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Bizzong! The Weird and Wacky Fiction Podcast

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Bizzong! The Weird and Wacky 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 wei… read more

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Predictions : Mr. Frank : Bizzong! Podcast

November 8th, 2021

44:28

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank talks about The Wonderland Book of the Year Awards 2021 for Bizarro Books published in 2020. 

Predictions will be made. You better call your bookies!

#GiveUsTheGong

Episdode 255 : Mr. Frank

October 18th, 2021

28:48

 

Zongers, this is The Beginning of the End.

On January 8th, 2022, Bizzong! Pocast will bang #TheFinalGong with the last episode of the show.

This is the initial vision and details of that show. There will be more …

Britches : John Goodrich : Bizzong! Podcast

August 30th, 2021

1:00:41

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank welcomes author John Goodrich to the show to talk about his latest book, LITTLE BRITCHES. We also talk about his …

Lust Butcher : Lucy Leitner : Bizzong! Podcast

August 9th, 2021

1:03:11

This week on Bizzong! Lucy Leitner stops in to talk discuss how her funny form of horror wound up on an extreme horror imprint. Lucy has grabbed Godless by the horns and has shown how the to use the platform to …

Mental : Matt Clarke : Bizzong! Podcast

July 26th, 2021

1:05:50

This week on Bizzong! Bizarro author Matt Clarke joins Mr. Frank to talk about his new books, COFFIN DODGERS and THINGS WERE EASIER BEFORE YOU BECAME A GIANT FUCKING MANTIS. He talks about his love and the bizarro and …

Rant : Mr. Frank : Bizzong! Podcast

July 19th, 2021

54:17

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank flies solo. Having no guest this week offers Mr. Frank the opportunity to reflect on the current state of Bizarro …

Time and Place : Dawn Shea : Bizzong! Podcast

June 28th, 2021

1:14:03

This week's episode of Bizzong! is all about positioning yourself in the right place at the right time. D&T Publishing is the essence of placing their business at the right place at the right time. Dawn Shea of …

Scumbag : Lucas Milliron : Bizzong! Podcast

June 14th, 2021

1:06:27

This week on Bizzong! Lucas Milliron talks about his newest offering in the Godless Dot Com flagship series, F*cking Scumbags Burn in Hell. Lucas's …

Episode 249 : Ben Fitts

June 7th, 2021

1:00:10

This week on Bizzong! author Ben Fitts returns to Bizzong! to lay down the tracks for his new book, SNAILBUTTER. It's a coming-of-age story that …

Generations : Zakary McGaha : Bizzong! Podcast

June 2nd, 2021

1:00:01

This week on Bizzong! author Zakary McGaha returns to Bizzong! to talk about his new book, Fall Tinted Dorsal Fin.

Zakary shares his takes on generation gaps, his refocused intentions for his writing and his comfort …

VoiceTwo : Ron Gabaldon : Bizzong! Podcast

May 24th, 2021

1:22:58

 

When we last left Ron Gabaldon he was preparing to jump over a caged great white shark on his water skis while wearing a black leather motorcycle jacket. Will he survive his death defying leap? Find out this week on …

VoiceOne : Ron Gabaldon : Bizzong! Podcast

May 20th, 2021

1:15:59

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank is joined by the Voice of Death, Ron Gabaldon. Ron is an audiobook narrator, or more specifically, an an audiobook …

Twins : Joshua Chaplinsky : Bizzong! Podcast

May 12th, 2021

58:39

 

 

This week on Bizzong! author Joshua Chaplinsky returns to Bizzong! to discuss his new book, The Paradox Twins, a thought experiment, brought to life as a sci-fi oddity as only Joshua can tell. This is sound like …

Lice : Carver Pike : Bizzong! Podcast

April 26th, 2021

1:06:58

This week on Bizzong! extreme horror writer, Carver Pike joins Mr. Frank to talk about his new book, Scalp. Carver also talks about his double life as an erotic fiction author and his new life as 1/4th of the new …

Hammer : Kevin Strange : Bizzong! Podcast

April 19th, 2021

59:54

This week on Bizzong! Kevin Strange stops back into talk about his latest project, Cockhammer Lives! a 152 page graphic novel.

We discuss the challenges of writing longer comic book work. Improving over time. Getting …

Ninja : Brian Asman : Bizzong! Podcast

April 12th, 2021

1:05:51

This week on Bizzong! author Brian Asman sets out to change his skin and change his name. That's right, if Brian's new book, NUNCHUCK CITY pre-sells 1,000 books he's going to tattoo the cover on his body and if he …

Maggot : Simon McHardy : Bizzong! Podcast

April 5th, 2021

1:07:11

This week on Bizzong! Simon McHardy, author of Mother Maggot makes his podcast debuet with Mr. Frank.

Mother Maggot is the most extreme of the extreme. Simon McHardy talks about the struggle to keep Mother Maggot …

Slob : Aron Beauregard : Bizzong! Podcast

March 29th, 2021

59:47

Get out the the mop and bucket because this week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank is going to have to clean-up after guest Aron Beauregard's THE SLOB. Aron's book has been nominated for a 2021 SplatterPunk Award for Best Novella. 

Godless : Drew Stepek : Bizzong! Podcast

March 22nd, 2021

1:20:12

Y'all need to find god! Wait, no you don't you need to remain godless for this week's episode of Bizzong! because Mr. Frank welcomes guest Drew Stepek of the horror fiction website GODLESS.COM

Drew talks about why he …

Doctor : Benjamin Anthony : Bizzong! Podcast

March 1st, 2021

1:09:41

This week on Bizzong! noted Doctor of Divinity, Benjamin Anthony joins Mr. Frank to discuss his new peer reviewed thesis, Thick Comics (https://thickcomics.bigcartel.com)

Dr. Benjamin Anthony is an aspiring comic book …

Silver : Daniel J. Volpe : Bizzong! Podcast

February 22nd, 2021

1:07:50

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank deep dives in the extreme horror book, BILLY SILVER, with author Daniel J. Volpe. Daniel Volpe has been getting a …

Cruel : Wesley Southard : Bizzong! Podcast

February 1st, 2021

1:03:17

This week on Bizzong! Splatterpunk Award winning author, Wesley Southard joins Mr. Frank once again to discuss his new book, CRUEL SUMMER from Death's Head Press.

We also talk about COVID frustrations and the light at …

Hellmouth : John Wayne Comunale : Bizzong! Podcast

January 25th, 2021

1:08:30

Happy Birthday to this week's guest, John Wayne Comunale. What better way does John Wayne like to spend his birthday that hanging out with Mr. Frank and the Zongers. This is just like when the birthday kid brought …

Fest : Julia Platz-Halter : Bizzong! Podcast

January 18th, 2021

57:59

This week on Bizzong! author Julia Platz-Halter joins Mr. Frank to talk about her brand of Bizarro Fiction, her style and the unique voice she …

Splatter Romance : Ryan Harding and Lucas Mangum : Bizzong! Podcast

January 11th, 2021

48:20

This week on Bizzong! the deadly duo of extreme horror, Ryan Harding and Lucas Mangum join Mr. Frank to talk about their new collaborative effort, …

Dumbwaiter : Sal Cangemi : Bizzong! Podcast

January 4th, 2021

54:34

Happy New Year Zongers!

Let's kick off 2021 correct and bring a new face to the new year. This week, Mr. Frank welcomes Sal Cangemi, author of The Demon, the Dumbwaiter and the Douchebag, from Hellbound Books. Sal …

Bye 2020 : Mr. Frank : Bizzong! Podcast

December 14th, 2020

43:44

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank bid adieu to 2020.

First I go over the nominees for this year's Wonderland Book of the Year Awards which will be presented virtually on December 23, 2020.

Then I countdown my own …

Deep One : JC Walsh : Bizzong! Podcast

November 30th, 2020

1:04:15

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank finally drags in J.C. Walsh from the depths to talk about his new story collection, WITHIN THE ABYSS. We also go …

Plague : Meg Smith : Bizzong! Podcast

November 23rd, 2020

51:34

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank welcomes veteran journalist, poet and fiction writer Meg Smith to talk about her new short story collection, THE …

Dreamworld : Jon Bassoff : Bizzong! Podcast

November 16th, 2020

54:03

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank is joined by the author of the latest Eraserhead Press release, Captain Clive's Dreamworld. Jon Bassoff is a seasoned writer who has come up with something a little left of center and …

Growl : John Baltisberger : Bizzong! Podcast

November 9th, 2020

1:08:06

This week on Bizzong! John Baltisberger joins Mr. Frank to talk about the myriad projects he has going on. John runs Madness Heart Press, a rising star in indie press. He is also a fantastic writer in his own right, …

Bizzoror : Pastorella and Wilson : Bizzong! Podcast

November 3rd, 2020

1:35:43

This week on Bizzong! It's THIS IS BIZZOROR! Where Bizzong! mashes it up with Michael David Wilson and Bob Pastorella of This is Horror Podcast to …

Dinosaur : Lucas Mangum : Bizzong! Podcast

October 26th, 2020

51:01

This week on Bizzong! Lucas Mangum returns to chat with Mr. Frank about his new book, EXTINCTION PEAK, from Madness Heart Press. They also discuss his part in Grindhouse Press's HORRORAMA and an upcoming project with …

Boinking : Brian Asman and Danger Slater : Bizzong! Podcast

October 19th, 2020

53:38

Exclusively this week on Bizzong! Brain Asman and Danger Slater join Mr. Frank to reveal the table of contents for the forthcoming anthology, …

Weed Card : Kevin Strange : Bizzong! Podcast

October 12th, 2020

1:11:37

This week on Bizzong! Kevin Strange joins Mr. Frank once again to talk about his all new creative endeavor, STRANGEVILLE SMOKE WEED: Card Game.

Mr. Frank digs in with Strange to learn about what it takes to create game …

Burger : Jesse Guillon : Bizzong! Podcast

October 5th, 2020

55:51

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank heads back downunder to talk to author Jesse Guillon. Jesse discussed the rerelease of his book, THE DUDE MYTHOLOGY. He also talks about his Bizarro classic, FOOD VS. EVIL: An Angry …

Metastasized : Charles Austin Muir : Bizzong! Podcast

September 28th, 2020

1:08:22

This week on Bizzong! Charles Austin Muir returns to the show to talk about his new collection, SLIPPERY WHEN METASTASIZED. He explains the …

Neo Western : Marc Cavella : Bizzong! Podcast

September 21st, 2020

57:22

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank puts on his Stetson and shit kicker boots to learn about Neo Westerns with author Marc Cavella. Marc talks about his book, TABERNACLE and this unique style of western storytelling. …

Punk Princess : Sarah Karasek : Bizzong! Podcast

September 14th, 2020

47:55

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank chats with New Bizarro Author Series author, Sarah Karasek. Sarah talks about her new book, The Little Punk Rock Princess and the road to getting the book with Eraserhead Press' New …

Standalone : Paul Michael Anderson : Bizzong! Podcast

September 8th, 2020

1:07:45

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank is joined by guest author Paul Michael Anderson to discuss his newest release from Perpetual Motion Machine …

Photograph : Phil LoPresti : Bizzong! Podcast

August 31st, 2020

56:46

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank welcomes author Phil LoPresti to the show. Phil discusses his new book, The Things We Bury, from Nihilism Revised. Its a dark book that continues his tradition of unique, dark, …

Indie Rock : Zakary McGaha : Bizzong! Podcast

August 25th, 2020

1:06:44

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank welcomes Zakary McGaha, author of Indie Rock Cabin and Dinosaurs and Potted Plants. 

Mr. Frank discusses how …

Appalachia : Tony Evans : Bizzong! Podcast

August 17th, 2020

50:35

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank hikes it up into Appalachia country to pow wow with Tony Evans. Tony discusses his brand of folksy horror and what …

Popcorn : Hansi Oppenheimer : Bizzong! Podcast

August 10th, 2020

50:11

Hey Zongers! Pop the popcorn because this week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank welcomes Hansi Oppenheimer, director of the Joe Lansdale documentary, ALL HAIL THE POPCORN KING.

Hansi discusses her love of Lansdale, her …

Sabbath : Sam Richard : Bizzong! Podcast

August 3rd, 2020

1:12:45

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank welcomes back Sam Richards of Weird Punk Books. Sam returns to talk about his new novella, Sabbath of the Fox Devils. Also, he gives us the latest dirt on all the delicious fiction Weird …

Gunt : Gerald Dean Rice : Bizzong! Podcast

July 27th, 2020

1:00:01

This week on Bizzong! Gerald Dean Rice returns to the show to talk about gunts, pitch parties, agents and magic. Gerald has been a busy beaver since his last appearance so there is a lot of ground to cover.

Mr. Frank …

Sui Generis : Ben Arzate : Bizzong! Podcast

July 20th, 2020

54:33

Welcome back to the weirdest, wackiest show on Earth! Mr. Frank has been on vacation but he's brought back a souvenier for you fine Zongers, this week's guest, Ben Arzate.

Ben chats about his unique new book, Dr. Sodom …

Bumper : Leigham Shardlow : Bizzong! Podcast

June 29th, 2020

50:32

HeyZongers! Welcome back for another round of Bizzong! where Mr. Frank invites back British Bizarro author, Leigham Shardlow. Leigham discusses the freshly released BUMPER BOOK OF BRITISH BIZARRO.

Leigham also touches …

Quiet : Jeremy Maddux : Bizzong! Podcast

June 22nd, 2020

1:02:14

You read that right Zongers! This week on Bizzong! host of The Quiet Place, Jeremy Maddux sits down with Mr. Frank for a candid interview about where he's been and where he's going. Jeremy is a veritable historian of …

Econoclash : JD Graves : Bizzong! Podcast

June 15th, 2020

1:02:27

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank is joined by the Editor-in-Chief of Econoclash Review, JD Graves. JD pow-wows about the mission of Econoclash Review, his motivations for starting a literary magazine and the various …

Zunk Rock : Mark Zirbel : Bizzong! Podcast

June 1st, 2020

1:03:38

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank sits down with Mark Zirbel, author of Cyber Punk Zombie Jihad from Nihilism Revised. We discuss the road that Cyber Punk Zombie Jihad took to becoming its own book from a stand alone …

Back Words : Luke Kondor : Bizzong! Podcast

May 27th, 2020

1:06:12

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank welcomes author, podcaster, game developer and all around swell fella, Luke Kondor to discuss his new book One to Five Million: Lessons Learned From Podcasting in My Pants When Nobody …

MewTwo : Garvan Giltinan : Bizzong! Podcast

May 20th, 2020

59:23

Top O' the mornin' to ya Zongers! This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank has a chat with the ex-patriot from Dublin, Garvan Giltinan. We talk about his new book from Thicke & Vaney, Titty Kitties! 

The story behind the …

Mud : Jo Quenell : Bizzong! Podcast

May 11th, 2020

57:01

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank is joined by the author of THE MUD BALLAD, Jo Quenell! Jo's new book is from Weirdpunk Books, known for their …

Sequel : Jay Slayton Joslin : Bizzong! Podcast

May 4th, 2020

50:09

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank welcomes first time guest, Jay Slayton Joslin to discuss his new book with CLASH Books, Sequelland. But Jay Slayton Joslin is not new to the writing scene. We discuss his previous work …

Cursed : Michael David Wilson : Bizzong! Podcast

April 27th, 2020

1:21:07

This Is Bizzong! welcomes host of This is Horror, Michael David Wilson to discuss his deut novella from Perpetual Motion Machine, The Girl in the Video. Its an honor to finally be able to talk to the voice of This is …

200 : Danger Slater : Bizzong! Podcast

April 20th, 2020

1:18:57

Hooray! It's Episode 200 Zongers! Host Mr. Frank welcomes back Bizzong's very first guest, Danger Slater to make air horn noises and celebrate the milestone episode.

Put on your party hats and crack open the party …

Bloody Peach : Grady Hendrix : Bizzong! Podcast

April 13th, 2020

1:19:14

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank talks to the author of THE SOUTHERN BOOK CLUB'S GUIDE TO SLAYING VAMPIRES, Grady Hendrix. Grady discusses the new book before Mr. Frank takes him on a trip down memory land to discuss …

Horticulture : Duncan P. Bradshaw : Bizzong! Podcast

April 6th, 2020

57:10

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank welcomes back the great botanist, Sir Duncan P. Bradshaw to discuss his new book DON'T SMELL THE FLOWERS! THEY WANT TO STEAL YOUR BONES! Its a cautionary tales about the dangers of …

Edging : Max Booth III : Bizzong! Podcast

March 30th, 2020

1:00:24

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank questions Max Booth III as he edges his way to glory. Max talks about his new book from Fangoria, CARNIVOROUS LUNAR ACTIVITIES. Then the dynamic duo talk about all the goings on with …

Influencer : Leo X Robertson : Bizzong! Podcast

March 23rd, 2020

1:09:05

This week on Bizzong! the host of Losing The Plot Podcast, Leo X. Robertson joins Mr. Frank to discuss his new book, GREEV, coming soon from Nihilism Revised. The podcast duo also discuss examining the world around …

Workshop : Garrett Cook : Bizzong! Podcast

March 9th, 2020

1:14:31

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank is joined once again by Garrett Cook to discuss a myriad of topics including upcoming releases, the editing process of an editor, writing workshops, and state of the current bizarro and …

Hanover : Gregor Xane : Bizzong! Podcast

March 2nd, 2020

1:05:47

 

This week on Bizzong! past guest Gregor Xane returns to talk about the new book in his Hanover Block series, Son of Hanover Block. Mr. Frank and …

C0cksucker : Lucas Milliron : Bizzong! Podcast

February 24th, 2020

54:21

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank is joined by the author of the new book from Grindhouse Press . Seriously Lucas?! You're going to make Bizzong! get the entire Pr0ject Entertainment Network thrown off of iTunes again. 

Fish : Ben DeVos : Bizzong! Podcast

February 17th, 2020

56:32

This week on Bizzong! author of Human Fish, Ben DeVos joins Mr. Frank to talk about his new NBAS book from Eraserhead Press and the tribulations …

Elaine : Ben Arzate : Bizzong! Podcast

February 10th, 2020

57:48

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank is joined once again by guest Ben Arzate. Ben is back to talk about his new book coming out with Atlatl Press, ELAINE. He also talks about the success of his previous book, The Story of …

Madness : Wesley Southard : Bizzong! Podcast

January 20th, 2020

1:01:46

This week on Bizzong! host Mr. Frank is joined by Wesley Southard, author of Resisting Madness from Death's Head Press. Wesley discusses the new …

Cycle : John Wayne Comunale : Bizzong! Podcast

January 13th, 2020

1:08:16

This week on Bizzong! host Mr. Frank welcomes back a fixture on the podcast, John Wayne Comunale to do some more lying. John Wayne lies to Mr. Frank about his new book, THE CYCLE, from Groundhouse Press. He also lies …

AMA II : Mr. Frank : Bizzong! Podcast

January 7th, 2020

40:51

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank kicks of 2020 with a new Bizzong! AMA. All the questions you didn't realize you needed the answers to and still don't after listening to the show!

 

#GiveUsTheGong

2019 : Mr. Frank : Bizzong! Podcast

December 30th, 2019

24:09

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank closes out the year that was 2019 with his top 5 Bizarro reads of the year. Who will make the list? What does your list look like? Compare and contrast. Let's start a riot!

Happy 2020 …

Yeezus : Joshua Chaplinsky : Bizzong! Podcast

December 19th, 2019

1:04:36

This week on Bizzong! host Mr. Frank welcomes the one and only Joshua Chaplinsky, author of the new release from Clash Books, Whispers in the Ear of a Dreaming Ape.

Joshua takes on on his journey in writing. We talk …

Hair : John Quick : Bizzong! Podcast

December 9th, 2019

1:02:24

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank welcomes a guest with the most luxurious, flowing, gorgeous, breathtaking hair ever to grace a book. No! It's not Fabio. Even better, its John Quick!

John Quick joins Bizzong! to discuss …

Badger : Matthew Quinn : Bizzong! Podcast

December 2nd, 2019

58:25

This week on Bizzong! host Mr. Frank welcomes the author of the new Deadite Press book, LITTLE PEOPLE BIG GUNS. Matthew sits down with Mr. Frank to talk about the new book, one of the final Jeff Burk curated books for …

Gwendy : Richard Chizmar : Bizzong! Podcast

November 25th, 2019

1:10:08

This week on Bizzong! host Mr. Frank is joined by none other than Richard Chizmar. Richard is the owner of the esteemed Cemetery Dance Magazine and …

Discord : Mr. Frank : Bizzong! Podcast

November 12th, 2019

26:08

 

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank gathers all the Zongers around the camp fire to get cozy and check in on the world of weird and wacky fiction. Mr. Frank talks about Brian Keene talking about Chizine. Then a quick …

PKD : Dickheads Podcast : Bizzong! Podcast

November 6th, 2019

1:14:00

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank welcomes the hosts of The Dickheads Podcast, David Agranoff and Langhorn J. Tweed (Anthony Trevino was off doing the other guys bidding.) Agranoff and Larry discuss what the Philip K. …

Vamp : Chandler Morrison : Bizzong! Podcast

October 28th, 2019

57:56

This week on Bizzong! we are graced with the presence of Chandler Morrison once more. Chandler is back to talk about his new book, UNTIL THE SUN, due out on Halloween day from Death's Head Press.

In this episode, Mr. …

Atlatl : Andersen Prunty : Bizzong! Podcast

October 21st, 2019

1:20:16

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank is joined by esteemed guest, Andersen Prunty. Andersen talks about his history in writing and publishing. He also discusses what drives his work and that one crazy time he took on book …

Research : Amy Vaughn : Bizzong! Podcast

October 14th, 2019

50:28

This week on Bizzong! host Mr. Frank is joined by a rising force in bizarre and weird fiction, Amy Vaughn. Amy discusses the level or research that goes into her writing and the fruits of her labor. Also, Amy talks …

Transmutation : Kevin Strange : Bizzong! Podcast

October 7th, 2019

1:25:26

This week on Bizzong! Kevin Strange is back to discuss the completion of his comic book trilogy: DEAD SHIT. A project he came on Bizzong! to talk about back in March has seen itself through to the end. There is another …

WeirdPunk : Sam Richard : Bizzong! Podcast

September 30th, 2019

1:14:39

 

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank is joined by the one and only Sam Richard of Weird Punk Books! Sam finally has a million reasons to join us on Bizzong! and talk about all his work past, present and future.

There is …

Miller Time : Chris Miller : Bizzong! Podcast

September 23rd, 2019

50:09

 

Pour yourself a cold one because its Miller time this week on Bizzong! And the dad jokes only get worse from there as Mr. Frank is joined by this …

Preliminaries 2018 : Mr. Frank : Bizzong! Podcast

September 17th, 2019

53:20

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank picks over the preliminary ballot for the 2018 Wonderland Book of the Year Award. Have the powers that be that …

PC3 : Patrick C Harrison III : Bizzong! Podcast

September 9th, 2019

47:55

 

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank is joined by the other half of Death's Head Press, Patrick C. Harrison III (or PC3 as all the cool kids say.) …

Poltergeist : Anna Hayward : Bizzong! Podcast

September 5th, 2019

1:01:29

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank is joined by the owner of Poltergeist Press, Anna Hayward. Anna is running a press that is doing some very unique …

Killennials : Marty Beckerman : Bizzong! Podcast

August 26th, 2019

1:13:39

This week on Bizzong! host Mr. Frank is sits down with Alaska's favorite son, Marty Beckerman. Marty Beckerman is the author of the dark comedy, KILLENNIALS. Join Mr. Frank as he breaks down Marty Beckerman's writing …

Pixel Boy : S.T. Cartledge : Bizzong! Podcast

August 19th, 2019

54:36

This week on Bizzong! Australian Bizarro S.T. Cartledge brings us updates from Down Under. Shane sits down with Mr. Frank to discuss his latest release along with news and teasers for his forthcoming release on …

STC2019 : Shelly Rosamilia : Bizzong! Podcast

August 15th, 2019

1:01:09

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank is joined by special guest, Shelly Rosamilia to help recap the fun and madness at Scares That Care 2019, including the Bizarro Power Hour featuring readings and performances from SIX …

Foster : Chad Lutzke : Bizzong! Podcast

August 5th, 2019

1:13:28

 

This week on Bizzong! host Mr. Frank sits down with Chad Lutzke, author of the upcoming hardcover edition for OF FOSTER HOMES AND FLIES from …

Infernal : Christine Morgan : Bizzong! Podcast

July 29th, 2019

53:31

"Vikings are my jam." -Christine Morgan

This week on Bizzong! Christine Morgan talks about her latest releases, working with Ed Lee, creative outlets and working through her serious health issues. An exciting and …

Ketchup : Mr. Frank : Bizzong! Podcast

July 25th, 2019

24:56

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank provides some mid-year updates on the state of things and things you should know and how much you know about The …

AMA : Mr. Frank : Bizzong! Podcast

July 16th, 2019

1:06:33

 

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank answers poignant question from some of the many fine Zongers out there who have queries, curiosities and downright oddball questions that can only be answered by your beloved host.

Nerd : David Barbee : Bizzong! Podcast

July 1st, 2019

1:02:13

This week on Bizzong! author David Barbee retuns to discuss deep frying Nerds, Cowboys, Hornswogglers and evil, Vermicious Kinids!

We are the dreamers of dreams Zongers! Don't ever lose sight of that. I know David …

Phoenix : Chandler Morrison : Bizzong! Podcast

June 25th, 2019

1:45:50

This week on Bizzong! author Chandler Morrison chats with Mr. Frank about being the center of the Bizarro Con controversy and how he handled to infamy. He also dishes on the book that is the source material of his …

Impossible : Danger Slater : Bizzong! Podcast

June 17th, 2019

1:11:38

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank is joined by an Impossible guest who wrote and Impossible book about an Impossible man and his Impossible son who tell the Impossible story of IMPOSSIBLE JAMES as written by the …

Dig Doug : Douglas Hackle : Bizzong! Podcast

June 11th, 2019

1:06:46

 

This week on Bizzong! Hackle shoves his hand up the dummy's bum and makes it talk. Don't tell nobody that the dummy is Mr. Frank.

Get the stink fist this week on Bizzong!

#GiveUsTheGong

Penny : Matt Hayward and Robert Ford : Bizzong! Podcast

June 3rd, 2019

56:54

This week on Bizzong! its double trouble when Mr. Frank is joined by Matt Hayward and Robert Ford to dish on their new collaboration, A PENNY FOR …

Fittness : Ben Fitts : Bizzong! Podcast

May 28th, 2019

1:05:51

 

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank welcomes the creator of The Rock 'N Roll Horror Zine, Ben Fitts. Ben talks about his hot zine and the vision and …

The Y : Ben Arzate : Bizzong! Podcast

May 20th, 2019

55:21

This week on Bizzong! author Ben Arzate suffers through several mispronunciations of his name by host, Mr. Frank, to present to you fine Zongers his new book, The Story of the Y from Cabal Books. Cabal is a Thicke and …

Melted : Gerald Dean Rice : Bizzong! Podcast

May 14th, 2019

52:14

 

 

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank is joined by author Gerald Dean Rice to talk about his history in publishing, zombies and monsters and his new found enjoyment of bizarre and weird fiction.

His new book, Part Time …

Engine : Lucas Mangum : Bizzong! Podcast

May 6th, 2019

51:21

This week on Bizzong! Gods of the Dark Web author, Lucas Mangum joins Mr. Frank to talk about the direction of his writing in the wake of the success of Gods of the Dark Web. They also discuss the future of tech horror …

Section 31 : Jeff Burk : Bizzong! Podcast

April 29th, 2019

1:53:18

This week on Bizzong! Jeff Burk joins Mr. Frank to discuss the incident at Bizarro Con that led to his ouster from Deadite Press and all that will …

Thowe : Christopher Lesko : Bizzong! Podcast

April 22nd, 2019

58:30

This week on Bizzong! Christopher Lesko returns to Bizzong! to chat with Mr. Frank about his new book Victim 666. We also dive into his creativity and ingenuity in creating his book covers.

So get your black mass …

Head : Jarod Barbee : Bizzong! Podcast

April 15th, 2019

53:10

 

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank welcomes co-founder of Death's Head Press, Jarod Barbee! The duo discuss the origins of Death' Head Press, the secret to their early success and how the press envisions Bizarro Fiction.

TeeVee : John Wayne Comunale : Bizzong! Podcast

April 8th, 2019

59:38

This week on Bizzong! long time friend-of-the-show John Wayne Comunale returns to talk about his new book, AS SEEN ON TV.

John Wayne pow-wows with Mr. Frank about being a workhorse, staying original and reveals what As …

Happy : Kirk Jones : Bizzong! Podcast

April 2nd, 2019

1:14:10

 

Class is in session Zongers! Please be seated and give your undivided attention to your professor this week, Kirk Jones, author of F*#k Happiness. …

Clerk : Brian Asman : Bizzong! Podcast

March 26th, 2019

1:03:17

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank welcomes the first of the 2019 New Bizarro Author Series writers, Brian Asman. Brain is the author of the NBAS 2019 book, I'M NOT EVEN SUPPOSED TO BE HERE TODAY. Listen in as Brian …

Comics : Kevin Strange : Bizzong! Podcast

March 19th, 2019

1:47:43

This week's episode of Bizzong! is brought to you by:

I'M NOT EVEN SUPPOSED TO BE HERE TODAY by Brian Asman.

Now Available!

 

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank welcomes back long, lost guest Kevin Strange. Strange …

Prompt : Delphine Quinn : Bizzong! Podcast

March 12th, 2019

47:40

 

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank is joined by the lovely Delphine Quinn, one of the exceptional contributors to the And Hell Followed Anthology …

Authorpreneur : Russell Holbrook : Bizzong!

March 4th, 2019

53:18

 

 

This week on Bizzong! host Mr. Frank is joined by Russell Holbrook author of the new memoir and poetry book, Heroine is the Answer. Russell …

Limbs : Tim Meyer : Bizzong! Podcast

February 25th, 2019

44:11

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank is joined by the author of LIMBS, Tim Meyer. Tim discusses working with the folks at Grindhouse, how the book came …

Devil Inside : Mark Cain : Bizzong! Podcast

February 18th, 2019

47:47

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank welcomes Comedy Horror writer, Mark Cain. Mark is the author of the popular Circles In Hell series. Mark discusses …

Detroit : BL Daniels : Bizzong! Podcast

February 11th, 2019

47:45

 

 

Bizzong! returns as Mr. Frank welcomes author of Detroit 2020, BL Daniels. The interview revolves around the concept of updating existing …

Laugh : Jeff Strand : Bizzong! Podcast

February 4th, 2019

1:03:48

This week on Bizzong! Comedy Horror writer Jeff Strand joins Mr. Frank to talk about the challenges to writing horror comedies. Jeff talks about when to sell out and when to stay true to yourself. Writing to markets …

Zine : Ira Rat : Bizzong! Podcast

January 28th, 2019

50:59

The Zine Scene in 2019!

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank declares 2019 the year of the Bizarro Zine Scene. It's been slowly snowballing and this year Zines have arrived in the weird world of Bizarro. Case in point is …

Muscle : Charles Austin Muir : Bizzong! Podcast

January 22nd, 2019

1:05:44

 

This week on Bizzong! the author of CLASH Books latest release, This Is A Horror Book, Charles Austin Muir joins Mr. Frank. Listen in as Mr. Frank marvels over Charles Austin Muir's long, storied writing career, his …

Shift : Mr. Frank : Bizzong! Podcast

January 15th, 2019

28:31

 

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank returns for another solo stint. There is Bizarro Con 11 talk. There is anniversary talk. There is talk about a new …

2018 : Mr. Frank : Bizzong! Podcast

December 26th, 2018

43:56

Mr. Frank recaps the year 2018 in bizarre and weird fiction. Including an observation about the Wonderland Book of the Year awards, bizarre and weird fiction moving forward and Mr. Frank's own top 5 Bizarro Books of …

Headcheese : Jess Hagemann : Bizzong! Podcast

December 17th, 2018

1:04:06

 

 

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank welcomes the author of one of the most anticipated weird releases of 2018, Jess Hagemann, author of the amputee fetish book, HEADCHEESE.

Jess Hagemann has been making waves with the …

SciFun : Matt Maxwell : Bizzong! Podcast

December 11th, 2018

46:23

 

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank chit chats with weird Sci-Fi(ish) author, Matt Maxwell. Matt is the author of the new release, QUEEN OF NO TOMORROWS. In addition to his Sci-Fi(ish) books, Matt is also the creator of …

Ridiculous : Duncan Bradshaw : Bizzong! Podcast

December 3rd, 2018

54:50

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank is joined by zombie writer turned bizarro lunatic, Duncan Bradshaw. Duncan talks about his transmutation from zombies to vacuums. Duncan is a dedicated artist and his latest book, Mr. …

Crime : Shawn Koch : Bizzong! Podcast

November 26th, 2018

54:08

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank is joined by New Bizarro Author Series writer, Shawn Koch. Shawn is promoting his new book, the final offering for 2018 in the NBAS, Crime of the Scene.

Shawn discusses social anxiety, …

Poppy : William Perk : Bizzong! Podcast

November 19th, 2018

42:49

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank welcomes guest William Perk, author of the new book, Killing Poppy from Apocalypse Party Press. Is William Perk the new Jeremy Robert Johnson? Listen and find out for yourself, this …

Meow : Kitty Glitter : Bizzong! Podcast

November 12th, 2018

59:44

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank welcomes an artist who's voice has been silenced. Kitty Glitter is an independent writer who has had their work …

Barnies : Boden and Lutzke : Bizzong! Podcast

November 5th, 2018

51:20

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank is joined by the dynamic duo of horror, John Boden and Chad Lutzke. Both writers are powerhouses on their own and now they've teamed up to present a marvelous achievement in modern …

Correction : Sean M. Thompson : Bizzong! Podcast

October 29th, 2018

1:09:58

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank is joined once again by Sean M. Thompson, author of Farmington Correctional. Sean makes his triumphant return since his stink as part of the New Bizarro Author Series.

Sean talks about …

Body : Brendan Vidito : Bizzong! Podcast

October 22nd, 2018

46:47

 

Mr. Frank gets broken apart and put back together with this week's guest, body horror author, Brendan Vidito. Brendan joins Mr. Frank to talk …

Crisis : Garrett Cook : Bizzong! Podcast

October 16th, 2018

1:00:37

Welcome my friends to the show that never ends except that it does, typically after about an hour. This week, before the show ends, Mr. Frank is joined by author of CRISIS BOY, Garrett Cook. Garrett delves deep into …

Goodbye : Ben Arzate : Bizzong! Podcast

October 8th, 2018

54:09

I don't know why you say Goodbye, I say Hello Zongers!

This week Mr. Frank is joined by Ben Arzate, author of the new book from Nihilism Revised, The Complete Idiot's Guide To Saying Goodbye.

Ben and Mr. Frank discuss …

Flat Earth : Jeff O'Brien : Bizzong! Podcast

October 1st, 2018

55:13

Join Mr. Frank this week as he welcomes very special guest, Jeff O'Brien who has transformed himself from the well known bizarro author of such books as Big Boobenstein and Byron The Barbarian to noted chronicler of …

Good Humor : Paul Lubaczewski : Bizzong! Podcast

September 24th, 2018

1:01:49

 

A new system of booking guests has led to this week's new guest, author Paul Lubaczewski! Paul is the smartest comedian I know, combining literary …

Falling : Leigham Shardlow : Bizzong! Podcast

September 10th, 2018

49:42

 

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank welcomes New Bizarro Author Series author, Leigham Shardlow. Leigham is the author of Fell Beauties which is due out September 15th from Eraserhead Press as part of their long running …

Bomb : Autumn Christian : Bizzong! Podcast

August 27th, 2018

56:53

 

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank welcomes author Autumn Christian author of Girl Like a Bomb, Ecstatic Inferno and Crooked God Machine. Autumn talk …

Alive 2 : Zongers : Bizzong! Podcast

August 13th, 2018

48:13

 

Bizzong! Live from Scares That Care 2018 presented in its entirety!

Join Mr. Frank as he plays Bizarro Game show host featuring Zonger contestants from the live audience: Wiley Young, Lucas Milliron, Ryan Miller, …

Celebrity : Mr. Frank : Bizzong! Podcast

August 8th, 2018

40:25

 

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank recaps his experience at Scares That Care Charity Weekend 2018.

A memorable weekend for the best of reasons, Fighting Real Monsters.

 

 

Professor : Andrew James Stone : Bizzong! Podcast

July 30th, 2018

1:00:41

 

This week on Bizzong, the return of Andrew James Stone, just as the prophecy foretold!

Mr. Frank chats with Andrew Stone about his latest release …

Noise : Justin Mank : Bizzong! Podcast

July 23rd, 2018

54:40

 

This week on Bizzong! author of Innermind Musclebound, Just Mank joins Mr. Frank to talk about Justin's writing style, his poetry and his latest foray into experimental prose.

In addition to writing, Just Mank is …

Æther : Kirk Jones : Bizzong! Podcast

July 16th, 2018

51:50

 

 

This week on Bizzong, Mr. Frank is joined by a guest who is long overdue. The author of ÆtherChrist, Die Empty and others, the rising star, Kirk Jones. Kirk has been in and around the Bizarro scene for many years …

Blocked : CV Hunt : Bizzong! Podcast

July 9th, 2018

1:17:34

 

This week on Bizzong! author and head editor at Grindhouse Press, C.V. Hunt joins Mr. Frank to talk about her new book, Cockblock. She also discusses getting a German translation release of one of her titles.

Then …

Scummer : John Wayne Comunale : Bizzong! Podcast

July 2nd, 2018

56:39

This week on Bizzong! the author of the summer sizzler, SCUMMER, John Wayne Comunale chillaxes with Mr. Frank to talk about the new book.

Also, Mr. Frank discusses the dedication to weekly podcasting and the healing …

Bugs : George Billions : Bizzong! Podcast

June 25th, 2018

54:09

Welcome Zongers to another fine edition of Bizzong! This week, Mr. Frank invites George Billions on to Bizzong! to discuss his book, BUYING ILLEGAL BUGS WITH BITCOIN. A book Mr. Frank gave his first 5 star rating to in …

Flash : David Atkinson : Bizzong! Podcast

June 18th, 2018

1:07:19

This week, surrealist (and bizarro) author David Atkinson joins Mr. Frank on Bizzong! to talk about the art of flash fiction and what it means to be …

Hatch : Austin James : Bizzong! Podcast

June 11th, 2018

56:30

 

This week on Bizzong! Podcast, Mr. Frank has a little pow-wow with the author of The Drip Drop Prophet and Other Stories, Mr. Austin James (Hatch).

We discuss how he came to work with one of the up and coming presses …

Winnie : Katy Michelle Quinn : Bizzong! Podcast

June 4th, 2018

50:41

 

Welcome back to another big Bizzong! show. This week Mr. Frank brings you another New Bizarro Author Series writer. The author of WINNIE, Katy Michelle Quinn. Katy has been around the bizarro community for quite some …

Text : Caleb Wilson : Bizzong! Podcast

May 29th, 2018

58:48

 

This week on Bizzong! New Bizarro Author Series participant, Caleb Wilson joins the show to discuss his NBAS 2018 book, Polymer. Caleb talks about …

Eraserhead : Rose O'Keefe : Bizzong! Podcast

May 21st, 2018

1:21:30

 

This week, Bizzong! finally puts its interviewing hat back on and talks to the head editor at Eraserhead Press, Rose O'Keefe. We discuss Eraserhead's current open submission call, book marketing, living life as a …

On Tour : Mr. Frank : Bizzong! Podcast

May 15th, 2018

41:49

 

Welcome back to the weirdest show on the webternets, Bizzong! This week, host Mr. Frank dishes more weird news. Also Mr. Frank is currently on tour with the Beers N' Fears Brewery Tour. Listen in to find out if Mr. …

Gnews : Mr. Frank : Bizzong! Podcast

April 30th, 2018

29:23

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank finds just enough of his voice to get through an episode of the finest podcast about the Bizarre and Weird. Mr. Frank kicks off with another round of weird news from around the world.

Weird News : Mr. Frank : Bizzong! Podcast

April 16th, 2018

37:30

This week on Bizzong! Host, Mr. Frank, brings you up-to-the-minute news coverage. Mr. Frank digs deep into the news wires to cull the best of all …

Revision : S.C. Burke : Bizzong! Podcast

April 9th, 2018

1:02:29

Nihilism ain't just a river in Egypt Zongers (or is that the Nile or maybe denile? This joke is getting confusing.) This week on Bizzong! author and publisher S.C. Burke joins the show to discuss what the publisher, …

Kosher : Maxwell Bauman : Bizzong! Podcast

March 26th, 2018

54:04

Mazel Tov Zongers! I hope you've all brought your Kosher salt because we are going to get cooking this week with Maxwell Bauman and his ANARCHIST KOSHER COOKBOOK from Clash Books.

Listen as we learn all about the …

Satoshi : Michael Allen Rose : Bizzong! Podcast

March 19th, 2018

1:20:01

What is a Satoshi you ask? Well if you don't know, check out the podcast Unreasonably Handsome, co-hosted with this week's guest, Michael Allen Rose.

Michael is an artist, author and entertainer (and that's only …

Babylon Two : Jeff Burk : Bizzong! Podcast

March 12th, 2018

1:43:50

Welcome back to Bizzong! When we last left Jeff Burk, author and head editor of Deadite Press, he was on a pair of water skis while still sporting his trademark denim jacket. He was also about to hit a ski jump ramp …

Babylon One : Jeff Burk : Bizzong! Podcast

March 5th, 2018

1:32:08

 

Bizzong is doing something not done before in its history. We are launching a two part interview Zongers! And who else would be the cause of a two …

16mm : Nick Cato : Bizzong! Podcast

February 26th, 2018

58:42

 

This week on Bizzong! author Nick Cato joins us once again to talk about his upcoming novella, DEATH WITCH from Dynatox Ministries. We also talk about Nick's work with Horror Fiction Review. HFR is a fantastic book …

Bloke : Zak A. Ferguson : Bizzong! Podcast

February 19th, 2018

1:00:22

 

Hey Zongers! Time for another trip around the Bizarro globe. This time we're headed back to the UK to talk to Zak A. Ferguson. Zak is the author of several transgressive books with the Bizarro flair as well as one …

One Hundred : Zongers : Bizzong! Podcast

February 12th, 2018

1:03:27

 

This is the one hundredth episode of Bizzong! The Bizarre and Weird Fiction Podcast. It is presented for you, The Zongers by you, The Zongers. 

Let's all celebrate what we love. Thanks Zongers for making this show …

Wonder : Danger Slater : Bizzong! Podcast

February 5th, 2018

1:24:23

The 99th Episode of Bizzong features the 2017 Recipient of the Wonderland Book of the Year Award, Danger Slater. Danger talks about his moment at BizarroCon when he won the award and how it affected him. More …

InXane : Gregor Xane : Bizzong! Podcast

January 30th, 2018

1:20:42

Class is in session Zongers! Please be seated and ready to learn! This week's lesson is on writer Gregor Xane. We're are going to learn all about Gregor Xane and his writing and influences and opinions. The best part? …

Playboy : Lucas Mangum : Bizzong! Podcast

January 22nd, 2018

55:02

This week on Bizzong! Podcast, our guest Lucan Mangum talks about what its like to live life like a jet setter in the Bizarro literary scene. He discusses Illuminati like gatherings of the world's most eminant figures …

Night Moves : Jeff O'Brien : Bizzong! Podcast

January 15th, 2018

1:17:10

The staple of Bizzong! Jeff O'Brien returns once again to talk about his latest offering, The Night Manager. Try as he might to convince us this is not a bizarre tale of aliens and late night retail management we scoff.

Samurai : David Barbee : Bizzong! Podcast

January 8th, 2018

1:08:22

Happy 2018 Zongers! Bizzong! has returned from winter break to bring you the best in bizarre and weird writing. And what better way to celebrate the weird then to bring back the Bacon Fried Bastard himself, David …

Lists : Mr. Frank : Bizzong! Podcast

December 13th, 2017

45:55

Hey Zongers! There are lots of lists in this episode, but not a whole lot of guests. That's how things go sometimes. Hope you don't mind joining Mr. …

New Blood : Larissa Glasser : Bizzong! Podcast

December 4th, 2017

1:08:59

This week on Bizzong! we talk with NBAS 2018 author Larissa Glasser about her experience at BizarroCon 2017. Then we dig into her book, the first of the new crop of New Bizarro Authors for 2018, and the road it traveled …

Clown : Kevin Strange : Bizzong! Podcast

November 27th, 2017

1:34:41

Welcome back to the greatest show on Earth next to all the other great shows on Earth, Bizzong!

This week, author Kevin Strange checks back in with Bizzong to talk about his latest work, She Was Only A Clown. Then he …

Scuttle : Mr. Frank : Bizzong! Podcast

November 20th, 2017

27:33

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank cries in his milk about BizarroCon 2017. But then he cheers up when he tells you how you can be a part of Bizzong!'s 100th Episode.

Short and sweet this week Zongers. 

 

 

NaNo : Justin Walker : Bizzong! Podcast

November 14th, 2017

59:26

This is it Zongers! This week a guest who's been on Bizzong but you never heard him (unless you were one of the lucky ones to be there live). Author Justin Walker joins Bizzong for real this time to discuss the work …

Español : Hugo Camacho : Bizzong! Podcast

November 6th, 2017

1:05:47

Buenos dias senor y senorita Zongers! This week on Bizzong! we speak with editor of Orciny Press. Hugo has been translating Bizarro books from English to Spanish to make them accessible to the Spanish speaking world. It …

Monster : Andrew J. Stone : Bizzong! Podcast

October 30th, 2017

54:37

Welcome back Zongers! Another fine episode of Bizzong! awaits you this week with author of The Mortuary Monster, Andrew J. Stone. We discuss the book, his writing and editing process, working with StrangeHouse Books and …

Bill : Rick Gualtieri : Bizzong! Podcast

October 23rd, 2017

1:22:32

Join Mr. Frank this week on Bizzong! when he interviews Urban Fantasy/Dark Fantasy/Horror Comedy/Paranormal Thriller/Descriptive User, Rick Gualtieri as he discusses how playing with catagorization on Amazon helped his …

Trading Places : Edward Morris & David Agranoff : Bizzong! Podcast

October 16th, 2017

1:05:29

It's a two-fer this week Zongers. Co-authors of Flesh Trade, Edward Morris and David Agranoff join Mr. Frank to dish on the collaborative process, …

Koncourse : Jon Konrath : Bizzong! Podcast

October 9th, 2017

1:01:09

This week on Bizzong! we engage in a little discourse on the Koncourse with absurdist writer, Jon Konrath. A long time presence in the Bizarro community, Jon brings his brand of off beat and irreverence to the podcast …

Lost Plots : Leo X. Robertson : Bizzong! Podcast

October 2nd, 2017

1:05:55

Hey Zongers! What a show we have for you this week. Our guest is a Scotsman living in Norway. Mr. Leo X. Robertson is the author of Bonespin Slipspace and the host of Losing The Plot podcast. Is he weird? Is he Bizarre? …

Con Crud : Chuck Buda & Tim Meyer : Bizzong! Podcast

September 25th, 2017

1:03:03

This week Zongers, Mr. Frank hosts his tablemates at the New Jersey Horror Convention Chuck Buda and Tim Meyer to give one of the greatest con wrap-up shows ever in the history of con wrap-up shows in the last 16 hours.

Horses : Brian Evenson : Bizzong! Podcast

September 18th, 2017

55:31

This week on Bizzong! the Wonderland Story Collection of the Year nominee and author of A Collapse of Horses, Mr. Brian Evenson. 

 

Hit play because …

Dude : Kevin Candela : Bizzong! Podcast

September 11th, 2017

59:13

Kevin Candela is a dude. A righteous dude. He wears many dude hats. Mr. Frank likely goes overboard by labeling him with so many dude monikers. And yet, there he is, this week's guest on Bizzong! The dude, Kevin Candela.

Sleepless : Nicholas Day : Bizzong! Podcast

September 4th, 2017

1:03:49

Welcome back to the bizarre Zongers! This is episode 80. Who knew we could keep the train chugging for this long. Well, Bizzong is not out of steam …

Assistant : Anthony Trevino : Bizzong! Podcast

August 28th, 2017

1:08:24

Bizzong! is back, Zongers. Have you missed Mr. Frank? No. Fine. I'll still happily present you this week's guest, Anthony Trevino. He of the New Bizarro Author Series, 2015 with his book King Space Void, a sci-fi, …

Ramble On: Mr. Frank : Bizzong! Podcast

August 14th, 2017

32:33

This week on Bizzong! Mr. Frank rambles on. It's a short and sweet intimate moment for you and I Zongers. Don't get too cozy, listen and love Zongers!

 

Mr. Frank, OUT!

Grindhouse : CV Hunt : Bizzong! Podcast

August 7th, 2017

1:34:35

We're back with the second part of Bizzong's recap of Scares That Care Charity Weekend. This week we bring back past guest, CV Hunt to recap her time at Scares That Care and to discuss what she's published since we last …

Liar : John Wayne Comunale : Bizzong! Podcast

July 31st, 2017

1:00:48

Ok, so this may not have been the Bizzong! show you were expecting. That is to say this is not the big Bizzong! Live from Scares That Care show. Not exactly. The audio from the live recording didn't come out all that …

Noise : Nicholaus Patnaude : Bizzong! Podcast

July 17th, 2017

1:02:15

This is Bizzong! And things are going to get bizarre and weird as usual Zongers!

This week's guest is the author of GUITAR WOLF, Nicholaus Patanude …

Starr : Nathan Carson : Bizzong! Podcast

July 10th, 2017

1:00:49

This weeks guest can commonly be found giving wedgies to teachers on the playground and he is often time heard giving lectures to turtles about …

Truth : Mandy De Sandra : Bizzong! Podcast

June 26th, 2017

54:08

Mandy De Sandra, gnostic, spiritualist, writer and soothsayer of the truth. This may be one of the most important episodes of Bizzong where we have a guest that reveals herself, lays bare her transformation and reveals …

Penis : Jim Agpalza : Bizzong! Podcast

June 19th, 2017

47:51

I hope you've brought some pencils and crayons and some paper with you this week Zongers. We aren't here to talk to a Bizarro writer this week. Instead Bizzong! interviews one of the preeminent Bizarro cover artists, …

Effed Up : Christopher Lesko: Bizzong! Podcast

June 12th, 2017

1:07:26

Bizzong! keeps rolling on strong, interviewing new and exciting writers of bizarre and weird fiction week after week after week. So this week, while …

Ready : Betty Rocksteady : Bizzong! Podcast

June 6th, 2017

52:23

Are you ready? Ready for Betty Rocksteady? No, her husband is not Freddy. If she played guitar they'd describe her as shreddy. But Betty is shreddy, she's Rocksteady. I often wonder if Betty Rockstead has gone fishing …

Brand Aid : Sean M. Thompson : Bizzong! Podcast

May 31st, 2017

1:02:56

This is the late holiday edition of Bizzong! This week we tickle the fancy of weird fiction again. Mr. Sean Thompson, author of the NBAS 2016 book, …

Severed : Tim Meyer : Bizzong! Podcast

May 22nd, 2017

50:41

Glad you could join us once again Zongers! This week on Bizzong we reach deep into the grab bag and pull out author Tim Meyer. A name not normally …

Fruity Pebbles : Amber Fallon : Bizzong! Podcast

May 15th, 2017

1:01:17

Hope you've sharpened your sweet tooth this week Zongers because we've got the sweetest Bizarro writer in town. Amber Fallon, author of the forthcoming book The Warbelers from Eraserhead Press joins the show and adds …

Literary Nazi : Kevin Strange : Bizzong! Podcast

May 8th, 2017

1:36:50

Every great story has a great villain. This week, Bizzong gets its great villain, Kevin Strange. That's right, the evil Bizarre and Cult fiction …

Chilled : Russell Holbrook : Bizzong! Podcast

May 1st, 2017

54:55

The guy so nice, we had to have him on twice: author Russell Holbrook joins Bizzong! for his second appearance this week. Russell is back with his …

Unmentionable : Lance Carbuncle : Bizzong! Podcast

April 24th, 2017

1:00:38

Zongers, I hope you haven't neglected your balls because this week, Reverend Lance Carbuncle joins the podcast to talk about his new book, The Unmentionables. Mr. Frank also talks with Lance Carbuncle about his writing …

BeersNFears : Mr. Frank : Bizzong! Podcast

April 17th, 2017

41:36

Spring has sprung on Bizzong! The flowers are blooming, the weather is mild and Mr. Frank is hitting the road trying to convince unsuspecting readers to take a stab at one of his books. This week on Bizzong, host Mr. …

Con Artist : MP Johnson : Bizzong! Podcast

April 10th, 2017

1:24:38

The great MP Johnson has returned to Bizzong! MP has a new tale of drag queens and dinosaurs to talk about. But MP Johnson is also a wonderful source …

Weirdo : Andrew Hilbert : Bizzong! Podcast

April 3rd, 2017

50:56

Hey, howdy, hi Zongers! Time for another big BIZZONG show! This week we feature author of Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing's latest offering Invasion of the Nerd Weirdos, Andrew Hilbert. Mr. Hilbert had not been on …

Orphan : ST Cartledge : Bizzong! Podcast

March 27th, 2017

49:10

Hey Zongers! Hop on board, we've got a long way to travel to talk to this week's guest, ST Cartledge in Australia! Unless you happen to live in Australia then you can relax for a bit and wait for the rest of us to get …

Bahr Crawl : Laura Lee Bahr : Bizzong! Podcast

March 20th, 2017

1:19:10

Get those beer goggles on Zonger because this week we're going on a Bahr Crawl! A Laura Lee Bahr Crawl! That's right this week's guest on Bizzong! is none other than the author of Haunt, the Wonderland Book of the Year …

Thicke and Vaney : Bix Skahill : Bizzong! Podcast

March 13th, 2017

1:11:32

Bizzong! is getting THICK and VEINY this week! That's right, Bizzong invites the head curator of Thicke & Vaney Publishing, Bix Skahill, onto the show to talk about publishing poems about mini vans and his own work. …

Big Giant Balls : Arthur Graham : Bizzong! Podcast

March 6th, 2017

1:03:43

Zongers! We've got an American classic this week for you. Arthur Graham is one half of the founding duo of the Rooster Republic Press. His tenacity and eye for quality Bizarro fiction helped shape an influential Bizarro …

Oi : Adam Millard : Bizzong! Podcast

February 27th, 2017

59:14

Zongers! Hope you're hungry for some fish n' chips because we're headed to England today. This weeks guest is the author of an absurd number of novel, novellas and short stories. Additionally he is the curator of

Underdog : Zachary T. Owen : Bizzong! Podcast

February 20th, 2017

54:39

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 …

Red : Chris Kelso : Bizzong! Podcast

February 13th, 2017

1:05:59

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 …

DIY : J. David Osborne : Bizzong! Podcast

February 6th, 2017

56:57

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 …

Super Person : Kevin Shamel : Bizzong! Podcast

January 30th, 2017

1:05:01

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 …

Baby Powder : John C. Foster : Bizzong! Podcast

January 23rd, 2017

1:04:22

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, …

Mini Van : Justin Grimbol : Bizzong! Podcast

January 16th, 2017

49:17

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

Bubble Goth : Leza Cantoral : Bizzong! Podcast

January 9th, 2017

1:08:53

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 …

Bacon : David Barbee : Bizzong! Podcast

December 19th, 2016

1:01:44

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 …

Rambling : Mr. Frank : Bizzong! Podcast

December 13th, 2016

53:51

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.

Shaved : Jeff O'Brien : Bizzong! Podcast

December 5th, 2016

54:01

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 …

JohnWayneIsDead : John Wayne Comunale : Bizzong! Podcast

November 28th, 2016

47:52

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... …

DeathStalker : Kent Hill : Bizzong! Podcast

November 21st, 2016

1:14:37

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 …

Coffee : Ophelia Darkly & Davey Cadaver : Bizzong! Podcast

November 14th, 2016

53:57

Something a bit different but uniquely cool for you find Zongers this week, Opehelia Darkly and Davey Cadaver have combined art and literature to …

Barrio : Gabino Iglesias : Bizzong! Podcast

November 7th, 2016

58:07

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 …

Suicide Girl : Tiffany Scandal : Bizzong! Podcast

October 31st, 2016

55:37
It’s a scandal of a#ZongerDay with everybody’s favorite Suicide Girl and author of the forthcoming S*** LUCK, Tiffany Scandal! That’s right Zongers, Tiffany will be unleashing her new book at BizarroCon this year

Risk : Vincenzo Bilof : Bizzong! Podcast

October 24th, 2016

1:05:45
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 ...

Puppet : Danger Slater : Bizzong! Podcast

October 17th, 2016

1:00:49

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 having

Testify : Chuck Buda : Bizzong! Podcast

October 11th, 2016

1:10:48

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

Punk Rock Yoda : David Agranoff : Bizzong! Podcast

October 3rd, 2016

1:15:06

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 Agranoff

In The Beginning : Kevin L. Donihe : Bizzong! Podcast

September 26th, 2016

1:07:00

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 this week’s episode is good

Night Owl : Max Booth III : Bizzong! Podcast

September 19th, 2016

52:10

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.)

Rainbows : Madeleine Swann : Bizzong! Podcast

September 12th, 2016

46:21

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 

Jrunk : Douglas Hackle : Bizzong! Podcast

September 6th, 2016

1:13:46

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

The Slow Poisoner : Andrew Goldfarb : Bizzong! Podcast

August 29th, 2016

1:03:41

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. …

Chapschtick : G. Arthur Brown : Bizzong! Podcast

August 22nd, 2016

1:02:03

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

Scares That Care : Scott Cole : Bizzong! Podcast

August 15th, 2016

1:10:41

Its time for the official Bizzong Podcast Scares That Care 2016 Convention Review! Long awaited and never debated, the Scares That Care Charity Event went off without a hitch this year in Williamsburg, VA

The Beard : Matthew Vaughn : Bizzong! Podcast

August 8th, 2016

56:08

It’s time to Bizzong! with one of the most underrated beards in Bizarro, Matthew Vaughn!

Matthew Vaughn is not only this week’s guest, he’s also the savior of this week’s show

Scottish Egg : John McNee : Bizzong! Podcast

August 1st, 2016

1:01:27

I have returned from Scares That Care weekend Zongers!

I’ve had a full recovery and I’m ready to tackle some fantastic Bizarro talk with a man …

Dean Bizarro : John Bruni : Bizzong! Podcast

July 25th, 2016

57:28

It’s Zongerday! While Mr. Frank is recovering from the Scares That Care Convention and Charity Event, Bizzong carries on with a special requested guest. One Mr. John Bruni! We explore Bruni’s view on Bizarro and more

Flash : Eric Hendrixson : Bizzong! Podcast

July 18th, 2016

1:00:18

Let’s get weird!!! Bizzong! Podcast is proud to present to current curator of all things Flash Ficton Friday at Bizarro Central, Eric Hendrixson! He is the Keeper of the Quick, the Friar of Fast...

Me : Frank Edler : Bizzong! Podcast

July 11th, 2016

59:53

This week on Bizzong! … Me!  That’s right Zongers, you asked for it and you got it, The Mister Frank show has arrived. Its time to talk about who I am, where I come from and what I think I'm doing

XXL : Jeff Burk : Bizzong! Podcast

July 6th, 2016

1:42:16

This week is a super sized, super extra large, xxl show! The one and only Jeff Burk of Deadite Press joins the show and refuses to leg go!

Threesome : Danger Slater & Lisa LeStrange : Bizzong! Podcast

June 27th, 2016

1:04:54

A treat for all the Zongers this week! A threesome with Danger Slater and Lisa LeStrange. We catch up with Danger and discuss his upcoming release, PUPPET SKIN, available now for pre-order

Pink : Rose O’Keefe : Bizzong! Podcast

June 20th, 2016

1:02:50

This week on Bizzong! the Godmother of Bizarro Rose O’Keefe. She is the head editor at Eraserhead press and one of the the people responsible for the creation of the genre of Bizarro Fiction

Triple Threat : Garrett Cook : Bizzong! Podcast

June 13th, 2016

1:07:02

Zongers! This week, a man who represent not one, not two, but three facets of the Bizarro genre. Garrett Cook is not only an author, but a teacher and an editor as well.

Virtuoso : Jessica McHugh : Bizzong! Podcast

June 6th, 2016

53:01

Jessica McHugh is a Virtuoso at Masturbation. That alone is worth the price of admission to this week’s episode of Bizzong! Podcast. She is also …

Funs N’ Roses : Michael Allen Rose : Bizzong! Podcast

May 31st, 2016

56:52
Welcome to the jungle, have a little patience while we take you down to Paradise City! That’s right Zongers this week the one and only Axl…. Huh? What? Ahh shoot, never mind. It’s only Michael ...

Anagram : Violet LeVoit : Bizzong! Podcast

May 23rd, 2016

52:16


This is the Bizzong! Podcast, for which there appear to be no anagrams BUT we have on Violet LeVoit who has a fantastic anagram to her name!

Retreat : Kevin Strange : Bizzong! Podcast

May 16th, 2016

1:05:09


Zongers, this week we welcome back Kevin Strange to Bizzong! Author Kevin Strange just got back from an epic writing retreat on the Oregon coast.

New Blood : Lee Widener: Bizzong! Podcast

May 9th, 2016

50:41


This week Bizzong busts into the New Bizarro Author Series presented by Eraserhead Press. There have been several amazing authors invited to be …

Exploitation : Nick Cato : Bizzong! Podcast

May 2nd, 2016

58:29


Author Nick Cato is into 70’s exploitation cinema and it shows. Plus he always adds a splash of the weird to his work. We talk about his writing …

Cracked : Eirik Gumeny : Bizzong! Podcast

April 28th, 2016

53:43


Better late than never Zongers! This week on Bizzong! Podcast we talk with a writer who may have flown under everyone’s radar, Eirik Gumeny. …

Super Fan : Russell Holbrook : Bizzong! Podcast

April 18th, 2016

53:33


All hail the fans of Bizarro and Weird Fiction! This week on Bizzong! Podcast, we spotlight the most important element of the genre, the fans! …

Butt Man : Justin Grimbol : Bizzong! Podcast

April 11th, 2016

1:01:06


Justin Grimbol is a fantastic reader! He also likes butts. And boob sweat. He wishes his dad would wear longer shorts. Justin also is a …

Erogenous Zones : Leonard Delaney : Bizzong! Podcast

April 4th, 2016

57:38

It’s time to get down with your bad-self Zongers! Bizzong Podcast welcomes Canadian Bizarre Erotica writer, Leonard Delaney to the show. He discusses his brand of bad boy story telling, his experience with going …

Legend : John Skipp : Bizzong! Podcast

March 28th, 2016

1:05:01

  This week, Zongers, a legend in the bizarre and weird fiction realms. The one and only, John Skipp! Skipp gave us an hour of his precious time to talk about being there at the beginning and so much more

Ozploitation : Kent Hill : Bizzong! Popcast

March 21st, 2016

58:30

Right mates! This week on Bizzong, we get our Ozploitation on with author, editor and publisher, Kent Hill. Kent has been peddling his brand of B-Movie loving weird fiction for a few years now and he's here to tell …

Passion Play : Christoph Paul: Bizzong! Podcast

March 14th, 2016

1:00:23

The Church of Bizzong has flung open its doors and this week we present you with a passion play! The Passion of Christoph Paul. Or is it Mandy …

The Dark Side : C.V. Hunt : Bizzong! Podcast

March 7th, 2016

1:02:42

  Take a walk on the dark side this week with our guest author, C.V. Hunt! C.V. Hunt lives in Dayton, Ohio. She writes in her spare time.

Rooster Republic Press : Bizzong! The Bizarre and Weird Fiction Podcast

February 29th, 2016

1:17:33
It’s time again for Bizzong! The Bizarre and Weird Fiction Podcast. This episode we present to you the new captains of the bizarro publisher Rooster Republic Press, Don Noble and Nick Day.

Shocker : Armand Rosamilia: Bizzong! The Bizarre and Weird Fiction Podcast

February 22nd, 2016

1:12:37

Traditionally known for his horror and zombie fiction, we present to you an unlikely interview on Bizzong this week. Armand Rosamilia is a …

Punk N’ Freak: MP Johnson: Bizzong! The Bizarre and Weird Fiction Podcast

February 15th, 2016

56:52

On Bizzong! this week, the punk rock guru of Bizarro Fiction, none other than MP Johnson. MP is the author of several Bizarro books

New England Weirdo : Jeff O’Brien : Bizzong! The Bizarre and Weird Fiction Podcast

February 8th, 2016

45:24

You’re back and so is Bizzong! This odd train keeps on rolling with another new interview. This time we explore the chilly Northeast to find our …

Kevin Strange: Strange Tropes Ep.02

February 1st, 2016

1:00:15

  When I think of bizarre and weird writers, Kevin Strange is one of the first names that comes to mind. he's our guest on this episode of Bizzong!

The Launch with Guest: Danger Slater | Bizzong! The Bizarre and Weird Fiction Podcast

January 25th, 2016

55:59


This is the inaugural episode of Bizzong! The Bizarre and Weird Fiction Podcast.

I could think of no other writer I would want to kick off the …

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