Category Archives: Bizarro/Weird Lit

Pulp Fiction: The Return of Cheap High Adventure Lit

When anyone mentions pulp fiction, most people think about the 1994 film by Quentin Tarantino. What some movie audiences might not realize is that the Tarantino’s award-winning action flick is a postmodern take on an early 20th century literary phenonemon by the same name. Pulp fiction was popular in the 1930s and 1940s due to…

Top 10 Reasons To Read Bizarro Fiction

There is a new genre of fiction rising up from the ash heap of the literary canon. It’s called Bizarro, and boy is it a wild ride. Bizarro fiction can best be described as a mishmash of other genres rolled into one. In a single story you might be hit with elements from any of…

First Bizarro Book Hits Amazon Top 10

Facebook is going crazy. “Broken Piano For President,” a Bizarro novel by Patrick Wensink has hit the Amazon Top 10 list. It’s at No. 9. Not only that, but it’s No. 1 in the Satire category and No. 2 in the Humor category. I haven’t read “Broken Piano For President.” I started to purchase it…