Funnies Farrago on the Mythology of the Western, Part Two

Funnies Farrago on the Mythology of the Western, Part Two
R. C. Harvey, pictured here with his signature rabbit (Harvey the rabbit), is a onetime cartoonist and all-time comics chronicler, critic, and all-around cheerleader for the art of cartooning. Cartooning is the visual-verbal art form, the pictorial blending of word and image, verbiage and pictures, which, together, conjure meanings neither one achieves alone without the other. R.C. goes on at great length in his online magazine of news and reviews, history and lore, Rants & Raves, at RCHarvey.com.

Authenticity in Western Comics Even in make-believe, I opt for authenticity. In art, Russell over Remington, say. Admirers of western comics usually pit Remington against Russell, and, while … Read more

Movie Review: “Jane Got a Gun”

Movie Review: “Jane Got a Gun”
Gary Chew was a classical music host, programmer and producer on Capital Public Radio’s KXPR 88.9FM, Sacramento for 18 years. He retired in January 2007. Read more about Gary's long and storied career here.
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“Jane Got a Gun” – a movie review by Gary Chew As a Western, Jane Got a Gun looks quite authentic. It was shot around Santa Fe. Landscapes … Read more

Movie Review: “The Hateful Eight”

Movie Review: “The Hateful Eight”
Gary Chew was a classical music host, programmer and producer on Capital Public Radio’s KXPR 88.9FM, Sacramento for 18 years. He retired in January 2007. Read more about Gary's long and storied career here.
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“The Hateful Eight” – a film review by Gary Chew So you say you need to see yourself a Western that’ ll make a Sam Peckinpah movin’ picture … Read more

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