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The Descent
Urban professionals go spelunking in an attempt to wipe away old horrors, only to find some new ones to call their own.
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Film Review  August 4, 2006, by Marc Savlov
"...But still, you’d think that we as a species would have picked up a thing or two from Burt Reynolds’ foray into the Georgian no-man’s-land: Forced by that which is within us to test our mettle against boundless nature, we always come up short, and occasionally in pieces, howling like mad at our own stubborn inability to stay put and read a good Joe R. Lansdale book..."

Page Two: Loss Upon Loss
Legendary cartoonist, historian, and Texan Jack Jackson passes on
Columns  June 16, 2006, by Louis Black
"...Jackson's comic-book work, always beautifully rendered and fully detailed, appeared in books by other companies more often than in Rip Off Press: He did a lot of work in Skull, for Last Gasp, and, working with writer Joe R. Lansdale, did Dead in the West for Dark Horse...."

News/Print
My mouth is like the motherfuckin' Sahara Desert up in here.
Books Column  August 8, 2003, by Shawn Badgley
"...Conrad, Aaron de Orive, Mitchell Graham, Warren Spector, and Martha Wells; "Memories of ArmadilloCon 1" at 9pm on Friday, with Neal Barrett Jr., Scott Cupp, Willie Siros, Robert Taylor, and Howard Waldrop; "The Golden Gryphon Experience" at 11am on Saturday, with Allison Baker, Barrett, Marty Halpern, and Joe R. Lansdale; and "Comic Books Worth Reading" at 10am on Sunday with Beverly Hale, Jason Henderson, Jess Nevins, James Owen, and Lori Wolf..."

Short Cuts
Savlov goes South by
Screens Column  January 31, 2003, by Marc Savlov
"...Of course, I'm talking about Phantasm director Don Coscarelli's much-anticipated film adaptation of Texas writer Joe R. Lansdale's Bubba Ho-Tep, starring Bruce "God Among Men" Campbell as Elvis (the fat one) and the equally legendary Ossie Davis as JFK (the black one)..."

Book Reviews
Books Story  July 5, 2002, by Marc Savlov
"...There's our Texas, the real one, the one whose boundaries are marked by such well-defined lines as Oklahoma and Louisiana, the one where the writers and their readers live; and then there's our Texas' evil twin, a sad, sorry, sordid state of affairs chronicled by native scribes like Nacogdoches' Joe R. Lansdale and Austin's Neal Barrett Jr..."

Local Bestsellers
The 10 top-selling books at Adventures in Crime & Space Books
Books Column  August 17, 2001
"...The Bottoms by Joe R. Lansdale..."

Local Bestsellers
Local bestsellers are based on recent sales at Austin bookstores selected to reflect varied reading interests.
Books Column  October 13, 2000
"...The Bottoms by Joe R. Lansdale..."

Post Scripts
Arts Story  September 15, 1995
"...Author Joe R. Lansdale of Nacogdoches will appear at Adventures in Space & Crime bookstore, 7-9pm..."

Gary Kent Is One of the Last of the Dangerous Men
New documentary Love and Other Stunts catches the daredevil legend in action
Screens Story  May 31, 2018, by Marc Savlov
"...Mikels' The Black Klansman; and Don Coscarelli's monsterpiece Bubba Ho-Tep, (adapted from a story by East Texas yarn-spinner Joe R. Lansdale)...."

Stickmen With Ray Guns
Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Steam
Books Story  April 29, 2011, by Marc Savlov
"...Grant, and others, Splatterpunk heralded the arrival of none other than Nacogdoches mucho mojo badass Joe R. Lansdale his ownself, NOLA's gender-and-genre-bending Poppy Z..."

Shock and Awesomeness
Stephen Romano puts the movies in his mind down on paper in his fake-history coffeetable book, Shock Festival
Screens Story  October 24, 2008, by Marc Savlov
"...2005 saw Romano's screenwriting career take off big time when his adaptation of Joe R. Lansdale's short story "Incident on and off a Mountain Road" was helmed by longtime pal and Phantasm filmmaker Don Coscarelli for Showtime's Masters of Horror series..."

Texas Book Festival Announces Full Lineup
From R.L. Stine to Reza Aslan, 225-plus converge on the Capitol
DAILY Books  September 10, 2013, by Monica Riese
"...Homes, May We Be Forgiven: A Novel Bronwen Hruska, Accelerated: A Novel Lindsay Hunter, Don't Kiss Me: Stories Paulette Jiles, Lighthouse Island Stephen Graham Jones, Flushboy Zachary Karabashliev, 18% Gray Kathleen Kent, The Outcasts Julie Kibler, Calling Me Home Brian Kimberling, Snapper Adam Langer, The Salinger Contract Joe R. Lansdale, The Thicket Starling Lawrence, The Thief of Words Jonathan Lethem, Dissident Gardens Jeff Lindsay, Dexter's Final Cut: A Novel Kelly Luce, Three Scenarios in Which Hana Sasaki Grows a Tail Eric Lundgren, The Facades Fiona Maazel, Woke Up Lonely Adam Mansbach, The Dead Run Ayana Mathis, The Twelve Tribes of Hattie Joyce Maynard, After Her Colin McAdam, A Beautiful Truth James McBride, The Good Lord Bird Fiona McFarlane, The Night Guest Shannon McKenna Schmidt, Writers Between the Covers Carson Mell, Saguaro: The Life and Adventures of Bobby Allen Bird Peter Orner, Last Car Over the Sagamore Bridge George Pelecanos, The Double (Spero Lucas) Neal Pollack, Open Your Heart (A Matt Bolster Yoga Mystery) Wayne Rebhorn, Boccaccio's The Decameron Ray Robertson, David Ethan Rutherford, The Peripatetic Coffin and Other Stories Bob Shacochis, The Woman Who Lost Her Soul Elissa Schappell, Blueprints for Building Better Girls Robin Sloan, Mr..."

The World Horror Convention? In Austin!
Lend us your fears
DAILY Books  April 26, 2011, by Wayne Alan Brenner
"...Paul Wilson and Sarah Langan and Joe Hill and Sandra Kasturi and Joe R. Lansdale, all of whom (and dozens more) will be celebrating the (vicarious) Evil That Men And Women Do, with book signings, instructive panels, and pointedly non-murderous mingling this Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday Maybe you don’t want to do the whole four-day thing, but you’d like your first edition of Ghost Story signed, or maybe you want a chance to tell Jack Ketchum that his novel about a cannibal family in Maine creeped you the fuck out and turned you Vegan-for-life? Here’s a hot tip from co-chair Southard: “Saturday night, we’ll be having a mass author signing at 7 or 7:30, and that’s actually open to the general public, you won’t need a membership or a badge to get in..."

The Geek Shall Inherit the Fests
Austin becomes ground zero for the new cool
DAILY Screens  July 4, 2010, by Richard Whittaker
"...Already confirmed are the modern king of the zombies Steve Niles [Wake The Dead, 30 Days of Night], novelist Sarah Langan [The Keeper] whose new tome Empty Houses has been optioned by the Weinstein Company, and long-time friend of the Chronicle, the King of Nacogdoches Gothic, Joe R. Lansdale..."

Book of the Stars, Stars of the Books
The 2008 Nebula Awards ceremony comes to Austin
Books Story  April 18, 2008, by Wayne Alan Brenner
"...And they'll likely be found at the Omni this weekend, these toilers in (we'll suggest temporary) obscurity – rubbing elbows and trading quips and trivia with the likes of Ardath Mayhar (author emeritus), Joe R. Lansdale (toastmaster), Michael Moorcock (grand master), and a roster of hopeful nominees and their friends..."

Naked City
News Shorts
News Story  October 19, 2001, by Lauri Apple
"...Fans of Chron editorial cartoonist Doug Potter should check out Revolution SF's presentation of Bob the Dinosaur Goes to Disneyland, a scintillating comic collaboration among Potter, novelist Joe R. Lansdale, and scripter Rick Klaw..."

Cult Film Hero Don Coscarelli Turns a Page
Phantasm director discusses his new memoir
DAILY Screens  October 2, 2018, by Marc Savlov
"...Austin Chronicle: You’re one of the so-called “Masters of Horror” as part of the Showtime series of the same name, and turned Joe R. Lansdale’s short story “Incident On and Off a Mountain Road” into that show’s very first, instantly memorable episode, co-scripting with Austin author and screenwriter Stephen Romano..."

The Weird, Weird West
Giddings gets retro-futuristic for Weird West Fest
DAILY Screens  December 12, 2013, by Richard Whittaker
"...R. Lansdale (Bubba Ho-Tep, Zeppelins West, Jonah Hex)..."

Everything Went Black: Rewriting Sight & Sound's Top Ten
What, no Polanski?
DAILY Screens  August 29, 2012, by Marc Savlov
"...Just ask Stephen King or Texas's own genre-warper, Joe R. Lansdale.)..."

The Billy Bob Tapes: A Cave Full of Ghosts
Late-night Southern gothic from an insomniac
Music Story  June 15, 2012, by Marc Savlov
"...Probably the best compliment due this nontraditional movie star biography is that half the time it reads like a Joe R. Lansdale novel..."

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