SOMETHING IN THE WOODS IS CALLING YOU. IT WANTS TO CHANGE YOU…PERFECT YOU. PRAY IT KILLS YOU FIRST. Three brothers searching the wilderness for their mother instead find a utopian cult that seeks to reinvent society, family…humanity “PERFECT UNION is Cronenberg’s THE FLY on a grand scale: human/insect gene-spliced body […]
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 […]
Bizarro Con just announced the Wonderland Award Winners for books published in 2019. Ordinarily, these would be presented in the ballroom at McMenamins Edgefield, Troutdale, Oregon. Thanks to COVID-19 the convention was cancelled and our festivities were moved online. As reported on BizarroCon.com, here are your picks for excellence in […]
Wherein Bizarro Central takes a wide-ranging look at all the weird books coming out this summer… THEY CAME TO RAID… THEY STAYED TO GET LAID! For centuries, alien drug-runners plundered the Earth, harvesting organs and freebasing fear. Few drugs could match the potency of humanity’s dysfunctional two-stroke brains, so the […]
Wherein Bizarro Central features a wide-ranging look at all the weird books coming out this summer… “Cody Goodfellow knows how to chill your blood. . .” —STEPHEN KING, author of It and The Dark Half #thisisunamerica NEVER WORK, NEVER DIE Buried half a mile beneath the desert sands of the US-Mexico border, exists […]
From two-time Wonderland Book Award-winning author, Cody Goodfellow, described as “one of the best writers of our generation” by grandmaster of horror Brian Keene, and “the Ellroy of speculative fiction ” by acclaimed cult author Jeremey Robert Johnson, comes a novel of desperation and degradation in the city of mutilated […]
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!
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 […]
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 […]
Shark Week is almost over, and instead of pretending that human Olympians are what you want to see, we here at Bizarro Central would like to remind the world that bizarro fiction is the premier place to see nature’s greatest killer in literary form. Don’t believe me? Open any one […]
Mystery Meat, that modern underground horror comic about the last American taboo (our food), is now available on Comixology. This way you can witness Cody Goodfellow and Mike Dubisch’s vision of fast food fuckery without getting your fingers greasy and for a very good price. Check it out here.
That lovable pop star Beck has released a video for his latest single, “Wow,” and hidden among the surreal imagery, dancing girls, and all the pretty horses, there is bizarro author Cody Goodfellow, one bushy-faced cowboy standing tall in a sea of nothingness. That’s probably a good way to describe […]
by Gabino Iglesias Cody Goodfellow. Man, I don’t know what else to tell you people about Cody Goodfellow. I’ve interviewed him and reviewed his work because what he does is the kind of rare thing that actually deserves attention. If you don’t get it by now, you probably never will. […]
We asked more than a dozen authors of bizarro fiction to name the book they’re most excited to read this summer. The resulting list is a mix of new releases, classics, and a few that may surprise you. If you’re looking for a great summer read, here’s what sixteen bizarro fiction stars […]