by: Austin James Winter mornings like this are the deadliest. The clouds press against the terrain, casting flat, gray light. Big, fuzzy snowflakes meander towards the ground. The atmosphere is still and quiet as the crystallized air absorbs both breeze and sound. It seems warm, too warm to be winter; […]
I have no idea why I’m full of tadpoles and mayonnaise. No idea why this cockroach is psychoanalyzing me. I don’t know what you’re doing with that moose on your shoulder, don’t know why you still don’t love me even after I bought you that pack of gum. I’m not […]
Bizarro Con is almost a whole year away, and many of us still have great memories of the 2017 bizarro fiction convention. Bizarro Con is the most magical time and place on earth. Not Bizarro Con is a yearlong slog of boredom and normalcy. Luckily, Madeleine Swann created a lovely […]
Here comes some of that ultra-modern video web logging! Madeleine Swann and Christoph Paul are hard at work providing content that moves and talks on your screen. First is Ms. Swann, who catalogs some of her favorite weird books… and Christoph with some writing advice…
This most important short story collection of the 21st century. The University of Mars’ MFA program will teach classes on the brilliance of Mandy De Sandra’s work. The stories in this collection are full of humanity, Gnostic Enlightenment, and can very well lead to spiritual singularity. Get it here
Collected here for the first time, you will find the Patreon reward chapbooks of Michael Allen Rose for 2017. Bizarro. Horror. Weird literary madness. Plays. Syntax. Stories. Absurdism. Sink piranhas. Weird beards. Floating children looking for their demon daddy. Unbeatable chickens playing tic-tac-toe. Nightmares, and dreams, and smut, and insanity; […]
A cruise ship on the back of a sleeping kaiju. A transgender bartender trying to come terms with who she is. A rift in dimensions known as The Sway. A cruel captain. A storm of turmoil, insanity and magic is coming together and taking the ship deep into the unknown. […]
by: James Burr The Writer continued to stare at the blank screen, as she had done, frustrated, for the previous two hours. Words refused to flow and her ideas remained stillborn, seemingly loath to join her in the cold and damp of her squalid bedsit. It was then that she […]
I’m Tiffany Scandal. I am a writer, editor, photographer, podcaster, and videographer. I am the author of There’s No Happy Ending (Eraserhead Press), Jigsaw Youth (Ladybox Books), and the Wonderland Award finalist Shit Luck (Eraserhead Press). I’ve also penned quite a few stories for various anthologies, journals, and magazines. I enjoy creating things that are weird, […]
From the author of Bacon Fried Bastard and A Town Called Suckhole, comes a countrified samurai epic in the vein of Squidbillies if directed by Akira Kurosawa. A flood of frogs drowned the cities and gunked up all the guns. Now an evil restaurant chain called the Buddha Gump Shrimp […]
This is the last thing you’ll ever see. Welcome to Daxton. The neighbor is crazy. The roommate is running a perpetual scam. Being degraded by the boss on a daily basis is part of the job. The children are willingly abducted. The probability of getting shot while purchasing groceries is […]
Jeff Burk is the author of several bizarro books, the host of the Jeff Attacks Podcast, and watcher of too many movies. It’s that time again – my favorite movies of 2017! Want to see what I liked in previous years? Check out these links: 2000-2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 […]
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, […]
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 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: 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 […]
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!
“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 […]
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 […]
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
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).