By Chris Mikul

Bizarrism is a set of strange-but-true stories, that includes a grand parade of eccentrics, visionaries, crackpots, cult leaders, artists, theorists and outsiders of each stripe. First released in 1999, this new, absolutely revised and elevated variation revisits a bunch of distinctive participants, together with:   William Chidley, who believed that, in terms of intercourse, we’ve all been creating a bad mistake; Arthur Cravan, who mixed poetry with boxing; narrow Gaillard, jazz singer and dispenser of ‘vout’; William Lindsay Gresham, writer of the vintage noir novel Nightmare Alley; Rosaleen Norton, Australia’s so much infamous witch; Harry Crosby, poet, solar worshipper and the easiest having a look corpse of 1929; Reginal Levgiac, writer of the mysterious pamphlet medicines Virus Germs.   In writing their tales, Mikul doesn't pass judgement on, yet as an alternative celebrates those characters for his or her incredible weirdness. For him, they're the “beacons of shining if erratic brilliance in an international of brilliant conformity”. the area will be a poorer position with no them.

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