“You probably consider yourself an honest person, but honestly, you lie all the time.”
“Since the demon, or demons, are invisible it is nearly impossible to detect them in your food.”
“He ripped off McShay’s clothes and tossed them aside like they were worthless seventh-round picks as both men traded up into each others arms.”
“It was the eyes—always, her eyes.”
“The uglier parts of the show detail how they want to do what best suits them, their reputation, and their livelihood.”
Fuck, Kill, or Mary: Philip K. Dick, Dick Wolf, Dick Van Dyke?
LitReactor columnist and managing editor of CLASH Books, Christoph Paul, shares a great way to come up with main characters that will feel real and unique to you and your reader.
Writer and YouTuber Wizard of Cause VLOGS about why artists of all types need isolation.
Editor and author Christoph Paul explains how writing notes (and being brutally honest) about a finished draft will make you a better writer, give you better standards, and help you write books you will feel proud of.
“No more CHRISTMAS SHIT for the rest of the night.”
What is the best path?
Spoiler Alert: The entertainment industry hates you.
Halloween became a thing I wanted to nail in Kindergarten.
“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.”
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?”
LET’S GET WITCHY!
“You look exactly like your Facebook photos, and it’s making my stomach all mushy.”
“I know your mom stole your whole name from her favorite telenovela.”
“The bride told me I looked like shit. Then she laughed.”
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“Marisol is a bruja who must grapple with sexual abuse.”
“It was a radtacular time.”
“These stories get under your skin.”
“Palahniuk is himself a member of the Cacophony Society.”
“There was the summer my friends and I saw this kid pee on his parent’s car.”
“I think I was smoking a cigar.”
“She looked at me, my tiny jeans falling off of my concave stomach, and then wrote in my copy of the book, “Baby Steps.”
“Your father has a devil inside him.”
“How cool would it be if you actually got Cher to do a poetry zine for one of the Ladybox releases?”
Testa Di Cazzo is getting a divorce.
“Come to Vegas and we can go to karaoke.”
You were published this past year by Lazy Fascist Press. What was it like working with the alt-right?
“10/10 would chat again”
“We’re a bunch of slanted-eyed brown girls watching wide-eyed white girls being chased by a killer.”
“It felt much more like a conversation than a sort of performance of me-ness.”
“Actually, I’m a Pisces. A sad, aging emo boy in a sad, aging emo world.”
“We all smelled bad and dressed sloppy acted like we hated the place.”
“My friends were all hood rats.”
“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.”
“I felt okay about being charmless. I was going to eat ice-cream.”
“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.”
“Bet it feels good to smash up a toilet.”
“I picture myself as Lena Dunham with a beard.”
“When I finally decided to quit drinking I had anxiety about being alone.”
“I want to make shit happen.”
“No vampires, werewolves, and certainly no witches.”
“I’m still the heathen it represents, but now I’m a sober, happy heathen.”
“I fought so long to plant a flag in something that never should have been disputed territory.”
MAGIC HAPPENS EVERY DAY
“I have a firm belief that sacred cows make the best hamburgers.”
“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?”
“BRUJA is a fluid, non-linear, and organic experience.”
“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.”
“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.”
After a year hiatus from The Passion of the Christoph Podcast, Christoph returns for a solo show
“If you ever bring a black man home, I’m throwing you through that window.”
“We loved Kerouac’s Mexico City Blues and Enzo wanted to read the whole book out loud. It took a long time because we got very drunk.”
“I had the image of me eating my heart but it was cake instead of my actual heart.”
“What does it mean to survive?”
“I can already see the glazed over eyes of anyone who dares read this shit.”
“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.”
“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.”
“All of my tattoos are reflections, more or less, of visions.”
CLASH Media catches up with Constance Ann Fitzgerald and talks about her new book, Glue.
“My grandmother made Christmas ornaments from dried apricots and sugar cookies that she baked with her own hands, a creation upon a creation. They were all tiny women, and she gave them dark hair like us, which felt like a gift to me.”
“Our abuelitas went to special masses and some of the nativity sets under our trees featured a baby Jesus that had slightly darker skin than the Jesus the gringos put under their tree.”
“Whether you think Christmas is shit or Christmas is the shit, when you are Catalan, your Christmas is going to be full of shit. And I mean literally. And no, it doesn’t get that dirty (usually).”
“Welcome to Skin Stories, where I ask some of the most exciting voices in fiction to tell us the stories behind their tattoos.”
“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.”
“Myself and my two older sisters were never exactly Little Women but we did our best not to hate each other.”
“When I saw the mall Santas I always knew it was a man in a suit.”
“The bad thing is here and action will be required, so learn to focus your anger and use it for good.”
Author Christoph Paul gives his thoughts on the election.
“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 didn’t realize how out of shape I was until I tried running a mile.”
“The first reported incident of death caused by the soda was in January of 2011.”
“… is what I successfully prevented myself from putting in the ‘special skills’ section of this job application I’m filling out.”