Episodes

October 18, 2019

11 - The Fetterman Fight (or the Battle Of The Hundred In Hand)

On a frigid December day in 1866, Captain William J. Fetterman led his troops into the teeth of an estimated force of anywhere between 1 to 2 thousand Lakota, Cheyenne, and Arapaho warriors. These warriors annihilated the captain and his entire...

October 11, 2019

10 - The Bloody Bender Family

In Spring of 1871 the body of a man named Jones was discovered in Drum Creek, not far from present day Cherryvale, Kansas. The dead man’s throat had been cut from ear to ear and his skull caved in. Not long after that two more bodies were...

September 30, 2019

9 - John Wesley Hardin

In the fall of 1868, John Wesley Hardin, a fugitive wanted for murder, was laying low when he got word that a group of three Union soldiers were on his trail. Not willing to be arrested and possibly hung, and not wanting to give the soldiers any...

September 20, 2019

8 - The Murderous Glanton Gang (Or The Evening Redness In My Southern Regions)

John Joel Glanton, veteran of both the Texas Revolution and the Mexican American War, was survivor of Goliad, a former Texas Ranger, all around badass decorated war hero and also a mercenary, outlaw, scalp hunter & murderer, Hired  by the...

September 08, 2019

7 - John Colter

John Colter, known as the first mountain man, came west as a member of the Lewis and Clark expedition. They braved the great Missouri river, traveled the plains, and crossed the Rocky Mountains, eventually finding the Pacific Ocean. On the return trip...

August 11, 2019

6 - Quanah Parker

Quanah Parker, the son of a war chief and a white captive, the first and only principal chief of the Comanche Nation. And one of the last of the wild Comanche to finally surrender. He spent his entire early life preparing for and engaging...

July 21, 2019

5 - The REAL Lonesome Dove

On this episode we delve into the fascinating true events and real people who helped inspire what I consider to be the greatest story ever told, Lonesome Dove. We discuss Charlie Goodnight, Oliver Loving, Blue Duck, Robert Duvall, how to pronounce the...

June 29, 2019

4 - Brushy Bill Roberts

On the night of July 14th, 1881, the infamous outlaw Billy The Kid was killed in Ft. Sumner New Mexico. Sheriff Pat Garret was questioning Pete Maxwell as to Billy’s whereabouts when the kid walked into the darkened room. Realizing he...

May 26, 2019

3 - The REAL Al Swearengen

If you’re an admirer of HBO’s Deadwood, then you already know who Al Swearengen is. But, being the dirt worshiping heathen you are, I’m gonna fuckin' explain, anyway. Al was the owner and proprietor, of the Gem Saloon, a den of sin and vice, for...

February 06, 2019

2 - Bass Reeves

Born into slavery in 1838, Bass Reeves was one of the first African American deputy U.S. Marshals west of the Mississippi River. Time and time again Deputy Reeves would head into the heart of Indian Territory and bring back the bad guys, dead or...