Glen idolized Earp. Maybe it was Lake book or the movies or the TV show. He wrote pamphlets and books about Earp and the Tombstone stalwarts and probably made a little money and what was for him a lot prestige. To keep up with both he started filling in blanks. And like more than a few experts he started believing his own lies. It's best to only tell a few lies at time. Otherwise backing up gets to be a problem.
My attitude about Boyer, having never met or communicated with the man is probably much the same as an art aficionado’s view is on an art forger- At best a grotesque curiosity, at worst a crook whose... more
As I recall, Glenn accused most of the men here as being dues paying members of the Peter Pan patrol. He didn't rightly care for the up and coming generation of western oriented historians asking him far... more
... was set up in a small guest house behind the so called Boyer 'ranch house'. The death bed was definitely the type of bed one would find in the 1920's California motor court hotels. However I have never... more
I am highly impressed that Albert Behan would be able identify Earp's death bed. The pistol auctioned off as Earp's, after Boyer's death, had had its serial numbers filed off. I reckon Earp had some free... more
I’m not sure if you would have asked to sleep in Wyatt Earp’s death bed? I think that any man asking for that particular accommodation would have been immediately assigned to Boyer’s gay alert radar... more
I didn't. Some of my colleagues did. There was a fire in a senior care facility and, just like Wyatt Earp in Lake's book, they assisted in the safe evacuation of all the seniors. They were invited... more