Books tagged: gonzo

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The Night I Partied with President Trump: An Alt-True Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
The alt-true story of a chance Chicago encounter with President Trump, soon after his 2017 inauguration. In this tribute to New Journalists of the 1960s and ’70s, especially Hunter S. Thompson, Trump hides out, and parties down, in “fringe famous” author, performer, etc. John “Sloop” Biederman’s home. In Gonzo style, the tale blends fact and fiction not to deceive, but to pursue Higher Truth.
The First Gonzo Journalist
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,800. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2017 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers, Nonfiction » General reference » Bibliographies & indices
Dr. Hunter S. Thompson is considered to be the first gonzo journalist. But, fact is, there were writers doing first-person stories long before his writing got tagged as “gonzo” in 1970.But back in the mid-‘60s when Rhoades was doing this kind of writing for the Florida Times-Union, his editor called it “participatory journalism.”
This is Gonzo Prose
Price: Free! Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Urban
This is Gonzo Prose is a morphed culmination of ideas and life experiences from first time author Dominic Youel. Pushing the boundaries of absurdity with twisted humour, the story revolves around fictional characters that view world affairs with extreme prejudice to their views. Absurdity is used as the medium throughout, along with 'loose' philosophies and the continued exclamation, unchi.
Headless Chicken
Price: Free! Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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On a turbulent flight from Chicago to Augusta, a boy thinks about his mother's death, his father's excessive smoking, and the fate of headless chickens.
Psychopomp Volume Eight
Price: Free! Words: 47,340. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Horror, Fiction » Anthologies » General
Pirates! Aliens! Cannibals! Brain-squid-things-whatever-the-hell-they-are! Mythological vaginas! Make yourself miserable this Hallowe'en, download Psychopomp Volume Eight today!
Spent Nation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,980. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mashups
Spent Nation is my first novel. I wrote it in 1993. Louis Malle, the French film director, wrote me a personal note of support. It's what grunge looked like from the inside, I suppose. I have stayed true to the original vision. Spent Nation is road trip across the corpse of a nation. The incoherent voice reflects the incomprehensible land. This is a novel of spelling, grammatical and plot horrors.
Supernova
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,660. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Supernova is a thrilling tale of tension and terror from deep in the dark heart of the sunshine state. Bring sunscreen, pack a flamethrower, and if you happen to find yourself riding the rocket - be sure to take a seat inside the capsule before the engines ignite.
Radio Free Steve Volume One Memorial Daze 2014 Scream of Consciousness
Price: $1.54 USD. Words: 22,310. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Anxieties & Phobias
Faced with a case of writer's block on my current project, I decided to take Memorial Day weekend and just cut loose with stream of consciousness babblings/rantings/cleverness-- choose your term. The result is amusing, bizarre, pointed, and occasionally even funny, riffing off the TV, drunks in bars, the UCSB mass shooting, the NSA, ice cream, and so much more. Buy the ticket, take the ride.
The Rodeo of Doom
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,440. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
"This book will singe the hairs off of a coyote's arse at a hundred yards. Proceed with caution." Joseph Ping "Don't start reading this book unless you have a few free hours. Many readers have already been fired for unexplainable absences from work duties." Frank Betterton
Dr. Gonzo
Price: Free! Words: 35,190. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012 by Unlikely Books. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Psychology » General
Dr. Gonzo: A series of loosely related essays on equality, visibility, and modern mental health, or, How the Mental Health System Drove Me Crazy, details Dr. Deb Hoag's efforts to provide effective psychotherapy in a nation of apathetic lawmakers and actively hostile insurance companies. Cover art by Gabriel Vrooman.