Posts by Dan Hillenbrand

Episode 093 Amanda Kimes Founder, Kimes Ranch Jeans. Superior Fit. Classic style. Western Uncomplicated…

Join me and Amanda Kimes as we discuss what it takes to build a brand. The Brand With a dream to create THE JEAN that was missing from the western world, Matt and Amanda sourced every element of their production-finding the best team of cutters, sewers, and washers until their product was undeniably the best…

Episode 092 Kari DeCastro Creator, Competitive Team Roper & Modern Cowgirl…

Kari DeCastro is a creator—be it through her work as the Marketing Coordinator for Yost Events the Designer of Western Runway, or other projects within her own company, Idlewild Creative—shaping the aesthetics of the Western world. A Colorado native and team roper with family roots running deep across the West, her inspirations come from the…

Episode 091 Cowgirls Tara Powers & J Storme Jannise From INSP_TVs “Ultimate Cowboy Showdown”…

Join me as I talk with the two Cowgirls of the 12 Contestants on the “Ultimate Cowboy Showdown” premiering October 14th on INSP TV , Hosted by Trace Adkins. J STORME JANNISE Fourth-generation Texas cowboy, J Storme, wants to show the nation that women can do anything men can do. She grew up on her family’s cattle…

Episode 090 Austin Michael “American Idol Contestant” Huntin’, Fishin’, and Lovin’ Every Day…

Join me for a great conversation with American Idol sensation Austin Michael. “I’m a sixteen year old country boy from Van Alstyne, Texas. I’m a roper, rider, and American Idol-er! I love hunting, fishing, country music, and people!” Sitting on top of Luke Bryan’s shoulders with his trusty cowboy rope 15 year old Austin Michael…

Episode 089 Duke Beardsley Painting The Tradition of The American West With Modern Influence…

A sixth generation Coloradan, Duke Beardsley has been painting the American West for as long as he can remember. Formally trained at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, Duke with his family now lives and works in Denver. Duke’s work has been featured in numerous local and national publications. In 2007 Duke’s work…