Weird West

Weird Westerns in All Their Genre-Bending Weirdness.

This May is Weird Western Month, diving into the enigmatic genre that merges the Old West with supernatural and science fiction. Originating from American folklore and finding its stride in pulp magazines of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Weird Western tales take readers on journeys through ghost towns, werewolf showdowns, and mystical law enforcement. Built on solid tropes and hero's journeys, the genre offers a blend of traditional storytelling and unexpected twists.

Would you like to know more? is a treasure trove dedicated to modern Weird West. Your docent, KC Grifant, is a writer immersed in the realms of sci-fi, fantasy, and speculative fiction. The site is a sanctuary for enthusiasts of horror-infused tales, and fantastical adventures set against the backdrop of the wild, wild west.

There’s also a great article on weird western movies at The article is your gateway to a cinematic journey unlike any other. Whether you’re a cinephile seeking new thrills or a curious adventurer eager to explore uncharted territories, there is a truely weird genre out there that is way larger than I thought.

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