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Cowboy Boots and the Memories of Life

Julee Morrison | Posted 04.11.2016 | Style
Julee Morrison

This is a story of my Grandpa Jack and cowboy boots. It's a story of how a boy from Independence, Missouri came to be a traveler, a uniquely American ...

Breaking Down UFC Fight Night 83: Cerrone vs. Oliveira

Dan Shapiro | Posted 02.17.2017 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

It's Cowboy versus Cowboy, as the UFC heads to Pittsburgh, Pa. on February 21 for a rare Sunday night show. Former lightweight title challenger, Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone returns to action for the first time since losing his shot at the championship last December.

Wrangling An Authentic Cowboy Experience In The West

Kari Haugeto | Posted 01.18.2017 | Travel
Kari Haugeto

If you've seen one dude ranch you've seen 'em all, right? Horse hockey! Dude ranches can be as varied and multifaceted as any hotel experience. Yo...

Trump: The Ultimate Ego

Cate Montana | Posted 12.22.2016 | Impact
Cate Montana

Narcissistic, bullying, indifferent, degrading to others and unapologetic about it: this is the psychological face of Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump and the kind of leader 68 percent of registered Republicans (47.4 million Americans) apparently want and are willing to vote for.

It Doesn't Matter How Many Bones This Man Has Broken -- He's Still Riding The Bull

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 01.29.2015 | Weird News

You mess with the bull, you get the horns. Professional bull rider J.B. Mauney knows that all too well. The North Carolina cowboy has been riding s...

Profile of the Most Famous Cowboy You've Probably Never Heard Of

Amy Coffey | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Amy Coffey

Jeff Tucker is an icon to me, thus, he's earned the status of being called by his first AND last name at all times. It's kind of like Harrison Ford. Listen, I'm not gonna call that guy Harrison. It's just not happening. He is Harrison Ford. Period. Jeff Tucker is Jeff Tucker. Period.

"What We Need Is an Army of the Kind" - Cleveland Amory

Leon Logothetis | Posted 10.21.2013 | Travel
Leon Logothetis

Along this journey I have been helped every single step of the way. People have been filling the bike up with Gas, feeding me and opening up their homes from Las Vegas to Colorado.

How This Yenta Met Her Cowboy Husband

Janie Emaus | Posted 02.09.2013 | Fifty
Janie Emaus

I've enjoyed a love affair that has lasted over 30 years. Through clogged plumbing (both bodily and home related). Through dozens of financial roller coaster rides. And countless arguments, cocktails parties and orgasms.

The Iconic American Cowboy In New Light

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 08.28.2012 | Arts

For 22 years, Adam Jahiel has documented the cowboys of the Great Basin area in the western United States. It would be a lie to say that his photograp...

A 99-Year Old Woman Saved My Life

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 09.02.2012 | Women
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

I lay in bed with her last night holding her birdlike hand, the one that milked cows on her family farm in the 20s, the one that held her mother close after her father's suicide, the one that held me.

Kid Rock Announces Struggling-City Charity Tour

Posted 12.11.2011 | Impact

Kid Rock is putting his money where his lyrics are, as he prepares for a charity tour to benefit each of the 12 struggling city he visits. Taking ...

Beware of the French Cuff Cowboy

Cliff Schecter | Posted 10.29.2011 | Politics
Cliff Schecter

Rick Perry, who has seemingly been governor of Texas since The Alamo began to look like a questionable career move, is now ready to throw his 10-gallon hat, frothy intellect and custom-made cowboy boots into the national political ring.

Bipolar Americana: An Interview With Artist Grant Barnhart

Posted 07.09.2011 | Arts

Via Beautiful/Decay: "Guitar Backstabs" The Midwest, motorcycles, cowboy boots, blue jeans, football—imagery associated with classic American...

Who Will Rid the World of Clint Eastwood's Films?

Andy Pemberton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Andy Pemberton

Will Clint's next movie be a musical? A comedy? A noir thriller? No. It will be a literal-minded tale, free from dramatic devices such as irony, metaphor or anything that might make the darn thing interesting.

Bush Drops Fake Cowboy Shtick

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Cenk Uygur

When did the press come to think their job was to reinforce the fake images and storylines of politicians rather than to challenge them?

Take Off That Hat, Dick Cheney

Mike Bonifer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Bonifer

The Bush Gang was not the first to appropriate cowboy iconography for politics, but since they did, to be called a cowboy has, almost impossibly it seems to me, become some kind of slur.