Barry Windham and the Disappearing Cowboy Wrestler
Wrestling has always leaned on archetypes, but the country-strong badass that Barry Windham embodied in the 1980s and 90s has mostly vanished. It's a shame.
Cutting Competitions: A Century Long Texas Tradition
Unlike many rodeo events, cutting, which entails separating a cow from the heard, is actually practiced every day on ranches.
Pat Kennedy Warns of Devil Weed Taking Over America
“Is this the kind of country we want?” former congressman Patrick Kennedy said yesterday at a briefing on the social impact of marijuana use in the US. He was pointing to a picture of a jar of Nugtella, a weed-laced hazelnut spread that <i>High Times...
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I Skipped Neutral Milk Hotel and Fell in Love with Kacey Musgraves
Deal with it.
I Went to a Gay Rodeo, and Now I Want to Bone Cowboys
I never liked rodeos, because I had never experienced the rugged masculinity of the true rural cowboy. But after a day of chatting with some gay horse riders at the Alberta Rockies Gay Rodeo Association's rodeo, the sex appeal of the cowboy became...
Stagecoach, Day Three - The Way We Bro Down Today
When our Founding Fathers founded this great country, how did they hope we would one day party? Did they decree that it should be shirtless? Were they counting on the invention of the sorority and the fraternity?