Bad Chili by Joe R. Lansdale

This would make an excellent television series. I think there is one in the works, or there may be one already airing by now. This is the first time I have spent a book with Joe R. Lansdale’s duo, Hap and Leonard.  Hap is a perpetually down-on-his-luck, sometime oil rig worker with an acerbic wit and a take-it-as-comes attitude.  Imagine a different Dude who used to … Continue reading Bad Chili by Joe R. Lansdale

Sunday Morning Ramble

Greetings from Clovis and me.  Sometime today we’ll be reading more of Anthony Marra’s new book The Tsar of Love and Techno.   See how it says “Stories” right there on the cover?  I should have paid more attention. I’ve enjoyed the book from the start, parts of it are very funny in that slightly skewed, dark way Russian writers have, but things just made no … Continue reading Sunday Morning Ramble