We talked to the professional gamer known as Kripparrian to find out how he regularly live-beats the shit out of noobs and other pros alike.
McCormack wrote his new book, The Well-Dressed Wound, while battling cancer. "The book had to save me, or show me a way that I could be saved," he said.
Lately I've been finding it hard to trust what I read unless it makes an attempt at caving in the borders between the page and the world beyond.
We spoke to the author about his vividly imagined and vitally timed collection, Counternarratives.
We spoke to creators Dave Willis and Matt Maiellaro about our favorite surrealist anarchic animated show starring a meatball, a milkshake, and a box of fries.
McGlue, The Dig, and Love Hotel are three feverish novels where the only things that seem for certain are fear and death.
Writer Blake Butler's ongoing excavation into lesser-known literary masterpieces continues with this glorious novel-in-parts.
Andrew James Weatherhead is my everything and he has a new book.
Writer Blake Butler's guide to some of the most gloriously and perversely unpublishable texts you can read for free online at UbuWeb.
Dennis Cooper's Zac's Haunted House is a free digital novel composed entirely of animated GIFs. The novel appropriates an experience somewhere between carnival mirror labyrinth, deleted Disney snuff film, and a deep web comic strip by Satan.
Sarah Gerard's debut novel weaves a familiar range of personal terror in a vibrant, addictive display of prose. More than just a relentless confession amid the narrator's sprawl into emotive depths, Gerard enacts a nearly Kathy Acker–esque intensity in he…
Jan 15, 2015
Over the last decade, people across the world have claimed to have dreamt of the same creepy person, regularly referred to as "This Man."
You might think literature is a dying art, but there are more books now than ever. This year the stacks on stacks piled up around me. Here's a list, in chronological order, of what I read.
Artist Julijonas Urbonas designed something called the Euthanasia Coaster—a roller coaster that would hypothetically go so fast that the rider would die. I got in touch with him to learn more about the ride and see if he's afraid of death.
New York Tyrant publisher Giancarlo DiTrapano asked Blake Butler to interview him about Butler's terrifying new book, Three Hundred Million, about a psychotic cult leader and the detective trying to understand him.
For a complete list of the worst Beatles songs, gather their discography in one long queue and press play.
It's the time of year when everybody is celebrating autumn by carving faces into various squash plants and thinking about weird monsters. That sounds cool, but I'm also into more complex forms of horror. If you are too, here's a list of books that bring a…
Yannick Murphy's new novel, This Is the Water, begins with a True Detective-esque set up, but the power of the book comes less from the murder mystery than from the way she places us in the minds of her characters. I reached out to the autho…
The first week of the 2014 NFL season is in the books and already things are looking rather insane. With just this tip of the iceberg in mind, here are some predictions I've brought back from the astral realm for football fans this fall.
As someone who has trouble finding new music that doesn't make me want to burn my stereo, I have been consistently impressed by the releases from Atlanta's Geographic North records.
Aug 20, 2014
Fiction is less about what happens than how it's told, and to me there's no one else speaking quite like Tim Sanders.
For the past 30 years, Dalkey Archive has quietly and consistently been a vital aesthetic cornerstone in print. Here are some of my favorite titles.
Mike Young is a writer of great grace, which is weird because the things he tends to write about are oatmeal muffins, garbage vacuums, robotic butterflies, Ice Cube, and pretty much anything you could find out in the dumpster behind a 7-Eleven in Weed, Ca…
I was sold on High Rise (1975) after the first ten words: "Later, as he sat on his balcony eating the dog..."