Christopher Lesko one of many multi-talented creators in the bizarro scene, and one of his baby’s is this disturbing short film about two brothers celebrating with their new trophy. Wholesome!
Eraserhead Press’ publishing schedule will see a new bizarro book available at the start of every month. But right now, a few of them are available for preorder! Any of these books would be a wise use of your Christmas money. The first is Jimbo Yojimbo, a redneck samurai epic […]
Today’s roundup of podcasts every weirdo should listen to includes FIVE different shows with a veritable smorgasbord of strangeness… BIZZONG! talks with NBAS 2018 author Larissa Glasser about her experience at BizarroCon 2017. Then we dig into her book, the first of the new crop of New Bizarro Authors for 2018, […]
Over at Lucas Mangum’s blog, he’s posted a story about dinosaurs and ultraviolence called Extinction Peak. It goes a little something like this: No, that’s actually Dinosaurs Attack!, but the idea is similar. Here’s Mangum himself describing the story: “Two and a half years ago, I wrote a novel inspired […]
Tom Bradley was kind enough to provide an excerpt from his giddily insane book, My Hands Were Clean. My Hands Were Clean by Tom Bradley …my responsibility to the gods was to write as I was inspired; my responsibility to mankind was to publish what I wrote. But it ended […]
by Amber Fallon “We are the weirdos, mister.” – The Craft, 1996 Last year, I signed a contract with Eraserhead Press to publish my first bizarro book! As a longtime fan of a huge number of the books they’ve put out, as soon as I was given the go ahead […]
by Chris Kelso and Tom Bradley (illustrated by Nick Paterson). Coming soon from Bizarro Pulp Press is THE CHURCH OF LATTER DAY EUGENICS, written by Chris Kelso and Tom Bradley with illustrations by Nick Paterson. It’s weird, it’s literary, and according to John Skipp, “Kelso and Bradley make it rain, […]
by: John Wayne Comunale “Maybe this isn’t the best time to mention this,” I said just before squeezing the trigger, “but I’m your brother.” I know he heard me too. I could see the weight of my flippant confession smack his flat forehead and reverberate recognition through his eyes in […]
“Absurdist horror at its best. Gary Shipley had me hooked from beginning to end. Definitely give this one a read.” – Carlton Mellick III, author of Quicksand House “Horror rarely gets this close to home, spread like anomalous paste – cold, slick and tasty – over the pallid flesh of your nearest and […]
S.T. Cartledge is a writer and poet from Australia and he’s creating one-shots and chapbooks of his work that YOU can receive when you sign up to be one of his patrons. I’m a fan of Cartledge’s work, personally. He writes weird and whimsical fiction that blends the magical with […]
Christoph Paul is a weird writer and die hard Dolphins fan. Squishy the Cat is Jeff Burk’s obese cat. In a sane world, the two of them would be allowed to lead an NFL football team to glory. Instead, here they are in Jeff’s bedroom giving Jay Cutler the business.
It’s weird. It’s funky. It’s ready to fill your heart with horrendous horror and rapturous rap music. It’s Cody Goodfellow’s all-new all-different BABY GOT BASS!
by: Chris Meekings It is barely coin o’clock in the morning, and the bourbon has only just taken the taste of Pepsodent from my mouth when she walks into my office. She’s glass and alabaster, with curves in all the right places, liquorice nice. She walks across the room, her […]
“In these stories, you’ll discover legends, monsters, secret tunnels, and magical elves–along with some interesting true history. Widener has a way of combining the gritty and the whimsical, crafting tall tales that exude streetwise wisdom and his own unique sense of humor. Imagine traditional fairy tales embellished by a wise-cracking […]
by: James Burr It was a cold October morning when Eleonora Pinkerton first realised that her actions influenced it all. Like that apocryphal butterfly whose beating wings can cause hurricanes on the other side of the world, Eleonora concluded that her every action influenced Everything: scratching an itch would cause […]
Courtesy of Luna Press comes a weird graphic novel by Chris Kelso and Jim Agpalza, APOLLO UNBOUND! Here is the info from Luna Press: Scottish Writer Chris Kelso and Hawaiian artist Jim Agpalza have created Luna’s first comic, the surreal, Lynchian journey, Apollo Unbound, where Hollywood icon Apollo Calloway wakes up in the […]
Don’t touch that dial! TV Dinners from Hell, the debut fiction collection from Amber Fallon, includes 17 stories from the twisted mind that brought you The Terminal and The Warblers! Almost half of the stories have never before been published! From the introduction by celebrated author and reigning queen of […]
Portland Bizarros were lucky enough this week to see a gallery show of movie posters from Ghana. These posters are hand-painted on canvas or burlap sacks, and the edges are torn and ripped where they were tacked onto billboards, torn down, and then retacked as the films travel around to […]
Justin Grimbol’s emotional, degenerate coming-of-age novella is now available in French! As if Grimbol’s amazingly perverse and heartwarming fiction wasn’t classy enough. Get yours here, s’il vous plaît
“Syntactically immaculate.” – Jeremy Robert Johnson, Author of Skullcrack City The Korean War. It lasted three years. Or it never ended. Probably one of those. Maybe it ran as long as the ratings were high. Monroe’s an army doctor who just wants to know what’s going on: why the days […]
There are TONS of bizarro events on the horizon. So if you’re actually within throwing distance of any of these events, schedule your next two weeks accordingly! Friday, October 20, 7:00 pm at Copperfield Books in Petaluma, CA: Join Ross Lockhart as he hosts Brian Allen Carr and his weird, […]
The Slow Poisoner wishes for you to enter the wicked web of… SPIDORA!
Girl in the Glass Planet is an aural cyberpunk fantasy where the Pied Piper meets Franz Kafka in a labyrinth of glass tunnels and grotesque alien insects. Follow Cyberia (the girl in the glass planet) as she joins Darko, Basho, and the Shinkai in hunting down Zatoichi (a god-like creature […]
“Fresh, weird and funny. Bauman’s work is a genuine surprise.” –Garrett Cook, author of A God of Hungry Walls “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 […]
QUIZZLEBOON is a redneck fairy tale about Leon Hicks, a one-eyed outlaw who joins an anarchist collective in the hills of North Carolina. Guided by an imaginary man from the moon named Mr. Quizzleboon, Leon searches within these dirt people for a sense of family that seems forever out of […]
WEIRD WORLD. WEIRD PEOPLE. WEIRD FOOD. Irving Rice has just arrived on the planet Kynaria to film an episode of the popular Travel Channel television series Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern: Intergalactic Edition. Having never left his home state, let alone his home planet, Irving is hit with a severe case […]
Lazy Fascist Press, purveyor of the very best in strange literature, has shut its doors. Everyone associated with bizarro fiction along with many others throughout the literary world owe a great deal to Lazy Fascist and its editor Cameron Pierce. Below you’ll find his parting words. I’m proud to announce […]
Lots of great books are coming out this fall, and here are two you should go ahead and buy ahead of time… All Monster Action “Fuck, I wish I thought of that. . .” —Guillermo del Toro, director of PACIFIC RIM and PAN’S LABYRINTH, after being accosted in the Iliad […]
Who doesn’t love evil floating heads? Not you, is the answer to that question. Here’s an exceptionally evil specimen with news that you can pre-order John Wayne Comunale’s DEATH PACTS AND LEFT-HAND PATHS on Amazon (officially released on Oct 3rd).
Christopher Lesko’s latest book, ROXY, is available for purchase along with this creepy book trailer, which is just plain free. Told in the most original and bizarre way possible using Saturday Night Fever soundtrack song titles for chapter titles, Roxy is the story of Murray and his human made-to-order bride. […]
Bizarro Pulp Press presents… A showcase of the written word that represents the best of the weird and the grotesque; More Bizarro Than Bizarro is a gallery of the strange and unusual, including possibly-dead detectives, a beer-head invasion, some especially delicious cookies, the dream of Jackie Kennedy, and of course, […]
Gabino Iglesias offered a smorgasbord of reasons why you should check out the bizarro genre, including “an invitation to drop whatever formulaic mess you might be reading now and enter a world where rules don’t apply and anything can, and does, happen.” So head over to LitReactor for a very […]
It’s that time in a book’s life when its author goes internet-spelunking for Amazon reviews… Post your Amazon review for NOW THAT WE’RE ALONE, and then link your review in the replies for this comment. Send me a note in Facebook Messenger (or your social media of choice) letting me […]
Two anthologies have recently arrived, each featuring some familiar names from the bizarro scene. First, Lee Widener has a story called He Was So Old in the latest issue of Neo-opsis Science Fiction Magazine. And both Cody Goodfellow and Garrett Cook appear in A Breath from the Sky: Unusual Stories of Possession from Martian […]
Weird writer Adam Millard has written, directed, animated, and given artistic birth to his own stop motion short! It’s called WE’RE GONNA PLAY A GAME, and it’s a parody of the Saw franchise. Enjoy!