westerns

Strange Empire is arguably intended as the jewel in the crown of the CBC's fall season. Yet its ratings were around 300,000 and, according to some reports, have actually dipped below 250,000. Why is it struggling? And can something be done?
Patrick deWitt's The Sisters Brothers is right in my wheelhouse -- a funny, dark, story-driven literary western; a character study that explores sibling bonds and the consequences of violence. I recently got the chance to ask Patrick about The Sisters Brothers.