I saw the last five minutes of the human race, and it was beautiful. In this apocalyptic alphabet primer, award-winning author Michael Allen Rose teams up with famed Bizarro artist Jim Agpalza to walk through the end of humanity one letter at a time. Beautifully illustrated and powerfully written, this […]
There seems to be nothing short of acclaim for Wonderland Award-winning author Danger Slater’s most recent novel, Moonfellows, from Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing. There’s no science to be found in this book, but I didn’t order a science book. I ordered a bizarro tale about the true-ish history of the […]
The good people at Masterclass have brought Bizarro to their audience with the article Bizarro Fiction Genre: 15 Bizarro Fiction Authors. Within, they take a quick look at what bizarro fiction is, what the core elements are, and call out fifteen notable authors. The fabulous fifteen are as follows: Andre […]
A man. A dream. A drive. Ross E Lockhart, already the editor-in-chief of Word Horde, took the leap into a brick-and-mortar operation. In the middle of a pandemic. Because you don’t know what life will throw at you, so don’t delay your aspirations. So we’re jumping in, opening our retail […]
Since 1985, the Printers Row neighborhood in Chicago hosts a literary festival each June. After the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, the area became the Midwest hub of the printing industry with historically significant buildings designed by legendary architects. Today, it continues to be a draw for fans of Chicago […]
It’s time for Jesus to attempt his second coming, but linear time progression doesn’t apply to extra-spatial deities, so he ends up coming “again” long before the first time – the Jurassic period. Once he arrives, expecting to see a bunch of human beings who’ve been waiting for him for […]
According to a release on the Eraserhead Press website, the following books are going out of print. Be sure to pick up your copy before these paperback editions sell out! The Mondo Vixen Massacre by Jamie GrefeElephant Vice by Chris MeekingsRainbows Suck by Madeleine SwannHer Fingers by Tamara RomeroCarnageland by […]
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 2018! Holy shit was 2018 a fucking crazy year. If you follow the news and world events you know that 2018 was […]
It’s October and Madeleine Swann wants weird stuff for Halloween! Send her links, videos, or other strange, spooky things via email (email@example.com) and she’ll react to it in an upcoming video on her YouTube channel! See her video request below. This is a lady who wants to be weirded out! […]
From the editors of Lost Signals comes the new volume in technological horror. Nineteen authors, both respected and new to the genre, team up to deliver a collection of terrifying, eclectic stories guaranteed to unsettle its readers. In Lost Films, a deranged group of lunatics hold an annual film festival, […]
Like zines? Then you need to get The Beginner’s Guide To Bizarro Fiction, a new zine by Ben Fitts profiling great writers in the bizarro scene. Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in receiving a copy.
Madeleine Swann is here with a special offer for her newest release from Eraserhead Press, FORTUNE BOX! Check it out!
A new absurdist e-zine has emerged from The Strange Edge. Presenting… Download the first issue HERE
Hi! My name is Michael Allen Rose, and I’m a Chicago based author, musician and performance artist. I’ve worked in a variety of mediums, but the things I’m most proud of and known for are probably my books, such as Party Wolves In My Skull and Embry: Hard Boiled from Eraserhead Press and Boiled Americans from […]
Caleb Wilson’s Polymer is making waves with a new book trailer! And not just any book trailer, an INTERACTIVE book trailer. Head over to POLYMERVANIA to get started! And purchase Polymer HERE
Get a dose of weird with recent episodes of some of our favorite podcasts and vlogs, including… JOHN WAYNE LIED TO YOU: Episode 40 – The Day I Used Up All My White Privilege and REVIEW ME PLEASE: S02 E02A Ayalew Mesfin – Hasabe (My Worries) Unboxing
Bizarro author, poet, and Australian S.T. Carledge has created something in total defiance of all the sea of podcasts that saturates the internet. This new and groundbreaking interview format features all the candid conversation of a podcast… but you can read it. That’s right: real, emotional, boundary-breaking revelations and soul-searching […]
This week’s roundup of podcasts includes… BIZZONG! Featuring the 2017 Recipient of the Wonderland Book of the Year Award, Danger Slater. Danger talks about his moment at BizarroCon when he won the award and how it affected him. More important, we talk about his newest book, which comes out February 14th, […]
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…
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, […]
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!
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 […]
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!
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 […]
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!
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 […]
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 […]
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!
Well, that kick ass poster pretty much says it all.