Wet Juju

by Joe R. Lansdale
Release date: October 2020
Type: speculative fiction
Genres: horror, short stories

Dust jacket illustration by Vincent Chong. Interior illustrations by Ben Baldwin. Published by SST Publications.

A ravenous cowboy hat-wearing mummy invades a rest home where possibly Elvis and John Kennedy reside, and it’s up to them to protect their home and stop its stealing of souls. A top hat wearing, razor-carrying demon from another dimension is found in an old house. An iconic bear with a taste for sex and mayhem meets an unsuspecting traveler on an airplane. A sentient set of false teeth with an insatiable appetite goes on a rampage. A Halloween monster that folds and fits in the trunk of a very strange car driven by nuns, pursues a carload of smart-ass teenagers. A gunslinger meets a peculiar set of ghosts and werewolves in an abandoned town. A black detective hunts for a lost recording tied to a deal with the devil, blues music, and a Lovecraftian creature with soul-claiming designs. A survivor of a zombie apocalypse hangs Christmas decorations. The ghost of an alien space traveler resides deep underground and can only be stopped by Dana Roberts, an expert at dealing with the supernormal.

These are just a few of the stories in Wet Juju. Horror and weird tales, oddities that cling to the brain, lurk within the pages of this enormous volume of Lansdale goodness. Everything you need for happy nightmares.


  • Introduction by Joe R. Lansdale
  • Mr. Bear
  • By the Hair of the Head
  • My Dead Dog, Bobby
  • The Folding Man
  • The Hunt: Before, and After the Aftermath
  • Family
  • Once Upon A Time
  • God of the Razor
  • What Happened To Me
  • The Bleeding Shadow
  • Death Before Bed
  • A Visit with Friends
  • Christmas with the Dead
  • The White Rabbit
  • Dread Island
  • Dog
  • Dead Sister
  • The Gentleman's Hotel
  • In the Mad Mountains
  • The Redheaded Dead
  • A Hard-On For Horror: Low Budget Excitement
  • The Case of the Angry Traveler
  • Boots
  • Regular Sex and Admiration
  • An Arrow in the Air
  • Dog, Cat, and Baby
  • Levitation
  • Bubba Ho-Tep
  • Hanging
  • Apocalypse
  • Love Doll: A Fable
  • December
  • King of Shadows
  • The Bones that Walk
  • Hole
  • The Junkyard
  • Chompers
  • Huitzilopochtli
  • Torn Away
updated 2020-12-28

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