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Why “Z” instead of “S”?

I wanted to take just a moment to explain why I have used a Z in our name instead of the standard “S”. Simply said, it’s respect, the original Desert magazine was an icon for Southwest publications and who am I to tread on their name. They deserve the respect that they have earned, for […]

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South Rides Again

There was another great western writer like Zane Grey and Louis L’Amour who featured areas of the Anza-Borrego desert in the setting for his novels. He was a writer who knew how to rivet the attention of the reader from the very first page of his novels. In the years that have passed, his name […]

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Henderson, Man of the Desert

By Phil Brigandi He was driven, demanding, and notoriously tight-fisted, he also built one of America’s great regional magazines. For more than two decades he gave his heart and soul to Desert Magazine, and his legion of followers survives to this day. Randall Henderson was born about as far away from the desert as you […]

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Dezert magazine Fall 2012

Dezert magazine Fall 2012 In this issue we kick off the Holiday Season with stories about Joshua Tree National Park, What happened to the Catalina Buffalo, the Rainmaker of San Diego, Carson’s Route Through the 40 Mile Desert, The Life of Randall Henderson ( by Phil Brigandi ), Bandit’s Treasure, Gold and Silver of the […]

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Dezert magazine Winter 2012

Dezert magazine Winter 2012 Come along and enjoy the ride as we travel through some of the roughest routes in the west. Hells Half Acre courtesy of Kathy Weizer from LegendsofAmerica.com, tells us what it was really like to ride on a stagecoach and the robberies that occurred. Nicholas Cataldo shares his immense knowledge of […]

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Desert Magazine Index ( Digital Edition )

The Desert Magazine Index is a great way to look for your favorite articles, stories, authors or subjects as quickly as possible. The index lists any and all subjects covered in the original 1937-1985 Desert magazines… With this version; you will be able to download the Index directly to your computer, no mailing and no […]

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Desert Magazine Index-Printed

This is the original Desert Magazine Index and it’s a great way to look for your favorite articles, stories, authors or subjects as quickly as possible. The index lists any and all subjects covered in the original 1937-1985 Desert magazines… So if you want to find your favorite subject and not spend HOURS combing over […]

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