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A podcast for the cowboy curious, having reflections and discussions on the mindset and values that set you on the cowboy way.

A podcast for the cowboy curious, having reflections and discussions on the mindset and values that set you on the cowboy way.
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A podcast for the cowboy curious, having reflections and discussions on the mindset and values that set you on the cowboy way.




CM Lewis and Clark Expedition Meriwhether Lewis: Discovery

In episode 19 we explore the value of discovery. Today's quotation is, "not all those who wander are lost." This was written in a letter by Gandolf the Grey, and is part of the Lord of the Rings Trilogy. Examining the Lewis and Clark expedition through the actions of Meriwether Lewis we find that discovery is important for American history. This discovery is similar to the practices of a cowboy maintaining land for his livestock. In both scenarios, The Lewis and Clark expedition and a...


CM Bone Tomahawk Sheriff Hunt: Accountability

In episode 18 we analyze the movie character Sheriff Hunt from the film Bone Tomahawk. Within the episode accountability is explored through Sheriff Hunt. The quotation today is, "The right thing to do and the hard thing to do are usually the same." by Steve Maraboli.


CM 2nd Reflections and Projections 18 to 35

In this episode I want to say thank you to podcast listeners for the support and questions that have been provided for the first 16 episodes. In this episode I discuss a little bit about the future content and direction of film, comics, video games, and real life Cowboys who instill values worthy of exploration on the Cowboy Mantras Podcast.


CM Eli Harrell Interview

Hey everybody, I am excited to introduce the first interview for the Cowboy Mantras Podcast. The interview is with a Philippines based Entrepreneur named Eli Harrell. The podcast episode was done with little preparation other than the cowboy concept in mind. There has been a little bit of editing, but the episode maintains the major focuses of the interview. I learned many things about Eli and his background, especially when thinking about cowboy values and mindsets. Major take aways: 1)...


CM Into the West, Growling Bear: Intuition

And episode 15 weeks for the cowboy value of intuition.


CM Last of the Dogmen, Louis Gates: Exploration

In episode 14 we explore the value of exploration. The quotation for today is, "We need the tonic of wilderness… At the same time we are earnest to explore and learn all things, we require that all things be mysterious and unexplorable, that land and sea be indefinitely wild, unsurveyed and unfathomed by us because unfathomable. We can never have enough of nature." This was said by Henry David Thoreau. Today's character is Louis Gates and he is from the film Last of the Dogmen. Louis Gates...


CM Into the West, Running Fox: Foresight

In episode 13 we explore the value of foresight. Today's quotation is, "The best way to keep something bad from happening is to see it ahead of time… and you can't see it if you refuse to face the possibility." This was written by William S. Burroughs. The character discussed is Running Fox, from the TV show Into the West. Running Fox displays foresight when he wants to trade for rifles, and also when he makes the trade for a wagon. His foresight site is not necessarily agreed with among...


CM Jeremiah Johnson, Jeremiah Johnson: (Spirit of) Rigor

In episode 12 we explore the spirit of rigor. Today's quotation is,"Grow with discipline. Balance intuition with rigor. Innovate around the core. Don't embrace the status quo." This is said by Howard Schultz. The character analyzed in this podcast is Jeremiah Johnson. He is from the film Jeremiah Johnson. The dreams and aspirations of becoming a mountain man faced Jeremiah Johnson with many challenging moments. In the spirit of this rigor Jeremiah Johnson was bold and brazen enough to...


CM Legends of the Fall, Samuel Ludlow: Valor

In episode 11 we explore the value of valor. Today's quotation is, "Discretion is the better part of valor." This is by William Shakespeare. The character analyzed in the podcast is Samuel Ludlow. He is from the film legends of the fall. Valor is seen as the romanticized treat that brought him to his death. If you're interested in Callaway Montrose personal sessions please check out the link:


CM Legends of the Fall William Ludlow: Discipline

In episode 10 we explore the value of discipline. Today's quotation is, "knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of facts within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity." The character analyzed in the podcast is Colonel William Ludlow. He is from the film Legends of the Fall. Discipline is seen with his obligation...


CM The Curse of Capistrano: Memory

Welcome to Cowboy Mantras Ep. 9: Today's value: Memory Today's quotation is "The only history a man knows for certain is that small part he owns for himself." - Older Jacob Wheeler In the episode there is a macro overview of the character Zorro and the influence he has had on American culture from rural cowboy values and entertainment to the urban foil of Batman and Joker. If you are interested in Cowboy Mantras Personal Sessions as mentioned after the episode please click the...


CM Reflections on episodes 1 to 7 and 9 to 16.

This is a reflective podcast episode for the growth and development that occurred in the first seven episodes. There is also a projection of what is to come in the next seven episodes of the official podcast. This episode was made to inform listeners on what to expect in up-and-coming material.


CM The Hateful 8 Marquis Warren: Reflection

"The boundaries which divide life from death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?" - Edgar Allan Poe. The episode explores the character Marquis Warren one of the main protagonists from the Quentin Tarantino film The Hateful Eight. Within the episode there is a search to make connections of the value reflection and how Marquis Warren encapsulates this.


CM Into the West Jedediah Smith: Development

An exploration of development. Today's quotation, "You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one." Henry David Thoreau. Going beyond the quotation of the day we look at the TNT TV show, "Into the West" and the character Jedediah Smith.


Cowboy Mantras Living and Hostiles

A reflection of living and the 2017 film Hostiles. The episode focuses on one of the main characters Captain Joseph J. Blocker and his mindset and values with his final assignment before ending his service with the U.S. Calvary.


Cowboy Mantras Chances and the Revenant

Discussing the lead character Hugh Glass in the 2015 film "The Revenant." The foils Glass and Fitzgerald lead to some interesting exploration of Glass' mindset and values of the dark and yet realistic portrayal of frontiersmen of the fur trapping west.


Cowboy Mantras Into the West Jacob Wheeler

Reflecting on the TNT mini series Into the West. A primary focus on the fictional character Jacob Wheeler and the mindset and values that are worthy of admiration. Any cowboy with grit and reason would respect a Jacob Wheeler if they ever met one.


Cowboy Mantras Mindset and Values

Welcome to episode two of Cowboy Mantras. Cowboy Mantra: "A cowboy is bound by his mindset and values, not a place." After digging into some geography and culture of the cowboy, I go onto to list some of the reflections and ways that I have choosen to live by the cowboy mindset and values and not to geographic location. This episode is a reflection episode, stay tuned for episode 15 and we will have the first guest interview featured on the podcast. Until next time get in a pair of...


Cowboy Mantras Indtroduction

Providing the basic to the Cowboy Mantras platform with values and reflections and the interviews that are soon to come.