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robert-earle's picture
Dec.27.2012
    Wallace Stegner’s Angle of Repose possesses that fundamental quality of an important novel: the reader becomes involved with its characters’ fates in such great depth that what happens to them feels as important as what happens to a member of one’s own family.   ...
terence-clarke's picture
Nov.21.2012
A film  from Butchershop Creative...
terence-clarke's picture
Oct.14.2011
I have envied many cowboy hats in my life. John Wayne's, for instance, which is iconically famous, a big hat for a big man, its very wide brim reminding me of a ship's wake making its way across a troubled sea. Clint Eastwood's is not as grand, but it very much suggests the character that he plays...
stephen-shugart's picture
Dec.10.2010
My compass has always pointed west...to the American West.  I grew up in Littleton, Colorado, a suburb of Denver, that in the 60's was  growing like Tibulus Terrestris, otherwise known as the infamous goat head weed, which grew in the curlicues of  recently created  subdivision lots, where I jumped...
lauren-john's picture
May.25.2009
Senator Ransom Stoddard: You're not going to use the story, Mr. Scott? Reporter Maxwell Scott: No, sir. This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend. The lines were delivered in the 1962 film, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, in which John Ford directed John Wayne, Lee...