Episodes

August 31, 2020

William Sanderson (Interview)

Veteran of the United States Army, Law School graduate, Elvis aficionado, Tennessean born and bred, author, actor. Husband and father. You may remember him as E.B. Farnum in HBO’s Deadwood, or Sheriff Bud Dearborn on True Blood. He played Lippy on...

August 25, 2020

31 - Black Bart - The Poet Bandit

I've labored long and hard for bread, For honor, and for riches, But on my corns too long you've tread, You fine-haired sons of bitches. These are the words of Black Bart, the gentleman bandit who preferred to leave poems at the scene of the crime...

August 05, 2020

King Fisher - ADDENDUM

A quick correction and new info pertaining to my most recent episode - #30 - on King Fisher.  Check out Bob Boze Bell's wonderful article for more information. And thank you all for listening!

August 05, 2020

30 - King Fisher - Texas Gunman

King Fisher, the flashy Texas wild west gunfighter who once killed a circus tiger just so he could make chaps out of its hide, boasted that he killed 37 men, not counting Mexicans. During his time as an outlaw he had over 100 bandits riding for him as...

July 18, 2020

29 - Captain Jonathan R. Davis - The Deadliest Fighter

On the 19th of December 1854 Captain Jonathan R. Davis and two of his companions were ambushed by a gang of murderous thieves. During the short battle that ensued, Davis was able to single-handedly kill all 11 attackers. Carving the last four up with...

July 02, 2020

28 - Arkansas Dave Rudabaugh

Arkansas Dave Rudabaugh was an old west outlaw who some say taught Doc Holliday how to shoot in addition to being the only man that Billy The Kid ever feared. He was hunted by Wyatt Earp and arrested by both Bat...

June 21, 2020

BONUS EPISODE!!!

Just a little bonus episode and a teaser for my Kit Carson series exclusive only to Feel free to subscribe to listen to the full series thus far. Happy Fathers Day and I'll see ya'll next week with a full length episode on the outlaw Arkansas Dave...

June 13, 2020

27 - Charles Goodnight - Legendary Texan

Charlie Goodnight. The father of the Texas Panhandle and one tough son of a bitch. Although I doubt anyone ever called him that to his face. To quote Larry McMurtry’s book Streets Of Laredo, “bullets had killed men fighting at his very elbow, but...

May 24, 2020

26 - Bigfoot Wallace

Bigfoot Wallace was an early Texas Ranger, soldier, tracker, and all around badass frontiersman. A true Texas folk hero and the stuff of legends. He did his part to protect the frontier from marauding war parties and bandits, served both his state and...

May 11, 2020

25 - Dynamite Dick & The Doolin-Dalton Gang

Dynamite Dick Clifton, often referred to as the most killed outlaw in the American West was a mysterious, relatively unknown outlaw who rode with some of the deadliest men that the Indian Territory had ever known. While at the same time being...

May 09, 2020

Chamberlain's Bayonets (minisode)

Colonel Joshua Chamberlain led his men to victory against impossible odds. How can we apply his tactics to our everyday lives?

May 03, 2020

24 - Cherokee Bill

Cherokee Bill was part African American, part Caucasian, part Cherokee and 100% outlaw! He wouldn't make it past the tender age of 20 but during the course of his short life he was responsible for numerous robberies and killed at least 7 men, possibly...

April 15, 2020

23 - Tom Horn

Tom Horn was many things. Cowboy, rancher, soldier, range detective, tracker. Highly respected Army scout and interpreter. Pinkerton detective. Misfit. And cold blooded killer. What caused Tom Horn to turn from a legend into a condemned man waiting on...

March 29, 2020

22 - Bat Masterson

Bat Masterson was the quintessential westerner. Buffalo hunter, lawman, gunfighter, Army Scout, Indian Fighter, gambler.

March 15, 2020

21 - Johnny Ringo

We all know who Wyatt Earp was. You know all about Doc Holliday and the gunfight at the ok corral. But who was Johnny Ringo? The brooding troubled killer, known to some as the Gentleman Gunslinger, who was said to be fluent in Latin, could quote...

March 01, 2020

20 - Sam Bass

Sam Bass, often referred to as the Robin Hood Of Texas. Join me as we delve deep into this not so bad of an outlaw who took a few wrong turns in life! Sorry for the bad audio. Once again. It's an ongoing struggle for my dummy brain to get this stuff...

February 16, 2020

19 - Boone Helm

Levi Boone Helm, also known as the Kentucky Cannibal, was an outlaw, killer, and yes - a consumer of human flesh. Join me as we delve into this little known old west badman on this newest can you please pass the salt episode of Bloody Beaver Podcast!

January 26, 2020

18 - Seth Bullock

You may recognize Seth Bullock if you've seen HBO's Deadwood. Seth, like most of the characters on the show, was a real-life person. But he was so much more than JUST the sheriff of Deadwood. He was a business man. Helped create Yellowstone National...

January 11, 2020

17 - Clay Allison

Clay Allison once shot a man, stripped down naked, and proceeded to do a war dance over the spot the man died - with nothing on but his birthday suit and a smile. Clay didn't know fear. Not necessarily because he was a brave man, but mostly because he...

December 22, 2019

16 - Deacon Jim Miller

Jim B. Miller was known by many names. Deacon Jim, due to his association with the Methodist church, the long frock coats he wore, and his habits of never drinking or smoking. He also was known as Killin’ Jim and Killer Miller. Both of these...

December 15, 2019

15- Dan Buck (INTERVIEW)

This episode I interview researcher, author, and Butch Cassidy expert Dan Buck. Dan and his wife - Ann Meadows - wrote Digging Up Butch And Sundance, about their adventures in South America. Dan has written many articles online about Butch Cassidy and...

December 12, 2019

14 - Nate Champion

On the afternoon of April 9th, 1892, Nate Champion was holed up in a bullet riddled cabin. Outnumbered and surrounded, he had been able to hold off his attackers since sunrise. But once they managed to set the cabin on fire, Nate knew he had to act...

November 24, 2019

13 - The Mysterious Death Of Butch Cassidy

In 1908 members of the Bolivian military surrounded a home that historians believe was occupied by American desperados, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. While approaching the home gunfire erupted from inside. One soldier was killed and another...

November 06, 2019

12 - The Great Northfield Raid (James-Younger Gang)

On December 7th, 1876, 8 strangers rode into the town of Northfield Minnesota. Shortly before noon they stopped at a local restaurant and dined on fried eggs. Residents of Northfield would later testify that the men smelled of alcohol and were clearly...