It was about 2:15 PM on a very windy, very chilly Wednesday afternoon when four brave men began what we now call The Walk.Read More
It was clearly a case of cops gone bad. Even during the inquest, the judge said that the town marshal had committed an ‘injudiciousRead More
First published on July 12, 2010. …it really did exist! If the history of Wyatt Earp and the Gunfight at the OK Corral wereRead More
The Pink Flamingo first ran this article on January 3, 2011. NOTE: For those who don’t know The Pink Flamingo, in my real lifeRead More
I originally published this July 2, 2015. It is perhaps more important today than when I wrote it. I am now blending it inRead More
Several months ago, I did a series of articles about retired, and disgraced general Jerry Boykin’s homo-erotic ramblings about the manly Christ. Part IRead More
The legend of Wyatt Earp is about an eagle-eyed lawman, stoic, unbending, able to set aside personal feelings for doing what is right. ThereRead More
The Pink Flamingo owns a shotgun. Anyone where I live should have one. I wish my parents did, but with my father’s Alzheimer’s, noRead More
If you study history the way The Pink Flamingo has done, you know that every nation has a defining moment and a defining individual.Read More
Why are they fakes? They preach one thing and, when it comes to immigration reform, betray everything they believe. Regular Pink Flamingo readers willRead More
NOTE: For those who don’t know The Pink Flamingo, in my real life I specialize in the Wild West, with two novels and twoRead More
In what is one of the most important historical discoveries in many years, the orignal documents from the coroner’s inquest into the Gunfight atRead More
Just in time for the 128th Anniversary of the Gunfight at the OK Corral.
On a historic note, the meeting took place in Schieffelin Hall. You get a taste of the excellent acoustics in a building that is 128 or so years old. Incredible building.
The Pink Flamingo has been following the ongoing saga of Tombstone mayor Dusty Escapule and various business owners. I never would have noticed the story had it not been brought to my attention by a business owner I know, who stands to lose everything, because of Escapule and the current town council. Another business owner asked if I wouldn’t feature the hi jinks on my blog, feeling the tale needed wider exposure.
To be fair, the mayor, like everyone else, is fighting for the survival of his business. As mayor, though, he should also be looking out for everyone else. Then again – it’s Tombstone. Mike Carrafa has turned the video over to the county attorney.Read More