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    Carrie and Scott will introduce The Western Edge 2015 and have a special guest!

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    The Western Edge has a strong two year history of great informative shows covering topics around Horse Training, The Rodeo Industry, Music Artist and much much more. We are ecstatic to come back stronger than ever before with a our own unique format and more shows, you will have opportunities to talk to our co-hosts and guest live during our broadcast or send in questions to them prior to the show. We love including our audience with the topics we cover. In our short two years on air we have a nearly 60,000 listens on our shows and our show profile page has been viewed over 20,000 times. Our broadcast can be listened to worldwide - which we really love, because that means our friends, family and fans that serve our country or work abroad can catch our show live or listen to the recorded show at their Convenience . During our first show of 2015 Carrie will inform us on The Western Edge 2015 and Scott Daily of Scott Daily Horse Training will update us on what to expect from his shows. The Special Guest - A very talented band from Greenwood, AR that has put their stamp on Western Arkansas and Eastern Oklahoma Miss Rylee Rene and The Heavens 2 Betsy Band! Please tune into Monday 8 pm CST to The Western Edge on Blogtalkradio!  If you have questions for Scott Daily of Scott Daily Horse Training, Heavens 2 Betsy or Carrie email them thewesternedge@yahoo.com or call in Live Monday June 22, 2015 at 8pm cst at (607) 203-5263.

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    The New Western and Westerns in Film and Television

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    AUGUST 13, 2015 - LIVING A RICHER LIFE ~ Life Changing Talk Radio


    THEME: The New Western and Westerns in Film and Television


    INTERVIEW GUESTS:


    Kirk Ellis - Screenwriter, Producer, Emmy Awards and Humanitas Prize Winner. Kirk is a Western Writers of America (WWA) Spur Award Winner for Best Drama Script, as well as a Wrangler Award Winner from the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum.


    Anne Hillerman- Author of eight non-fiction books and WWA  Spur Award Winner for the Best First Novel.


    THIS WEEK’S MESSAGE: When most of us think of reading westerns, classic western authors such as Louis L'Amour or Zane Grey come to mind.  But several contemporary authors are taking the themes of the traditional Western and applying them in more contemporary settings.  If you enjoy stories about semi-nomadic wanderers who live hard lives, mostly in wilderness settings, dealing with questions of honor and justice, you might want to try one of these stories of the new west. Also Westerns today are  in both movies and television. But you may be surprised to learn that Westerns are the major defining genre of the American film industry. They are one of the oldest, most enduring and flexible genres and one of the most characteristically American genres in their mythic origins. Let's learn more about the new western and westerns in todays' film and television.

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    movies

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    Talk about your favorite movies

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    Movies to Love: The Karate Kid

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    Who can forget the memorable 1984 movie of a handy man who teaches a young man who moved from one coast to the other, who is being bullied? This is an awesome and touching movie. He teaches him martial arts to fight the right way. This is a great movie to watch with the family and teaching moments. This is one of the movies that has moments movie goers don’t forget.Tune in Saturday at 6 pm for Movies to Love.

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    Contemporary Western Music and the Publishing of Westerns in Today’s Market

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    AUGUST 27, 2015 - LIVING A RICHER LIFE ~ Life Changing Talk Radio


    THEME: Contemporary Western Music and the Publishing of Westerns in Today’s Market


    INTERVIEW GUESTS: 


    Jim Jones - New Mexico Author and singer whose books and songs have educated, informed and entertained people around the world. Winner of the 2013 Western Writers of America  Spur Award for Western Song of the Year.


    Carol Markstrom - Singer/songwriter who plays acoustic guitar and performs Western, folk, and Americana. Carol is also a non-fiction writer and recently published children’s book. 


    Tiffany Schofield - Tiffany Schofield, Senior Editor at Five Star Publishing (a part of Cengage Learning/Gale).


    Bob Clark- Editor-in-Chief of Washington State University Press, former Assistant Director/Publisher at the University of Oklahoma and Former past President and Owner of Arthur H. Clark Company


    THIS WEEK’S MESSAGE:


    Western music is not to be confused with Country music. Western music is a form of American folk music composed by and about the people who settled and worked throughout the Western United States and Western Canada. The Mexican folk music of the American Southwest also influenced the development of this genre.  With the Traditional Western being a genre of various arts, such as comics, fiction, film, games, radio, television and music, getting "westerns" published and in the hands of fans can also be confusing and a challenge to understand. Tonight we learn about today's contemporary western music and about how today's publishing experts get the western genre to market.

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    The Traditional Western - Still a Good Read

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    AUGUST 6, 2015 - LIVING A RICHER LIFE ~ Life Changing Talk Radio


    THEME: The Traditional Western - Still a Good Read



    INTERVIEW GUESTS: 


    Candy Moulton- A Wyoming native and author of 13 Western history books, co-edited a collection of short fiction and written, produced. Candy is a two-time Western Writers of America Spur Award winner, an Oregon Heritage and Silver Remi Award winner and as well as a Finalist at the International Family Film Festival in Hollywood.


    Monty McCord - Award Winning Author, President of the Adams County Historical Society a member of the Nebraska Writers Guild Author and Spur Finalist Award for Best Western Audio Book. 


    Phil Mills - Phil Mills, Jr. is an Award Winning Author and owner of a collection of more than 3,000 hardback western books. His first novel, “Where a Good Wind Blows” won a Finalist Award for Best 2010 Western Audio book from the Western Writers of America.


    THIS WEEK’S MESSAGE:


    The Traditional Western is a genre of various arts, such as comics, fiction, film, games, radio, and television. Westerns are devoted to telling stories set primarily in the latter half of the 19th century in the American Old West, hence the name. Many feature American Indians, bandits, cowboys, lawmen, outlaws, and soldiers, and as well as spectacular mountain scenery. Some are set in the American colonial era. There are also a number of films about Western-type characters in contemporary settings. Western Writers specialize in all types of western historical non-fiction, fiction and tales of the American frontier. Many consider the golden age of the historic west to have occurred for only three decades, from the end of the civil war to the beginning of the 20th century. Western fiction peaked during the 1960's and is still alive and well. Why are traditional Westerns still…a very a good read?

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    inside the movies and more ep 19

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    We talk about movies and pop culture 

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    Baby It's Hot: Month of August Recap

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    This is the end of the month of August. Recap the movies of Irina Palm and Vibrator.  Indeed, the shows were limited because of other obligations.  What was the most exciting elements of the movies? Did they make you think the right thing or the wrong thing?  Did it make you look at your neighbor differently? How were the technical aspects of the film" did you agree or disagree? Could it be better or could you create one that's better?  Tune in to Movies to Love Indie Films, Sundays at 6pm. Other times may apply.

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    The Best Sports Movies EVER

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    Field of Dreams, Remember The Titans, Hoosiers, Major League......these are just SOME of the best sports movies ever.  We discuss our favorites, the bad ones, which had a great impact and so on!

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    The Western Trails - Legend, Facts and Great Stories

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    AUGUST 20, 2015 - LIVING A RICHER LIFE ~ Life Changing Talk Radio


    THEME: The Western Trails - Legend, Facts and Great Stories


    INTERVIEW GUESTS: 


    Will Bagley- Author of over 20  books. Will's work has won every major prize in Western History--an Old Joe, the Spur, the Wrangler, the Caroline Bancroft, the John W. Caughey Prize for the year's most distinguished book on the history of the American West, and the Merrill J. Mattes Award for Excellence in Writing.


    Melody Groves - Southern New Mexico Author whose novels reflect her fascination--and ties--with that era of the Old West--gunfighters. Her books reflect her passion for rodeo and appreciation of historic wooden bars. Yes bars--the front and back wooden structures. 


    THIS WEEK’S MESSAGE: In the American Old West, trails were used by immigrants from the eastern United States, between 1830 and 1870. These colonists began to settle various regions of North America west of the Interior Plains, during the overland migrations of the mid-19th century.  There were two major wagon networks, one based typically out of Missouri and the other out of Santa Fe de Nuevo México. These trail networks have become embedded in the folklore of the United States as one of the significant influences that have shaped the content and character of the nation. Whether its a fact or a legend, behind it always lie a great story.