Just in time for Halloween: essays about Western films that make use of science fiction, horror or fantasy themes. 35 so far, more to come throughout October.
A podcast and blog looking at the good, the bad, and the WTF of western movies, country songs, and that sort of thing. [more inside]
A short story game about being lost in an unfamiliar place. [more inside]
My novella, Dead Man's Trail, was recently published. It is a gut-shot Western, the story of a man who prospected in the Gila Mountains until he nearly went mad and then is called on to help guide a posse to capture the vicious killer, Coffin Jack. Soon, the other members of the posse are butchered and he must fight alone against a phantom whose face he's never seen. [more inside]
In this saga of regret and redemption, Johnny West (a Marx toy) defends his town from marauding banditos but must deal with the consequences of his choices against the backdrop of a desolate, unforgiving landscape. Using low tech effects and found object puppetry, this short film explores the epic western genre on a diminutive scale. AKA - A five minute western we shot on the floor of my condo. Hope you like it!