We love Carnivàle and October is the perfect time to reminisce about this incredible show full of darkness and light and everything in between.
Books to chill your bones & twist your minds from CLASH Books
“The Pre-Order Personalized Signed Copy will be limited to 200 which can be purchased on the CLASH Books site.”
A nod to ‘Cape May’ for fans of The Blacklist.
From the creator of Carnivàle and writer/executive producer of Blacklist, comes a poetry collection from a cult-icon.
It’s a story of yearning and loss that sits at the intersection of horror and romance
CLASH Books is excited to present GIRL LIKE A BOMB. Autumn Christian’s third novel is a dark journey of self-discovery.
With less than two weeks remaining until the premiere of the landmark twentieth season of the venerable reality series Big Brother, a question mark has been hovering above the fan community with a simple question in mind — will it be an All-Star edition? According to series producer Alison Grodner, it is not in the […]
We talked about the medical benefits of marijuana, finding Goddess spirituality, Wicca, and her witchy tale on this episode of Get Lit With Leza.
TRAGEDY QUEENS is an anthology of stories inspired by two of my favorite muses. I have always been drawn to dark feminine archetypes.
At least when shit hits the fan I’ll have tomatoes.
Is there a Satanic conspiracy, is it all a desperate author’s insanity, or is it something else entirely?
I love Arcan because her work inspires such a strong revulsion in many readers.
Everything that we are afraid to do; the anticipation or the fear of it is always greater than doing it. Even if it is something awful.
Which is your muse? Plath, Lana, or both?
In an apocalyptic Texas where you can get high drinking your own shadow, there lives a young shadow junkie named Murk. This is from Brian Allen Carr’s breakout novel, Sip.
In the city where I live, I hang posters of her face on concrete walls and bus-stop shelters. We cannot forget.
“I’ve seen very few popular movies where black people get to be fully expressive complex humans.”
Will there be a Scientology Bachelor?
“We talked about life and writing in the same way that poets talk about love: straight forward and with no bullshit.”
CLASH BOOKS has your Valentine’s Day covered with two juicy new releases!
“Fans of the enduring reality series Big Brother can rejoice this coming week when its first Celebrity Edition premieres February 7th.”
“Haneke reminds us that humans are all damaged shitbags.”
“Being a guest on Get Lit with Leza is like being at a great party and in therapy at the same time.”
“LeBron James’ decision to leave Cleveland for Miami in the summer of 2010 is one of the most memorable sports stories of this decade.”
TRAGEDY QUEENS: STORIES INSPIRED BY LANA DEL REY & SYLVIA PLATH WILL BE AVAILABLE MARCH 13TH, 2018
“A friend of mine was arrested for swimming naked in the reservoir where this water comes from.”
“Santa Claus is an avatar of the state cult of the United States.”
“This game of treating women like auction block meat is older than Hollywood itself.”
“So this summer I was helping out on this farm with all these anarchist witches & stuff.”
“I thought a blog would give me direction but it kinda didn’t do that at all. It kinda made me more aimless.”
“No more CHRISTMAS SHIT for the rest of the night.”
“i like to paint. people seem to like them. win-win.”
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.”
“Plant magic has been an integral part of seasonal ceremony. Long before Christmas was decking the halls, it was exploring the inner caverns of our psyche.”
Who’s to say Snowdrip or Evergreen or whatever generically named Elf won’t end up feeling the Bern and realize that their situation sucks.
“It was like being at Bizarro Con again, just hanging out and nerding out about Bizarro Fiction and literature in general.”
The Internet agrees Net Neutrality should not to be fucked with
“This was not an interview, it was a conversation.”
“And here I was thinking Pulp Fiction was going to be your greatest cultural contribution.”
“Flat Earthers will be attending, along with Scientology and MGTOW who will do a joint panel on the evils of psychology.”
It was possibly the funkiest and most relaxed interview setting I’ve ever been in.
“MGOTW are upset and are lighting up the boards on 4Chan and try to start a care.org to get the bill overturned, but they lost focus when a leaked nude of Kaley Cucoco appeared on Reddit.”
He’s reconciled the misanthrope and the romantic in a way that doesn’t feel uneven.
I enjoyed rambling through a wide range of topics.
“That’s about the most direct insult we’ve heard of from a high-ranking member of the government, and something it’s easy to suspect other officials echoing behind closed doors.”
LET’S GET WITCHY!
“This movie is OUT THERE. It is dark and funny and to top it all, it is a musical.”
“He was a rebel of his time.”
“The law is a sign of hope and progress for the citizens of Saudi Arabia day except for local film maker who lost his funding for the Saudi Arabia remake of Driving Miss Daisy remake.”
“Shared weirdness in a damp Necon hotel room.”
“I know your mom stole your whole name from her favorite telenovela.”
“In the words of Brian Keene, please go die in a tire fire.”
“Mad Max: Fury Road level survival intensified by the worst Burning Man acid trip.”
“TRAGEDY QUEENS is an anthology that brings together two powerful muses.”
“There are good hearted women in their thirties and their forties, working hard, having to wear jeans that don’t show their true selves.”
“Easily the most bizarre conversation I’ve ever been a part of.”
“Aliens don’t give a fuck about you.”
“Applebee’s, golf, and Buffalo Wild Wings are terrible.”
“I have read Revelations almost 1000 times and when I saw Trump running I praised Jesus and got ready. I knew without a doubt this man had to be the Antichrist.”
“If you watch this and don’t get turned on you are officially a corpse.”
“What to do When the Plan “A” Items Are Sold Out.”
No, this is not a satire post
“You don’t wanna miss this!”
“She is not scared of owning her badness or her goodness.”
“So where’s Houston’s most famous man of God?”
“More people need to wear a panda head when they do interviews.”
“Sorry KatyCats, I think I might have just switched alliances.”
“Even today, the original has lost none of its potency.”
The world needed some good news that didn’t evolve eclipses or Game of Thrones being good again
“Charlottesville started a snowball effect.”
“It was a radtacular time.”
For twenty dollars, Trump stated, “We’ll send a picture of Melania still looking pretty hot for her age.”
The 63 year old grandfather could not be reached for commentary, but sources say he can’t wait to drink highballs while spending time with his grandchildren.
“In the 1980s and 90s photocopied, or Xeroxed, zines were very popular.”
“These stories get under your skin.”
“Was it the latent sexuality of Fukunaga’s script that pushed Warner Bros away, or the Lovecraftian aspects that made it too abstract?”
“Palahniuk is himself a member of the Cacophony Society.”
“She looked at me, my tiny jeans falling off of my concave stomach, and then wrote in my copy of the book, “Baby Steps.”
Everyone’s favorite pharmacy bro and rare record collector is getting sent to jail
“Now we finally get our own supervillain.”
“The panels ooze with demented sexuality, brutality and, uh, eyeball licking.”
Testa Di Cazzo is getting a divorce.
“It seems that Marvel Studios learned fast to pay it forward.”
“Then somebody, I don’t remember who, started playing “I Wanna Be Your Dog” by The Stooges.”
“Dreams are often a strange equalizer.”
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.”
There is no such thing as fair during times like this.”
When horror authors get big press distribution, it always exciting news. Two books are out today and both of them look awesome.
“I was a religious little boy and thought Guns N’ Roses were nothing but sinners and going to hell.”
“I can’t untangle my queerness from my politics or my magickal practice.”
“I want to make shit happen.”
“I’m still the heathen it represents, but now I’m a sober, happy heathen.”
“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.”
“I am honored to play the role of Lieutenant Olivia Benson on SVU”
“I fought so long to plant a flag in something that never should have been disputed territory.”
“The anti-Trump juggler was the best.”
“You’ll be grateful for the nightmares.”
“My heart is a dumpster fire.”
“I am compelled to tell stories.”
“My personal favorite character is a talking bathroom that literally fucks Kyle.”
“Bizarro is the Chaos Magick of literature.”
“You made all of this happen with your book,” one Twitter user scolded me.”
“Godzilla helped give me my moral compass.”
“Somewhere in between Donald Trump’s attacks on immigrants and his comments about pussy-grabbing, it became clear that public demonstrations and marches were going to become a regular part of my life.”
“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.”
“I can’t stand most holidays. The idea of having to sit around with folks I spend most of the year trying to avoid out of social obligation always sets me on edge.”
“Suicide Squad: Extended Cut just hit Amazon and iTunes yesterday and fans are already rejoicing over the extra minute and a half of footage featuring Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie) and The Joker (Jared Leto). But don’t get too excited.”
“I am so saddened to hear that. And I say, ‘Stop it.’ If it– if it helps. I will say this, and I will say right to the cameras: ‘Stop it.’”
“Along with nixing his plan to repeal Obamacare, it seems that President-elect Trump has revised his strategy for deportation.”
“The bad thing is here and action will be required, so learn to focus your anger and use it for good.”
“Our nation is a cracked mirror. You stare into the glass, hoping to find solace, but you are delivered more cracks.”
“What a surreal time to be alive in all the history of the world and be who I am.”
“On November, 11th 2016, the United States will hold its first presidential inauguration for a reality TV star.”
“I still have the yellowed newspaper clipping, the piece of evidence, and the skull wrapped up in an old box in the back of my personal files.”
“The beauty of this anthology is how varied the voices are.”
“Here’s what needs to be on your radar.”
“Never in all my years of watching cinema have I been so simultaneously perplexed and unnerved by a film.”
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dot dot ki o ma gri a dot
dot ers a pa ta ko”
“In the mid 1970s, record stores and radio stations around the country started receiving copies of a 12-inch single.”
“NO LITTLE BITCHES!”
“What’s remarkable about these stories is Evenson’s ability to turn familiar, mundane things into objects of terror.”
“CLASH wants your creepy stories!”
“So. I’ll just say it. Elves. Is it true that you all really believe in them?”
“Devastating, surreal, stylistic, and beautiful, One More Time with Feeling is the story of a man bleeding out, who takes the time to scrawl out a final goodbye.”
“You ever watch them teen movies where the girl with glasses that acts like nerd becomes hot. I’m like the nerd girl of quarterbacks, but I ain’t ever going to get hot.”
“Warner Bros. has decided to move forward with the official sequel to Man of Steel, which a trusted CLASH insider is saying has been tentatively titled Superman: Man of Tomorrow.”
“Ted Cruz decided that he really doesn’t give a fuck about Donald Trump or the Republican Party because they are some mark-ass bitches.”
“Ah… animal abuse, good times! Good times!”
“A lot of people have no clue why Europe is currently in a state of uproar and the only word people seem to be saying is “Brexit” so here’s a not-so-quick and easy-breezy explanation on the past 24 hours of chaos that has ensued…”
“The Evolutionary Psychology Department of Dartmouth published a peer-reviewed study on the sexual attractiveness and sexual experience of men who send Private Messages on Facebook. In the sample survey of the 1032 men selected, those who sent sexual messages and compliments to strangers were the least likely to reproduce.”
“Today Warner Bros and DC Films announced that the R rated Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Ultimate Edition is coming to theaters across the country for one night only. “
“It is time to get weird New England.”
“What the fuck?”
“Brian Keene’s Pressure and Paul Tremblay’s The Disappearance at Devil’s Rock are both released today.”
“Eli Roth + Death Wish Remake = We Are Fucking Excited”
“Star Trek and Green Room actor Anton Yelchin was found dead earlier this morning in an unusual car accident.”
“Which returnees made the cut and which were scrapped?”
Did a robot just write a spiritual sequel to The Room in space?
“In exciting publishing and video game news, the video game MFA vs NYC is now in post-production.”
“In the coming weeks DC Comics is going to reveal that Alan Moore’s team of melancholy superheroes will be joining the canon DCU.”
“CLASH will be covering the new season.”
“Some motherfuckers are always trying to ice skate uphill.”
“izarro Erotica author and self-proclaimed Gnostic Prophet Mandy De Sandra has set up a Craigslist ad. She asks to have her conscious self taken out of her human host; YA and Bizarro Fiction author, Christoph Paul, and placed into a sex-bot machine.”
“It was such a simple, good natured, blatant attempt at seeming ‘diverse’. And yet the racists of Twitter flocked to it, like flies to shit.”
“…if someone like Prince came up in your local scene, he or she would probably be ostracized for caring about musicianship and guitar work, for playing over the top solos, for creating original content, or for dressing and acting pretentious.”
“Recent reports are stating that legendary musician Prince has been found dead this morning.”
“CLASH is excited to present our fourth book and sequel to Bizarro/Political Satire Great White House, Great White House 2: Billary Bites Back by Christoph Paul & Arthur Graham.”
“Janitor and aspiring writer Lincoln (Anthony Martel) tries to find some excitement in his life by joining his friend Rudy (John McNeil) in finding a VCR full of cocaine they lost after Rudy steals it from a drug dealer, thinking VCRs will make a comeback.”