Colt’s .44; or Western History Triggers Countdown

On January 4, 1847, Samuel Colt sold his first revolver to the United States government, allowing buckskinned frontiersmen and uniformed soldiers everywhere to sheathe their Bowie knives and mail their powder-and-ball kits to their poorer relations.

When Samuel Colt, cigar clamped manfully between his teeth,¬†shook hands on the deal for one thousand .44-caliber revolvers to be . . . → Read More: Colt’s .44; or Western History Triggers Countdown

Buckaroo’s Back; or, Cowboy Facts 16 and 15

You ever go through life thinking you should’ve written that novel/filmed that movie/accepted that job/kissed that girl or guy/said yes when someone asked you to strip in front of a camera/handed that demo CD to that music exec/said hello to Paul Newman/told your best friend you love him or her/changed careers/hugged your kid/WRITTEN THAT NOVEL?
Well, don’t . . . → Read More: Buckaroo’s Back; or, Cowboy Facts 16 and 15

Americans Can Now Tighten Their Belts; or, 51 Cowboy Facts Continued

Now that Americans have to tighten belts, a small but important accessory becomes ever more integral to the psyche of the modern-day cowboy. Whether you seek utility or bling, you still have to be able to be able to keep your damn britches on. Buckaroos and Buckarettes, may I re-introduce…the belt buckle.

The Cowboy of the collective . . . → Read More: Americans Can Now Tighten Their Belts; or, 51 Cowboy Facts Continued