Tombstone, Arizona, is known for many things, but I’d bet you’ve never heard of its naked chef ! Oh, yes, Isaac “Little Jakey” Jacobs was quite a character, so it’s fitting he lived in a town that was full of them. Jacobs was a 27-year-old Russian whose catering skills were well-known, and in 1880, he ran a lunch counter at the Oriental Saloon where he served fresh fish, oysters, lobster, crab and shrimp from San Francisco.
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He Missed the Scoop
John Clum was busy when the Tombstone street fight took place.
The oil-enriched town preserves and celebrates its Western heritage.
Three Cheers for Hospitality
The Harvey Girls of yesteryear set the standard for uniform customer service across the West.
The Most Well-Known, Unknown Western Illustrator
A.R. Mitchell’s paintings are so “moving.”
WHAT HISTORY HAS TAUGHT ME
BEN NIGHTHORSE CAMPBELL, U.S. SENATOR, ARTIST, OLYMPIAN
Tombstone's Naked Chef
Isaac “Little Jakey” Jacobs raced his way into history.
THE LAST FRONTIER
EDWARD CURTIS’S FINAL ADVENTURE
Virginia City, Montana
This city struck it rich with a well-preserved ghost town.
Spark on the Prairie
Hit the road across Oklahoma and Texas to discover the history behind the Warren Wagon Train Raid and the Kiowa Indian Trial of 1871.
THE GIFT OF COCHISE
TRUE WEST’S HISTORICAL CONSULTANT FONDLY REMEMBERS HIS MOST TREASURED BIRTHDAY GIFT.
Booker boosts backfield
The Raiders are running the ball better than they did a year ago, which is not too surprising considering Josh Jacobs has managed to stay healthy and continues to be the productive back he was as a rookie.
Jacobs earns ‘passing' grade
Josh Jacobs was a dynamic running back during his first year in the NFL and would have easily been the choice for Offensive Rookie of the Year honors had it not been for Arizona quarterback Kyler Murray.
Look quickly, a Chukar won't linger for long
Your word of the month is “gallinaceous.”
THE LOST SEASON
Fashion’s leading designers spent the past half-year reconsidering everything from the relentless pace of consumerism to their own relationships with creativity. What do they have to show for it?
No more excuses for Carr, offense
For so many reasons, the spotlight is shining brighter on Derek Carr than it ever has before.
HINDSIGHT IS 2020: REVISITING THE CLASSICS WITH RESTORATION GAMES
There is mounting evidence that the board gaming industry boom is not going away. People of all ages are flocking to board gaming as a means of entertainment, fun, and connecting with others in variable settings. Conventions devoted to promoting the latest games continue to swell, with anticipation of the latest hotness working thousands into a frenzy.
GIRL ON Fire
IT TOOK DECADES FOR LOIS SMOKY ’S CONTRIBUTIONS TO KIOWA ART TO BE RECOGNIZED OUTSIDE HER TRIBE. NOW, THE ANADARKO NATIVE IS HAILED AS A MEMBER OF ONE OF THE MOST INFLUENTIAL GROUPS OF INDIGENOUS ARTISTS OF ALL TIME.
RAIDERS ROOKIE REVIEW
Five weeks into the season S&BI offered up a quick analysis of the Raiders 2019 draft class. Three months later we’re ready to do it again, only this time as a summation of each rookie’s season rather than a snapshot moment.
AWL IN A DAY'S WORK
Toolmaking in a woodshop
Jacobs Running To Roy
San Diego Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn calls Josh Jacobs one of the best running backs in the league today.