Wild West Podcast

Wild West Podcast

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Welcome to Wild West podcast where fact and legend merge. The Wild West Podcast presents the true accounts of individuals, who settled in a town built out of hunger for money, regulated by fast guns, who walked on both sides of the law, patrolling, inv…


Boot Hill Payoff (Chpt. 9) Killer Unmasked
May 9 • 18 min
THE END
Boot Hill Payoff (Chpt. 8) Boot Hill Talk
May 7 • 14 min
In Chapter eight, Buck Laramie scrambles to think of ways to hold off the gang before reinforcements can arrive. Buck running out of cartridges and taking a bullet to the arm is saved by Slim, who appears on the scene to help hold off the approaching…
Boot Hill Payoff (Chpt. 7) Bottled Up
May 1 • 10 min
In chapter seven, Buck Laramie, under cover of night, returns to the foothills of the Diablos. Buck uses the Yaquis Indian tactics to overcome the guard leading through the escape tunnel, hoping to distract the gang’s ride into San Leon. Buck quickly…
Boot Hill Payoff (Chpt. 6) String Him Up!
Apr 30 • 9 min
In chapter six, Buck Laramie rides hard to escape the bandit hideout and arrives at the Box W Ranch only to find out Waters has gone into San Leon to see the doctor. Buck has no choice but to return to San Leon to warn the townspeople of the upcoming…
Boot Hill Payoff (Chpt. 5) First Blood
Apr 28 • 11 min
In chapter five, while Buck is escaping the bandit’s hideout, he encounters the sentinel. Buck ducks low among the rocks as he comes under fire from the sheltered guard. Buck returns fire with a wild aim and finds his victim to be a young boy. The boy…
Boot Hill Payoff (Chpt. 4) Sidewinder Ramrod
Apr 27 • 13 min
In chapter 4 Buck rides to the fake gang’s hideout, and during the night, climbs the side of the rocky cliffs to sneak past the sentinel only to be captured by the gang. While a prisoner tied up in a chair Buck remembers a hidden knife concealed in the…
Boot Hill Payoff (Chpt. 3) Trigger Debt
Apr 27 • 13 min
In chapter 3, Buck Laramie kicks up the dust and rides hard out of Sera Leon to elude a fast approaching posse. While under the cover of darkness, Buck approaches the Waters’ ranch to meet his old friend and gets protection from his pursuers. There at…
Boot Hill Payoff (Chpt. 2) Owl-Hoot Ghost
Apr 26 • 16 min
In chapter two, Buck Laramie full-fills his promise and returns to San Leon only to find a gang of robbers invading the Cattleman’s Bank. The same bank his brothers robbed six years earlier. A mystery arises during the gunplay when the townspeople…
Boot Hill Payoff (Chpt. I) The Laramies Ride
Apr 26 • 15 min
The producers of Wild West Podcast present a special reading of Robert E Howard’s public domain novel Boot Hill Payoff. The production is for all of those stay at home western novel lovers who need a little entertainment to break the boredom. So join us…
Boot Hill Payoff Promotional
Apr 24 • 1 min
Starting on Wednesday, April 29 and for eight more Wednesdays thereafter the producers of Wild West Podcast will present a special reading of Robert E Howard’s public domain novel Boot Hill Payoff. This special production is for all of those stay at…
Boot Hill Membership Drive 2020
Apr 9 • 1 min
Become an associate member of Boot Hill Museum. Watch the Membership Drive Video and signup today at Boot Hill Association Membership.
The William Taylor Incident
Mar 30 • 32 min
The William Taylor Incident is the story of the killing of an innocent man by self-appointed Dodge City vigilantes. The story is told from the first-person perspective of Herman Fringer, one of the early settlers of Dodge City. No one knows the exact…
Gunfight at the Long Branch Part 2
Mar 9 • 26 min
In part 2 of Gunfight at the Long Branch gives the Ford County Globes account of the conflict between Cock-eyed Frank Loving and Levi Richardson along with individual testimonies of those who witnessed the shooting. Following the program, a…
Gunfight at the Long Branch
Mar 6 • 27 min
There is seldom witnessed in any civilized town or country such a scene as transpired at the Long Branch saloon, resulting in the killing of Levi Richardson, a well-known freighter, of Dodge City, by a gambler named Frank Loving. This is the true story…
Whiskey & Westerns Part 2: The Buffalo Hunters
Feb 13 • 25 min
In part 2, The Buffalo Hunters, five characterizations from the book Return of the Great Hunters; Tales of the Frontier. The first two characters presented portrays a look at Josiah Mooar and a partnership created with Jim White in the opening of the…
Whiskey & Western’s:Part 1:Bat Masterson
Feb 5 • 29 min
In part one of the “Characterization of Legends,” we will take you into the first chapter of the book “A Man in a Black Derby Hat.”
The Greenhorn and The Lady-Killer
Feb 1 • 17 min
Luke McGlue, Lady-Killer, Greenhorn,
Bear Meat for Christmas
Dec 19, 2019 • 20 min
This is the story of Mayor Kelley and a local prankster of Dodge City by the name of Luke McGlue. Mayor Kelly had a tame bear that he named “Paddy,” which for a time became the town pet in Dodge City.
Kansas: Unsettled Land
Dec 18, 2019 • 16 min
The following podcast is an introduction from the book Return of the Great Hunters: Tales of the West. The presentation outlines the early history of Kansas with the early fur trade to the establishment of travel routes, making way for the railroads.
Early History of Kansas: Ad Astra per Aspera
Nov 5, 2019 • 15 min
Wild West Podcast proudly presents Ad Astra per Aspera a tribute to the American frontiersmen and the early history of Kansa.
Chapter Four: The Emanuel Dubbs Story
Nov 3, 2019 • 20 min
Part One, tells the story of one of the largest gunfights to ever take place in the American West fought in Newton, Kansas on August 20, 1871.
Luke McGlue & the Keeley Cure
Oct 16, 2019 • 30 min
This is the story of a mischief-maker by the name of Luke McGlue.
Boardwalks from Hell Part 2: The Killing of Ed
Sep 28, 2019 • 37 min
Bat Masterson has a reflection on death while attending his brother’s funeral. He reflects on his inability to control a destiny of life and loss so easily taken in the wake of the frontier.
Boardwalks from Hell: Part One
Sep 24, 2019 • 35 min
What you are about to hear is an individual historical reflective account of Bat Masterson’s return to Dodge City, Kansas. The motive for Masterson’s return is being prompted by both his concerns for his older brother and an economic opportunity being…
Saloon War in HQ Audio
Aug 21, 2019 • 19 min
The story of Mayor Degers attempt to try and force Luke Short to close the Long Branch Saloon is an accurate account of the corrupt political factors supporting the take over of the whiskey trade in Dodge City.
The Making of Boot Hill Distillery
Aug 14, 2019 • 26 min
Boot Hill Distillery is proud to be part of the spiritual revolution of Dodge City, western Kansas, and the Old West.
A Dark Day in Dodge City: The Murder of Dora Hand
Jul 10, 2019 • 43 min
Dora Hand became popular among many, which led her to become involved between two suitors who were in conflict for her affection, ultimately resulting in her death on October 4, 1878.
Whiskey & Westerns on Wednesday: The Print Olive Story
Jul 2, 2019 • 39 min
It was not long after these disputes over unbranded cattle that the Olive family became a brand of their own. This is the story of Print Olive from Texas to the Western Cattle Trails to Nebraska range and his final resting place in Dodge City.
Kansas in the Civil War
May 11, 2019 • 7 min
Since the birth of the United States, the North and South divisions of the country have cultivated diverse cultures, economies, religious values, and traditions.
Boots & Beer Auction: Boot Hill Museum
Apr 15, 2019 • 9 min
On this special episode of Whiskey & Westerns we will be discussing with Laura Tawater the upcoming Boot Hill Museum, Boots and Beer Auction.
Whiskey & Western’s on Wednesday: The Hoover Story
Apr 15, 2019 • 28 min
The show will transition the listener back to June of 1872 and the history of whiskey sales along the Arkansas River Valley to the formation of a new township named Dodge City.
Return of the Great Hunters: Part 6 Battle of Adobe Walls
Apr 2, 2019 • 34 min
The Battle of Adobe Walls fought on June 27, 1874, between Comanche force of 700 and a group of 28 bison hunters defending the settlement.
Return of The Great Hunters Part 5: Throng of Impending Horde
Mar 15, 2019 • 24 min
Dixon, Plummer, and Masterson agree to travel to the Plummer camp to bury his partners Dudley and Wallace. They return to the Adobe Walls settlement on the night of the full moon to seek protection.
Hamilton Bell: Legend of Dodge City
Mar 12, 2019 • 7 min
Ham Bell of Dodge City Kansas, is a notable legend. He is recognized for his frontier spirit, and his ability to create. He was an entrepreneur; a person who was defined by his willingness to risk loss in order to improve the quality of life for others….
Whiskey & Westerns: The Ham Bell Story
Mar 7, 2019 • 26 min
Ham Bell of Dodge City Kansas, became a legend, noted by his frontier spirit, he had the ability to create. He was an entrepreneur; a person who was defined by his willingness to risk loss in order to improve the quality of life for others.
Return of the Great Hunters: Part 4 Prairie Thunder
Feb 5, 2019 • 29 min
The Indians become aware of the settlement and gather under the leadership of Quanah Parker to form a war party. Quanah Parker a Comanche war chief seeks the advise of a spiritual leader by the name of Isatai who holds a sun dance.
Return of the Great Hunters: Part 3 Utes Revenge
Jan 24, 2019 • 31 min
In Episode Three: Utes Revenge the First Battle of Adobe Walls is retold in its entirety of the November 25, 1864 battle between the United States Army and American Indians.
Return of the Great Hunters: Part 2 Adobe Walls Country
Jan 3, 2019 • 25 min
When the expedition reaches Adobe Walls Creek, Billy Dixon, Tyler and Masterson decide to explore an old abandoned trading post. When the three explores reach the old trading post they discover an old Ute drawing to help them unearth the story of the…
Return of the Great Hunters: Part 1 The Gathering
Dec 13, 2018 • 28 min
The buffalo hunters have returned to Dodge City in preparation to travel 150 miles south deep into Indian Territory. Their purpose is to kill off the rest of the southern herd.
A Cowboy’s Tale
Nov 21, 2018 • 24 min
The story is a true account based on an article from the Dodge City Times entitled Frontier Fun.
Boot Hill Past to Present
Nov 20, 2018 • 31 min
The story of “Boot Hill Past to Present” tells the history behind how Boot Hill was established and when it was relocated along with the individuals who found it as their finale-resting place.
Chisholm Trail: Driving the American West
Nov 2, 2018 • 3 min
During the first two decades after the Civil War, Texans drove herds north into Kansas and pints beyond.
Whiskey & Westerns Wednesday: Law & Order
Oct 31, 2018 • 42 min
The year is 1875. Dodge City Kansas prepares in the provisions for becoming a cattle town, bracing for the impact through the employment of the first police force.
Whiskey and Westerns on Wednesday: Dodge City Vigilance Committee.
Oct 23, 2018 • 29 min
On this episode of Whiskey and Westerns on Wednesday, Brad Smalley and Mike King take Ten Cup whiskey to the test and discuss the topic of the Dodge City Vigilance Committee.
Bartholomew & the Fair Maiden Part 3: Farewell to the King
Oct 3, 2018 • 17 min
The real and tragic love story between Bat Masterson and Mollie Brennan narrated by Brad Smalley is a story once conveyed will be everlasting in memory of a courageous act of ones sacrifice in the name of love.
Bartholomew and the Fair Maiden: Part 2 The Lady of the Knight
Sep 27, 2018 • 21 min
The story narrated by Brad Smalley conveys Mollie’s first-hand account of the assassination of Phil Cole by Wild Bill Hickok when she was in Abilene Kansas.
Bartholomew and the Fair Maiden: Part 1 The Foreboding Melvin King
Sep 16, 2018 • 23 min
The story narrated by Brad Smalley explains how William Masterson after leaving the buffalo hunting fields takes on a job as a teamster hauling supplies between Fort Dodge and Fort Supply. It is in Fort Supply where Masterson first meets his nemeses a…
Gamblers of Dodge City iBooks Give Away
Aug 31, 2018 • 3 min
Remember we only have 50 free iBooks in this months giveaway so be the first to write us. To learn more about how to use your redeemable code go to boothillproductions.com and select publications.
Deadly Politics in Beautiful Bibulous Babylon
Aug 25, 2018 • 15 min
Deadly Politics in Beautiful Bibulous Babylon is written and produced by Mike King tells the story of how law and order were first started in Dodge City. The story narrated by Brad Smalley relives the time in Dodge City where vigilantes roamed the streets…
Whiskey & Westerns on Wednesday & Mysterious Dave
Aug 16, 2018 • 44 min
The show is a humorous edition of the ends and outs of the ambiguities of Mather’s lifestyle in the old west and recounts how he addressed the creeds of Dodge City.
EPISODE SIX: Thunder Over the Prairie
Aug 11, 2018 • 6 min
The story narrated by Brad Smalley describes how the lightning is so intense that it starts a buffalo stampede. The story concludes by unfolding how the hunters escape the running buffalo and what happens after they fulfill their contracts with Charles…
EPISODE FIVE: Trained to be the Perfect Killer
Aug 10, 2018 • 15 min
The story narrated by Brad Smalley provides detailed descriptions on how the hunter skinned the hides and smoked the meat in a hide-constructed smokehouse. At the end of part five, Josiah is given the test of becoming a buffalo runner.
EPISODE FOUR: Campfire Confessions
Aug 9, 2018 • 8 min
Jim White tells a humorous account of the Battle of the Saline River. The four hunters make camp preparations by starting a campfire when Josiah explores the truth with Nixon and persuades Jim to reveal how he lost his wife to another man.
EPISODE THREE: A Suspicious Offer
Aug 9, 2018 • 8 min
Josiah Mooar get’s into an unexpected offer and ends up having to fulfill a contract for 500 hides for Charles Rath. Josiah counters his suspicion of Nixon and Rath by writing his brother John in New York City. Josiah’s request in the letter is for his…
EPISODE TWO: Coincidence
Aug 8, 2018 • 16 min
“Coincidence” introduces the four soon to be legends of the buffalo hide trade from the first person perspective of Josiah Wright Mooar. Mooar tells how he meets Jim White and forms a partnership with soon to be citizens of Dodge City A.C. Myers, and Tom…
EPISODE ONE: Instigation of the Hide Trade
Aug 8, 2018 • 5 min
The “Instigation of the Hide Trade” conveys how one hide dealer by the name of Charles Rath becomes one of the first speculators for securing hides for the development of factory belts. Through the speculation of the hide trade Charles Rath a future…
Fort Dodge
Jul 29, 2018 • 10 min
The story takes place on April 5, when Captain Henry Pearce leaves Fort Larned, Kansas, with a company of Kansas volunteers to establish the new post.
Texas Billy and Squirrel Tooth Alice
Jul 25, 2018 • 32 min
The story written and produced by Mike King provides the actual accounts of a 25 - year relationship between a gambler and a well know prostitute of the old west as they travel through Dodge City and into a new settlement named Hide Town.
Hell Cats of the American West
Jul 18, 2018 • 44 min
Join us as we explore the Hell Cats of the American West retold from Dodge City Kansas during the time when It was known as the Wickedest City in the West.
This Yarn is on You Luke McGlue
Jul 11, 2018 • 13 min
“This Yarn is on You Luke McGlue”
is narrated by Brad Smalley who takes you into the life of the fictitious charismatic character of Luke McGlue the hilarious 1877 mischief maker of Dodge City, Kansas.
Whiskey and Westerns on Wednesday Leadslingers
Jul 4, 2018 • 30 min
he Fourth of July show will feature Leadslingers Bourbon and the Great Bullfight of 1884.
The Buffalo Herds of 1872
Jun 28, 2018 • 12 min
The story written and produced by Mike King provides a clear description of the great southern herd coming north for the summer grass.
Luke McGlue & A Traveling Salesman From St. Joseph, Missouri
Jun 27, 2018 • 11 min
The story narrated by Brad Smalley gives the accounts of how a cigar salesman’s fine cigars go missing in a smoked filled room. When the sheriff inquired about who had stolen the smokes all replied in unison, the name of Luke McGlue.
Ardbeg Ten & Luke McGlue
Jun 27, 2018 • 26 min
Tonight’s show will feature Ardbeg Ten, a Scotch Whiskey revered around the world. We will also relive the West from one of our selected stories of Dodge City - the story of Luke McGlue.
Luke McGlue & James Dog Kelly
Jun 26, 2018 • 10 min
Mayor Kelly and The Animal Stories, narrated by Brad Smalley is a humorous tale on how caring for animals may put a man on a path to risky adventures.
The Command
Jun 10, 2018 • 8 min
Brad Smalley provides the listeners with a first-person narrative of the conflict between Captain Moore and Write as the story concludes with the Lieutenant Turner incident forcing Colonel Dodge decision to layout plans to organize a township five miles…
George M. Hoover
Jun 1, 2018 • 4 min
Hoover a Canadian at age twenty-four carefully measured out the distance of five miles west of Fort Dodge jurisdiction. On the morning of June 17, 1872, a tent was erected, and with the whiskey unloaded by 8:00 a.m. the first saloon in the area was open.
The Fighting Mayor of Dodge City
Apr 28, 2018 • 5 min
The Wild West podcast proudly presents the Fighting Mayor of Dodge the story of Alonzo B. Webster.
Battle of the Plaza, April 16, 1881
Apr 15, 2018 • 26 min
The Battle of the Plaza written and produced by Mike King takes the listener deep into the conflict surrounding the feud between Jim Masterson and A.J. Peacock over the Lady Gay Saloon.
A Buffalo Stampede, Richard Irving Dodge Story
Apr 3, 2018 • 12 min
The story of Richard Irving Dodge written and produced by Mike King takes place in May of 1872 just two months before Colonel Dodge takes command of Fort Dodge located on the North banks of the Arkansas River five miles West from the place where Dodge…
Chief Spotted Tail
Mar 30, 2018 • 2 min
No sooner did the Indian make his appearance on the street than the excitement began. The story of Chief Spotted Tail is narrated by Brad Smalley and produced by Mike King.
The Legends of Dodge City: The Chalkley Beeson Story
Mar 30, 2018 • 6 min
The Wild West Podcast proudly presents the life and times of Chalkley “Chalk” Beeson the owner of the Long Branch Saloon and founder of Dodge City’s beloved Cowboy Band.
An Unfortunate Incident: The Story of Dora Hand
Mar 28, 2018 • 5 min
The night of October 4 brought with it a strange ominous feeling when two men’s love for one young maiden ended in a tragic shooting leaving behind a fascinating frontier tale.
Hoodoo Brown Remastered
Mar 23, 2018 • 22 min
The story begins in 1886 when Hoodoo takes his first job as a Bullwacker taking supplies to Fort Wallace Kansas. Hoodoo Brown’s adventures on the plains of Kansas, written and produced by Mike King takes the listener to a time when Kansas was settling…
The Story of Ormond W. Wright
Mar 21, 2018 • 7 min
The Wild West podcast produced by Mike King is proud to present the story of Ormand W. Write narrated by Brent Harris of Boot Hill Museum.
The Great Bullfight of 1884
Mar 19, 2018 • 12 min
The bullfighters from Mexico provided a most explicit display of bravery entering the arena accompanied by citizens in joyous laughter all drinking and enjoying the sport of bullfighting.
Bat Masterson: A Man in a Black Derby Hat
Mar 15, 2018 • 28 min
The story begins on April 15, 1881, after Bat Masterson living in Arizona is telegraphed by an unknown informer notifying Bat that his brother Jim was about to be assassinated by the co-owner of the Lady Gay, Jim Masterson’s partner.
Kicking About on the Prairie with Hoodoo Brown
Jan 21, 2018 • 26 min
Learn what it was like to be a drover and a bullwhacker in 1868 exploring the overland routes of the Santa Fe, and Smokey Hill trails.
The Billy Dixon Story
Jan 15, 2018 • 20 min
In the fall of 1872 Billy Dixon and Mike McCabe, both buffalo hunters enter a newly established community called Dodge City. The streets were lined with wagons bringing in hides, and getting supplies. The railroad station was not a station at all but a…
THE BATTLE OF CIMARRON
Jan 11, 2018 • 26 min
This is the story of an attempt to remove the remaining records from the Cimarron county clerks office on the morning of January 12, 1889.
The Gray County Seat War
Jan 9, 2018 • 7 min
One of the last of the county-seat wars in Kansas was that of Cimarron vs. Ingalls; leading up to the Battle of Cimarron.
Relive the Battle of Cimarron
Jan 5, 2018 • 0 min
Audio Promotional
Battle of Cimarron Promotional
Jan 4, 2018 • 1 min
Promotional
Bad Whiskey Business
Dec 30, 2017 • 7 min
What comes next from those wagons begins to play out as bad whiskey business - as one of the first gunfights erupts in the street between gambler Moorehouse and ruffian by the name of Langford.
Whiskey on a Plank
Dec 30, 2017 • 3 min
The story narrated by Brad Smalley and written/produced by Mike King is a part of a historical series describes how Hoover settled on the location of his makeshift bar,
A Man Named Nixon
Dec 29, 2017 • 2 min
The man named Thomas Nixon along with another man by the name of Masterson had killed over 204 buffalo in one day.
All Dried Up
Dec 29, 2017 • 4 min
To Brown’s surprise, the blame for the halt of whiskey sales on the premises is due to a lieutenant Turner who had knocked Colonel Dodge to the floor.
How Prairie Dog Morrow Got His Name
Dec 29, 2017 • 6 min
Morrow an adventures fellow begins to tell how he became an entrepreneur by raising prairie dogs – thus giving him his nickname Prairie Dog Morrow.
A New Bully in Town
Dec 28, 2017 • 7 min
Among the many lawless characters, who in the beginning drifted into Dodge City, was Billy Brooks.
My Mule Marie
Dec 28, 2017 • 5 min
Dubbs describes the panorama view just minutes before he charges down an embankment to shoot a buffalo.
Gunfight at Hyde Park
Dec 28, 2017 • 9 min
The story opens when Dubbs and his wife enter town-witnessing excitement in the streets. Dubbs takes it upon himself to explore the true accounts of the Hyde Park Gunfight between Mike McCluskie, a burly local man who had worked in Newton as a night…
The Great Bullfight 1884
Dec 17, 2017 • 11 min
Bullfight 1884, First Bullfight in American History, Dodge City Kansas, Mike King, Brad Smalley,
Early Gamblers of Dodge City
Oct 7, 2017 • 8 min
The story of early gambling in Dodge City, Kansas.