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Bizarro Fiction

Discovered Bizarro Fiction. Had mind blown.

Bizarro is like:

Franz Kafka meets John Waters

Dr. Suess of the post-apocalypse

Takashi Miike meets William S. Burroughs

Alice in Wonderland for adults

Japanese animation directed by David Lynch

Sex and drugs, but totally not sex and drugs. Unlike a man mistaking his wife for a hat, the wife would actually be that hat. It claims to be more for entertainment rather than literary. I wonder if the absurdist Daniil Kharms would fit inside this strange little genre. He’s certainly not writing weird for the sake of weird.

I should try my hand at writing some. Something poignant without being deeply symbolic, and certainly more shocking instead of ham-fisted.

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