April 26, 2020
A bleak and unhappy Christmas spirit has descended upon our peaceful and bucolic Valley. Nowhere is there joy and laughter, nowhere except in the rank and dimly lit backroom of the Dry Gulch Saloon. Thanks to a devious transaction scheme that has left Tumbleweed Valley penniless, Slocum and Charlie are laughing their way to a faraway Dry Tortugas bank. Can Riders In The Sky thwart this yuletide disaster?!
April 20, 2020
The Christmas shopping season is short and frenzied in Tumbleweed Valley. And with the daily chores and the added work of preparing for the hard winter freezes to come, it’s not until the week before Christmas that residents do their shopping. Tumbleweed City merchants have stocked their stores in preparation for the weeklong stampede. It’s the evening prior to the Valley’s big shopping spree, and at Harmony Ranch, Sidemeat is fixing his infamous Christmas stew…
April 13, 2020
One of the most eagerly awaited days of the year in Tumbleweed Valley is New Year’s Eve. All day long there are lots of friends dropping by, and a real festive feeling is in the air. But the real celebration is saved for the evening in the kickoff of the Barbwire Conference football championship, the Bean Bowl. The Riders are in their home on the range preparing to leave for the big game…
April 5, 2020
It was the day before Christmas, and all through the land, everybody was bustling with last minute plans. There was shopping and wrapping and baking to do, as all awaited a visit from old you know who. The valley was glistening with fast falling snow, and the Riders rehearsed for the big Christmas Eve show…
March 29, 2020
Titanic II has sailed from Southampton and is en route to New York City. Meanwhile, Sidemeat has become enamored with the beautiful Rose, who is engaged, and Slocum and Charlie are posing as English lords. Their nefarious goal is to steal the largest diamond in the world, but an inadvertent skewing of the global positioning system has changed the ship’s course from New York City to Florida…
March 22, 2020
On April 14, 1912, at 11:40 PM, the largest movable manmade object the world had ever known, the unsinkable Titanic, scraped her starboard bow in the frigid North Atlantic, and the sinkable did the unthinkable. 88 years later, she’s back bigger and better than ever. It’s the year 2000, and Titanic II prepares to set sail on her maiden voyage. But tucked away in the deepest depths of the Floridian ocean lives a foreboding formation ten times bigger than the biggest iceberg ever known to man…
March 1, 2020
It was near the end of October 1999, and business was good. Unemployment was down, all economic indicators were up, and the only clouds on the horizon were Y2K, the millennium and Kenneth Starr. In the Starlight Rooftop Garden, high atop the Quality Hotel in downtown Norwood, OH, a live rumba music program is underway. But a sudden series of interruptions will change the course of the broadcast – and world – forever…
February 17, 2020
Slocum and Charlie are well on their way to building a roller coaster empire in south Florida. The fact that their evil scheme could cause the ruination of one of America’s greatest national resources, the Everglades, mattered little to the two fiends. But it mattered to Riders In The Sky, who after thwarting the villains with the inadvertent help of a vacationing High Sheriff Drywall, are now in hot pursuit of them down interstate 95… featuring Danny Davis!
February 9, 2020
After using the “Snake Charmer’s Yodel,” Ranger Doug saved Riders In The Sky from certain, snake-filled doom, and the chase was resumed. Meanwhile, Slocum and Charlie rolled High Sheriff Drywall into a little ball and crammed him inside a runaway D10 Caterpillar. Unbeknownst to the villains, the D10 careened out of sight towards Everglades National Park, where a group of highway patrolmen set up a howitzer to blow the machine to smithereens…
February 2, 2020
Riders In The Sky have been thrown into a deep, snake-filled pit by the villains Slocum and Charlie! Fortunately, America’s Favorite Cowboys landed on a small ledge in the pit just out of snake striking distance. Meanwhile, High Sheriff Drywall, who has just finished the dike, has come to realize what Slocum is up to and has threatened to stop it… featuring Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer!
January 25, 2020
All our principals are now in the Everglades of Florida, where Slocum has tricked Sheriff Drywall to build a dyke to drain 10,000 acres of Everglades, which Slocum acquired for some unknown nefarious purpose… featuring Walter Ostanek!
January 19, 2020
High Sheriff Drywall – thinking he has mercury poisoning from driving a 1958 Mercury across the country – sits huddled on a stump, the only point above water in the 100 acres of his newly bought land. As you might expect, it is a long night for the High Sheriff, but as with any dark and miserable night, it soon ends and day breaks… featuring the Nashville Mandolin Ensemble!
January 5, 2020
Slocum and Charlie, realizing the Riders are hot on their trail, have purchased Delbert’s Roadside Attraction which featured Big Alice, the world’s meanest alligator. Slocum then disguised himself as Delbert and tricked the newly arrived Riders into thinking the pond was a swimming pool… featuring Floyd Cramer!
December 29, 2019
After stopping by the Florida Foundation for Development Development Development and picking up some spurious permits and clearances, Slocum and Charlie leave Tallahassee and head east across the panhandle. Around noon they pull off the highway at a rest stop in front of a building shaped like a huge hot dog…
December 15, 2019
High Sheriff Drywall is delivering a ’58 Mercury to a car show in Miami. After dropping the car off, the High Sheriff plans to check out 100 acres of land he bought in South Florida that he read about on the back of a matchbook cover. In the muggy subtropical heat of Tallahassee, Florida, two jazzy looking Vipers drive down a side street near the capital building…
December 8, 2019
Special Treasury Agents Riders In The Sky are still in hot pursuit of Charlie and Slocum, and their search has led them to the famed southwestern theme park Reality Land. It was there America’s Favorite Cowboys decided to ride the park’s most famous ride, the Financial Rollercoaster, unaware of the bomb placed at the top of the attraction by Charlie the night before… featuring Charlie McCoy!
December 1, 2019
At the request of the United States Treasury, Riders In The Sky have been tasked to track Slocum and Charlie, who are now wanted for their counterfeiting spree. On a lonely straight stretch of western highway, two high-powered Viper automobiles are flying at speeds approaching 200 mph. Meanwhile, Riders In The Sky have stopped at a small truck stop on the Eddy Dean Highway… featuringTricia Walker and the Mudcats!
November 25, 2019
The villains Slocum and Charlie have burglarized the Federal Treasury building and stolen a set of plates used to print authentic $100 bills and the special paper used to make currency. Several days later in Tumbleweed City, the vault of the First Rational Bank was stuffed with bogus bills, and the aforementioned fiends were seen riding off into the sunset in brand new Dodge Vipers…
November 10, 2019
Slocum and Charlie attempted to short circuit the alarm system that guards the United States Treasury. This caused a communications breakdown in our nation’s capital, and as a result, the Pentagon’s war room computers reported that America was being invaded. With the President out of town, the Vice President – hiding in his bunker – was left to make a tough decision… featuring John Hartford!
November 3, 2019
At the conclusion of Monster from Mystery Mountain, the villain Slocum and the doofus Charlie were arrested by Sheriff Drywall and charged with a most serious crime. But even the most heinous of criminals are due their day in court, and it is on that particular day that this tale begins...
July 28, 2019
Slocum and Charlie have lured Riders In The Sky to Skull Rock and trapped them in a ring of white, hot magnesium fire. The only thing that can save them is a No. 2 Yodel, but will Ranger Doug’s voice be captured by last episode’s yodel catcher? Is this the end of Riders In The Sky?! Featuring Tracy Nelson!
July 21, 2019
Charlie carelessly dislodged a mountain boulder, which is now barreling down to High Sheriff Drywall. Under the falling deadly stone the Sheriff sits, the muscle of his brawny brain is strong as milky bone. But no bones about it, faith is about to intervene... featuring The Dixie Chicks!
July 14, 2019
Slocum and Charlie are preparing for the final phase of their evil plot: using a yodel catcher to capture Ranger Doug’s yodel and focus it on Skull Rock! High Sheriff Drywall stumbled onto the villains and was quickly tossed over the side of the mountain down Dead Man’s Cliff…
July 7, 2019
As part of Slocum’s plot, the evil villain must trick Ranger Doug into performing a pure, clean no. 2 yodel, the most powerful of yodels that can pulverize the rock five miles deep into Mystery Mountain that is keeping molten gold from flowing to the surface. The Riders have figured out that Slocum is behind the monster trouble and are riding to Tumbleweed City for a showdown. Featuring Martin Delray!
June 30, 2019
The monster has attacked Riders In The Sky, only to be thwarted by Myron Floren and his mighty accordion, knocking the monster off the mountain. The Riders have since deduced the monster is Charlie in a suit, the product of a plan devised by Slocum. It is the morning following the big monster attack, and the Riders are gathered around their campfire on Mystery Mountain enjoying their coffee…
June 23, 2019
The desperate, panic-stricken citizens of Tumbleweed Valley have sold their land on Mystery Mountain for a fraction of its value to Slocum, causing intervention from Riders In The Sky. To prove that the monster isn’t a threat, America’s Favorite Cowboys have decided to camp out on Mystery Mountain to settle the rumors once and for all… featuring Myron Floren!
June 16, 2019
High Sheriff Drywall has been pushed off a cliff by none other than Slocum and his mechanical monster! It is now the morning after Sheriff Drywall’s night of terror on Mystery Mountain, and at the famed old Harmony Ranch, Riders In The Sky are gathered in the cozy kitchen drinking coffee and listening to their second favorite radio program…
June 9, 2019
Tales of the huge, fire-breathing monster have spread across the valley like a prairie wind. It then became the duty of Sheriff Drywall, who wasn’t present to see the monster, to go and search for the creature. The aforementioned Sheriff informed Slocum of this hunt and the specific road he would take to start it: details that would lead to an unfortunate plan… featuring John McEuen!
June 2, 2019
Slocum has unleashed his robotic monster on the unsuspecting citizens of Tumbleweed Valley during the annual storytelling festival! Unfortunately for Charlie, a leak in the flame-throwing tank turned him into a flaming fireball that is now hurdling towards Riders In The Sky…
April 7, 2019
It is the day of the Night of 1,000 Terrors on Mystery Mountain, where Tumbleweed Valley prepares for its storytelling festival of hair-raising horror. Speaking of horror, Charlie and Slocum are busy assembling a mechanical monster as part of their big and evil plan… featuring Patsy Montana!
March 30, 2019
Slocum sent the doofus Charlie on a bizarre shopping expedition to procure a curious array of scientific electronic and household items. Later that night, in a makeshift laboratory underneath the Dry Gulch Saloon, our resident villains are inventing a robotic nightmare the town will never forget…
March 24, 2019
The villain Slocum was released from prison on appeal. Upon exiting the jail, he bumped into High Sheriff Drywall, stealing his badge and wallet. In no time, Slocum was operating once again out of the Dry Gulf Saloon. As the sun goes down in Tumbleweed Valley, the citizens gather at the Buck Benny Theater for the big fantastic magic show featuring Heff Heff and Mr. Bagwell… featuring The Ohio Valley Rounders!
March 17, 2019
It’s Saturday morning in Tumbleweed Valley, and all is peaceful and well… except in the kitchen of Harmony Ranch. The Riders are gathering for breakfast while Sidemeat looks for his big bowl to cook a big surprise. Meanwhile, High Sheriff Drywall is bringing breakfast to his current prisoners…
March 10, 2019
The Riders gathered a recall petition to stop the big “Elvis Alive Again: Hello from Vostrovia” concert, and Slocum was fired as boss of Vostrovia. But by then he couldn’t have cared less, because he was off with 50 million bucks, a 20-megaton hydrogen bomb, and a getaway jet with the engines running… featuring Waddie Mitchell!
March 3, 2019
The Vostrovian skies are turning dark and dreary, the barometric pressure is falling, and the sound of distant thunder heralds the news that soon the monsoons of autumn will pour torrents of rain across the land. But inside the Mud Dome everything will remain dry! It’s the day before the Vorstball playoffs, and Riders In The Sky have gathered to watch the teams practice…
February 24, 2019
Using Sidemeat’s secret biscuit bonding catalyst, Woody Paul devised a super mud for which to build the huge domed stadium. Meanwhile, former High Sheriff Drywall has reached Vostrovia in the dead of night, only to be run over by Slocum and Charlie’s armored limo… twice. Now suffering from amnesia, former Sheriff Drywall’s memories are slowly returning… featuring Don Edwards!
February 17, 2019
The Vostrovian beet harvest has been delayed due to the vorstball playoffs, the country’s national pastime. Unfortunately, Vostrovia is still in great need of a domed stadium for the playoff games. To remedy the situation, Ranger Doug has given his personal guarantee that if they harvest their beet fields before the games, he will see to it that a 50,000+ seat stadium will be built…
February 10, 2019
After being recognized by a storekeeper in Lake Edna, the Riders were informed of a national town hall meeting scheduled for the next day. Meanwhile, former High Sheriff Drywall was canned from the Big Red China Elvis My Way tour and left stranded on a dark, lonely dirt road in the middle of Central Asia… featuring Paulette Carson!
February 3, 2019
Riders In The Sky, now running low on supplies and wanted dead or alive by the Vostrovian government, have disguised themselves as Kentucky Colonels and ridden into the isolated village of Lake Edna to buy supplies. Will their cover be blown? Will Slocum capture the Riders at last? Is this the end of Riders In The Sky?! Featuring Great Plains!
January 27, 2019
A US plane carrying 30 tons of fine Wisconsin cheese has been forced to jettison its cargo directly over the hidden campsite of Riders In The Sky. As the huge, cheese-shaped shadow looms larger and larger, the Riders finally look up to what might be their dairy demise…
January 19, 2019
After landing in Vostrovia and narrowly escaping a shootout led by the doofus Charlie and the Vostrovian marksmen, the Riders fled to the hidden site in the foothills. In an unexpected turn, Sidemeat resorted to a biscuit-throwing rampage that led to an even less expected hole in the earth that swallowed him whole. Is this the end of Sidemeat and ill-prepared meals?! Featuring Montana Blue and the Big Sky Cowboys!
January 13, 2019
Instead of sending the billion dollars requested by Slocum on behalf of Vostrovia, the State Department has flown Riders In The Sky to the newly formed country. After receiving a crash course on Vostrovia culture and language, the Riders are on a plane en route to provide American foreign aid. Inside the Vostrovian Presidential Palace, Slocum is about to take a meeting with his Chief of Secret Police…
January 6, 2019
Slocum has taken over Vorstrovia after promising them foreign aid from the United States. Once in power, he established himself as a dictator known as “The Boss,” and made Charlie Head of Police. To keep with his campaign promises, Slocum has sent a request to the US for one billion dollars, which was opened for the first time by Lord Thackston IV… featuring Peter Rowan!
December 30, 2018
As the space capsule holding Slocum, Charlie and their Russian cosmonaut rescuer was about to float unnoticed to a landing site in Vostrovia, the parachute fell into the middle of the town hall. There, a group was gathered to elect a new leader to guide the country down the long road to capitalism. Recognizing opportunity when it knocks, Slocum wasted no time in making an appealing speech…
December 23, 2018
Slocum and Charlie, still stranded in space, are out of water, and all food is gone except for two jars of Tang. Fortunately, they are rescued by a Russian cosmonaut; unfortunately, he is also out of food and water. After finishing the jars of Tang, a ravenous Slocum recalls the Donner party’s historic solution and reaches for a lead pipe… featuring Marty Brown!
December 16, 2018
In the cool of the evening on the famed old Harmony Ranch, the Riders are relaxing on their front porch. But high above the atmosphere, Charlie and Slocum are stowed away and drifting through space in an unmanned space shuttle due to a shutdown by then President Bush…
December 9, 2018
The great race is underway with three balloons still in the running! Riders In The Sky are sailing over Italy, Slocum and Charlie are soaring over the Sahara Desert, and Sheriff Drywall is still stuck at the starting line. Slocum’s villainous balloon has caught a strong trade wind and is current in the lead, but a balloon in the distance might change their course… featuring Connie Smith!
December 2, 2018
A huge Slocum-induced disaster on day one left only three balloons in the race! It’s day two of the great race, and now the field is virtually empty. The officials, balloons, and crowds are gone, and all that’s left on the grassy airfield are discarded programs, fallen confetti and one lone balloonist still trying to get airborne…
November 24, 2018
Famed millionaire John Tipton has offered a million-dollar prize to the pilots to circumnavigate the globe in one, continuous flight. Riders In The Sky need to win the prize to pay off the mortgage on the famed old Harmony Ranch and to fund Miss Marm’s youth center. The race has drawn interest from competition all over the world…including Slocum. On the eve of the big liftoff, the doofus Charlie stands atop a grassy knoll overlooking all the balloons… featuring April Barrows!
November 19, 2018
A reclusive millionaire with a popular television program in the 1950s has been known to give one million dollars as prize money in bizarre contests of his own invention. Now, semi-retired in a little-known part of the west called Tumbleweed Valley, the eccentric host makes plans for his next millionaire…
November 11, 2018
Charlie – equipped with a saddle horn cellular phone and the codename “King of Spain” – is following the Riders as they begin digging for the entryway to the Lost Suburb of Gold. After attempting to call Slocum with an update, sun spot activity caused the call to be redirected to Sheriff Drywall, who was still expecting a call from the actual King of Spain. Meanwhile, the Naval force from Port Wiley accidentally armed the previously deactivated atomic bomb and are fleeing for their lives… featuring the Chenille Sisters!
November 4, 2018
The Riders are on a D10 Caterpillar and en route to the mouth of a cave that they believe holds the entrance to the Lost Suburb of Gold. Meanwhile, a directive has come to Port Wiley ordering the recovery of an atomic bomb which failed to explode in an underground test over twenty years ago. A short time later, the sailors of Port Wiley are rowing across the badlands wishing for a landslide…
October 28, 2018
High Sheriff Drywall has launched an investigation into the authenticity of Slocum’s Spanish land grant. After calling the King of Spain and being promised a return call, Sheriff Drywall now patiently waits by the phone day and night. It’s just past noon when Ranger Doug and Side Meat arrive at the Dry Gulch Saloon in Tumbleweed City, readying to confront a gloating Slocum… featuring Trudy Fair!
October 21, 2018
On their way to get a D10 Caterpillar to uncover what they believe to be the entrance to the Suburb of Gold, Riders In The Sky and Miss Marm learn that Slocum has returned to Tumbleweed Valley with a document he purports to be a document giving him ownership of the entire valley. The courts have given the citizens 30 days to prove it a fake. The Riders have split up to deal with both tasks and promise to meet later that afternoon at the Robert Johnson crossroad… featuring Boomer Esiason!
October 14, 2018
The Riders and Miss Marm, seeking refuge from a storm, camped in the mouth of cave high in the Meatloaf Mountains. While gathering dung for a fire in the back of the cave, Too Slim made a startling discovery: the remains of the legendary Whisperin’ Bill. A short time later over a cozy, dung-burning fire, Sidemeat told the story of the famed prospector… featuring Rob Crosby!
October 7, 2018
The Riders and Miss Marm have discovered documents in Port Wiley from former Senator Marm just before he passed away, detailing plans to set up a base camp for his exploration in the Meatloaf Mountains at a place called Terror Springs. Despite the ominous name, the Riders and Miss Marm set off at once for the campsite. Meanwhile, Slocum and Charlie showed up unexpectedly at a Tumbleweed Valley Council meeting… featuring Bill Anderson!
September 30, 2018
The Riders and Miss Marm journeyed to Fort Wiley, the last outpost in the land that nobody wants. But once they arrived to the Fort, things were not as they expected them to be. Perplexed and astonished, the Riders and Miss Marm entered the Fort – now Port – Wiley. After caring for their horses, they were taken to the quarters of Admiral – formerly Captain – A. Weldom Rump Roast…
September 22, 2018
Slocum and Charlie boarded a plane in Madrid that has just brought them to the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport. Meanwhile, at Miss Marm’s Prune Ranch, Riders In The Sky are telling her about an amazing discovery at the Nixon Presidential Library involving a secret recording and vital clue… featuring Rob Quist!
September 16, 2018
The troops from Fort Wiley finally emerged from two years of being lost in the bowels of Wolverton Mountain, only to learn that as part of the new administration’s plan to reduce the deficit, Fort Wiley had been transferred to the Navy and is now Port Wiley. The sun is beginning to sink in the western sky as the Riders turn off Melody Highway to Harmony Ranch. Once home, Ranger Doug calls Miss Marm with important news… starring Rob Dibble!
September 9, 2018
Charlie and Slocum have reunited in Madrid, Spain and have already hatched another big and evil plan. He has forged a land grant from the King of Spain to one of his ancestors and plans to use it to take over Tumbleweed Valley. The duo has snuck into the Spanish Archives to further modify the region’s records, where they have stumbled into a room with a large table, two chairs and two heavily-armed curators… starring Pete Kennedy!
September 2, 2018
Miss Marm asked Riders In The Sky if they would go by the Nixon Presidential Library to check for a record of her late father’s final meeting with President Nixon. They did, and it led to amazing, explosive revelations. On the evening of the day of their visit, the Riders are camped in a small clearing on the outskirts of the Cleveland National Forest in Southern California to discuss what they discovered…
August 26, 2018
Riders In The Sky have agreed to help Miss Marm find the Lost Suburb of Gold, a legendary treasure long sought by her late father, Senator Marm. Among his papers was a Presidential permit allowing him and his heirs to search for treasure on federal lands. The permit was signed by then-President Richard Nixon, and – according to a newly discovered appointment book – Senator Marm’s last appointment before he died was with Nixon! The Riders agreed to stop by the Nixon Library to search for any evidence of the fateful meeting… featuring J.D. Hutchison!
August 20, 2018
It’s a dark and stormy night. For days, foreboding clouds have gathered over Tumbleweed Valley, and on this night the heavens finally opened up. But despite the roaring wind and lashing rain, one slight, lone figure on horseback plods onward down Melody Highway…
August 11, 2018
Steaming along in their stolen train less than a mile from Tumbleweed City, Slocum and Charlie drink the last of the stolen virus. But sitting in the hot sun has caused a molecular change, and now all it does is turn them purple. Despite their change in complexion, the evil villains make a plan to jump off the train and into the masses of bustling shoppers to get lost in the crowd… featuring Sheb Wooley!
August 5, 2018
Slocum and Charlie, with the recently acquired Stealth Virus, have made themselves – and the train carrying the world’s rarest stamp – invisible! Fortunately, a yodel to the fourth power made the train visible! The now visible train barrels into a nearby tunnel, where soldiers from Fort Wiley are currently marching and generally unaware of the impending danger…
July 29, 2018
The Silver Bullet, the fastest steam-powered train on the planet, is taking the rarest, most valuable stamp on the planet from Los Angeles to the Smithsonian in Washington, DC. The train is scheduled to stop in Tumbleweed Valley to take on water, where it will be guarded by one hundred Pinkertons and Riders In The Sky. Meanwhile, Slocum and Charlie have discovered a secret government experiment they stole is a virus that makes anything it comes in contact with invisible… featuring The Braun Brothers!
July 21, 2018
Riders In The Sky – in an effort to thwart a 300-pound doofus’s tunnel digging – have sunk a shaft that intersected Charlie’s own. Meanwhile, Sheriff Drywall has used a high-pressure pump to flood the underground maze. This resulted in a huge geyser of water that now holds Riders In The Sky 20 feet above street level. Is this the end of Riders In The Sky?!
July 15, 2018
A 300-pound mole is wreaking havoc beneath Tumbleweed City! The mole – a.k.a. Charlie – has tunneled into the local Victoria’s Secret and First Rational Bank vault, which he then robbed. Rhett the barber – bemoaning a lack of business – was startled when Charlie crashed through the floor of his shop. In an effort to not lose his new customer, Rhett offered Charlie his twenty-five-cent special bowl cut… featuring Robin & Linda Williams!
July 8, 2018
Captain Rump Roast enlisted the help of Riders In The Sky to retrieve the top-secret and recently-stolen project that was previously behing held at Fort Wylie. Meanwhile, an incarcerated Slocum ordered Charlie to build an escape tunnel. Thus it was, deep beneath the streets of Tumbleweed City, a huge human mole tunnels upwards to his believed destination…
July 1, 2018
Charlie’s felonious mission to steal a mysterious top-secret space project from Fort Wylie was a success. Captain A. Weldon Rump Roast – discovering the missing spacecraft the following morning – quickly decided to take action and make a mysterious phone call… featuring Robert Earle Keen!
June 24, 2018
As Charlie made his way back to Outpost Wylie, he stopped into Prudence Johnson’s Darlin’ Donuts and – for the second time – stole a batch of Jelly Belly Donuts. Later, High Sherriff Drywall stopped by the shop and learned – for the second time – he couldn’t have his Jelly Bellies. He concluded there was a serial donut thief on the loose. Prudence then decided to stuff the next batch of donuts with habanero peppers and leave them in the windowsill…
June 16, 2018
Charlie has escaped Fort Wiley and stolen a bunch of Jelly Belly Donuts from Prudence Johnson’s Darlin’ Donut Shop. While making his quiet departure, Charlie found Slocum in the Tumbleweed County Jail. The arch fiend – still behind bars – managed to steal Charlie’s donuts and sent him back to the Fort to retrieve top secret government documents… featuring Prudence Johnson!
June 12, 2018
When the Riders arrived at the site of the UFO crash, they found nothing. A mysterious team from the Pentagon had already extracted the alien spacecraft – and Charlie – and taken them to Fort Wiley, the last Calvary outpost in the US Army. Meanwhile, Slocum was brought back to the Tumbleweed Valley jail for stealing Australian diamonds…
June 3, 2018
A UFO has crashed in the middle of Nowhere Canyon right where a certain 300-pound doofus has camped for the night. Meanwhile, a mysterious sector of the Pentagon in Washington DC is also aware of the crash, and their team of extractors have made plans to head to Fort Wiley, the last outpost… featuring Johnny Russell!
May 27, 2018
Con Air Flight 101, a government plane which transports prisoners, encountered a UFO over Tumbleweed Valley. On the ground below, Riders In The Sky were also witness to the phenomenon. Meanwhile, somewhere in the middle of Nowhere Canyon, a 300-pound doofus is camped and perceivably safe for the night…
May 20, 2018
It’s branding time on the famed old Harmony Ranch, and the Riders are ready to start. The herd is bunched up in holding pins, Side Meat has a roaring fire built, and the branding iron is red hot and ready to go. But Too Slim has a totally different idea about this situation… featuring Marshall Chapman!
May 13, 2018
At the Sally B Mine, the Riders have discovered Charlie and Slocum are none other than the Diamond Desperados! After a horrendous mine cave-in, Charlie escaped with thousands of stolen diamonds, Slocum was captured by the Riders, and Ranger Doug found himself in possession of a most unusual object…
May 6, 2018
In the small town of Nar Nar Goon, the Riders have told by High Constable Sheetrock that two agents from the Australian Clay Commission have quarantined the entire area of the Sally B Mine! Meanwhile, at the Sally B, Charlie and Slocum – the two so-called commissioners – are up to their old tricks, and at the bottom of the main trail of the mine, Charlie has just planted the last mine… featuring Kenny Roberts!
April 29, 2018
Caught without supplies in the wild western Australian range, the Riders restocked at a roadside Marty Mart. There they learned that the Sally B Mine and all around it had been quarantined, and if they were to find out why, they would have to see the High Constable of Nar Nar Goon…
April 22, 2018
The Riders have left Buffalo Sid’s Wild West Show for the wilds of western Australia to investigate the Sally B Mine. But as faithful listeners have no doubt inferred, the culprits behind the diamond stoppage are none other than Charlie and Slocum, who are patiently awaiting the Riders’ arrival to the mine at any moment… featuring Marty Stuart!
April 15, 2018
Riders In The Sky have landed in Australia and are about to embark on a tour with Buffalo Sid’s Wild West Show! But the real reason for their visit is not all fun and games. The Riders are secretly investigating the mysterious stoppage of diamond shipments from the Sally B Mine. As they’re about to begin their journey, Ranger Doug has an unsettling premonition…
April 8, 2018
The Riders have made it to Paris, France to seek a bailout from EIEIO. Ranger Doug reminisces about an earlier trip he made to Paris, and the Riders hear a tale of love and loss between the esteemed yodeler and a banjo player. But as Ranger Doug walks into the offices of the EIEIO bailout division, he discovers that the head of the department is none other than his former love… featuring The Cluster Pluckers!
April 1, 2018
It’s a dark, overcast night in the far north Atlantic, the only path known is a narrow thread of rocky path five feet below the ocean’s surface. The ice that joins the various segments of the fabled land bridge to Finland is beginning to melt, and night is fast approaching. Suddenly, the Riders see a light in the distance. They’re saved! Or are they…?
March 25, 2018
After a hard day on the fabled land bridge trail connecting Canada to Finland, the Riders reached Greenland and set up camp beneath a towering snow-packed cliff. As Side Meat begins to open the first can of beans, the tin’s loud pop resonated throughout the campground, triggering the low rumble of a nearby avalanche in the distance… featuring Mel McDaniel!
March 18, 2018
While in Washington DC attempting to save their beleaguered small-town bank, the Riders discovered the Euro-Indo Economic and Industrial Organization in Paris - the EIEIO to those in the know. The EIEIO is designed to help small banks, but how will the Riders get to France? Fortunately, Woody once researched the legend of the lost northern land bridge to Europe. After traveling to Canada, the Riders donned thermal wetsuits and plunged into the icy waters…
March 11, 2018
Riders In The Sky, in an effort to save the First Rational Bank of Tumbleweed Valley, have gone to Washington DC. The Riders were sent to the Office of Risk Administration, Technical Morons Division, Research Control Branch of the Federal Emergency Banking Administration - or ORATMDRCBFEBA to those in the know. But with First Rational Bank needing to lose additional millions of dollars to receive assistance, there is nothing the agency can do. Is this the end of First Rational Bank?! Featuring Billy Walker!
March 4, 2018
After rebranding to Harmony Ranch, the Riders rode into town to arrange for a ranch equity load to spruce up for spring. Much to their dismay, they found the bank to be on the brink of collapse because of heavy investment in Australia gem-quality diamond futures, which apparently have no future. In an effort to save Tumbleweed Valley from financial ruin, the Riders take leave for Washington to propose a bailout…
February 25, 2018
After a run-in with the US Western Bureau of Brands Enforcement, the Riders have renamed their home on the range to Harmony Ranch. They then decided to head into town, each Rider with his own errands to run. Ranger Doug to see Miss Marm, Woody to the library, Sidemeat to the laundromat, and Too Slim to… the barber. Featuring Lou and Peter Berryman!
February 18, 2018
It's a beautiful spring morning in Tumbleweed Valley. The Riders are just finishing up breakfast at the famed Triple X Ranch, but an unexpected visitor from the US Western Bureau of Brands Enforcement is about to change their brand forever…
February 11, 2018
The toxic waste is about to hit the fan. The Riders, the Phantom and Miss Marm are on the trestle with a derailed circus train full of caged wild animals. Approaching the trestle at full speed is freight train carrying one million tons of liquid toxic waste. As the train barrels closer and closer, the Riders must find some way to cross the trestle and stop the impending disaster… featuring Waddie Mitchell!
February 2, 2018
Tumbleweed Valley is in a fine mess. Sheriff Drywall, dressed in Charlie's clothes with pillows stuffed under his shirt, is locked in his own maximum security cell. Miss Marm, bound and gagged, is tied to the railroad tracks. As the afternoon sun begins its descent, the Riders head to their friends' rescues… featuring Sons of the San Joaquin!
January 28, 2018
It's evening of the same day of Miss Marm's rescue and Charlie's capture. The Phantom of the Valley, Riders In The Sky and Miss Marm are relaxing around the fire watching Sidemeat roast pinto beans on a long stick. But a still free Slocum has plans to release 300 pounds of doofus…
January 21, 2018
On the desert that was once Tumbleweed Valley a little water would be most welcome, but in the land beneath the ground a little more water will mean the end of Riders In The Sky. As the Riders patiently wait for the Phantom of the Valley to remember exactly how to open the secret door, the water line continues to rise… featuring Vicki Bird!
January 15, 2018
A 300-pound flaming ball of fire resembling the doofus Charlie has blazed into town and leapt into the water trough in front of the ARID Land Development Company. But with the river – and trough – bone dry, the fireball bounces out of the trough and continues down the road into the city…
January 8, 2018
After the Riders’ Phantom 309 Truck Stop successfully diverted the toxic waste trucks, Slocum caught on and thwarted the environmental efforts. As America’s Favorite Cowboys fled the scene on Turbo’s trusty back, henchman Charlie launched a virtue-seeking missile directly in their path. Is this the end of Riders In The Sky?!
January 1, 2018
The Phantom of the Valley partnered with the homeless Woody Paul, Too Slim and Sidemeat to thwart Slocum’s evil plan. The crusaders for water rights opened up they mysterious Phantom 309 Truck Stop, diverting all trucks hauling toxic waste. Now, in Tumbleweed City, a mysterious lone figure plods down the town’s dusty main street…
December 24, 2017
After taking over all the ranches that border the headwaters of Tumbleweed River, Slocum has diverted the water into the caverns underlying the valley. As part of his evil scheming, Miss Marm is also trapped in the soon to be water-filled caverns. As the land begins shriveling to dust, the Phantom approaches… featuring 78 RPM!
December 19, 2017
Charlie has kidnapped Miss Marm and is holding her as a “guest” in the old Millers Cave. Believing to be hot on the trail, High Sheriff Drywall and his posse of the Riders have unknowingly lost that trail and have been chasing themselves in circles around a big mesa in the middle of nowhere. Meanwhile, Charlie is driving a tanker truck of nitroglycerin though a tunnel, where instead of turning on a nitro-stabilizing system, he switched on the radio…
December 8, 2017
Bad times have come calling all over Tumbleweed Valley. After Miss Marm refused all of Slocum’s offers to acquire her ruined prune farm, the evil villain sent evil henchman Charlie in the dead of night to kidnap her. It is the morning of Miss Marm’s abduction, and the Riders – minus Ranger Doug – arrive at Miss Marm’s cozy ranch house for news of the Ranger’s whereabouts… featuring Ranch Romance!
December 1, 2017
The evil villain Slocum is out to take over Tumbleweed Valley’s water rights. Through various nefarious means he’s acquired several ranches along the river, including the famed Triple X Ranch, and all that stands in his way is Miss Marm’s ruined prune ranch. It’s a beautiful morning in the valley, but to Miss Marm, things couldn’t be bleaker…
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