BOWLING WITH COYOTES; or, the Hero’s Quest Complete

Reach for the sky!
Cowboy Shoot ‘em Up with Stagecoach ©2008 es

Hey, that’s good advice.

All movies and stories (all that are worth hearing) have the common theme of conflict that leads to resolution and the return. A theater play with no conflict at all resembles virtual reality. Where’s the fun in watching . . . → Read More: BOWLING WITH COYOTES; or, the Hero’s Quest Complete

DRIFT RUN CEMETERY ICE CREAM SOCIAL; or, the Hero’s Quest

Mythology and ritual are the same thing. Take a look at Phantom Empire, 1935 Mascot serial. This twelve-episode serial is the worst Western of all time. But buried beneath its trick riding and kid-style secret club is a message as deep as the secret underground queendom of Murania. That’s about twenty-five thousand feet, way down . . . → Read More: DRIFT RUN CEMETERY ICE CREAM SOCIAL; or, the Hero’s Quest

THE JUNIOR THUNDER RIDER’S CLUB TO THE RESCUE!; or, the Hero’s Birth Announced

…the strange Thunder Riders gallop across the desert. Their tracks lead back to the mysterious mountains–where no one has ever come out alive…

Plastic Hero in Red ©2008 es

by guest blogger batboy42

The rules of life are different for a hero, no matter how hard he tries to remain with the old neighborhood.

He’s walking like a hero . . . → Read More: THE JUNIOR THUNDER RIDER’S CLUB TO THE RESCUE!; or, the Hero’s Birth Announced

All My Heroes Might Be Cowboys

Plastic Hero © 2008 es

Anything can look heroic–it’s all in the way the lights and camera work. Maybe that’s why cowboys in movies don’t say too much. All candidates on Campaign Trail ’08 have to keep talking, but the more they talk, the less heroic they seem. It’s a problem, buckaroos and buckarettes. I think they know . . . → Read More: All My Heroes Might Be Cowboys

They Went Thataway; or, The Absolute Top Worst Westerns

Ladies and gentlemen. I present…the Top Ten Worst Westerns, lassoed, watched, and reviewed by Batboy42. But before delving into these fantastically feeble films, we have here a by-god manifesto, typed by BB’s own self, own words, own heart and soul.

They Went Thataway, by Batboy42

 

 

I love Westerns. I like ‘em good or bad, but mostly . . . → Read More: They Went Thataway; or, The Absolute Top Worst Westerns