Posts Tagged John Wayne


The Great Movie Controversy — Tombstone is NOT the Greatest Western Ever. That Would Be…

“I’m your Huckleberry,” says Doc Holliday (Val Kilmer) before he kills crazy, evil Johnny Ringo. “Go ahead, skin it! Skin that smokewagon and see what happens,” spits out slate-eyed Wyatt Earp (Kurt Russell). There is no question that Tombstone is packed with great acting and memorable dialogue. But… Spoiler alert and fightin’ words …That notwithstanding, […]

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Crack Puppy Mule Team

I now know EXACTLY what it’s like to be a mule-skinner, driving a team of 20 mean, ornery mules. Cracking the reins. Cursing. Spitting tobacco juice down your shirt. Yep, I know EXACTLY what it’s like to be a mule-skinner. At least one who has two small dogs playing the parts of 20 mean and […]

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North Korea threatens ‘unprecedented nuclear strikes’. And we say…

Sir Charles Barkley: “Somebody hits me, I’m going to hit him back. Even if he does look like he hasn’t eaten in a while.” Winston Churchill (On Neville Chamberlain) “He was given a choice between war and dishonor. He chose dishonor and he will have a war anyway.” Gen. George Patton: “A good plan violently […]

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