Monday, June 27, 2022
THE WORLD-WIDE WEST TOUR
HEROES OF THE BORDERLANDS
Step into the stirrup and saddle up for the 200th episode of the Six-Gun Justice Podcast. To celebrate, your host Paul Bishop is joined by his special guest Professor Christopher Conway for part one of an in-depth look at the Heroes of the Borderlands and the impact of the Western genre in Mexico and Latin America...
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Sunday, June 12, 2022
RIDING THE DARK RANGE
Toss your reins over the hitchin' post, buckaroos, and lend an ear as Six-Gun Justice Podcast host Paul Bishop is joined by the new Queen of the Dark Range, Randi Samuelson-Brown...
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BRAND CHASEREmory Cross is a young and tough, no nonsense brand inspector in Colorado cattle country. She’s intent on preserving her family ranch’s traditional way of life in Colorado at all costs…even if it means crossing some lines...When she finds a pair of calves that have strayed onto the Lost Daughter Ranch, she decides to brand them as her own, even though she’s technically operating in a grey area of cattle rustling…something she’s meant to be ferreting out rather than participating in. That decision leads her down a road fraught with danger, and exposes an uneasy past leading to an uncertain future for both Emory and her family’s legacy.
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In the upcoming Six-Gun Justice Podcast Episode #200, we chat with Western genre scholar Christopher Conway about his new reference work Heroes of the Borderlands.
Few genres were as popular and as enduring in twentieth-century Mexico as the Western. Christopher Conway's lavishly illustrated Heroes of the Borderlands tells the surprising story of the Mexican Western for the first time, exploring how Mexican authors and artists reimagined US film and comic book Westerns to address Mexican politics and culture.
Broad in scope, accessible in style, and multidisciplinary in approach, this study examines a variety of Western films and comics, defines their political messaging, and shows how popular Mexican music reinforced their themes. Conway shows how the Mexican Western responds to historical and cultural topics like the trauma of the Conquest, mestizaje, misogyny, the Cult of Santa Muerte, and anti-Americanism.
Full of memorable movie stills, posters, lobby cards, comic book covers, and period advertising, Heroes of the Borderlands redefines our understanding of Mexican popular culture by uncovering a vibrant genre that has been hiding in plain sight...
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