The Lone Ranger

The Loneliest Ranger

The Lone Ranger, Gore Verbinsky’s revisionist telling of the legend of the masked man of the plains, will no doubt go down in history as the box office disaster of the summer of 2013. At a cost of $250 million, plus additional millions spent on advertising, the film failed to draw the public’s interest and has so […]

Ned Buntline, Bufalo Bill Cody, Giuseppina Morlacchi, Texas Jack Omohundro (1846-1880) (via Wikipedia)

Crossroads: Riding into Space – Westerns and Speculative Fiction

March is here, and that means it is time to move into a new Crossroads series. For some reason, March always brings to mind melting snow, spring’s inexorable creep across the plains, cold mountains withstanding the coming warmth. In other words, March puts me in a western frame of mind. Which is why this month, […]