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    Special Guest Author: Joe R. Landsdale

    in Books

    Joe R. Lansdale is the author of over thirty novels and numerous short stories. His work has appeared in national anthologies, magazines, and collections, as well as numerous foreign publications. He has written for comics, television, film, newspapers, and Internet sites. His work has been collected in eighteen short-story collections, and he has edited or co-edited over a dozen anthologies.

    Lansdale has received the Edgar Award, eight Bram Stoker Awards, the Horror Writers Association Lifetime Achievement Award, the British Fantasy Award, the Grinzani Cavour Prize for Literature, the Herodotus Historical Fiction Award, the Inkpot Award for Contributions to Science Fiction and Fantasy, and many others.

    A major motion picture based on Lansdale's crime thriller Cold in July was released in May 2014, starring Michael C. Hall (Dexter), Sam Shepard (Black Hawk Down), and Don Johnson (Miami Vice). His novella Bubba Hotep was adapted to film by Don Coscarelli, starring Bruce Campbell and Ossie Davis. His story "Incident On and Off a Mountain Road" was adapted to film for Showtime's "Masters of Horror." He is currently co-producing a TV series, "Hap and Leonard" for the Sundance Channel and films including The Bottoms, based on his Edgar Award-winning novel, with Bill Paxton and Brad Wyman, and The Drive-In, with Greg Nicotero.

    Lansdale is the founder of the martial arts system Shen Chuan: Martial Science and its affiliate, Shen Chuan Family System. He is a member of both the United States and International Martial Arts Halls of Fame. He lives in Nacogdoches, Texas with his wife, dog, and two cats.


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  • 01:01

    Interview with Dave Dorman

    in Military

    This will be my most distinguished guest to date. Dave Dorman was voted the #1 Star Wars Artist by the fans, has won the prestigious Eisner Award (the comic book industry's Oscar Award) and in 2010 won the prestigious Inkpot Award from San Diego Comic-Con International, where he was a V.I.P. guest. Dave's fans around the world love his luscious, realistic oil paintings of celebrities, pop culture icons (Batman, Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Alien v. Predator, Spiderman, Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, Green Hornet, Green Lantern, Star Trek, Battlestar Galactica, Captain America, G.I. Joe, World of Warcraft, Magic: The Gathering, to name a few), and science fiction, fantasy and horror genres, as well as his fine art work.