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Random Musings: From out of the past come thundering hoof beats, part 2

Last time, I talked about how an enduring piece of Americana— The Lone Ranger— began in 1933 on WXYZ radio in Detroit.

Now, in the second of this three-part series, I’m going to talk about the Lone Ranger himself. 1,042 more words

Random Musings: From out of the past come thundering hoof beats, part 1

    Introduction: I initially posted this three-part series about The Lone Ranger two years ago on my original Random Musings blog, on the website of the Michigan Chronicle. 1,060 more words

Preview: The Lone Ranger #23


Ande Parks (w)
Esteve Polls (a)
Francesco Francavilla (c)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99 • Teen+

Bank Job! This special issue takes place entirely in the few hours following a bank robbery in the old west. 95 more words


Why You Were Probably Wrong about The Lone Ranger

Various critics have talked about why last year’s The Lone Ranger deserved to do better, box-office-wise, than it did, about its interest in how events are turned into history and its visual delights, which are, I should think, inarguable. 1,727 more words

A Blizzard in the middle of "The Lone Ranger"

Critics almost universally panned the recent Disney version of “The Lone Ranger.” My brother is a published movie critic who was soundly berated by many of his readers who disagreed with his rather positive recommendation of the film. 125 more words

Racial Stereotypes in The Lone Ranger

by Chris Lindsay

Gore Verbinski’s 2013 film, The Lone Ranger, has been criticized for reinforcing racial stereotypes about American Indians. Some critics have called the film racist. 926 more words

Academic Essay

The Tone Ranger

Last night, I watched The Lone Ranger. Given the fact that I haven’t yet seen 12 Years a Slave, Captain Phillips, or… 903 more words