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Lansdale, Joe R. (Upcoming Projects, The Drive-In, and More)

There are writers whom readers love. There are writers whom writers admire. And then there are the precious few: writers who can captivate a reader with the telling of their tale and with their characters as well as being able to astound their peers – the people who know the mechanics of what he does – and earn their respect by the journeyman-like talent displayed on every page of every book.

Exclusive: Joe R. Lansdale Talks His Upcoming Books, The Drive-In, and Shen Chuan

There are writers whom readers love. There are writers whom writers admire. And then there are the precious few: writers who can captivate a reader with the telling of their tale and with their characters as well as being able to astound their peers – the people who know the mechanics of what he does – and earn their respect by the journeyman-like talent displayed on every page of every book.

Joe R. Lansdale's Christmas with the Dead Shambling to the Big Screen

Even though the holiday itself is officially over (hello, Monday workload), we're already looking forward to next Christmas. Especially if it means spending it with the dead! From the Press Release:

Greg Nicotero Making Feature Directorial Debut at The Drive-In

Special effects master Greg Nicotero has long been a fixture in the horror business. From creating some of the world's most memorable creatures to acting to directing short films, there's really not a whole hell of a lot that the man hasn't done. Well, then! Get ready to add making his feature film directorial debut to his massive stack of rapidly accumulating laurels.

IDW Publishing Unveils New Mash-Up Series: Classics Mutilated

"Dread Island", the title of the debut novella from IDW Publishing's Classics Mutilated collection, caught our eye for obvious reasons. After learning that it was written by Joe R. Lansdale and doing a little more digging into what Classics Mutilated is all about, we're even more intrigued. From the Press Relesae:

CONTEST CLOSED! Win The Complete Drive-In Prize Pack

After four days of guest blogs from author Joe R. Lansdale, the time has come to reveal the details of the contest tie-in for his new book collection The Complete Drive-In.

Joe R. Lansdale Guest Blog: Receiving Inspiration from Popcorn

It's time for the final installment in our four-day guest blog from author Joe R. Lansdale, and today the topic is one that's near and dear to many drive-in movie fans' hearts: Popcorn!

Joe R. Lansdale Guest Blog: What's Playing at The Drive-In?

One of the key features of Joe R. Lansdale's The Complete Drive-In is that two movies are playing at the Orbit Drive-In in the novels: Night of the Living Dead and The Toolbox Murders. Today Joe's guest blog discusses them both.

Joe R. Lansdale Guest Blog: How the Drive-In Series Changed My Life

It's Day Two of the lead-up to our contest involving Joe R. Lansdale's The Complete Drive-In, and today Joe's guest blog revolves around how the series changed his life for the better.

Joe R. Lansdale Guest Blog: Why Drive-Ins?

To help promote Underland Press' recent release of the Joe R. Lansdale collection entitled The Complete Drive-In, we'll be running a pretty cool contest starting on Friday, May 21st. Leading up to the contest's kick-off, Joe will be guest blogging each day this week, answering questions pertaining to the book.

Joe Lansdale on Mojo Storytelling, His Upcoming Compilation, and More

Joe R. Lansdale has been called a Mojo storyteller, a cult figure, a gifted storyteller, a folklorist, and an American original. I prefer to think of him as a purveyor of the Southern Gothic genre with stops to deliver some of the best crime stories through his recurring characters Hap Collins and Leonard Pine. (If you haven’t read a Hap and Leonard story, you need to get with the program and pick up a copy of Savage Season, their first adventure.)

Exclusive Stake Land, Cold in July Updates & New Art!

Just the other day we showed you guys some original concept art from two projects on the way from director Jim Mickle and writer/star Nick Damaci of Mulberry Street fame: Stake Land and the Joe R. Lansdale adaptation Cold in July. To follow up, we dropped Mr.

Lansdale, Joe R. (The Best of Joe R. Lansdale)

Joe R. Lansdale has been called a Mojo storyteller, a cult figure, a gifted storyteller, a folklorist, and an American original. I prefer to think of him as a purveyor of the Southern Gothic genre with stops to deliver some of the best crime stories through his recurring characters Hap Collins and