Author Archives: jackbantry

About jackbantry

Jack Bantry is the editor of Splatterpunk Zine. He works as a postman and resides in a small town at the edge of the North York Moors.

An interview with David Agranoff

  I recently read the novel Punk Rock Ghost Story, published by Deadite Press, and I immediately knew that I had to interview author David Agranoff. Here we talk about said novel, PRGS, and his love for punk music. Tells … Continue reading

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JUST LIKE HELL/MR. GRAY by Nate Southard (Book Review)

JUST LIKE HELL/MR. GRAY by Nate Southard (Sinister Grin Press) Nate Southard has a way of making you uncomfortable. Most of what I’ve read by him has left me with what I refer to as “That Gummo feeling.” You feel … Continue reading

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CUT CORNERS VOL. 3 (Book Review)

CUT CORNERS VOL. 3 (Sinister Grin Press) Extreme. Brutal. Fucked up. Intense. These are all descriptives that would be quite in line if used to describe this short collection. Three stories from three of the genres most twisted writers. Up … Continue reading

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SATANIC PANIC: POP-CULTURAL PARANOIA IN THE 1980’S (Book Review)

SATANIC PANIC: POP-CULTURAL PARANOIA IN THE 1980’S Edited by Kier-La Janisse & Paul Corupe (FAB Press & Spectacular Optical) Satanic Panic: Pop-Cultural Paranoia in the 1980’s is probably my favorite book that I have read this year. A collection of … Continue reading

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BACON FRIED BASTARD by David W. Barbee (Book Review)

BACON FRIED BASTARD by David W. Barbee (Eraserhead Press) Piggly Swiggly is a drunk. He’s also kind of an asshole, but he’s the kind of drunken asshole that it’s incredibly fun to read about. BACON FRIED BASTARDS is a despicable, … Continue reading

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HIVE by Alex Smith (Book Review)

HIVE by Alex Smith (Muzzleland Press) With HIVE, Alex Smith explores the world of urban paranoia with a Cronenbergian precision. The story follows the relationship of Mark and Carolyn as they try to piece things together following the decision to … Continue reading

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THE RIVER THROUGH THE TREES by David Peak (Book Review)

THE RIVER THROUGH THE TREES by David Peak (Blood Bound Books) Years ago, when they were kids, Dan and Grace Robertson had a run-in with the local urban legend known as “Bicycle Bob,”  a possibly otherworldly entity that dressed in … Continue reading

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