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Pee Baby: The Musical: The T-Shirt: The Contest

Pee Baby: The Musical, from G. Arthur Brown’s debut novel Kitten!

For more about Pee Baby: The Musical and a contest to win free Pee Baby t-shirts and other great prizes, CLICK HERE! You can even win a free copy of Janitor of Planet Anilingus by Andrew Wayne Adams, signed by G. Arthur Brown.

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The Last Goddam Hollywood Movie Contest: Round II

Click HERE to find out more about The Last Goddam Hollywood Movie Contest!


The Last Goddam Hollywood Movie Contest

For immediate release: Monday, Sept. 16, 2013

WANT TO BLOW YOURSELF UP FOR “THE LAST GODDAM HOLLYWOOD MOVIE” CONTEST?
Authors John Skipp and Cody Goodfellow knew they wanted to do something special to promote their new book, The Last Goddam Hollywood Movie, a slim novel concerning “the last Hollywood film crew, making the last Hollywood movie, in the radioactive crater formerly known as Los Angeles”.

So they teamed up with filmmaking partner Andrew Kasch (who got over 1.6 million hits for his Princess Bride mashup with the Red Wedding footage from Game of Thrones.) to produce a dozen six-to-twenty-second videos, shot entirely on smart phones. And they’re opening up a contest to all Los Angelenos.

To participate: Grab your smartphone and create a four second video depicting what you’d be doing before the nuclear warhead lands. And then blow up, as in the examples below. Winning entries get a free copy of the ebook, and their work posted and credited as part of this ambitious art project/publicity stunt.

“What we want to capture,” New York Times bestselling author Skipp says, “is a funny, scary, heartbreaking fly’s-eye view of L.A. in its final moments, caught completely by surprise, from south Central to Beverly Hills and everywhere in between. We’ll be posting at least six a week till the end of the month, and hope we get hundreds to choose from.”

The book is half savage showbiz satire, half hardcore apocalypse horror, all complemented by Greg Houston’s powerful art. “If you live in L.A. and work in the Business,” says noted futurist Goodfellow, “the apocalypse will hold few surprises. It’s already here. It’ll only get louder.” And the prospect of crowdsourcing short L.A. films to promote a book about film and L.A. makes the team very happy. (“I’m having fun blowing things up,” notes Kasch.)

The Last Goddam Hollywood Movie gets released today in trade paper and ebook by Fungasm Press, an imprint of Eraserhead Press, the Portland-based publisher specializing in Bizarro fiction who last year had a hit with “Broken Piano For President” by Patrick Wensink. (The book Jack Daniels sent the world’s nicest cease-and-desist letter to.)

For more info on the contest’s rules, go to: https://bizarrocentral.com/multimedia/the-last-goddam-hollywood-movie-contest/ Inquiries (and contest entries) can be sent to lastgoddammovie@yahoo.com Movie links are below. ——–

1) BARKING SCOOB! (Starring Scooby Hamilton)

2) FRANCESCA LIA BLOCK ON TV!!!! (Starring Francesca Lia Block)

3) HULA GIRL! (starring Laura Lee Bahr, with music by The Slow Poisoner)

Check back here for more videos and visit THE LAST GODDAM HOLLYWOOD MOVIE CONTEST page to join in and follow along!


40 DAYS OF BIZARRO CATHOLICISM

Ash Wednesday was two days ago. Ash Wednesday is when Christians get crosses of ash put on their foreheads, which makes them look like this:

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It is also the beginning of Lent, which is a 40-day period of religious fervor when all the faithful eat fish sandwiches every Friday at McDonald’s.

I wrote a book about Lent. The book is called Janitor of Planet Anilingus, and it looks like this:

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The book is 100% about Lent and Catholicism and nothing else. So, in the spirit of Lent, for the next 40 days I will be spreading the Good News of Anilingus! I call it: 40 DAYS OF BIZARRO CATHOLICISM.

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Some life-changing things are happening. Here are just a few:

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T-SHIRTS!

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Yes, life-changing t-shirts! Between now and the end of Lent, anyone who buys and reviews Janitor of Planet Anilingus will be entered to win a free t-shirt! There will be 6 of these given away. I am wearing one right now, and it is massaging my nipples. Mmmmmmm. If you would like your own nipple-massaging t-shirt, just buy and review the book, and you’ll be entered to win!

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CATHOLICISM!

Pope Benedict XVI blesses the faithful as he leads his Urbi et Orbi at the Vatican

I’m converting to Catholicism! For the duration of Lent, I will be attending mass and taking communion and going to confession. You know, unless I’m really busy or something. I’ll be speaking with someone soon about how to convert. I hope there’s not a lot of paperwork.

This will only be a trial conversion. HOWEVER, if you would like to see my soul saved for good, then you’re in luck! If I sell 93 copies of my book in the next 40 days (2.33 copies per day), then I promise to be Catholic for the next five years!

Trust me! I consider my public announcement of this to be a binding contract!

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JANITORIAL SERVICES!

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Free janitorial services for anyone in the Portland, OR area! Er, I mean, anyone who buys and reviews my book! Er, I mean, not anyone, but a few of you (like, maybe just one)! Yep, you can enter to win the chance to have me be your janitor! I’ll come to your place for a few hours (or minutes) and clean the toilet and chat casually with you about all the exotic alien knowledge that I don’t have.

But you should probably ask yourself: Do I really want this guy in my house?

If the answer to that question is “Absolutely!”, then what are you waiting for??? Enter to win! I can’t wait to mop your floor and break your heirlooms.

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ANILINGUS!

Private message me for details.

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[For more information about any of these life-changing things, or to send me proof of purchase/review (i.e., a photo of you with the book and a link to the review) for entry to win a free t-shirt or janitorial services, write to janitorofplanetanilingus@gmail.com or get in touch any other way you know how.]

Andrew Wayne Adams is the author of Janitor of Planet Anilingus, a bizarro novella available from Eraserhead Press as part of the 2012 New Bizarro Author Series. He was born and raised in rural Ohio. It was boring. He now lives in Oregon and likes almost everything.


Fill the Grand Canyon and Live Forever awesome cover contest

Andersen Prunty (author of Zerostrata, Morning is Dead, and The Sorrow King) is having a contest for the cover of his next book, Fill the Grand Canyon and Live Forever. He is looking for your “most awesome or brain damaged” cover to represent it.

Click here for more details.

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Also, his book Hi, I’m a Social Disease (Grindhouse Press) is now available for purchase in paperback. Click here to order.


Best Photoshopped Celebrity Endorsement of Island of the Super People!

~by Kevin Shamel

VOTE NOW!

Here they are, the entries for the ISP Celebrity Endorsement Contest. We’ve got some bigtime faces lending themselves to promoting my book. Thanks, celebrities! Some are dead, some are not, some I didn’t know, some I did. But all of them are funny, and that’s the whole reason for this contest. Cast your vote for the BEST ONE in the comments below. The winner gets an actual copy of Island of the Super People, endorsed by all of these celebrities, and drawn-in by me.

If you click a pic you get a slide show. Opening in a new tab gets you a bigger pic, too.

Thank you, everyone who participated in this. These are all very awesome. It’s hard to pick a favorite.

But that’s what it’s time to do. Votes below! I’ll keep voting open through the weekend (Happy Friday the 13th!) and announce the winner on Monday. If I’m missing any entries, please call them to my attention. Sometimes my organizational skills are lacking.

Yay for celebrity endorsement!


Celebrities Love Island of the Super People Contest!

by Kevin Shamel

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It’s a SUPER CONTEST!

The best photoshopped celebrity endorsement of my book, Island of the Super People, gets a signed copy. I’ll draw a super person in it and everything! Already have ISP? Do this anyway, get a signed copy, and leave your other copy on the train, or in a comic book store, or the tattoo parlor, or the brothel, or dentist’s office, or trade it for gum. Because it will be FUN!

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This is mostly because I think it’ll be awesome to see who endorses my book.

Post your pics on facebook and tag me in them. (if we’re not friends there, friend me!) I’ll compile them and open voting. Whoever gets the most votes wins.

Let’s make the deadline January 12th, 2012.

Open to everyone in the whole wide world!

This is gonna be fun!

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(These are just some of the entries so far. Except the Batman one, that’s the one I did.)