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Ol' Dirty Bastard, The Legendary Folk Hero of our Generation

Hello everyone! It has been almost 2 years since I have posted something on here. I have been working on a novel and some short stories so I have not had any time for this. 1,064 more words


The Cowboy Angel of the Beer Aisle

Where are you going now, folk hero,
And what will be made into fable?
Will you go to where the garbage piles burn?
Where smoking umber makes violent streaks… 64 more words


1859 – Billy the Kid, American criminal, born (alternative date)

23 November

Henry McCarty (17 Sept, 1859 – 14 July, 1881), better known under the pseudonyms of Billy the Kid and William H. Bonney, was a 19th-century gunman who participated in the Lincoln County War and became a frontier outlaw in the American Old West. 296 more words


November 22, 1247: Time Flies Like an Arrow . . .

Robin Hood has been celebrated through story, song and film as that charming rogue who, along with his merry men, robbed from the 1 percent and gave to the 99 percent, a nobleman cheated out of his birthright by the nasty Sheriff of Nottingham, a patriot in service to Richard… 332 more words

Wretched Richard's Almanac

Nat Love a.k.a. Deadwood Dick: The Old West's Greatest Black Cowboy

Nat Love (pronounced “Nate” Love) (June 1854 – 1921), (sometimes “Deadwood Dick“), was an African-American cowboy and former slave in the period following the… 30 more words


1712 - The Duke of Montrose issues a warrant for the arrest of Rob Roy MacGregor

3 October – On this day

Robert Roy MacGregor (baptised 7 March 1671 – 28 December 1734) was a Jacobite and Scottish outlaw, who later became a folk hero. 174 more words