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Bizzong! The Bizarre and Weird Fiction Podcast

Bizzong! The Bizarre and Weird Fiction Podcast talks to everyone who is anyone that writes strange and offbeat stories. Bizzong! aims to be a resource to those interested in reading and writing in the genres. Our interviews are conversational, informative and entertaining. So if you feel like the weird kid on your block, press play and discover a wacky world of writers who are just like you.
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Feb 20, 2017

Hey Zongers! Time to saddle up and ride another whack podcast off into the sunset. This week, our ranch hand is none other than Zachary T. Owen and with all this western innuendo you'd think he wrote weird westerns or something. Well, NO! He doesn't. He writes cool Bizzaro stuff. And we are going to find out all about who/what/where/when and why Zachary T. Owen does what he does this week on the podcast of podcasts, Bizzong! Podcast.

Okay, I'm done. Hit play, its #ZongerDay!

Feb 13, 2017

Zongers! Time to unleash the weird on the world with this week's guest, Scottish Bizarro writer, Chris Kelso. Kelso has been entrenched in the scene for a number of years and has gained a lot of street cred amongst his peers. He has several books to his name as well as various editing credits as well. He is an operative behind the scenes behind a lot of great Bizarro fiction.

So let's hit play on this #ZongerDay and bring the Scottsman into your living room or car or treadmill or whatever other perverse place you maybe listening to Bizzong!

Chris Kelso has been printed frequently in literary and university publications across the UK, US and Canada.

His books include - 'The Black Dog Eats the City', 'Schadenfreude', 'Transmatic', 'A Message from the Slave State' and 'Moosejaw Frontier'.

Chris has served as voluntary copy editor for Dog Horn, Jupiter Magazine, Eraserhead press (and cult horror imprint Deadite). Along with Victoria Hooper he edits the Sceptre award winning Sci-Fi magazine

Feb 6, 2017

This week on Bizzong! The Bizarre and Weird Fiction Podcast, author and editor-in-chief of Broken River Books, Mr. J. David Osborne! He is one of the most laid back, cool guests I've had the pleasure of interviewing. If you want to know what it sounds like to be with the coolest dude in the room, then just hit play and listen in to this weeks adventure, Zongers!

Thanks as always for listening and supporting Bizzong! on the Project Entertainment Network!

Jan 30, 2017

This week Bizzong! interviews the writer of one of Mr. Frank's all time favorite Bizarro books, Kevin Shamel. Mr. Frank does his best not to fan boy too much and succeeds and getting some behind the scenes stories on how the book, Island of the Super People was made and well as the antics that take place at Eraserhead press when people aren't looking.

So hit play because its #ZongerDay! 

 

 

 

Jan 23, 2017

Hey Zongers! Its time to get WEIRD! No, really! This week's guest is weird fiction author John C. Foster. He joins Bizzong! to talk about what makes things weird as opposed to Bizarro. He talks about his writing, working with Perpetual Motion Machine and Max Booth. Then we talk a lot of shop and craft stuff and have great fun. Girls just wanna have fun and so do Zongers when its #ZongerDay, so just hit play!

 

Pre-order Baby Powder and Other Terrifying Substances HERE

 

Visit John C. Foster's Homepage HERE

 

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Get the Details on The Horror Show with Brain Keene's 100th Episode Telethon

Jan 16, 2017

Hey, howdy, hi Zongers! It's #ZongerDay but only if you hit play! This week on Bizzong! Justin Grimbol keeps a promise and has released a book of Mini Van Poems for your guilty pleasure. Go on, you know you want it. These are the types of poems you don't need to have a deep artistic appreciation of poetry to enjoy. That is Grimbol's talent, making poetry accessible for everyone. He is the gateway drug of poetry, or at least he hopes to be.

So grab a soccer mom and hop in for the ride of your life as we ride the wind with seven other people in Justin Grimbol's mini van of love. It's time to Bizzong!

Jan 9, 2017

Happy 2017 Zongers! Bizzong is back and Mr. Frank has brought some goodies. Leza Cantoral joins us to kick off the new year. Leza has been a long time fixture in the Bizarro community but just recently she's released her brand new short story collection upon the world, Cartoons in the Suicide Forest.

Leza knows a lot of things about a lot of things and she has some great insight into writing and marketing and editing. She's not only a writer but she is also a content manager for CLASH media and she edit's the work of the one and only Mandy DeSandra and that's just scraping the tip of her workload iceberg.

So open up some bubbly and get ready to party with the Bizarro Goth Mermaid herself, Ms Leza Cantoral!

Check out the Book Trailer for Cartoons in the Suicide Forest too!

Dec 19, 2016

Bizzong welcomes the Bacon Fried Bastard, David Barbee to the show this week. We talk about his new book, the beer the book inspired and writing with children in your head. We also hypothosize a point in the future where Bizarro Dildo Fiction will be as big as The Walking Dead. What a wonderful time we will live in Zongers.

Hit play and find out all about it. Make today your #ZongerDay!

 

Don't forget Zongers, this is the final show of 2016. We will return on January 9th with more Bizarre and Weird fiction and a whole new year of Bizzong! Podcast. Happy and Merry everything Zongers!

Dec 13, 2016

Hey Zongers! The year 2016 is quickly coming to an end. With that in mind there isn't much room for retrospective so I want to take the opportunity now to look back on the Bizzong! year in bizarre and weird fiction.

I'll touch on the year in podcasting and my year in reading Bizarro and weird fiction books. Listen in and let me know what you Zongers read this year as well!

Click play and Zong out the Old Year Zongers! 

Dec 5, 2016

Author Jeff O'Brien is back on Bizzong! once again to regale us with tales of debauchery from the annals of New King Books! (Not anals you sick perverts!) 

Jeff's recent release, HEART SHAVED BOX recently caught the eye of book review podcast and I was inspired to have Jeff back on the show to discuss his latest work, the indie spirit, editing bizarro erotica and the correct spelling of the word typically used to describe male ejaculate.

We talk about nameless 90's porn stars, the evolution of jazz and why sometimes you may just be a crappy writer. Well, something like that anyway. But enough of this nonsense, because let's face facts, you haven't read a word of this! 

On with the show! 

It's #ZongerDay

Nov 28, 2016

It's Bizzong! The BizarroCon hangover helper. This week Zongers, the cure I've come up with is wholesome, gluten-free and contains no BPA platic... The human explosion known as John Wayne Comunale!

John Wayne has erupted onto the Bizarro scene with THREE books this year, including one of this year's new collection of New Bizarro Author Series books, AUNT POSTER!

Bizzong! chats with John Wayne about his adventures at BizarroCon, how he put out so much great stuff in such a short amount of time as well as some talk about different ways to get your work out in front of people. Its lots of fun, so get ready to dig into a big steamy bowl of John Wayne Comunale!

#ZongerDay #GiveUsTheGong

Nov 21, 2016

Have you begun recovering the BizarroCon 2016? Bizzong! has the perfect interview to help you recover. Mr. Kent Hill joins us once again to talk about two new books and a podcast he is doing.

Cheers, Zongers! Enjoy and welcome back to the real world, sorry!

Nov 14, 2016

Something a bit different but uniquely cool for you find Zongers this week, Opehelia Darkly and Davey Cadaver have combined art and literature to create a unique reading experience, COFFEE MONSTERS. We discuss Davey Cadaver's artwork and inspirations and discuss with Ophelia Darkly how she is inspired by Davey's artwork to create companion dark fairy tale fiction pieces.

There is also some great discussion on marketing and drawing in an audience to encourage a very human and social experience. We also talk about what they do to make even a hands-off mail order transaction into a real intimate one on one personal buying experience.

All great stuff with two great people. So hit play because its #ZongerDay with Ophelia Darkly and Davey Cadaver!

 

The Coffee Monsters Kickstarter Campaign featuring the movie discussed in this weeks interview.

Nov 7, 2016

Hey Zongers, time to get aquainted with Barrio Bizarro with this weeks guest, Gabino Iglesias. Gabino has a very unique voice in the community and Bizzong took the opportunity to delve into what makes him tick.

Gabino is also one of the finalist for the Wonderland Book of the Year award at BizarroCon. His book Zero Saints is up against a bevy of other great Bizarro titles. This is a wonderful opporutnity to get to talk to one of the Wonderland Nominees leading up to the con in just two weeks.

So hit play because it is once again #ZongerDay

Oct 31, 2016
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It’s a scandal of a#ZongerDay with everybody’s favorite Suicide Girl and author of the forthcoming SHIT LUCK, Tiffany Scandal! That’s right Zongers, Tiffany will be unleashing her new book at BizarroCon this year and of ... Read More »

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Oct 24, 2016
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This week on Bizzong! risk-taking author and publisher, Vincenzo Bilof! It takes a certain amount of bravery to say I’m going to do something that flies in the face of convention and Vincenzo dares himself ... Read More »

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Oct 17, 2016
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Danger Slater has got his puppet skin on and he’s ready for you to do the same! This week on Bizzong! Podcast we talk about the Puppet Skin contest Danger Slater and Fungasam Press is ... Read More »

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Oct 11, 2016
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It’s time to step up and TESTIFY! Chuck Buda, author of Pay Up and Die, joins us on Bizzong! this week to discuss his love of bizarre fiction and his attempts at writing it. We ... Read More »

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Oct 3, 2016
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Oi, Oi, Oi Zongers, it’s time to get the Doc Martens out, rip the tag off and safety pin that sucker back on! Bizzong! goes punk with the author of Punk Rock Ghost Story, David ... Read More »

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Sep 26, 2016
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In The Beginning, God created Bizarro and it was good. God also created Kevin L. Donihe and he was good. Then God created Bizzong! Podcast and it was good. Hence, everything in the week’s episode ... Read More »

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Sep 19, 2016
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Get ready for the night shift Zongers! We’re going to stay up late with Max Booth, author of The Nightly Disease, They Might Be Demons and Toxicity (to name a few.) Max is also the ... Read More »

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Sep 12, 2016
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This week on Bizzong we ask ourselves, why are there so many songs about rainbows and why does author Madeleine Swann write books about them? That’s right Zongers, from the other side of the planet ... Read More »

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Sep 6, 2016
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You’re JRUNK! This week on Bizzong! we present the one and only Douglas Hackle, absurdist humorist bizarrist extraordinaire to the stars. This one is a long one Zongers so drive slowly and get a few ... Read More »

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Aug 29, 2016
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If you’re going to get poisoned, you may as well get poisoned slowly. So says this week’s guest on Bizzong! the one man band, Andrew Goldfarb. Another triple threat renaissance man of the Bizarro age! ... Read More »

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Aug 22, 2016
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Want a lesson in gonzo marketing Zongers? You may or may not have to come the right place! This week on Bizzong! we talk to G. Arthur Brown who has been making waves lately with ... Read More »

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