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Laughter and Pain: Paradise Sky

Review: Paradise Sky, by Joe R. Lansdale
Mulholland/Little, Brown, 2015. 400 pp. $26

Now, in the living of my life, I’ve killed deadly men and dangerous animals and made love to four Chinese women, all of them on the same night and in the same wagon bed, and one of them with a wooden leg, which made things a mite difficult from time to time.

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Stakeland creators Jim Mickle and Nick Damici have a new Sundance original series!

Jim Mickle, the brilliant filmmaker behind films like Stakeland, Mulberry Street, We Are What We Are, and Cold in July, is re-teaming with writer/actor Nick Damici to create a new original series for the Sundance Channel. 184 more words

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“Even a big bitch cockroach like you should know… never, but never, fuck with the King.”

-Elvis (Bruce Campbell), Bubba Ho-Tep (2002)


Prisoner 489 by Joe R. Lansdale

I first heard of Joe R. Lansdale when I was working at Barnes & Noble. My manager at the time had ordered the latest Lansdale book and I was taken in by the cover. 712 more words


Opus Questions with Madeleine Swann

Much like the late great H.P. Lovecraft, I believe that the most merciful thing regarding humanity is our inability to grasp the whole of anything. If we could somehow piece together the great mysteries of life, said knowledge would cause us to go scampering off, mad from whatever terrifying revelation that came our way, sending us screaming gleefully from the light and into another Dark Age. 642 more words


Joe R. Lansdale, Atto d'Amore

Si chiamava Marvin Hanson.
Era nero come il carbone e brutto come una scimmia. Tenente di polizia. Detective in borghese. Squadra omicidi. Aveva le braccia corte e le mani incredibilmente grandi con dita grosse come salsicciotti. 253 more words

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What’s the story? Morning, noon and night glory

If anyone has dipped into this blog more than once or twice, they’ve probably seen mention of the Wordland online anthologies of short stories and poetry. 472 more words