Category Archive: IN CONVERSATION

The Bruja Visions of Wendy C. Ortiz

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“Dreams are often a strange equalizer.”

The Death Metal Lit of Dean Swinford

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Take a trip to the METAL side of LIT

Quit Making the Talentless Rich With Your Terrible Taste and B. Diehl

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“Being on this podcast made me feel like I fell into some weird Loony Tunes wormhole.”

YOU CAN CATCH SADNESS AND DEATH LIKE A FEVER: An Interview with Scott McClanahan

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“I was a religious little boy and thought Guns N’ Roses were nothing but sinners and going to hell.”

ALL HAIL TRANS WITCHES: AN INTERVIEW WITH LIVING SEA-WITCH, MOSS ANGEL: BY LARISSA GLASSER

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“I can’t untangle my queerness from my politics or my magickal practice.”

YOU AND I WILL ONE DAY FEEL THE JOY OF DESTROYING AN ENTIRE BATHROOM WITH OUR BARE HANDS: An Interview with Benjamin DeVos

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“Bet it feels good to smash up a toilet.”

Christine Stoddard Makes Shit Happen

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“I want to make shit happen.”

IT’S MY STORY AND I WILL WRITE IT SENSATIONAL IF I WANT TO: MONIQUE QUINTANA

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“No vampires, werewolves, and certainly no witches.”

SKIN STORIES FEATURING KELBY LOSACK

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“I’m still the heathen it represents, but now I’m a sober, happy heathen.”

MONSTER IN A DRESS SHOP: A FEMINIST PHOTO PROJECT BY CHRISTINE STODDARD

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“I fought so long to plant a flag in something that never should have been disputed territory.”

Alexander Boldizar, Chaos, Harvard, and The Ugly

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“I have a firm belief that sacred cows make the best hamburgers.”

B. Diehl Interviewed by Christoph Paul

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Philip Levine or Billy Collins who makes better lasagna? Follow up question, who is the better poet Blink 182 or Billy Collins?

Unicorns are Evil and Brian Alan Ellis: Get Lit With Leza Podcast

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“My heart is a dumpster fire.”

Author Alexander Boldizar Interviewed by Christoph Paul

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One of the earliest reviews I received said, “A full on satire of contemporary law as mesmerizing and complex as something lost from David Foster Wallace, yet as light in tone as A Confederacy of Dunces.” First I was flattered, thrilled, and then I thought, wait, didn’t both those guys kill themselves?

Monsters, Myths, and Madmen, with Jerry Drake at AWP

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“I am compelled to tell stories.”

IF I WAS SMART I WOULD EITHER KILL MYSELF OR IMMEDIATELY BECOME A RECLUSE: An Interview with Elizabeth Ellen

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“Basically, Elizabeth Ellen should win the Pulitzer Prize and then immediately be beaten to death with it because she’s so good, so human, so completely fucked.”

John Edward Lawson Talks Books at AWP

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“Bizarro is the Chaos Magick of literature.”

MY BLOOD IS BASICALLY MOLDY COFFEE AND DOG PISS: An Interview with Artist/Writer Michael Seymour Blake

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“I can already see the glazed over eyes of anyone who dares read this shit.”

CLASH Gets Spooky With Gina Ranalli

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“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.”

CLASH Podcast Does AWP With Justin Grimbol

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“Imagine watching your ten-year old drawing chainsaw dicks.”

Godzilla, Golden Showers, Voodoo and Writing Rituals, and Why Portland, Oregon is Doggie Heaven: CLASH Catches Up With Bizarro Author Garrett Cook

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“Godzilla helped give me my moral compass.”

THE TRANSGRESSIVE ANTI-TRUMP BIZARRO ART OF JIM AGPALZA

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“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.”

Skin Stories: D. Foy

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“All of my tattoos are reflections, more or less, of visions.”

IN CONVERSATION: The Funniest Man on Social Media – Rob Fee

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“Rob Fee is one of the most talented comedy writers working. Odds are likely that if you recognize his name (or don’t recognize his name) you’ve read at least one article from him. More recently, he gained attention through his vocal criticisms of The Fat Jew’s joke thievery.”

IN CONVERSATION: ‘Edge of Wild’ Author Danika Stone

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“Danika Stone is an author, artist, and educator who writes novels for both adults (Edge of Wild, The Intaglio Series and Ctrl Z) and teens (All the Feels.)”

IN CONVERSATION: The Man Who Wants to End Death — Humai Founder Josh Bocanegra

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“Bocanegra has been called a visionary, a huckster, and everything else you can imagine in between. There is no doubt that what he’s attempting is both dynamic and idealist. What’s more, with budding technology it is also entirely possible.”

IN CONVERSATION: The New King of Vine – OBT

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“If you use Vine–or if don’t use Vine–you’ve probably seen at least one of OBT’s videos before. His comedy can only be described as shitposting come to life — and it is beautiful.”

IN CONVERSATION: VICE Founder Gavin McInnes Breaks Down Everything Wrong with Millennial Culture

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“Gavin McInnes is a writer, actor, comedian, and entrepreneur, best known for having been the creative brain behind VICE from 1994 to 2007. He has been known to polarize and offend, but more importantly, do so while being fucking hysterical.”

IN CONVERSATION: Great American Novelist Noah Cicero

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“Noah Cicero is the author of The Human War, Bipolar Cowboy, and Go to Work and Do Your Job. Care for Your Children. Pay Your Bills. Obey the Law. Buy Products. He has been called “America’s finest literary pariah” by Dazed & Confused Magazine.”