Re: RARA-AVIS: I'm Ba-a-ack!!

From: James (
Date: 16 Jul 2001

----- Original Message ----- From: "Bill Crider" <> To: <> Sent: Monday, July 16, 2001 5:33 PM Subject: Re: RARA-AVIS: I'm Ba-a-ack!!

> Just got back from ClueFest in Dallas, where Joe Lansdale was the Guest of
> Honor. I was the "special decade guest," and far too many insisted that
> "decade" should be pronounced "decayed."

Don't forget the suggestion that "nt" should be added to "decade". That would probably be more appropriate.

> Lansdale says that CAPTAINS
> OUTRAGEOUS "might" be the last of the Hap and Leonard books.

A shame if it works out that way, but I'm sure Joe will find something else to write.

ClueFest was a lot of fun. Not much in the way of a hardboiled presence there, but the few of us on hand did our best.

Best, James

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