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The JEFF ATTACKS Podcast

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Deadite Press head editor, Jeff Burk (Shatnerquake, Super Giant Monster Time, Cripple Wolf, and Shatnerquest), has started a new podcast about weirdo artists, strange creators, bizarre performers, and shit he thinks is cool. The first four episodes are now live and feature interviews with Andrew Goldfarb, Pedro Proença, and Veronica […]

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Flash Fiction Friday: Tucked Deeply into the Pocket of Sleep’s Trousers

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by Matt Sunrich The fact is, most houses contain at least one monster. They usually live in attics and basements, proverbially enough, as these are among the least visited spaces in a residence. The larger the house, the better they like it, as there are bound to be great swaths […]

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Flash Fiction Friday: 2015 New Bizarro Authors, Pt. 3

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Here are some great excerpts of the last three NBAS books of 2015. King Space Void by Anthony Trevino(Buy It Now!) “What do you think, Dane?” The crew member’s face was a charcoal sketch, but Dane recognized the voice. It was Fattahipour from the morning crew. Odd, Dane thought to […]

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Flash Fiction Friday: 2015 New Bizarro Authors, Pt. 2

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The next three books to be featured from the 2015 NBAS are: Arachnophile by Betty Rocksteady (Buy It Now!) My neighbor dangled in front of me, her limbs working restlessly against a strand of web. Her legs arched and trembled as her eyes acknowledged me. I could see recognition in […]

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Show Me Your Shelves: Scott Cole

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by Gabino Iglesias I met Scott Cole online a few years ago and then had a chance to hang out with him at BizarroCon. He likes talking books and movies, so we got along splendidly. He’s an easy guy to get along with and one someone whose passion for weird […]

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Tour Through a Buddhist Hell: The Suphanburi Hell Temple

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by Tracy Vanity And now for another installment of a Buddhist hell road trip. I told you there were a lot of Buddhist hells around these parts! This time I went on a trip to Suphanburi province about 2 1/2 hours from Bangkok to visit the “Hell Temple” or Wat Phai […]

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Flash Fiction Friday: 2015 New Bizarro Authors, Pt. 1

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For this week and the next two Flash Fiction Friday will exhibit excerpts of The New Bizarro Author Series for 2015. The doors exploded open, neon pinks, purples and blues bursting onto the streets and the skin of those waiting. The others cheered, but Tilli remained quietly determined. A rainbow […]

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Bizarro Breaking News: Crocallo found in Thailand!

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by Tracy Vanity SISAKET:– Locals in Sisaket province believe they are in for a serious amount of good fortune following the discovery of a strange, and so far unidentified creature. The animal, which looks to be covered in large scales, with a long crocodile like head, also appears to have […]

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Twisted Tuesdays: 6 Halloween Mood Videos!

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by Tracy Vanity It’s September Bizarros! That means it’s time to get serious with the Halloween spirit. So grab your pumpkin spice dildos and get ready! If this music video of Tim Curry dressed as an 80’s vampire and channeling David Bowie doesn’t put you in the Halloween mood, nothing will! […]

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Flash Fiction Friday: Legends of Cement

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by Alex S. Johnson Durwood peered down, his toes itching, the rash spreading across his choirboy features like the trail of a strawberry torch. He gasped. Grandpa was in the sidewalk once again. How did he get there? What perfidious psychopaths had made him stand still for the bucket, the […]

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Flash Fiction Friday: A Fit In Acts

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by Chris Meekings The curtain opens. The fairies in the audience rustle restless in their seats. They eat sticks of marzipan, noisily. Lights up. Enter an announcer. He’s dressed in a full black suit. His hair is immaculate and plastered down to his skull with soup. “Ladies and gentlemen,” he […]

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Twisted Tuesdays: A Tour Through Wat Saen Suk (Hell Garden)

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by Tracy Vanity Buddhist Hell is a real place and you can visit several of them throughout Thailand. In a previous post, I took you through a Buddhist hell I stumbled across randomly while on a road trip in Khon Kaen. These hells are within Buddhist temples and are a reminder […]

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Wonderland Book Award – Final Ballot 2015

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Preliminary voting has ended and the final ballot has been determined. Here are the nominations for this year’s Wonderland Book Awards: BEST NOVEL American Monster by J.S. BreukelaarDodgeball High by Bradley SandsDungeons & Drag Queens by Emma Alice JohnsonHungry Bug by Carlton Mellick IIIPus Junkies by Shane McKenzie BEST COLLECTIONI Like Turtles: The Collected Flashes of G. Arthur Brown by G. Arthur […]

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Show Me Your Shelves: Jeff Burk

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by Gabino Iglesias Jeff Burk was one of the first people I met outside of Facebook that quickly joined my “if you don’t like this person, you’re an asshole” list. I’ve talked books, beer, and horror with Jeff and it’s always been great. I’ve also talked about piracy, politics, the […]

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Flash Fiction Friday: Talk Nice to Me

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by Eric LaRocca The soles of his custom-made patent leather Oxfords click anxiously on the tiled floor of the doctor’s exam room. Jonathan McCoy can scarcely contain his delight. His hand rests on his wife’s thigh as he sits beside her, rubbing her leg, his fingers occasionally harassing the hem […]

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Show Me Your Shelves: Jessica McHugh

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by Gabino Iglesias I can’t remember when I “met” Jessica McHugh online, but her good attitude, constant hustle, and sense of humor made her one of those folks I like keeping in touch with despite the fact that we’ve never shared a beer. In a nutshell, Jessica’s one of those cool writers […]

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Flash Fiction Friday: Inflate

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by Frank J. Edler To dream that you are inflating something represents intellect, awareness, knowledge and a higher power. Alternatively, it may symbolize your inflated ego or inflated sense of self. The yogi cradled my lifeless vessel in his arms. He was gentle and caring like a guardian; tender and […]

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Flash Fiction Friday: I Lost My Keys and Got Crabs

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by John Wayne Comunale I lost my keys after I slept in a bed cursed by an Inuit witch doctor and woke up with what looked like giant snow-crabs dangling from my balls. I figured the reason I got snow-crabs was because my dazzlingly white pubes sparkled like the light […]

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Flash Fiction Friday: Loving Hands of Professionals

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by Julia Long There was a little it inside of Shem’s chest cavity.A pine cone, in his chest cavity.A disgusting little pine cone.The little chest pine cone was made of nubile naked skin.The little skin pine cone in Shem’s heart caught hellfire.It. Shem was taking a creepy bath. A lot […]

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Why The Human Centipede 3 Might Be Smarter and More Interesting Than the Book You’re Writing and What You Can Do About It

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by Garrett Cook A lot of people told me it would be a bad idea to write a blog post using The Human Centipede 3 to dispense writing advice. So I sewed them together. It’s clearly something that’s done nowadays. Sewing human beings together anus to mouth? Pretty commonplace. Nobody told me […]

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Wonderland Book Award Preliminary Voting Begins Now

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Voting for the Wonderland Book Award preliminary ballot begins now for the Best Bizarro Novel and Best Bizarro Collection of 2014. Please send your 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place votes in the Novel and Collection categories to bizarrocon@gmail.com with the subject line “Wonderland Book Award Preliminary Ballot.” Preliminary voting ends July 31st. […]

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Flash Fiction Friday: House of a Million Sorrows

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by Shawn Milazzo In public, we wear masks. I’m walking the dense roads of society. The world around me only becomes more populated. They removed our faces, our personalities. It is unknown to us who they are. All we know is they came to our planet, many years ago. They came from […]

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Show Me Your Shelves: William Pauley III

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by Gabino Iglesias Besides having a cool name, William Pauley III is one of those writers whose books never fail to entertain because he takes full advantage of bizarro’s lack of rules in order to create narratives that are fun, wild, and unique (you know, and gory and creepy from time to […]

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Flash Fiction Friday: The Ghouldigger’s Daughter

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by Nicholaus Patnaude Lorna clicked on the link in the anonymous email directing her to Juglicious.com and fought back the urge to vomit – Gerald had promised never to show the photos to anyone, unless their exposure would help give clues to the whereabouts of her missing daughter, Hannah. Somebody […]

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Show Me Your Shelves: Brian Alan Ellis

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by Gabino Iglesias Say what you like about Facebook, but it’s a great place to meet awesome people. One day a book popped up on my feed. The title caught my eye: The Mustache He’s Always Wanted but Could Never Grow. It was written by a guy named Brian Alan […]

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Flash Fiction Friday: They Don’t Serve Ice Cream in Hell

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by John Wayne Comunale “Your suffering will be legendary . . . if you eat this and happen to be lactose intolerant.” The child, not more than four years old, stared up blank-faced at the former Cenobite as he added the third and final scoop of fudge-ripple to a large […]

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Show Me Your Shelves: Constance Ann Fitzgerald

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by Gabino Iglesias Constance Ann Fitzgerald is the author of Trashland a Go-Go and editor of this site you’re reading. However, the coolest thing she has going right now, besides her hair, some new glasses, and the fact that she just moved to Portland to take care of business, is […]

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Flash Fiction Friday: A Phone Call from Ionesco

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by G. Arthur Brown ACT I (An average family American 1960 sits at an average family table for an average dinner. Eugene Ionesco is not among them. FATHER sits at one side of the table dressed like an American father 1960. MOTHER sits at another side of the table dressed […]