15 JANUARY 2022

When the music that would become known as Western swing took off from Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys, via Tulsa’s Cain’s Ballroom and radio station KVOO, a lot of bands came along that looked to Wills for inspiration — and sometimes, for outright imitation.… Read More »15 JANUARY 2022

Saying Goodbye to an Icon

Along with his wife, Linda, my friend Christopher Lewis was a pioneering filmmaker in the made-for-home-video market, directing — among other things — what was maybe the first truly successful feature film not intended to be shown in theaters .   I remember Chris and his… Read More »Saying Goodbye to an Icon

I’m happy to report that the first volume of THE CLEANSING trilogy, my collaboration with longtime pal Robert A. Brown, is now on Amazon. It’s called SEVENTH SENSE, and Robert and I would be grateful to have you check it out.  

Now that the holidays are in the rear-view mirror, I want to publicly thank everyone who made the Hard-Boiled Christmas Stories signing at Dwelling Spaces in Tulsa such a great evening for John McMahan and me. Big thanks to my pal Mary Beth Babcock and her crackerjack Dwelling Spaces staff, and ditto to Jeff Martin of Book… Read More »