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The Era of Silent Westerns~Will Rogers

I have a fondness for silent westerns, the old-fashioned stars excelled at those pioneering cowboy films and made all manner of them including western comedies like this clip from an old 1922 Will Rogers film titled “The Ropin’ Fool” I … Continue reading

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Western Note Card Giveaway!

As a part of the Legends of Western Cinema Week I’m hosting a giveaway for a set of 3 note cards from The Western Desk shop! Enter below and be sure to tell your friends! And The Winner is Sarah! … Continue reading

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Dark Command (1940) Western Film Review

Dark Command is the tale of a manly, quote spoutin’, Texan with a strong sense of justice and a desire to fight evil men and stand up for what’s right. It stars two of the rising western actors in 1940: … Continue reading

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The Western Desk Is On Instagram!

For all you instagrammers: The Western Desk is now on Instagram! My page is @thewesterndesk and will be filled with photos pertaining to all things western, and all things to do with my work as an artist! Hop on over … Continue reading

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New Stationary Product Release!

My individually hand-drawn saddle note-cards are now available in a new version: a hand-stamped set of 5, all packaged up and ready to stock your desk! These cards have a wonderful surface for writing with pencil or pen; it’s a … Continue reading

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The Virginian Episode Review~Deadeye Dick

Deadeye Dick Season 5, 1966 Marjorie Hammond, a 16 year-old on her first trip out west, arrives in Medicine Bow Wyoming with her Mother. She is constantly immersing her mind in cheap western romance novels and, as a result, thinks … Continue reading

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Working On New Ideas…

This past week I’ve been busy working on the details for some exciting new changes to my western stationary. Depending on what details work out in the finished product and how quickly it goes, the new updated note cards may … Continue reading

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Roy Rogers 1944~ “Lights of Old Santa Fé” 95 Second Teaser Trailer

For all of you Roy Rogers fans here is a little teaser trailer from one of Roy’s best films: Lights of Old Santa Fè! It not only has a great selection of songs, but this film also has The Sons … Continue reading

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Review~Cow Country by Will James

Will James is one of the most important western authors, he captured the feel, culture, work, and everyday life of the cowboy like very few men have. His works are historically significant to America as well as being enjoyable to … Continue reading

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On a Man Keeping His Word~Quote From The Comancheros

A few lines from one of the best scenes in The Comancheros: it’s when Texas Ranger Jake (John Wayne) is riding with his prisoner Paul Regret out on the plains after Regret just saved dozens of innocent lives, and Regret … Continue reading

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