Talking to the founder of Quail Bell Magazine, visual artist, and writer, Christine Stoddard, about art, feminism, politics, cultural roots, mean girls, the pressures put on women to be perfect, Catholic guilt, and how the Trump admisnistration has made her feel dissasociated from her body. Join us! For more Christine check out wordsmithchristine.com Twitter @cstoddard
I chill with my old friend Garrett Cook. He is a badass Bizarro and Deadite Horror writer & he is the editor of the New Bizarro Author Series by Eraserhead Press. He has written such books as 'Murderland' 'Archelon Ranch' 'A God of Hungry Walls' 'Jimmy Plush: Teddy Bear Detective' and won the Wonderland Award for excellence in Bizarro literature for 'Time Pimp.' We talk golden showers, Voodoo rituals, writing rituals, and why Portland Oregon is doggy heaven. Enlist his editing services at garrettcookeditor.wordpress.com Twitter @GarrettACook
Photo of Garrett Cook featuring Squishy and 'Shatner Quest' by Jeff Burk
I shoot the shit with Bizarro and Humor author Danger Slater about his Fungasm books, living in Portland, working with John Skipp, and the unglamorous perks of the writer's life. He has written cool books with titles like 'I Will Rot Without You' and "Puppet Skin' dangerslater.blogspot.com Tweet @Danger_Slater
It got pretty rowdy and lude with poet and author Justin Grimbol. I was high on Mountain Dew and Grimbol was high on Grimbol, I guess. This is an episode of sexy oversharing and soulful poetry reading. He has written books such as 'The Crud Masters' 'The Party Lords' 'Naked Friends' 'Minivan Poems' 'Come Home We Love You Still' He also writes a slice of life column @yesclash.com Tweet him @justingrimbol
Eating dinner @AWP 2017 in Washington D.C. with John Edward Lawson and Christoph Paul. John runs Raw Dog Screaming Press, writes & publishes badass books, including recent Bram Stoker winning horror poetry book 'Brothel' by Stephanie Wytovich. He has written such books as 'The Troublesome Amputee' 'Pocketfull of Loose Razorblades' 'Devil Entendre' & 'Paramourne: Unfortunate Romances' Check him out at johnlawson.org Twitter @bizarroguy
I shoot the shit with Bizarro veteran Gina Ranalli. We talk books, politics, trangressive lit, and being antisocial. She's written books with titles like 'Mother Puncher' 'House of Fallen Trees' 'Suicide Girls in the Afterlife' 'Wall of Kiss' 'Chemical Gardens' and 'Sky Tongues' Check her out @ ginaranalli.com
In this episode, recorded at AWP, I talk to steampunk author Cathy T. Colborn about her book, Madam Lola's Marvelously Amazing Medicine Show, Voodoo, ghosts, and why New Orleans is such an inspiring city. cathycolborn.blogspot.com & Tweet her @CathyColborn
I chill with Laura Lee Bahr and talk about her new book, Angel Meat, published by Fungasm Press. The conversation gets pretty deep and mystical. We talk dreams, surrealism, and vision quests. This year, Laura will be doing the 'Bahr Crawl' (get it?) and travelling around the country doing readings with other cool authors. Check out lauraleebahr.com to see if she's coming to your town!
I shoot the shit with Constance Anne Fitzgerald, who runs badass indie press Ladybox Books, and who just wrote a super sweet, super sad, super dark book about her biker dad and the tragic motorcycle accident that brought them closer together. Glue is a Lazy Fascist book. Website: atrainwreckwithwords.com & Twitter @constanceannx3
Christopher Lesko is the author of 'The Grlz Like Vodka', 'Long Live Crazy', 'That's My Ghoul', 'The Electric Lunatic', and a handful of deranged short stories. We shoot the shit and talk books and other writer stuff.
His wacky books are all on on Amazon