Month: September 2020

Episode 25: Horace and Geneva: The Wrong Way to Fix a Marriage

Horace and Geneva’s marriage began to fall apart for all the usual reasons: money, jealousy, and neglect. Their path to reconciliation would quickly take a dark turn through rage and madness, speeding toward a terrible conclusion in the summer of 1920.

Horace and Geneva: The Wrong Way to Fix a Marriage

Living with another person is not always an easy thing. Sharing your personal space with another human being always involves a learning process. People learn where to put things, how to organize around each other, how to divide household chores. The list is endless.… Continue Reading “Horace and Geneva: The Wrong Way to Fix a Marriage”

Fancy Shoes: The Bizarre Fate of Big Nose George

When I was growing up, western movies were just starting to pass out of popularity. After decades as one of the most popular genres, cowboys just weren’t as cool as they used to be. Thankfully, I got quite the education in the genre from… Continue Reading “Fancy Shoes: The Bizarre Fate of Big Nose George”

Episode 54: Fancy Shoes: The Bizarre Story of Big Nose George

Stories of the American West have captivated generations of people. But beyond the tales of cowboy shootouts and outlaw exploits lies the bizarre story of Big Nose George, a notorious outlaw whose name became linked to a very special pair of shoes.   Sources… Continue Reading “Episode 54: Fancy Shoes: The Bizarre Story of Big Nose George”