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Knuckleball
Southern Gothic in in the Canadian heartland
"...Texas writer Joe Lansdale has said that, even though he was born..."

Oct. 5, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Cult Film Hero Don Coscarelli Turns a Page
Phantasm director discusses his new memoir
"...the Showtime series of the same name, and turned Joe R. Lansdale’s short story “Incident On and Off a..."

Oct. 2, 2018 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

Gary Kent Is One of the Last of the Dangerous Men
New documentary Love and Other Stunts catches the daredevil legend in action
"...Ho-Tep, (adapted from a story by East Texas yarn-spinner Joe R. Lansdale)...."

June 1, 2018 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

The Cthulhu Humor of William Browning Spencer
Austin author William Browning Spencer finds the lighter side of Lovecraft and other horrors
"...In an email, Edgar Award winner Joe Lansdale, author of the Hap & Leonard crime novels,..."

Aug. 4, 2017 Arts Feature by Mike Berry

Writing Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror in Austin
How local authors who work beyond the world we know meet, connect, and launch themselves into the business
"...always popped into my mind with Austin horror was Joe Lansdale – and he's from Nacogdoches. I moved here..."

July 14, 2017 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Point Austin: American Horror Story
What can you say when you can't say "It's Only a Movie"?
"...Writing in The Texas Observer, novelist Joe R. Lansdale describes his Trump-supporting East Texas neighbors as..."

Oct. 14, 2016 News Column by Michael King

Don Coscarelli Returns With Phantasm: Ravager
Great balls of dire
"...had supervised visual effects for Coscarelli's 2002 adaptation of Joe Lansdale's Bubba Ho-Tep. "He came to me and said,..."

Sept. 23, 2016 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

East Texas Noir
Joe R. Lansdale's Hap and Leonard get a swampy series
"...Joe R. Lansdale is loving his moment in the sun...."

Feb. 26, 2016 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Joe O'Connell's Top Reads of 2015
Paradise Sky and The Best I Recall head a list of stellar Lone Star books
"...In my favorite 2015 read, Joe Lansdale takes on the mythically true-ish story of Nat..."

Jan. 1, 2016 Arts Feature by Joe O'Connell

Bone Tomahawk
Hybrid Western/horror film starring Kurt Russell is a brutal delight
"...told me that it was adapted from one of Joe R. Lansdale’s genre-hopping horror stories I would have believed..."

Oct. 23, 2015 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Top 5 Soundtracks and Original Scores of 2014
Awesome Mix, No. 2: Tehran punk, Cave, and Carpenter
"...for Ti West’s Jonestown-y nightmare The Sacrament and, with Joel J. Richard, injected some broody, killshot electronica into the..."

Dec. 30, 2014 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

DVDanger: Nick Damici Sees Late Phases
Werewolves, contact lenses, and the Hap and Leonard series
"...Are What We Are, and the recent adaptation of Joe Lansdale's Cold in July, Damici and his long-time directing..."

Nov. 23, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

DVD Watch: 'Jodorowsky's Dune'
Documentary about a film that never was heads this week's releases
"...Joe Lansdale has joked that the best thing that can..."

July 8, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Unleashing the Fundraising Power of 'Inframan'
Drafthouse screening Hong Kong sci-fi classic for Stephen Romano
"...in the Austin literary and genre scenes, having translated Joe Lansdale's "Incident On And Off a Mountain Road" for..."

June 25, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Cold in July
A dream lineup is one of many treats in this East Texas neo-noir based on a Joe Lansdale book.
"...Cold in July is based on a novel by Joe Lansdale, and the screenplay is adapted by director Jim..."

June 6, 2014 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Taking the Temperature of 'Cold in July'
The film based on Joe Lansdale's novel, 'Cold in July,' is a gnarled tale of modern horror
"...When writer/director Jim Mickle started reading Joe Lansdale's novel Cold in July, he expected a by-the-numbers..."

May 30, 2014 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Kickstart Your Weekend: Get Stephen Romano Back on His Feet
Local author needs your help after getting hit by a truck
"...creator Don Coscarelli and the king of Texas Gothic Joe Lansdale for Showtime's adaptation of Lansdale's Incident On And..."

May 9, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The Damage Before the Blue Ruin
Actor Macon Blair talks revenge and homelessness in the new thriller
"...bad." That's the theme in the upcoming adaptation of Joe Lansdale's Cold in July (directed by We Are What..."

April 24, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Farewell, Neal Barrett Jr.
Texas' sci-fi, fantasy, and crime author passes
"...movement, pioneered by Bruce Sterling and Barrett's close friend Joe Lansdale...."

Jan. 14, 2014 Books Post by Richard Whittaker

The Weird, Weird West
Giddings gets retro-futuristic for Weird West Fest
"...real slipstream hoedown without the king of Texas Gothic, Joe. R. Lansdale (Bubba Ho-Tep, Zeppelins West, Jonah Hex). He..."

Dec. 12, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

In the Thicket of It
Prolific Texan author Joe R. Lansdale is back with a hellish and hilarious new novel
"...Like pretty much all of Joe R. Lansdale's bibliography, it's a Mr. Toad's wild ride..."

Oct. 25, 2013 Books Feature by Marc Savlov

News/Print
Texas Book Festival is leaking out into other fine events
"...• Joe R. Lansdale – who will be at TBF this..."

Oct. 22, 2013 Books Post by Monica Riese

Texas Book Festival Announces Full Lineup
From R.L. Stine to Reza Aslan, 225-plus converge on the Capitol
"...Robb Walsh, The Hot Sauce Cookbook and Barbecue Crossroads Joe Yonan, Eat Your Vegetables: Bold Recipes for the Single..."

Sept. 10, 2013 Books Post by Monica Riese

LoneStarCon 3: Friday
Who knew the 'War of the Worlds' had its last stand in San Antonio?
"...and getting a hilarious introduction to Texas Weird from Joe Lansdale, William Browning Spencer, Don Webb, Peggy Hailey, and..."

Aug. 31, 2013 Books Post by Robert Faires

Lone Star State of Mind
Neal Barrett Jr.'s characters, clues, and unparalleled career
"...superstition-tinged realm of Texas fiction by his good friend Joe R. Lansdale. Sometimes Barrett has been placed in a..."

June 7, 2013 Books Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Lights Go Down at South Lamar
Final night at the Alamo Drafthouse mothership
"...the Alamo Village for a special screening for writer Joe Lansdale, Coscarelli was one of the first film makers..."

Jan. 4, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Michael Madsen, Last of the Warrior Poets
Mr. Blonde on poetry, hats, and 'Reservoir Dogs'
"...actor Lawrence Tierney through his big scene, where gangster Joe Cabot gives his jewelry heist crew their nicknames...."

Dec. 3, 2012 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Murder and Football
East Texas visits Bobcat Stadium
"...Southern gothic. It’s the hometown of famed pulp novelist Joe Lansdale, who has made a career of highlighting the..."

Sept. 21, 2012 Sports Post by Joe O'Connell

Spotlight on Texas Book Festival Authors
Taking a look back at the 'Chronicle's coverage so far
"...Joe Lansdale (Edge of Dark Water) http://www.austinchronicle.com/blogs/books/2012-04-03/joe-lansdale-his-ownself-at-bookpeople/..."

Sept. 13, 2012 Books Post by Kimberley Jones

Texas Book Festival Lineup Revealed
Attendees include Junot Díaz, Cheryl Strayed, and... Tony Danza?
"...of Cowgirls and Ranch Women of the American West) Joe Lansdale (Edge of Dark Water) Hope Larson (A Wrinkle..."

Sept. 12, 2012 Books Post by Kimberley Jones

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