I’m convinced that any food could “technically” be an aphrodisiac if someone else labels it as one.
This collection of tales from the mind that brought you Shatnerquake & Cripple Wolf is dark, weird, and yes, Bizarro af.
Meekings takes traditional fantasy elements and reinvents them into a dark and fun tale for the young at heart.
Wait till you hear the unintelligible shit show of my real life.
Now and then there comes a book so strange, that the comedown after reading feels like the day after an acid trip.
“If you’re a fan of Bizarro or plain weird fiction in general, you should give STACKING DOLL a try.”
“We met at a village cantina, and shit got deep the more rum we consumed.”
“There are plenty of zines and lit sites that give authors a platform to talk about their favorite seltzer water and convince everyone they use a typewriter, which is great and all, but that’s not what this is.”
“It’s a creepy yarn that opens with a birth scene and ends with you losing your whole fucking mind.”
Madeleine Swann takes every creepy online psychology test you’ve secretly wanted to try.
“Don’t you hate it when you’re a god, and you just want a sandwich from your favorite chicken joint, and you specify at the counter that you DO NOT WANT PICKLES on your sandwich.”
Fuck, Kill, or Mary: Philip K. Dick, Dick Wolf, Dick Van Dyke?
Hey DFW fans…
Great White House 2 is free for this week!
“It’s gross, violent, erotic, boisterous fun for a pretty non-traditional family unit.”
“Being a guest on Get Lit with Leza is like being at a great party and in therapy at the same time.”
“Leza and I took a strange and wonderful journey together.”
“Imagine if David Lynch produced a gritty, raw, live-action JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH.”
“We talked about writing and faith, and I even got to show off my Lego art and played the guitar!”
“Krampus is the kind of mythological figure I can get behind.”
“One woman even has a demon dog named Cerberus come out of her backside chomping away at her opponents. Hip Whip Girl forever!”
“No more CHRISTMAS SHIT for the rest of the night.”
Ghosts trying to get laid, an “erotic” burning bush, forbidden love between sea monsters and more fill this collection of Torah-influenced bizarro, horror, and pulp fiction. You gotta dig any book that has a recipe for a skinhead-killing Golem.”
If you couldn’t make it to BizarroCon Madeleine Swann is here share the experience with you.
“It was like being at Bizarro Con again, just hanging out and nerding out about Bizarro Fiction and literature in general.”
“These are stories for when you cry looking at a mirror and ask harsh questions about who the fuck is staring back at you.”
“I said dance, pendejo!”
“Shake people, shock people, disturb people, terrify people, confuse people—the only way to affect change.”
“Like Art School Confidential as directed by Lloyd Kauffman and Quentin Tarantino.”
“After bathing in the blood of several children.”
“Why the fuck did they make another movie about evil children.”
This is when frogs come hopping. He is unsettled by their black, staring eyes.
I enjoyed rambling through a wide range of topics.
“What was it like to have your first book There’s No Happy Ending optioned by Vivid Video for their hand job denial imprint?”
“Drop your dreidel and feast your eyes on the Anarchist Kosher Cookbook!”
“This movie is OUT THERE. It is dark and funny and to top it all, it is a musical.”
“The bride told me I looked like shit. Then she laughed.”
“To fight, we need to believe in ourselves first.”
Jason Voorheesberg takes a break from killing Vermont Hippies and reviews the books: Now That We’re Alone by Nicholas Day, White Trash Gothic by Edward Lee, Spermjackers From Hell by Christine Morgan.
“I never thought a book would make me look at shadows with suspicion. Brian Allen Carr is a bad man. Dude is the Aaron Rodgers of indie writers.”
“If a great relationship with a sharp, amazing press that loves your work and hustles for you is great, then two is better, and three must be amazing.”
“In the 1980s and 90s photocopied, or Xeroxed, zines were very popular.”
Can musicians who are really into math rock still get laid?
An intensely moving tale of survival and madness along the river’s edge.
“The panels ooze with demented sexuality, brutality and, uh, eyeball licking.”
“I think of the times I’ve cragged my legless body across razorwire, skin sloughing off as the napalm digs into me.”
CLASH correspondent, art critic/therapy practitioner, and meek serial killer interviews cult writer Justin Grimbol.
Yo, this is creepy and gory. So if that is not is your thing, don’t click play. If it is your thing–your welcome.
You were published this past year by Lazy Fascist Press. What was it like working with the alt-right?
“A man lives with a parasite in him.”
“My friends were all hood rats.”
Take a trip to the METAL side of LIT
“Being on this podcast made me feel like I fell into some weird Loony Tunes wormhole.”
“I felt okay about being charmless. I was going to eat ice-cream.”
“I can’t untangle my queerness from my politics or my magickal practice.”
“I picture myself as Lena Dunham with a beard.”
“Saw Nunslaughter cut open a dead deer, dump buckets of blood, and throw a pig’s head off the stage for the audience to kick around in the mosh pit.”
“You’ll be grateful for the nightmares.”
Come As You Are to Kurthulhu
“Every human being gets addicted to something.’
“If you expend so much effort into being what other people desire it’ll leave you feeling empty.”
“Once he jumped on me while I was humping my pillow.”
“You can just imagine all those Chinese like a little army of yellow ants crawling over it, can’t you?”
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“I visit old people in their homes and help them with daily tasks, like cooking and cleaning and bathing.”
“When I think of people with mustaches, I think of my dad, Burt Reynolds, and cowboys.”
“Tragedy Queens is an anthology that brings together two powerful muses.”
“You can probably read the book faster than an acid trip lasts .”
“Spring Breakers and Gummo specifically pop to mind.”
“I am compelled to tell stories.”
“Bizarro is the Chaos Magick of literature.”
“There are also realistic portraits of my cats, a sheep in wolves clothing, and ton of book references.”
“You made all of this happen with your book,” one Twitter user scolded me.”
“I had the image of me eating my heart but it was cake instead of my actual heart.”
“Imagine if Raymond Chandler or Dashiell Hammett wrote about talking chickens and anthropomorphic eggs in muumuus.”
“Titles such as Wall of Kiss, Mother Puncher, and Suicide Girls in the Afterlife grab your attention and make you wonder what kind of madness unfolds within those pages.”
“If you enjoy surrealistic Bizarro fiction with a heart too big to contain within its pages, then this is the collection for you.”
“Imagine watching your ten-year old drawing chainsaw dicks.”
“Godzilla helped give me my moral compass.”
“I just chose the gutter to dwell in, and with what the world seems to be moving into, I think it’s a perfect place to assess and judge it.”
Danger Slater is a Bizarro writer who uses surrealism, dark humor, and a healthy dose of existential angst to create his stories.
“All of my tattoos are reflections, more or less, of visions.”
“I do not control people’s boner.”
CLASH Media catches up with Constance Ann Fitzgerald and talks about her new book, Glue.
“Here are the writers that brought the mother fucking ruckus…”
“Amongst his many deific duties, Murray plays poet and maharishi to the various extraterrestrial corporate entities that run our universe. He keeps them merciful.”
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And then she dies.
End of story.
Well, not really.
“Platform Edge” is an urban-surreal nightmare comedy centering around the deranged, demented and disastrous lives of two wayward housemates.”
“We geeked out about politics for 4 hours.”
“The beauty of this anthology is how varied the voices are.”
“I just hope you like the color red.”
“Here’s what needs to be on your radar.”
“This movie is like CALVAIRE, but funnier. It’s completely absurd and surreal.”
“Sometimes the strange, the ugly, the grotesque and the frightful come together and form something truly amazing.”
“Oblivion is only a lap dance away, and even when you leave, you’re never really gone. We take a piece of you, as payment, an offering to our humble little establishment.”
“What’s remarkable about these stories is Evenson’s ability to turn familiar, mundane things into objects of terror.”
“I’ve experienced a lot of diverse literary events but Brooklyn Book Festival has always been one of my favorites.”
“Hey, so I was wonderin’, do you think I can maybe get backstage?”
“Every night he asks me the same question. “Will you sleep with me?”
“There will always be people better than you. Some of them will always be better than you. Some are so far ahead that you can’t possibly hold a candle to them.”
“BONED is a sexy, strange, and heartfelt story about fighting for what you love, no matter how insane the obstacles and how bizarre the stakes.”
“I didn’t know who the hell this Brian guy was, but I did want to fuck her.”
“The cameraman wore a black suit with white gloves and a shiny red shirt. A large, handheld video camera obscured his face. The lens pointed right at me.”
“Happy birthday to the OG of Bizarro Fiction.”
“Top 5 books you should be reading.”
“Mandy De Sandra exposes the truth behind Brexit.”
“It is time to get weird New England.”