Two-Gun Raconteur Blog

Managed by Damon Sasser, WINNER of The Stygian, REH Foundation Award for outstanding achievement, website in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016.

Post Oaks and Football” – February 3, 2010 (pinning down date of football game)

Dating The Right Hook” – February 9, 2010 (when REH issued them)

The Aztec Bar, er . . . Café” – February 22, 2010 (location in El Paso)

“Novalyne and Daniel Baker” – March 5, 2010 (info from yearbooks)

Hawkshaw and Howard” – March 18, 2010 (from Onion Tops #30, source of Howard’s first series character)

“Going Greenleaf” – April 2, 2010 (things to see there)

“Brownwood High School” – April 21, 2010 (modern photos and info)

“On the Banks of Turkey Creek” – May 9, 2010 (review)

The House that Leo Built” – May 30, 2010 (overview of The Cimmerian Blog)

“Conjunction Junction” – June 6, 2010 (REH in Junction)

“’A Noted Health-and-Pleasure Resort’” – June 7, 2010 (REH in Kerrville)

“Heigho for Sunny San Antonio” – June 8, 2010 (REH in San Antonio)

“Howard Payne—Again” – June 13, 2010 (more on HP)

“Howard Days 2010” – June 15, 2010 (recap)

“’It Gave Me the Jitters’” – June 25, 2010 (REH reaction to Back Street)

Nine Years with the Indians” – July 10, 2010 (REH bookshelf)

Robin Hood” – July 13, 2010 (did REH see it)

The Snare” – July 23, 2010 (inscription from REH’s copy)

“A Little More ‘Graveyard Rats’” – August 21, 2010 (from typescript)

“Tidbits from The Tattler” – September 6, 2010 (what it says)

Yellow Jacket” – September 17, 2010 (REH in the YJ)

“Tea Time” – September 22, 2010 (authorship uncertain)

“A Week in Brownwood” – October 4, 2010 (things REH could have done, Sep 1923)

“Novalyne in Louisiana” – October 17, 2010 (from yearbook)

“’I Enjoyed the Magazine Very Much’” – October 31, 2010 (REH in Fantasy Fan)

“Bagwell or Bust” – November 13, 2010 (trip to Bagwell)

“Mooney’s Musings” – November 26, 2010 (letter excerpts)

“Harold Preece and Robert E. Howard” – December 21, 2010 (Preece bio)

“Out with the New and In with the Old” – December 31, 2010 (Brownwood Bulletin)

“Personal Items” – January 22, 2011 (REH/IMH mentions in Bulletin)

Sick Days” – March 6, 2011 (When REH had measles)

“Will the Real J. E. Basham Please Stand Up” – March 19, 2011 (bio)

“Two New Foundation Books Coming Soon” – April 13, 2011

The Kline Connection” – May 1, 2011 (history)

“100 Years of Cross Plains” – May 31, 2011 (Review: Footsteps of Approaching Thousands)

“On the Road Again” – June 7, 2011 (REH in New Mexico)

“S.M.U. 2-Roehm 0” – June 8, 2011 (REH in SMU publications)

“Hamilton-Aleman-Klatt” – June 9, 2011 (Klatt info)

“Howard Days 2011” – June 15, 2011 (recap)

“The Vinson Papers, Part 1” – July 2, 2011 (bio) WINNER The Cimmerian, REH Foundation Award for Outstanding Achievement, online essay.

“The Vinson Papers, Part 2” – July 3, 2011

“The Vinson Papers, Part 3” – July 6, 2011

“The Vinson Papers, Part 4” – July 10, 2011

“The Vinson Papers, Part 5” – July 11, 2011

“The Vinson Papers, Part 6” – July 13, 2011

“The Vinson Papers, Part 7” – July 15, 2011

“The Vinson Papers, Part 8” – July 18, 2011

“The Vinson Papers, Part 9” – July 21, 2011

“The Vinson Papers, Part 10” – July 23, 2011

“The Vinson Papers, Addendum” – July 25, 2011

Out in the West Texas Town of El Paso . . .” – July 28, 2011 (Aztec update)

“’A Great Little Joy Spreader’” – August 16, 2011 (REH classmate Odom)

“Conan: The Image of a Myth” – August 28, 2011 (new publication)

“Ottie Gill and The Bard” – September 5, 2011 (background)

“Post Oaks and Football—Revisited” – September 10, 2011 (more dates)

“Blowin’ in the Wind” – October 13, 2011 (Klatt papers)

“The Kid from Cross Cut” – October 29, 2011 (from Onion Tops #42)

“816 Melwood Avenue—Brownwood, Texas” – November 11, 2011 (REH rental)

“Re-Incarnation” – November 13, 2011 (poem from Collegian)

“Honey Lenore Preece” – November 18, 2011 (bio)

“Now Available: Lone Scout of Letters” – November 23, 2011

“Cyber Monday Sale at Lulu” – November 27, 2011

Images Out of the Sky” – December 3, 2011 (fluff)

“The Mystery Couple: Mr. and Mrs. Winfred Brigner” – December 31, 2011 (bio)

“A Rambling Reminiscence” – January 6, 2012 (Glenn)

“The Mystery of the Wichita Falls Country” – January 10, 2012 (REH in Byers)

“Something in Seminole” – February 4, 2012 (IMH in death record)

“Alger’s Golden Hope” – March 16, 2012 (REH bookshelf)

“New REH Letter Found in Glenn Lord Effects” – April 15, 2012 (Dime Sports)

“A Day in the Life” – May 7, 2012 (ending of TCS’ “Gods in Arcady” found)

“Time Capsule” – May 21, 2012 (website review)

“Ervins in Oklahoma” – June 21, 2012 (Hester in OK)

“My Name Is Earl” – July 8, 2012 (expanding Onion Tops #40)

“An Earl Addendum” – July 21, 2012 (more on Comer)

“Isaac M. Howard and Theosophy?” – August 14, 2012 (what it says)

“Contact Without Friction!” – September 4, 2012 (REH item from Glenn stuff)

“Sonora to Del Rio” – September 20, 2012 (photos)

“Gloria: An Addendum” – October 5, 2012 (more info on Laxson)

“Cross Plains-1957” – October 6, 2012 (Glenn letter)

“Isaac M. Howard in the 1800s” – October 18, 2012 (IMH bio info)

“Another Earl Addendum” – November 18, 2012 (more on Comer)

“Thanksgiving Peaches” – November 22, 2012 (item on GW Ervin)

The Missing Mexico Trip” – November 30, 2012 (date of unexplored REH trip)

“Back to School with REH” – December 17, 2012

“On the Road Again” – January 8, 2013 (south Texas trip, Poteet)

“Down South” – January 10, 2013 (south Texas trip, Weslaco)

“Homeward Bound” – January 11, 2013 (south Texas trip, Rio Grande City)

“Down the Nueces” – January 17, 2013 (probable timeline of REH trip)

“Road Trip with the Roehms” – January 26, 2013 (wrap up of south Texas trip)

“A Kind of Hobo” – February 15, 2013 (R. Fowler Gafford info)

“The First Isaac Mordecai Howard” – March 3, 2013 (REH grand uncle)

“Found Poems” – April 6, 2013 (in REH letters)

“The Business, Part 1: 1944-47” – May 5, 2013 (history) WINNER The Cimmerian, REH Foundation Award for Outstanding Achievement, online essay.

“The Business, Part 2: 1948-50” – May 8, 2013

“The Business, Part 3: 1951 to Mid-52” – May 11, 2013

“The Business, Part 4: Mid-1952-53” – May 14, 2013

“The Business, Part 5: 1954-55” – May 17, 2013

“The Business, Part 6: 1956” – May 24, 2013

“The Business, Part 7: 1957” – May 31, 2013

“On the Road—Again” – June 5, 2013 (Cisco dam and Palo Pinto Co.)

“Bathing Beauties” – June 24, 2013 (REH photo at Cisco dam)

“The Business, Part 8: 1958” – June 28, 2013 (history)

“Loose Ends” – June 30, 2013 (TCS Lone Scout items)

“The Business, Part 9: 1959” – July 5, 2013 (history)

“The Business, Part 10: 1960-Mid ‘61” – July 7, 2013

“The Business, Part 11: Mid-to-End 1961” – July 10, 2013

“The Business, Part 12: 1962” – July 15, 2013 (history)

“The Business, Part 13: Conclusion” – July 30, 2013 (history)

“217 Warwick Blvd.” – August 24, 2013 (REH/Vinson in San Antonio)

“’We Spent the Winter in San Antonio’” – September 7, 2013 (new IMH registration)

“REH & Rayguns: A WorldCon Wrap-Up” – September 20, 2013 (Posted by Damon)

“Peaster Pencilings” – November 25, 2013 (REH item in newspaper)

“The Other Suicide” – December 11, 2013 (REH classmate)

“The Howards in Coke County” – January 13, 2014 (Bronte)

“The Legend of the Trunk-Part 1” – January 14, 2014 (history) WINNER The Cimmerian, REH Foundation Award for Outstanding Achievement, online essay.

“The Other Writer” – January 15, 2014 (REH classmate Boyles)

“’A Pretty Good Paper’: The Junto-Part 1” – January 16, 2014

“Petersburg, Indian Territory” – January 17, 2014 (IMH in OK)

“The Legend of the Trunk-Part 2” – January 20, 2014 (history)

“Pre-Junto Convention” – January 21, 2014 (Lone Scouts)

“’A Pretty Good Paper’: The Junto-Part 2” – January 24, 2014

“The Legend of the Trunk-Part 3” – January 29, 2014 (history)

“’A Pretty Good Paper’: The Junto-Part 3” – February 5, 2014

“The Legend of the Trunk-Part 4” – February 11, 2014 (history)

“The Legend of the Trunk-Part 5” – February 12, 2014

“’A Pretty Good Paper’: The Junto-Part 4” – February 19, 2014

“The Legend of the Trunk-Part 6” – February 25, 2014 (history)

“’A Pretty Good Paper’: The Junto-Part 5” – March 5, 2014

“The Legend of the Trunk-Part 7” – April 1, 2014 (history)

“The Legend of the Trunk-Part 8, Conclusion” – April 17, 2014

“A Death in the Family” – May 9, 2014 (WV Ervin info)

“The Summer of ’24” – May 22, 2014 (what it says)

“Christmas in June” – June 27, 2014 (new REH card and Preece photo)

“’A Pretty Good Paper’: The Junto-Part 6” – August 26, 2014

“Spur of the Moment” – Oct. 22, 2014 (Slight reworking of Onion Tops #59)

“’A Pretty Good Paper’: The Junto-Part 7” – December 2, 2014

“Ervin in Coke” – Mar. 10, 2015 (slight reworking of Onion Tops #58)

“Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary” – Mar. 17, 2015 (slight reworking of Onion Tops #62)

“508 Coleman Street” – April 3, 2015 (Howard house in Marlin, from Onion Tops #35)

“Training Dr. Howard” – May 14, 2015 (Slight reworking of Onion Tops #60)

“The Cisco Kid” – June 22, 2015 (REH friend Ray Adams)

“The Lost Ervin Mine” – Sept. 26, 2015 (from Onion Tops #65)

“The Howards Are a Moving People.” – Sept. 12, 2016 (Howards during 1902-07)