Penis : Jim Agpalza : Bizzong! Podcast

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, Mr. Jim Agpalza. Jim talks about how he got started doing Bizarro book covers, his preference for drawing genitalia, an epic presidential coffee table book as well as myriad other ditties.

So lets enter the theater of the mind Zongers and hit play because its #ZongerDay!

Don’t forget to visit http://jimagpalza.com to check out some fine examples of the art work that Jim has done.

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Effed Up : Christopher Lesko: Bizzong! Podcast

Bizzong! keeps rolling on strong, interviewing new and exciting writers of bizarre and weird fiction week after week after week. So this week, while a bevvy of bizarro writers decended upon Chicago, Mr. Frank found one guy who didn’t go. This week Christopher Lesko joins Bizzong! to talk about his unique brand of weird fiction.

Christopher Lesko publishes his work with some real DIY sensibilities. We talk about how he makes his own cover art as well as how he’s learned to become a better self-publisher over the years. We also dive into hitting the street and selling your books out in wild where it seems to be most important.

Mr. Frank had a great time getting to know Christopher Lesko and now you too get get to know him if you just click play and make today #ZongerDay!

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Ready : Betty Rockstead : Bizzong! Podcast

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 of a jetty? While playing a guitar? She’d be shreddy Betty Rocksteady fishin’ out on the jetty.

Are you ready for Betty Rocksteady Zongers? Well you better be because when you hit play you gonna get a fistful of Betty Rocksteady. 

Hit play! Hit play now! It’s #ZongerDay!

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Brand Aid : Sean M. Thompson : Bizzong! Podcast

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, “Hate From The Sky” joins Mr. Frank to talk about dipping his toes in the Bizarro waters, his early screenwriting jaunts and how to stand out visually in a sea of indie authors.

It’s fun. It’s dark, It’s informative and hopefully it’s entertaining. Hope your Memorial Day BBQ hangovers have cleared because it’s time to swig the hair of the dog that bit ya and hit play and listen to Sean M. Thompson on #ZongerDay

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Severed : Tim Meyer : Bizzong! Podcast

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 assosciated with bizarre and weird fiction, Tim joins Mr. Frank this week to state his case. And it turns out he is more than qualified as a writer of weird, offbeat fiction.

But, of course, you fine Zongers are the final judge. So press play and find out for yourself, Is Tim Meyer bizarre? This podcast sure thinks so!

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Fruity Pebbles : Amber Fallon : Bizzong! Podcast

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 some pep and a woman’s intuition on things. Amber talks about going Bizarro, helping out fellow writers and the irresistible confection she’s working on for her podcast, It Cooks!

So grab a bowl of yummy goodies, sit back and press play because its #ZongerDay with Amber Fallon!

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Literary Nazi : Kevin Strange : Bizzong! Podcast

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 writer returns to Bizzong! to talk about his new book I DIED IN A BED OF ROSES. Mr. Frank also has some candid discussion about his break with the Bizarro scene and his search for new readership.

You can hit play. The choice is yours. I assure you, its probably not as bad as you think. Of course, it could be much worse. Only one way to find out Zongers!

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Chilled : Russell Holbrook : Bizzong! Podcast

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 second book, The Water Babies, a twisted tale born of a local legend. 

Mr. Frank talks about the new book with Russell and also his continued support and promotion of all things Bizarro. We also dig into Russell’s marketing tactics and how he is unwittingly tapping into the local reader market.

So please hit play and have a #ZongerDay!

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Unmentionable : Lance Carbuncle : Bizzong! Podcast

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 style, being out of the limelight for long periods of time and of course, Lance’s woeful neglect of his own balls.

Turn up that weird dial to 11 because Lance Carbuncle is here and you can’t possibly be prepared for the kook that awaits you all. White trash transgression abounds!

Hit play because its #ZongerDay

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BeersNFears : Mr. Frank : Bizzong! Podcast

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. Frank talks about the #BeersNFears New Jersey Brewery Tour he is a part of. Fresh off the tour’s first stop at Demented Brewing, he recounts the evening and the elements that make having this type of signing/selling event a unique way to get your books out to the public you may not necessarily reach otherwise. 

There are still three more days left on the tour. If you listen in time and can come out and have a beer with Mr. Frank and company, please do!

Thursday, April 20th at Belford Brewing in Belford NJ

Friday April 21st at Spellbound Brewing in Mount Holly, NJ 

Saturday April 22nd at Angry Erick in Lafayette, NJ (With special guest Dan Padavona)

Hope to see some Zongers out there!

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Con Artist : MP Johnson : Bizzong! Podcast

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 of knowledge about the convention circuits. Mr. Frank, having just finished his first convention weekend had lots to pick MP’s brains about. A wonderful learning experience for the veteran and rookie convention book peddlers is talked about. We also give some heartfelt discussion on MP Johnson’s future work as well.

It’s another must-listen-to episode of Bizzong! So get yourself some astronaut underpants and strap in for the jumbo sized episode with MP Johnson. Give us the gong!

Drag Queen Dino Fighters releases on May 1st.

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Weirdo : Andrew Hilbert : Bizzong! Podcast

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 Mr. Frank’s bizarro radar so he was thrilled to sit down and talk to Andrew about his latest work, working with PMMP, why he doesn’t know who the heck he is and why he should.

Listen along as we all discover just who this mysterious new Bizarro author who has been around forever is. Let’s face facts, Mr. Frank has probably been hiding under a rock and every Zonger out there is well versed in Hilbert’s world and I’m the one who’s been out in the cold for this long. Let me in Zongers, I’m cold.

 

-Mr. Frank

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