Tag Archive: bizarro

Lead Poisoning: The Pencil Art of Geof Darrow @ NYJB

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“Lead Poisoning” is a fantastic voyage into the head of an artistic visionary.

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Translation Tuesdays: Vampire in Love, by Enrique Vila-Matas

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“Vampire in Love” represents another innovative voice in Spanish language literature. With this collection, Vila-Matas can join the likes of Roberto Bolaño, Severo Sarduy, and Carlos Fuentes.

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Morbid Curiosities: Collections of the Uncommon and the Bizarre, by Paul Gambino @ NYJB

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“Morbid Curiosities” by Paul Gambino is highly recommended for its lurid yet tasteful exploration of an otherwise ignored subculture of collecting.”

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CCLaP Fridays: Billy and the Cloneasaurus, by Stephen Kozeniewski

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“Billy and the Cloneasaurus” by Stephen Kozeniewski is about a human clone having an existential crisis and a dinosaur he meets in the wastelands.

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Commonplace Book: An excerpt from “Tarantula,” Bob Dylan’s only novel

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An excerpt from “Tarantula,” Bob Dylan’s only novel.

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CCLaP: Elephant Vice, by Chris Meekings

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“Elephant Vice” by Chris Meekings has the Hindu God Ganesha and Post-Impressionist firebrand Vincent van Gogh on the case.

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An Interview with Michael Sean LeSueur

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Last February, I reviewed “Pixiegate Madoke” by Michael Sean LeSueur at the Chicago Center for Literature and Photography (CCLaP). I had an email interview with Michael, where we discussed gender politics, bizarro literature, and pop culture.

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CCLaP Fridays: Pixiegate Madoka, by Michael Sean LeSueur

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The worlds of anime, Reddit, and kitchenware collide in this new work by Michael Sean LeSueur

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CCLaP Fridays: Sick Pack, by MP Johnson

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What happens when a Fabio-esque model finds his glorious abs have escaped him? He hires a bounty hunter with robot hands. Then the events of “Sick Pack,” by MP Johnson, get weird.

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Commonplace Book: Choice excerpts from “Satanskin,” by James Havoc

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Happy Halloween! Enjoy a few choice excerpts from James Havoc’s cult classic, “Satanskin.”

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