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  • All Westerners are stalwart (and other tall tales)

    Andrew Gulliford gets a kick out of the humor of the West, with its emphasis on boosterism, exaggeration and outright, extravagant lying.

  • RV Nation

    On a Western road trip, Evelyn Spence ponders the peculiar names – and increasing numbers – of gigantic RVs.

  • Just put an asterisk on the whole region

    How do we Westerners love our drugs? Let Ray Ring count the ways.

  • The backyard cat whisperer

    Christopher Cokinos prides himself on being a cat whisperer, taking his cat out on a leash and helping it stalk the wily Utah grasshoppers.

  • Paint it red and call it fine Western dining

    Rob Pudim ranks Western cuisine according to the lavishness with which the ketchup is dispensed.

  • A Proud Member of PAOBHA

    Today’s rural West with its monster homes and Hummers sorely needs a group like PAOBHA, People Against Ostentatious and Boorish Housing

  • Isn't it time to bury the hatchet?

    Tired of the rhetorical arguments that pass as conversation these days, the author proposes it’s time to take a blockhead to lunch – and listen to what he has to say

  • Winnebagos: Don't fear 'em, cheer 'em

    It’s time for New Westerners to get over their "Winnebagophobia."

  • The last happy agency biologist — and other April Foolery

    Biologist Mark Intyme is marking time; "Termoonator" takes on wolves; coorections; "Million Bush March" and other oddities

  • Gators, dirt and hot tubs in the Cowboy State

    Annie Proulx’s new collection of short stories, Bad Dirt, celebrates and skewers the colorful characters of rural Wyoming

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