Sunday, February 11, 2018

Hitchin' Post | Happy 2nd Birthday



Happy Birthday to us! Pax and Michael celebrate the podcast's 2nd anniversary with a quick look over their shoulders at the last two years, then forward for a few hints of things to come. They also catch up with brief discussions of Hickok (2017) and Billy the Kid episodes of Tales from Wells Fargo and Death Valley Days.






Thursday, February 8, 2018

Bite the Bullet (1975)


Pax and Michael talk about what they assumed was Cannonball Run in the West. Will Bite the Bullet be another case of foiled expectations like Bandolero! and 100 Rifles?

In "Whatchoo Been Westernin'?" Michael talks about the 2017 remake of The Beguiled by director Sofia Coppola; starring Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst, Elle Fanning, and Colin Farrell.




Sunday, January 28, 2018

Sunset (1988)



On this episode, Michael and Pax take a detour from traditional Westerns and talk about Blake Edwards' murder mystery in which Western movie star Tom Mix (Bruce Willis) and Western legend Wyatt Earp (James Garner) try to catch a killer in 1920s Hollywood. Also starring Malcolm McDowell and Mariel Hemingway.

And as long as we're covering not-quite-Westerns, Michael shares some thoughts about Brett Haley's The Hero, starring Sam Elliott, Laura Prepon, Nick Offerman, Krysten Ritter, and Katharine Ross.





Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Day of Anger (1967)



Pax and Michael talk about the 1967 spaghetti western starring their favorite, Lee Van Cleef! And in "Whatchoo Been Westernin'?" they briefly discuss the graphic novel Abbadon, the Pinkertons TV series, and the 2012 Wesley Snipes film, GallowWalkers.



Once you're done with that episode, stay tuned for a special Hitchin' Post where Pax and Michael recast Day of Anger with modern actors!









Sunday, December 10, 2017

Maverick (1994)



It's cold out there, but Michael and Pax stay warm by talking about one of their favorite Westerns, 1994's Maverick with Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster, and James Garner. And in a special "Whatchoo Been Westernin'?" segment, they discuss some of the episodes of the Maverick TV show that they watched, too.

Friday, November 10, 2017

Bandolero! (1968)



Pax and Michael discuss Bandolero! starring Jimmy Stewart, Dean Martin, Raquel Welch, and George Kennedy. And in "Whatchoo Been Westernin'": Witchblade: Day of the Outlaws and the National Geographic Channel's Billy the Kid: New Evidence.







Wednesday, October 25, 2017

The Outrage (1964)



Michael and Pax are joined by special guest Evan Hanson to discuss The Outrage, a remake of Akira Kurosawa's Rashômon, starring Paul Newman, William Shatner, and Edward G Robinson.

And in "Whatchoo Been Westernin'": Grit TV (feat. Death Valley Days), a comics adaptation of True Grit, and Jeff Bridges in Wild Bill.