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Butch and Sundance travel to South America to outrun the Pinkertons and they take Sundance’s girlfriend, Etta Place, with them. They live peacefully for a short time, but the Pinkertons find them and force them to go on the run again. Butch and Sundance resume robbing banks until they’re finally cornered in a tiny village in the mountains of Bolivi…
 
Butch Cassidy becomes the leader of a gang known as the Wild Bunch, and Sundance becomes a key member of the outfit. The gang robs banks and trains, and with every heist, the members become more famous. Soon, the Pinkerton Detective Agency is on their trail, and Butch pitches a plan to flee to South America. Join Black Barrel+ for early access and …
 
Bob Parker begins a rustling operation that contributes to the Johnson County War in Wyoming. He adopts the name Butch Cassidy and goes to trial for the alleged theft of a horse. Meanwhile, Sundance lives the life of a drifting cowboy until he robs his first train. Join Black Barrel+ for early access and bingeable seasons: blackbarrel.supportingcas…
 
Robert Leroy Parker -- soon to be Butch Cassidy -- grows up in Mormon communities in Utah. He’s a good cowboy, but he strays from his religious teachings and embraces the outlaw life with his first bank robbery. Harry Longabaugh experiences hard work at a young age in Pennsylvania. He moves west for adventure and becomes a respected cowboy, but he …
 
8 months into the year 2020 a global pandemic of COVID-19 continues to rage here at home and around the world. The United States, struggling to adopt a coherent national plan to combat the disease, faces another rise in cases and surmounting death toll as we enter our yearly flu season with the potential for a twindemic that could cripple our healt…
 
In Tombstone, Arizona, events lead Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday to the gunfight at the O.K. Corral. And then Wyatt and Doc seek further justice on the outlaws who attack Wyatt’s brothers. Wyatt’s posse ends up in Colorado where Bat Masterson intervenes to save their lives. And then Wyatt, Bat and several more lawmen from the old days return to Dodge…
 
After a shocking murder in April 1878, another murder rocks Dodge City in October. Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson and an all-star posse attempt to bring the killer to justice. A year later, Wyatt and Bat leave town for good. Bat gambles in Colorado, but he soon joins Wyatt in Tombstone, Arizona. But Bat’s time in Tombstone is brief, as he finds himself …
 
Wyatt Earp meets Doc Holliday while trailing outlaws to Texas. In Dodge, Bat Masterson takes a new law job and his older brother, Ed, becomes town marshal. But Ed’s life is in danger. In the first six months, he finds himself in two gunfights, and the second has tragic consequences. Join Black Barrel+ for early access and bingeable seasons: blackba…
 
Wyatt Earp crisscrosses the West as a stagecoach driver, a teamster and a lawman. He experiences tragedy and triumph, and he builds a reputation as a relentless lawman. By the summer of 1876, he and his friend Bat Masterson are on patrol in Dodge City with an all-star cast of legendary lawmen. Thanks RAYCON! Get 15% off your order at buyraycon.com/…
 
Former National Weather Service Meteorologist Joe Ramey joins me in the KAFM studio to preview our upcoming podcast, "Climate Talks," detailing the process and results of a Western Slope climate study he undertook analyzing 100 years of weather data in Western Colorado and Eastern Utah. In this preview, we discuss the potential impact of climate ch…
 
Bat Masterson hunts buffalo in western Kansas. He fights in the Second Battle of Adobe Walls. He plays a key role in an Army rescue mission. He meets his lifelong friend, Wyatt Earp. And the journeys of both young men lead them toward an up-and-coming cowtown called Dodge City. Join Black Barrel+ for early access and bingeable seasons: blackbarrel.…
 
Julia Bricklin wrote this series and she is the author of “The Notorious Life of Ned Buntline: A Tale of Murder, Betrayal, and the Creation of Buffalo Bill.” She discusses several aspects of Buntline’s life, which was often dark but always adventurous. She talks about chapters of his life that were not in the series, and assesses his impact on the …
 
After the Civil War, Buntline heads west to California in a short-lived effort to support the temperance movement. He makes new friends, and lots of enemies, and meets the scout who becomes the basis for his most successful literary creation. He permanently shapes the image of the American West when he turns a shy frontiersman named William Cody in…
 
Buntline wears out his welcome in New York and heads west to St. Louis. He finds a city primed to explode, and he leads another whiskey-fueled riot. He moves to upstate New York in an attempt to quit drinking, but it’s an uphill battle. He marries, divorces or abandons several wives. And in 1861, he feels the pull of the ultimate adventure: war. Jo…
 
Buntline leads a mob to the Astor Place Opera House and ignites the bloodiest episode in New York City since the Revolutionary War. Fueled by anger and alcohol, Buntline starts a riot that claims more than 20 lives and injures more than 100, and it lands him in prison. But the event only serves as a blueprint for another riot to come. Join Black Ba…
 
Edward Judson becomes famous — and infamous — under the pen name Ned Buntline. He raises hell in Nashville; marries multiple women; suffers humiliation at the hands of a brothel owner; and begins a slanderous rivalry with a New York publisher. And all the while, he writes dozens of adventure stories that earn him legions of fans. Thanks RAYCON! Get…
 
A conversation with best-selling author and Colorado Mesa University Assistant Professor of History, Timothy Winegard, whose latest book, The Mosquito: A Human History of Our Deadliest Predator examines the dramatic impact of a pesky but seemingly unassuming creature on the course of human existence. The release of this podcast coincides with the r…
 
This PREVIEW to our upcoming release, Mosquito, features excerpts from our conversation with New York Times bestselling author Tim Winegard on his most recent book highlighting the dramatic impact this disease-carrying foe has had on the course of human history.Our in-studio guest for this sneak preview is Tim Moore, Director of the Grand River Mos…
 
Geronimo finally takes his place as a leader during the final years of the Apache Wars. To avenge the murder of his family, he wreaks havoc on northern Mexico. As his raids on Arizona and New Mexico intensify, the U.S. Army sends nearly a quarter of its force to stop him. When the fighting finally ends, the legend of Geronimo begins. For more detai…
 
Apache chief Victorio leads his people off the San Carlos Reservation in search of a better home. The search leads to two years of desperate fighting across the American southwest and northern Mexico. And the end of the campaign opens the door for the last great Apache leader to step forward. For more details, visit our website www.blackbarrelmedia…
 
When an American boy goes missing in Arizona, the U.S. military accuses Cochise of kidnapping and tries to hold him hostage until the boy is returned. The event launches 25 years of fighting between the Apache and the Americans. For more details, visit our website www.blackbarrelmedia.com and check out our social media pages. We’re @OldWestPodcast …
 
In an effort to document the unique Zeitgeist of the COVID-19 pandemic, Crossing the Divide has created a limited video series, Life Under Lockdown, where we interview individuals, businesses and organizations impacted by a society in limbo while the battle against an insidious disease rages all around us. How has a life under lockdown altered our …
 
In an effort to document the unique Zeitgeist of the COVID-19 pandemic, Crossing the Divide has created a limited video series, Life Under Lockdown, where we interview individuals, businesses and organizations impacted by a society in limbo while the battle against an insidious disease rages all around us. How has a life under lockdown altered our …
 
In an effort to document the unique Zeitgeist of the COVID-19 pandemic, Crossing the Divide has created a limited video series, Life Under Lockdown, where we interview individuals, businesses and organizations impacted by a society in limbo while the battle against an insidious disease rages all around us. How has a life under lockdown altered our …
 
Over the course of two centuries, the Apache rise to become the dominant raiding society in the land that will soon become the American states of Arizona and New Mexico. The Apache battle the Spanish empire, and then the new nation of Mexico, and finally begin a decades-long conflict with the United States. In the process, the first great Apache le…
 
Black Barrel+ premium listening experience is now live. Subscription plans that offer bingeable seasons, early access, and exclusive bonus episodes are now available for both Legends of the Old West and Infamous America. Thank you in advance for your support! Subscribe here: https://blackbarrel.supportingcast.fm/ Learn more about your ad choices. V…
 
Exciting new things are on the horizon. Here are the quick hits:Apache Wars has been delayed. It will now begin May 27. Explanation in the episode.Bonus content is on the way! We've partnered with a company to create a premium listening experience. Hear about some of the features in the episode.The back catalogue is on its way to YouTube...Thanks L…
 
In an effort to document the unique Zeitgeist of the COVID-19 pandemic, Crossing the Divide has created a limited video series, Life Under Lockdown, where we interview individuals, businesses and organizations impacted by a society in limbo while the battle against an insidious disease rages all around us. How has a life under lockdown altered our …
 
In an effort to document the unique Zeitgeist of the COVID-19 pandemic, Crossing the Divide has created a limited video series, Life Under Lockdown, where we interview individuals, businesses and organizations impacted by a society in limbo while the battle against an insidious disease rages all around us. How has a life under lockdown altered our …
 
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