Thursday, July 11, 2024

The Shadow Riders (1982)

Michael and Pax celebrate a listener's birthday with a Sam Elliott Western, specifically The Shadow Riders, a TV movie co-starring Tom Selleck. It was directed by Andrew V. McLaglen and also features Katharine Ross, Ben Johnson, and Geoffrey Lewis.

Pax also watches James Arness and Angie Dickinson in Gun the Man Down (1956).

Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Cat Ballou (1965)

Pax and Michael talk about the Western comedy Cat Ballou starring Jane Fonda as Cat and Lee Marvin as drunken, washed up gunfighter Kid Shelleen.

Tuesday, May 28, 2024

The War Wagon (1967)

Michael and Pax continue celebrating their birth month with movies from their birth years. This time, Michael picks John Wayne and Kirk Douglas in Burt Kennedy's The War Wagon. The movie also features Howard Keel, Robert Walker Jr, Keenan Wynn, Valora Noland, Bruce Cabot, and (briefly) Bruce Dern.

Pax also talks about the comic Ladies with Guns by Olivier Bocquet and Anlor.

Monday, May 20, 2024

Boss (1974)

For the month of May, Pax and Michael are picking movies released within their birth year. First up, Pax picks the Blacksploitation Western Boss from 1974 starring Fred Williamson.

Thursday, April 25, 2024

Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989)

Michael and Pax continue April Fools Month, talking about movies that are Western-connected if not actual Western movies themselves. For this episode, we talk about Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure featuring time-traveling historical figures like Billy the Kid.

Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Bloodrayne 2 - Deliverance (2007)

Happy April Fool's Month! In this episode Pax and Michael cover Bloodrayne II: Deliverance which features Pat Garrett and a vampire Billy the Kid!

Tuesday, March 26, 2024

Buchanan Rides Alone (1958)

Michael and Pax continue exploring the Ranown Westerns with Budd Boetticher's Buchanan Rides Alone, starring Randolph Scott and also featuring one of our favorites, LQ Jones. And Pax reads a Western detective novel, Holmes on the Range.

Thursday, March 14, 2024

Shanghai Joe (1973)

Pax and Michael are joined by their good buddy Jeeg to discuss the 1973 East meets Western, Shanghai Joe starring Chen Lee and Klaus Kinski.

Thursday, February 22, 2024

Lawmen: Bass Reeves (2023)

Michael and Pax celebrate the 150th episode of Hellbent with last year's Bass Reeves mini-series starring David Oyelowo, Lauren E Banks, and Forrest Goodluck. And guest-starring Barry Pepper, Shea Whigham, Dennis Quaid, and Donald Sutherland. 

Pax also talks about his recent guest-appearance on the Authorized Novelizations Podcast discussing Theodore Sturgeon's novelization of The Rare Breed.

Thursday, February 15, 2024

My Little Chickadee (1940)

Pax and Michael foray once more into western comedy with the Mae West classic, My Little Chickadee, from 1940 co-starring WC Fields.

Michael also picks up (but hasn't read yet) the Weird Western novel Red Rabbit and Pax checks out the Young Guns 4K SteelBook.