Western Noir: Smashing Together Two Genres, What Do You Get?

Back in 2006, television producer David Milch sat down for an interview with American Heritage. His latest show, “Deadwood,” was attracting notice for its portrayal of the American West as a hive of grimy outlaws shouting profane, pseudo-Shakespearean dialogue. Milch saw his work as a deconstruction of the old cowboy mythos: “I did want to … Continue reading Western Noir: Smashing Together Two Genres, What Do You Get?