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Wild West Extravaganza

Wild West Extravaganza

True tales from the wild and woolly west covering the real life people and events that shaped the American frontier. Gunfighters, Lawmen, Outlaws, Native Americans, Mountain Men, Explorers - the lands they discovered and the battles they fought! Dad jokes and mispronunciations abound on this deep dive into Old West history!

Recent Episodes

Kit Carson's Failure

Jan. 19, 2022

In 1849 a trader named James White decided to break from his wagon train and push on ahead with just his family and a few men. The outcome was about as bad as anything you could imagine; the men were dead, and the women take…

Big Alice & the Battle of the Bordellos

Jan. 5, 2022

Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned, ain’t that what they say? But what happens when it’s also a woman doing the scorning? And what happens if that hell is just El Paso, Texas? One helluva girl fight, that’s what! Join me…

Big Nose George | Wyoming Bandit

Jan. 3, 2022

George Parrot - aka Big Nose George – was a basic run-of-the-mill road agent. Trains, stagecoaches, general stores – they were all fair game for Big Nose and the boys. Sometimes he was successful and sometimes he wasn’t, but…

Satanta's Flight | Kiowa

Dec. 22, 2021

Kiowa Chief Satanta – known as the great orator – was an influential leader of his people and participant in both battles of Adobe Walls. Arrested by Custer. Very close to killing General Sherman. Eventually tried for murder…

Coming Soon | 2022 Trailer

Dec. 12, 2021

Brand spanking new tales of the wild and woolly west, headed your way January 5th, 2022! And boy, let me tell you - it feels good to be behind the mic once again! Just thought I'd release this little trailer to give you a sn…

Old Henry Falls Hard | Movie Review

Nov. 8, 2021

Just thought I'd check in and give my take on two western movies - Old Henry and The Harder They Fall. WARNING: SPOILER ALERTS!!!! Remember, The Wild West Extravaganza will return in all of it's profane glory in January of 2…

Recent Blog Posts

The Tough Kid - Frank Hamer's First Fight

It’s not every day that your boss offers you a hundred and fifty dollars to murder somebody. I think we can all agree that’s not a normal occ…

Medicine Crow

Medicine Crow was a mighty war chief amongst his people, the Crow. The Apsáalooke. The Children of the large beak bird. They’re a people w…

The Old Shoe Salesman

The old shoe salesman wasn’t as spry as he used to be. A fact his aching and crackling joints made abundantly clear to him each and every morning w…