House Of The Rising Sun – Novel By James Lee Burke

House of the Rising Sun by James Lee Burke Hackberry Holland is a man out of his time. He was a Texas Ranger, involved in many gun battles with the Mexican Army as well as the indigenous people of North America. But it’s 1918 and time has moved on. The old ways employed by men […]

Heartwood – Billy Bob Holland Novel By James Lee Burke

Heartwood by James Lee Burke Billy Bob Holland is a former Texas Ranger turned lawyer. During his gun-slinging days on the border, he killed many men, most of them Mexican drug mules transporting narcotics into Texas. It was on one of those raids that he accidentally shot and killed his partner and best friend, LQ […]

Top 10 Lawmen In Westerns

This will be a contentious list as every fan of the western genre has their own, very strong, opinions as to who should make this list. Rebel Voice would opt for Rooster Cogburn, the John Wayne version, as well as Woodrow McCall and Gus McCrae from the Lonesome Dove epic (they were Texas Rangers before […]

Top 10 Clint Eastwood Movies

Clint Eastwood has always been big at the box office. His movies span decades and have enthralled millions. He has been successful both in front and behind the camera. Westerns, military flicks, tough cops, vigilante and astronaut, big Clint has done it all, almost. Here is one list of his ten best. If you enjoyed […]

Lonesome Dove – Woodrow Teaches A Bully Some Good Manners

Taken from the classic western, Lonesome Dove, the scene shows the way in which Woodrow F. Call deals with a thug who attacks his son, Newt. It’s a great little snippet from a great movie (and book). Tommy Lee Jones and Robert Duvall were at their very best in this film. – If you enjoyed […]

Lonesome Dove – Jake Hangs For Riding With Outlaws

The Lonesome Dove western is one of the greats of the genre. There are many memorable scenes. The following is one such. In this we see Jake being caught by his former comrades and being hung for having thrown in his lot with a ruthless gang of murderers and cut-throats. It’s a poignant scene for […]

Top 10 Western Movies

Don’t worry little lady, I’ll fix your wagon. It’s a genre of movie that appeals to men, hairy men who scratch their balls in public and have farting contests and spit really far. The Western has been around for a long time and shows no signs of ever going away. And it’s a good thing […]

For A Few Dollars More – Final Gunfight

This clip is from the Clint Eastwood western, For A Few Dollars More. It has an eerie melody that runs throughout culminating in this gunfight. This movie was one of a trilogy featuring the Man With No Name, sometimes known as Blondie. The soundtrack was composed by the Italian genius Ennio Morricone, born 10th November, […]

The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly – Final Gunfight

This clip shows the final three-way (ooo err, sounds rude) gunfight between Blondie, Tuco and Angel-eyes. This is one of the best finales to be found in any movie, ever. It also has the greatest soundtrack of any movie, ever. OK, ladies, maybe it’s a guy thing but still, try to understand our weaknesses. If you […]

Cimarron Rose – A Novel By James Lee Burke

Cimarron Rose   by James Lee Burke This is the first book in the highly popular Billy Bob Holland series, set in the Texas borderlands in contemporary times. Ole Billy Bob is a defence lawyer, once a public prosecutor, once a Texas Ranger. He has a tendency to carry his Ranger skills and attitudes into his […]

Blood Meridian

Blood Meridian   by Cormac McCarthy This novel, set in both Mexico and the US in the mid-eighteenth century, has been lauded quite a bit since its publication in 1985. It centres around the life of the Kid, a fourteen year old boy born in 1833, in Tennessee, who leaves a motherless home in search of […]

Light Of The World

Light of the World  by James Lee Burke This is book 20 in the Dave Robicheaux series, and the latest. The next Robicheaux novel is due for release on January 2nd, 2018, so fans don’t have too long to wait. The next edition is titled… Robicheaux (Burke is becoming no nonsense when it comes to […]