In reference to the August 2012 issue:
Attention: Letters to the Editor,
"High Doom in the Andes" first ran in the November-December 2012 issue, bylined "Anne Meadows, Daniel Buck, and…
"The Economics of Bank Robbery": Crime doesn't pay, very much.
All of which reminds me of the 1970s bumper sticker: "Crime doesn't pay, but then neither does farming." Dan
Vince Garcia, host of Old West Rogues, alerted me to this,…
The New York public Library has put more than 5,000 stereographs (from it's collection of 40,000+) online, in a semi-animated format, here, http://stereo.nypl.org/
For some reason, my message was deleted from the Blog Post series titled", "Confederate Soldiers Served…Continue
Stephen Marche (see below) is not against counterfactual drama -- nor was Shakespeare for that matter -- but against counterfactual drama masquerading (masquerading, hm, how Shakespearian) as fact.
Speaking of drama vs. history: Margin Call, which I saw last night. Im yold that for those who know high finance, the story had lots of holes, but it's more of an event-based fable, crackling with terrific acting by Kevin Spacey, Jeremy Irons, and Stanley Tucci, among…Continue
Blackthorn. It’s the 1920s and a nostalgic James Blackthorn (Sam Shepard) AKA Butch Cassidy is raising horses in Bolivia and yearning for home when he becomes entangled with Eduardo Apodaca (Eduardo Noriega), a payroll thief. Posses gallop in pursuit, interrupted by numerous flashbacks to Cassidy’s earlier career with the Sundance Kid and Etta Place. Mackinley (Stephen Rea), a morose, rummy ex-Pinkteron, joins the chase,…Continue
In a Deseret News story this this morning, Larry Pointer concedes that William T. Phillips wasn't Butch Cassidy:
I can't say I totally follow it all, and the story doesn't have a foto of William T. Wilcox, but what Pointer is now saying is that WTW was WTP and was not…