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We invite the third wheel of our bromance tricycle, author Lucas Mangum on the show. Our first guest! He's very nice. Kelby and I don't deserve him... On this episode, we talk abou...

AGITATOR 6: Blues Harp

JDO recorded this looking at a bunch of mountains. At one point he pretends to be afraid of a bug. Miike tells the story of a gay yakuza and a half-black/half-Japanese bartender/ha...

AGITATOR 5: Agitator

On this episode, Kelby and I talk about the recent piece by Sam Pink, and how his whole style got lifted by the author of Fuccboi. We link that to Miike's 2002 masterpiece Agitator...

AGITATOR 4: Dead or Alive

On this episode, Kelby and I talk about 1999's Dead or Alive, a yakuza gangster revenge flick with bizarro side characters and an apocalyptic ending. We touch on covid whateverism,...

On this episode, we chat about Mike Ma's Gothic Violence, Alt Lit 2.0, and Miike's best film, Ichi the Killer. JDO tries to reconstruct the movie from memory and we do a deep dive ...

AGITATOR 2: Visitor Q

Kelby and I talk about Visitor Q, Miike's 2001 family drama/comedy. It's one of the most fucked up and unpleasant movies I've ever seen. It starts with an uncomfortably long sequen...

Ben from AP stops by the show to talk about exercise, black metal, and finding your place in the world of creativity. Apocalypse Party is seriously one of the best presses around r...

Kelby Losack and I talk about our favorite filmmaker, Takashi Miike. Favorite/least favorite Miike movies, writing projects, and the balance between work ethic and childlike creati...

BLACK GUM: FULL AUDIOBOOK

Kelby Losack reads the entirety of my novel Black Gum. After his life spirals out of control, a young man navigates a world of juggalos, transients, and petty criminals with Shane...

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