Rhinestone Cowboys, Part 3: Acknowledging the Corn

Image: Robert James Russell.

“Looks like you’re having a pretty good time playing with yourself.”

Image: Original 5x7 watercolor and ink by Robert James Russell.
ROBERT JAMES RUSSELL is the author of the novellas Mesilla (Dock Street Press) and Sea of Trees (Winter Goose Publishing), and the chapbook Don’t Ask Me to Spell It Out (WhiskeyPaper Press). He is a founding editor of Midwestern Gothic and CHEAP POP. You can find him online and on Twitter.


Brown, Dee. The Gentle Tamers: Women of the Old Wild West. University of Nebraska Press, 1981.

The Coil

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