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Horror Sleaze Trash: An Interview with India LaPlace

I recently met India online, seeing that we have several mutual FB friends in the creative arts circles and that she’s local to the SLC area. When I noticed that she’s an associate editor for Horror Sleaze Trash, I got all sorts of excited to discover the art/lit zine (that has been and always will

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Writer Nominations Closed

A heartfelt thank you goes out to everyone who nominated a writer for 10 Weird Writers to Save Us All in 2018. I haven’t been able to thank each email, message, and comment individually due to the unanticipated overwhelming response from you all. We’re thrilled that so many readers and writers alike participated, and from

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There is Movement of the Mind, And There is Sound, by Joseph Bouthiette Jr.

THERE IS MOVEMENT OF THE MIND, AND THERE IS SOUND For Aleathia Drehmer EXHIBIT A: In Face [Self, Fulfilling] In Ass I. Cursory_55”to work”// Scene: Defeat The protagonist is described by means of the film, the moon, and the calls he wishes to cross the border. As I understand it, besides the eyes of his

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Nominate a Weird Writer to Save Us All in 2018

Alright readers, it’s time to help Silent Motorist Media honor 10 deserving writers for our first-ever Writers to Save Us All list. We’re looking for weird, bizarro, horror, and otherwise experimental writers who haven’t quite received the exposure you think they deserve. It’s a tough old world for writers out there; now, you have a

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Anguish [ by Phoenix

We’re happy to welcome Phoenix back for another SMM appearance! Those of you who have followed us for a while might recognize Phoenix from our interview with him, his interview with me, and his essay on anarchy. If none of these sound familiar to you, feel encouraged to check out the links above. Today’s poem,

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Machine Gun Truth: An Interview With Autumn Christian

Anyone who is even somewhat familiar Autumn Christian knows that not only is she an amazing author, but she’s also training in the arts of Kung Fu. Curious as to whether or not her reflexes are as sharp as one would assume, I took the “shotgun interview approach” by peppering her with random questions in

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Your Happy Life: Day Four

Day One Day Two Day Three Yesterday, we met a man at a funeral. Edifying experience, wasn’t it? You, being happy, cannot relate to the protagonist. For this, you should consider yourself fortunate. Your job, after all, was never to relate, but merely to watch. Yes, to watch, without empathy, without care, perhaps even with

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Al Ard Album Review

Band: Al Ard Album: Al Ard Country of Origin: Italy Release Date: June 22nd, 2018 Genre: Black metal/noise, experimental. Label: code666 Aside from featuring the coolest album art in recent memory, Al Ard is an all-out treat for those of us straddling the fence between black metal and electronic “noise” musicians like Pharmakon. This album

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Cats and The Writhing Skies: An Interview with Betty Rocksteady

Just catching up with Betty Rocksteady, the two-punch Gatling gun of artistic creation about what happens when her passions for illustrating and writing collide… -Austin James www.bettyrocksteady.com Follow Betty Rocksteady on Facebook and Twitter “I wouldn’t ever want a dog, I just don’t really get them, and they don’t get me. They’re extroverts.” -Betty Rocksteady Austin

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God Save The Queen of Filth: An Interview with Dani Brown

Having been a fan of her work ever since the first time I experienced it, I caught up with Dani Brown, “The Queen of Filth”, to scour her brain about her huge library of published works (links galore to follow!), as well as her newest release, Ketamine Addicted Pandas. In addition, we ended up discussing

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