When A Cowboy Trades His Spurs For Wings is not a hymn. It’s a song that featured in the Coen Brothers’ Netflix movie The Ballad Of Buster Scruggs. In the movie it is a duet sung by the titular character and someone he encounters. Don’t base your theology of the afterlife on these lyrics, but …

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Any new release from the Coen Brothers will be interesting. Their stories are self-consciously stories, and as such illustrate aspects of the human condition. “I’m the distractor with a little story. People can’t get enough of them. Because, well, they connect the stories to themselves I suppose. And we all love hearing about ourselves So …

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