Episodes

Sept. 14, 2022

Captain Jack & the Modoc War | Part 1

In 1874 Kintpuash – better known as Captain Jack - led his small band of the Modoc people off of a reservation in southern Oregon…

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Aug. 31, 2022

Kit vs Goliath

What happens when a young Kit Carson faces off against a mountain of a man at the annual trapper’s rendezvous? What IS a rendezvo…

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Aug. 17, 2022

Wild Bill Hickok | Part Three

This is part 3 and the final installment of this series on Wild Bill Hickok. If you have not already listened to the first two ep…

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Aug. 10, 2022

Wild Bill Hickok | Part Two

Wild Bill leaves Independence after killing Davis Tutt and pursues employment as a scout and U.S Deputy Marshal. As Hickok’s noto…

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Aug. 1, 2022

Wild Bill Hickok | Part One

Few names associated with the old west are as recognizable as Wild Bill Hickok. And for good reason. In many ways, Wild Bill was …

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July 20, 2022

History Daily Presents - Jesse James & the Kid

Unfortunately due to technical difficulties there will be no new episode of The Wild West Extravaganza today. But don't you worry…

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July 6, 2022

Cullen Baker | The First Fast Draw?

Said to have killed hundreds of people – although the true number is likely far less than that – Cullen Baker was one of the more…

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June 22, 2022

Joaquin Murrieta

Imagine for a second that you’re a young immigrant, lured to a foreign land with hopes of creating a better life for yourself and…

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June 8, 2022

Dewey Beard & a Horse Named Comanche

This is a tale of two survivors. One, affectionately known as Comanche, was an 8-year veteran of the U.S. military. He was first …

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May 25, 2022

The Brothers McCarty

The Gambler lived his life as did many of his kind, quietly and in the shadows. Never making a mark nor desiring to do so. His lo…

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May 10, 2022

Rube Burrow | The Robinhood of Alabama

Rube Burrow got his start as an honest man. A simple cowboy and farmer with a wife and children. But when his wife died and the f…

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April 22, 2022

Brushy Bill is a Lying Liar

The outlaw Billy the Kid was allegedly killed at the age of 21 by Sheriff Pat Garrett in the year 1881. Skip ahead another 70 yea…

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April 6, 2022

Alfred Packer | Colorado Cannibal

April 1874. Present day Colorado. A half-starved weather-beaten Alfred Packer came limping into the Los Pinos Indian Agency seeki…

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March 31, 2022

The Bandit Killer

This is a re-release! Hope you enjoy and I'll be back next week with brand spanking new material! Email me!   Check out my websi…

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March 16, 2022

The Newton Massacre

There’s two things you just don’t discuss in a beer joint: politics and religion. Reason being these topics tend to be a bit divi…

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March 9, 2022

BONUS - Obscure History | The Lawless Horrel Brothers

In a remote corner of Oregon’s northeastern territory exists a mysterious and foreboding village. This is the legend of Sammyvill…

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March 3, 2022

La Matanza - The Slaughter

The 1919 Texas Ranger Investigation - and the Canales Hearing that followed - shed light on misconduct and atrocities committed b…

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Feb. 17, 2022

Britt Johnson & the Searchers

In October of 1864 Britton Johnson’s son was murdered and his wife and two surviving children were taken captive by a Kiowa War P…

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Feb. 2, 2022

The Arrest of Annie Oakley

August 1903. The famous Annie Oakley is arrested in Chicago for theft, a crime committed in order to obtain money to fuel her coc…

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Jan. 19, 2022

Kit Carson's Failure

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. Th…

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Jan. 5, 2022

Big Alice & the Battle of the Bordellos

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…

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Jan. 3, 2022

Big Nose George | Wyoming Bandit

George Parrot - aka Big Nose George – was a basic run-of-the-mill road agent. Trains, stagecoaches, general stores – they were al…

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Dec. 22, 2021

Satanta's Flight | Kiowa

Kiowa Chief Satanta – known as the great orator – was an influential leader of his people and participant in both battles of Adob…

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Dec. 12, 2021

Coming Soon | 2022 Trailer

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…

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