Mid-Month Memo 07: Hallowe’en Stories

. One of the best things about organising an archive, is that we can create a host of specialist lists of titles, dividing them up into anything from stories covering specific holidays to cross-overs to episode tags. Today’s post falls into two parts. First, our list of stories themed around Hallowe’en, with all its ghostlyContinue reading “Mid-Month Memo 07: Hallowe’en Stories”

Mid-Month Memo 06: Firearms

Perhaps the most iconic thing in Hollywood westerns, other than the cows themselves, is the six-gun sported by the hero. His fast draw and unerring aim puts paid to rattlers, rustlers and bad guys alike. The western wouldn’t *be* a western without firearms, without the lightning fast draw, and the shoot-out on the streets ofContinue reading “Mid-Month Memo 06: Firearms”

Mid-Month Memo 05: The Lancer Hacienda

Have you ever wondered about the enormous house used as the hacienda in Lancer? Many of you probably know that it wasn’t just a backdrop on a film lot somewhere, but a real house near Carmel. Handily placed for the film industry, actually. While only the pilot episode was actually filmed on location, the houseContinue reading “Mid-Month Memo 05: The Lancer Hacienda”

Mid-Month Memo 04: The World According to Jelly Hoskins

“See, the thing about John Madrid? He’s an ace high shootist. He’s the kinda man who don’t care a continental ’bout facing up to them road agents who fancy they got the bulge on him when they’s facin’ him three varmints to one, and that don’t change none ’cause these days he’s callin’ hisself aContinue reading “Mid-Month Memo 04: The World According to Jelly Hoskins”