POP CULTURE DESTRUCTION – TOKYO BAY DESTRUCTION BLUES

This month’s POP CULTURE DESTRUCTION is dedicated entirely to the one and only KING OF THE MONSTERS. Well, okay, only partially. But do I really need to admit that I’m a big fan of the big green biffer? Do I give the impression I’m not? DESTRUCTION NEWS   A fortunately timed work trip to London

The Coyote

Image: Seb Tanti Burlo by Luke Geddes Illustration by Seb Tanti Burlo’ The coyote, yellow eyes leery, fierce brows knit in concentration, crouches alert behind the Brittlebush that grows along I-19 in the Arizona desert. Perhaps he thinks enviously of his ancestors, of the freedom they had before man’s arrival, when the desert was theirs

POP CULTURE DESTRUCTION: MAKE ME LIKE WHATEVER IT IS YOU LIKE

  I’ve had my heart hurt this month. Hurt, I tell you! I’ve been accused of not introducing people to the good stuff stuff in a timely enough manner. Me, the POP CULTURE DESTROYER! Thus this month’s columns is at pains to push what I believe is the coolest shit around. Also to badmouth the baddest

Schlock Talks | Chômu Press

Michael Cisco’s latest novel, Member – published by Chomu Press. What does it really mean to chart ‘new vistas of irreality’, as the UK-based publisher Chômu Press claim to set out to do? As part of our ongoing temporary ‘partnership’ with the Press this month, Schlock speaks to Chômu co-founders Léon and Quentin Crisp (no, not

Schlock Talks | Ken Liu

Copyright: Ken Liu Ken Liu was/is a lawyer, a computer programmer, and a multi-award-winning author. His work has been published in various magazines and anthologies. He talks to us about what motivates him as a writer and what is in store for us readers and fans in 2015. You’re the only writer to win three

POP CULTURE DESTRUCTION – THE BEGINNING OF THE END OF WHAT FED ME

I spent most of this month thinking about what to eat. Actually there’s few waking moments where my mind’s not occupied by food. Many a time I consider changing POP CULTURE DESTRUCTION into CULINARY ANNIHILATION. DESTRUCTION NEWS   Japanese cartoon (if not Thing from the Television) of the year 2014 KILL LA KILL just ended!

Schlock Talks | Karin Tidbeck

Swedish writer Karin Tidbeck – whose collection of weird and wonderful fiction, Jagannath, received considerable critical praise – speaks to us about writing in English as a second language, the dangers of treating a literary genre as the ‘redheaded stepchild’ and the benefits a writer could reap from Live Action Roleplaying… You delve into being a

POP CULTURE DESTRUCTION – LET’S BE ALL KINDS OF TERRIBLE TOGETHER

Alright, as far as excuses for this first POP CULTURE DESTRUCTION for 2014 being late go this one’s pretty terrible, but it’s also kind of true. I jetted to London for a week, before getting jetted near immediately after that to Amsterdam. And the Schlock hivemind didn’t even seem to care! In fact the one