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True stories from the wild and woolly west. Also really lame jokes! Each episode I cover a real life person or event from the wild west era (gunfighters, outlaws, lawmen, Native Americans, frontiersmen, etc). I'm neither a historian nor a comedian, just a fan of history. I do, however, try to be as accurate as possible when covering these topics. All whilst dispensing dad jokes and totally butchering the English language.

Nov 30, 2022

This is Part 3 in the Frank Canton series. See links below for Parts 1  2.


Things in Johnson County, Wyoming had finally come to a head. After the Wyoming Stock Growers Association allegedly lynched...

Nov 23, 2022

This is Part 2 in the Frank Canton series. See link below for Part 1.

During Canton’s time as Johnson County Sheriff, he sent over a dozen men to prison – mostly for horse theft – and even executed a murderer. He wasn’t very trigger happy,...

Nov 16, 2022

Frank Canton was not born; he was created. The mental fabrication of a notorious outlaw and escaped convict by the name of Joe Horner.

After possibly killing his first man at the tender age of 15, Horner would spend the next several years as a cowboy and ranch hand before forming the infamous Horner gang, that would...