrical tales. When we employ horns, they’re...

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Mike Blakely

Mike Blakely

I grew up in the country. We ranched, worked hard and did virtually everything ourselves. That kind of upbringing instills resourcefulness,...

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Hampton Sides

Hampton Sides

At first, I thought of Kit Carson as a quasi-fictitious character, some mythic gunslinger or Wild West show performer. I didn't realize he was a...

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Melody Webb

Melody Webb

My favorite Park Ranger uniform is the pants, long-sleeved shirt, “Ike” jacket and cross tie. Is the National Park Service (NPS) unique in the...

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Jimmy Palmiotti

Jimmy Palmiotti

The worst advice I’ve ever gotten was my first girlfriend said there’s no money in comic books and that pursuing my dream is a stupid thing to do....

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