In addition to his screenplays and graphic novels, he is the author of the books Cold in July, the short story Bubba Ho-Tep, and the Hap and Leonard series. Cold in July and Bubba Ho-Tep were made into great films. The Hap and Leonard novels are being adapted by Sundance TV as a 6 episode series.
I am a huge fan of his work. It is always great to sit down and chat with someone whose creativity you find both admirable and inspiring.
In this episode of The Chauncey DeVega Show, Joe and I talk about "Southern heritage", race, the colorline, professional wrestling, the craft of writing, and the making of Bubba Ho-Tep. Mr. Lansdale also answers some of Chauncey DeVega's questions about the themes and politics of his great movie and novel Cold in July.
Chauncey DeVega also shares his thoughts about the 2015 Oscars. Chauncey also experiences an online cooking healing paroxysm as he shares his recipe for Oscar viewing Beef Bourguignon.
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