Posts Tagged ‘ western wednesday ’

Western Wednesday: Interview with David James Keaton

November 30, 2016
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Western Wednesday: Interview with David James Keaton

David James Keaton has one of the most active imaginations out there (Stephen Graham Jones might have a slight lead, but it is close). Pig Iron is his take on the western. It is part deconstruction, part weird western, part dark comedy, and all DJK. It really does resist comparisons to other westerns and...

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Western Wednesday: Interview with Bill Crider

November 2, 2016
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Western Wednesday: Interview with Bill Crider

Bill Crider shouldn’t need an introduction. We all know him, we all love his cats him. Bill Crider may best be known for his mysteries but he’s also written a number of westerns over the years: Ryan Rides Back, Galveston Gunman, A Time for Hanging, Medicine Show, Outrage at Blanco, and Texas Vigilante. They...

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Western Wednesday: Interview with Eric Red

October 26, 2016
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Western Wednesday: Interview with Eric Red

Today I’m talking to Eric Red. Eric Red is known for writing films like The Hitcher and Near Dark. He’s also written a fun western/horror book called The Guns of Santa Sangre. Brian Lindenmuth: Why westerns? Eric Red: The mythology of hero and villain cowboys with guns on horses in a hard landscape where...

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Western Wednesday: Interview with Icy Sedgwick

October 19, 2016
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Western Wednesday: Interview with Icy Sedgwick

Today I’m talking with Icy Sedgwick, author of The Guns of Retribution, To Kill a Dead Man, and Dead Man’s Hand. Brian Lindenmuth: Why westerns? Icy Sedgwick: I think in a lot of ways the western is the closest thing we have to contemporary mythology. The tales of outlaws and crackshot law men have...

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Western Wednesday: Interview with Eric Beetner

October 12, 2016
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Western Wednesday: Interview with Eric Beetner

Today I’m talking with Eric Beetner who has (so far) two westerns out this year Six Guns at Showdown and Blood Moon, both entrants in The Lawyer series from Beat to a Pulp Books Brian Lindenmuth: Why a western? Eric Beetner: I’ve always loved western stories, mostly films. The vast majority of westerns are...

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Western Wednesday: Interview with Red Seven author Robert Dean

October 5, 2016
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Western Wednesday: Interview with Red Seven author Robert Dean

I want to hear from western writers of a more recent vintage. So I plan on using this space to give them a chance to talk about their work. First up is Robert Dean, author of The Red Seven, which came out earlier this year. Here’s a quick synopsis: Violence, regret, money, malice and...

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Western Wednesday: .44 by H.A. DeRosso (1953)

July 20, 2016
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Western Wednesday: .44 by H.A. DeRosso (1953)

.44 is one of those westerns that gets talked about in some crime fiction circles and is something of a cult classic. It is often described as being a noir western. Loving a good dark story, So I went into it with fairly high hopes. It’s easy to see why so many crime folks...

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