CLASH correspondent, art critic/therapy practitioner, and meek serial killer interviews cult writer Justin Grimbol.
CLASH correspondent, art critic/therapy practitioner, and meek serial killer interviews cult writer Justin Grimbol.
“Your father has a devil inside him.”
“How cool would it be if you actually got Cher to do a poetry zine for one of the Ladybox releases?”
We we’re already a fan of Mike Lombardo’s for his humor and his horror films. Now we are a fan of his comics.
Testa Di Cazzo is getting a divorce.
“Cary Fukunaga’s stylistic approach mixed with, arguably, Stephen King’s best or most beloved novel would seem like a match made in heaven… right?”
Yo, this is creepy and gory. So if that is not is your thing, don’t click play. If it is your thing–your welcome.
“It seems that Marvel Studios learned fast to pay it forward.”
“Then somebody, I don’t remember who, started playing “I Wanna Be Your Dog” by The Stooges.”
“Come to Vegas and we can go to karaoke.”
You were published this past year by Lazy Fascist Press. What was it like working with the alt-right?
“10/10 would chat again”
“We’re a bunch of slanted-eyed brown girls watching wide-eyed white girls being chased by a killer.”
“A man lives with a parasite in him.”
“It felt much more like a conversation than a sort of performance of me-ness.”
“Actually, I’m a Pisces. A sad, aging emo boy in a sad, aging emo world.”
“We all smelled bad and dressed sloppy acted like we hated the place.”
Proud Boy Magazine production director, Pawl Bazile, and Bizarro author and punk, Jeff Burk, go head to head in a debate.
This episode gets a 5 out of 5 for campy sexy time.
“My friends were all hood rats.”
Homesick for Another World is a collection of stories about people who are disengaged—from themselves, from their surroundings—and the far-reaching ways they seek out coping through destruction.
“Dreams are often a strange equalizer.”
In professional sports there is ALMOST never a good reason to lose, and in writing there is never a good reason to write poorly. Both are the golden rules of being ‘successful’ but what if you need to lose to get better, and need to write some shit to get better? What if losing and being shitty is part of the process to become great?
GLOW had me hooked immediately and Nash and Maron are just supporting characters.
I talked and debated with Twitter friend and popular YouTube Personality Wizard of Cause on John Podesta’s Pizza Party
“Being on this podcast made me feel like I fell into some weird Loony Tunes wormhole.”
There is no such thing as fair during times like this.”
“I felt okay about being charmless. I was going to eat ice-cream.”
When horror authors get big press distribution, it always exciting news. Two books are out today and both of them look awesome.
“I was a religious little boy and thought Guns N’ Roses were nothing but sinners and going to hell.”
“Genre or Literary Fiction, NYC or MFA, Indie or Mainstream, Denis Johnson was beloved. “
“I can’t untangle my queerness from my politics or my magickal practice.”
“Bet it feels good to smash up a toilet.”
“I picture myself as Lena Dunham with a beard.”
“When I finally decided to quit drinking I had anxiety about being alone.”
“I want to make shit happen.”
“No vampires, werewolves, and certainly no witches.”
“I’m still the heathen it represents, but now I’m a sober, happy heathen.”
“I am honored to play the role of Lieutenant Olivia Benson on SVU”
“I fought so long to plant a flag in something that never should have been disputed territory.”
“The anti-Trump juggler was the best.”
MAGIC HAPPENS EVERY DAY
“I have a firm belief that sacred cows make the best hamburgers.”
“You’ll be grateful for the nightmares.”
Come As You Are to Kurthulhu
“Every human being gets addicted to something.’
“If you expend so much effort into being what other people desire it’ll leave you feeling empty.”
“Once he jumped on me while I was humping my pillow.”
“You can just imagine all those Chinese like a little army of yellow ants crawling over it, can’t you?”
Philip Levine or Billy Collins who makes better lasagna? Follow up question, who is the better poet Blink 182 or Billy Collins?
“Kathleen Hanna never stops. She can’t be kept down.”
Enter the Goodreads Giveaway and get the e-book for 99 cents.
“In this episode the boys cover everything Syria — the missile strike on their airbase, the refugees, and everything in between. Predictably, the conversation results in a debate. How exciting!”
“You can’t study comedy; it’s within you. It’s a personality. My humor is an attitude.”
“BRUJA is a fluid, non-linear, and organic experience.”
“I visit old people in their homes and help them with daily tasks, like cooking and cleaning and bathing.”
“When I think of people with mustaches, I think of my dad, Burt Reynolds, and cowboys.”
“Tragedy Queens is an anthology that brings together two powerful muses.”
“My heart is a dumpster fire.”
One of the earliest reviews I received said, “A full on satire of contemporary law as mesmerizing and complex as something lost from David Foster Wallace, yet as light in tone as A Confederacy of Dunces.” First I was flattered, thrilled, and then I thought, wait, didn’t both those guys kill themselves?
“Guests Garrett Schuelke and Zach Elmblad join the roster and catch up on current events in this two part episode.”
“Spring Breakers and Gummo specifically pop to mind.”
“I first saw Mother’s Day when I was thirteen.”
“I am compelled to tell stories.”
“I finished The Yellow House by Chiwan Choi in one sitting, on my birthday.”
“Basically, Elizabeth Ellen should win the Pulitzer Prize and then immediately be beaten to death with it because she’s so good, so human, so completely fucked.”
“Hardcore fart song, bro. I liked it.”
“My personal favorite character is a talking bathroom that literally fucks Kyle.”
“Bizarro is the Chaos Magick of literature.”
“THE DARK NET!!! It’s spooky, scary, and contains plenty of things that are quite illegal.”
“I dreamt about Lola at night.”
“There are also realistic portraits of my cats, a sheep in wolves clothing, and ton of book references.”
After a year hiatus from The Passion of the Christoph Podcast, Christoph returns for a solo show
“If you ever bring a black man home, I’m throwing you through that window.”
“Lots of arguing and political talk. I’m sure you aren’t very used to that…”
“We loved Kerouac’s Mexico City Blues and Enzo wanted to read the whole book out loud. It took a long time because we got very drunk.”
“You made all of this happen with your book,” one Twitter user scolded me.”
“I had the image of me eating my heart but it was cake instead of my actual heart.”
“We’re saddened to announce that we lost a member of the CLASH family this week. Author and CLASH journalist Michael Kindt (April 14th, 1968 – February 21st, 2017) passed away unexpectedly at the age of 48.”
“Pure filthy chatter and politics.”
“What does it mean to survive?”
“Imagine if Raymond Chandler or Dashiell Hammett wrote about talking chickens and anthropomorphic eggs in muumuus.”
“I can already see the glazed over eyes of anyone who dares read this shit.”
“Titles such as Wall of Kiss, Mother Puncher, and Suicide Girls in the Afterlife grab your attention and make you wonder what kind of madness unfolds within those pages.”
“If you enjoy surrealistic Bizarro fiction with a heart too big to contain within its pages, then this is the collection for you.”
“Old gods lurk behind the stars, old loves linger on from Earth, and Mars ain’t the kind of place to raise your kids.”
“Imagine watching your ten-year old drawing chainsaw dicks.”
“We live in a time that fetishizes 80s popular culture, so wouldn’t it be rad if you developed a vaginal opening on your stomach that supports Betamax tapes?”
“The latest episode of the CLASH Media original podcast…”
“2016 was an ugly year. Here to save the day are the brave men and women of Twitter who were a ray of sunshine during that dark period in human history because 2017 isn’t looking much brighter.”
“Here we go, another round of the Pizza Party…”
“Godzilla helped give me my moral compass.”
“Somewhere in between Donald Trump’s attacks on immigrants and his comments about pussy-grabbing, it became clear that public demonstrations and marches were going to become a regular part of my life.”
“I just chose the gutter to dwell in, and with what the world seems to be moving into, I think it’s a perfect place to assess and judge it.”
“In a country that is virtually bipartisan, you can not fight an extreme with anything other than another extreme.”
“A brand new episode of the CLASH exclusive podcast this week features a notable bizarro author…”
“CNN and Fox News are the same. Breitbart and Mic are the same.”
“This week the boys are talking to filmmaker Jacob A. Miller about Hollywood liberalism, Meryl Streep’s Golden Globe speech, Donald Trump’s potential pee fetish, Bryan Singer’s alleged pedophilic sex parties, and then they debate the best performances of actors playing mentally challenged characters.”
Danger Slater is a Bizarro writer who uses surrealism, dark humor, and a healthy dose of existential angst to create his stories.
“No, this one isn’t satire…”
“All of my tattoos are reflections, more or less, of visions.”
“I do not control people’s boner.”
“Social justice, alt-right, and conspiracy theories… what more could you ask for out of a political podcast?”
CLASH Media catches up with Constance Ann Fitzgerald and talks about her new book, Glue.
“Violence, vendettas, and vaporware. These are the hallmarks of the revenge thriller known as ROTTEN.”
“I kinda wanna feel like I am being possessed by the ghost of Jackie O. I wanna feel like she’s talking to me and I wanna get kinda creeped out and tripped out about that.”
““Platform Edge” is an urban-surreal nightmare comedy centering around
the deranged, demented and disastrous lives of two wayward housemates.”
“Our abuelitas went to special masses and some of the nativity sets under our trees featured a baby Jesus that had slightly darker skin than the Jesus the gringos put under their tree.”
“Here are five cult Christmas films sure to bring something akin to holiday cheer to the perverts and creeps among us.”
“Whether you think Christmas is shit or Christmas is the shit, when you are Catalan, your Christmas is going to be full of shit. And I mean literally. And no, it doesn’t get that dirty (usually).”
“Welcome to Skin Stories, where I ask some of the most exciting voices in fiction to tell us the stories behind their tattoos.”
“I can’t stand most holidays. The idea of having to sit around with folks I spend most of the year trying to avoid out of social obligation always sets me on edge.”
“Here are the writers that brought the mother fucking ruckus…”
“John Podesta’s Pizza Party is a comedic culture and politics podcast covering current events in life, the media, and government.”
“Myself and my two older sisters were never exactly Little Women but we did our best not to hate each other.”
“Amongst his many deific duties, Murray plays poet and maharishi to the various extraterrestrial corporate entities that run our universe. He keeps them merciful.”
“Entertain us with your Christmas traditions and recollections.”
“When I saw the mall Santas I always knew it was a man in a suit.”
“Around Christmas time I would have to set up The Singing Santa next to the lube.”
Over 200 Bizarro Fiction ebooks for 99 cents.
And then she dies.
End of story.
Well, not really.
“Suicide Squad: Extended Cut just hit Amazon and iTunes yesterday and fans are already rejoicing over the extra minute and a half of footage featuring Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie) and The Joker (Jared Leto). But don’t get too excited.”
“I am so saddened to hear that. And I say, ‘Stop it.’ If it– if it helps. I will say this, and I will say right to the cameras: ‘Stop it.’”
“Along with nixing his plan to repeal Obamacare, it seems that President-elect Trump has revised his strategy for deportation.”
“The bad thing is here and action will be required, so learn to focus your anger and use it for good.”
“Our nation is a cracked mirror. You stare into the glass, hoping to find solace, but you are delivered more cracks.”
Author Christoph Paul gives his thoughts on the election.
“What a surreal time to be alive in all the history of the world and be who I am.”
“I still have the yellowed newspaper clipping, the piece of evidence, and the skull wrapped up in an old box in the back of my personal files.”
“Platform Edge” is an urban-surreal nightmare comedy centering around the deranged, demented and disastrous lives of two wayward housemates.”
“As someone who really believed in Bernie Sanders, went to his rallies, and felt his populist message in my heart, I saw the conspiracy against FEEL THE BERN by the Clinton Campaign and the media at large.”
“We geeked out about politics for 4 hours.”
“The first entry in the throwback mystery saga, starring Thomas Speed, Ivana Bellorado, and Mike Mike, written by Joel Amat Güell and Jayme Karales, and directed by Jayme Karales, is now online.”
“The beauty of this anthology is how varied the voices are.”
“I felt like I was outside myself as well as inside.”
“I grew up with a grandma who kept a bathroom full of candles for the dead.”
“The first entry in the crime trinity, starring Thomas Speed, Ivana Bellorado, and Mike Mike, written by Joel Amat Güell and Jayme Karales, and directed by Jayme Karales, is now online. “
“You’ve seen the squat. The prayer hands. The effortless glow. This is the rap squat whispered about in ancient hip-hop lore. Many try, but few can pull it off.”
“I just hope you like the color red.”
“To support his claims to well endowed-ness, Donald J Trump attempted to have a bigger dick, tattooed on his dick.”
“HORROR FILM POEMS is a love letter to horror films where poems are the paragraphs.”