NAME: Jeremy Robert Johnson (aka Shenanigans P Doyle)
LOCATION: Portland, OR
STYLE OF BIZARRO: Tweeker Lit (aka Crackhouse Rhapsodies)
DESCRIPTION: JRJ writes freakish (and often experimental) cross-genre stories about people, or people-like things, or thing-like people. These are stories with teeth and tentacles and glittery purple fingernails on them. JRJ's fiction is high in cathartic strangeness but low in poly-unsaturated fats.
INTERESTS: Anthropology, chemistry, parasites, forensics, physics,-isms, evolution, lucid dreaming, non-ironic humor hats, high fantasy metal, running, Burning Man, sharks (particularly the still-existent carcharodon megalodon), not being eaten by sharks.
INFLUENCES: Ellroy, Rand, Selby, Wallace, Burroughs, Vonnegut, Welsh, Williams, Palahniuk, Barker, King, Cronenberg, Miike, Romero, Lovecraft, Jodorowsky, Dali, Bosch, Methylchloroisothiazolinone, Thompson, Noe, Hafiz, Definitive Jux, Mike Patton, and The Mars Fucking Volta, man.
BIZARRO BOOKS AVAILABLE:
Angel Dust Apocalypse
Siren Promised (w/Alan M. Clark)
Skullcrack City (forthcoming)
Tuning Fork (forthcoming)
BIZARRO ANTHO CONTRIBUTIONS:
The Bizarro Starter Kit
Pain and Other Petty Plots to Keep You in Stitches
TEL : Stories
A Dark and Deadly Valley (forthcoming)