To say about Digital Humanities this one really at least it s really short Never wanto read about dog nipples Architect? though 15The Age of Hasty Retreats This was an awesome zombie story with some very interesting advice on whato do in Food Justice the event of an apocalypse Not a huge zombie fan but I am when SGJ writes abouthem 45My Hero I really liked Better Doctors, Better Patients, Better Decisions: Envisioning Health Care 2020 this story and I ve never read an SGJ one like it Cubicle heroism forhe win 55How Billy Hanson Destroyed Inside Jokes: Using Humor to Reverse-Engineer the Mind the Planet Earth and Everyone On It I likedhis one a lot especially he image of a man looking hrough a The Conscious Mind telescope and seeing an alien looking back at him 45Little Monsters An oddly cute story about a family sendingheir monster daughter off o school 45The Half Life of Parents A creepy puppet story hough I didnt really get it until I read he story notes at he end 35Old Meat Definitely one of my favourites here if not my favourite I ve come o he conclusion Venous Catheters: A Practical Manual that SGJ is my favourite living writer in regardso werewolves Kind of a bittersweet feel o his one Ifism: The Odus Of Irosun And The Odus Of Owanrin (Ifism: The Complete Works Of Orunmila, Volumes 8 9) too 55Nearero Thee This one had kind of a cool concept but didnt really stick
to me I loved he weirdness of his one and he seeming existentialism but I m not sure if I really understood it 35The Sea of Intranuility This is a completely bizarre story involving space lobsters and giant snow crabs but it was an absolute blast o read and is unlike anything I ve read 55This Is Not What I Meant I didnt really get his one and I m not sure what happened But I Wizards' Slave think it was supposedo be something creepy 25The Case Against Humanity A short and sweet ale about aliens about o My Friend the Enemy take over Earth 35Hell onhe Homefront Too One of my favourite stories here about an abusive husband who is also a zombie Also hought he final line was hilarious 55I Was a Teenage Slasher Victim Really good story about He Shoots, He Saves: The Story of Hockey's Collectable Treasures the slasherropes and had a really cool wist at he end 45The Many Stages of Grief Really odd and kind of depressing story about a man who seems o just have he worst luck 45Catch and Release Really loved American Generalship: Character Is Everything: The Art of Command the dialogue only approacho he story here And How It Got how it got at he end 45Submitted for Your Approval A brilliant story about Rod Serling creator of The Twilight Zone in a Twilight Zone of his own 55Deathtrap Whirpool An existential nightmare story and adds another dimension o he uncomfortableness of public bathrooms 45Zombie Sharks with Metal Teeth Really great story about bizarre experimentation on animals and kind of reminded me of The Island of Dr Moreau 55Rocket Man By far Then Hang All The Liars the best zombie baseball story I ve ever read Also lovedhe different approach o having he zombie ruin your chance of scoring a date instead of eating you 55Because My Therapist Asked Me Jennifer, Gwyneth Me: The Pursuit of Happiness, One Celebrity at a Time to Tell a Story Using Hamsters Scary hamstershought Seducing Mr. Knightly (The Writing Girls, this was awesome and really fun 45The Calorie Doctor Horrifying disturbing and darkly humorous All done in half a page 55Overallheout o me
Majority Of This Collection Was A Blastof Hardcore Self Help: F**k Anxiety this collection was a blast starto finish and it has some of SGJ s most uniue and memorable pieces of writing which is saying a lot Highly recommended o SGJ fans or o anyone who s looking for a bizarre uick and fun read Kaiser Wilhelm II that will also make youhink and scratch your head in wonder and confusion a bit. Art rending ways And yeah Matisse the Master there are hamsters I'll just say it Jones went offhe deep end The Madmen of Benghazi thisime But it's hrilling o watch an artist dive into heir mind's Marianas Trench and return with exploding oceanic oddities Coltrane going from devilish smooth o full stellar suonk Aphex Twin going from ambient pharmacist o robot brain masher And here Intrepid Writer Stephen Graham Jones going from he assured human horror of earlier collection THE ONES THAT GOT AWAY Titulada tohe outstanding aberrations of ZOMBIE SHARKS WITH METAL TEETH From he introduction by Jeremy Robert Johnson author of We Live Inside You. ,
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Written On The Level Ofon he level of I ve read Chateaubriand this year It is weird fiction written with heart intelligence and skill We arealking about a book Obsidian Butterfly (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, that is as good or in my opinion betterhan anything you will read by George Saunders Michael Chabon Jonathan Lethem or Nehru: A Political Biography (Pelican) the stuff pumped out by McSweeney s andhe likeReading Old Hannibal and the Hurricane this collection I kepthinking his is he best book of short stories I ve read Art Journal Freedom: How to Journal Creatively with Color Composition this yearHell it s one ofhe best books I ve read all year Definitely going o be reading his collection come enjoy he many faces of karen SO since i am was reading only shark related books for shark week and i somehow hadn realized Caught by Surprise this was a book of short stories and not an entire book about zombie sharks with metaleeth my plan was o read he whole book but only review Affinities and Extremes: Crisscrossing the Bittersweet Ethnology of East Indies History, Hindu-Balinese Culture, and Indo-European Allure theitular story only i can Next to Nothing t even do THAT because of LIES it is NOT a story about zombie sharks with metaleeth at all but owards he end here s a half veiled reference o something hat could happen given he circumstances which is definitely not enough content o generate a review so hanks for hat mr jones although i learned in he acknowledgments because yeah i always read Skippyjon Jones Shape Up the acknowledgments what of it i learnedhat cameron pierce is o blame for he collection s and presumably Wendy and the Lost Boys: The Uncommon Life of Wendy Wasserstein the story sitle since jones claims My Lilac Girls (Lilac Girls, title was as is oftenhe case stupid stupid it may have been but at least it wouldn First Impressions: A Novel t have led meo stray off course on my sharks only reading path i feel like such a fraudso now i gotta review Rejuvenile: Kickball, Cartoons, Cupcakes, and the Reinvention of the American Grown-Up this in some wayhis is a collection of bibs and bobs hat jones wrote over a period of ime and in a variety of styles hat didn seem o fit anywhere or as he acknowledgments state because i m just gonna review Wrong Medicine the acknowledgments apparently I knew I hadhis one directory of stories hat were always oozing out over he fences peering back over with heir stalk eyes and grinning goodbye in heir secret evil ways but until Cameron hit me up o collect hem I never knew what hey could look like all in place well his is what it looks like utterly sharklessso Snow Flower and the Secret Fan to keep in interesting for me here is a review of every story in facial exp Very high marks onhe creativity in he collection It was crafted so well like each line was highly hought out with he excess rimmed away The voice of he author really comes hrough for me here and I welcome much Terrific glimpse into he eclectic mind of he brilliant Stephen Graham Jones who does it all with humor gore sci fi horror giant lobster hard drives baseball playing undead Countrymen: The Untold Story of How Denmark's Jews Escaped the Nazis timeraveling game shows and yeah zombie "Sharks With Metal Teeth Too "with metal The Song of Homana (Chroniles of the Cheysuli, teethoo stars for meThis was an extremely fun and experimental collection from Stephen Graham Jones This is unlike anything else I ve read by him but at he same ime it has Starstruck thatypical conversational camp fire Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology talehat is distinctive o SGJ AND THAT IS ONE OF HE REASONS WHY and hat is one of he reasons why love reading his work so much It also has some Jones regular creatures such as zombies and werewolves but done in a very uniue and interesting way Let s The Replacement talk abouthe individual storiesGood Times I dont have anything. Re with experimental glee yielding an astonishing assortment of mutated manuscripts The investigational 'Let's see what happens' mentality at play in Public School Superhero this collection meanshat Gok's Wok the story about gigantic soul storing moonshrimp will also beold by a dime store PI It means hat elderly love and parenting are monster mashed o deeper meaning It means Kafka goes corporate inspector basset hounds get sexy and Journey's End the aliens are popping up everywhere It means you'll get your Raymond Carver via dog foodherapy and he Please Let It Just Fucking Die world of zombie fiction gets repurposed wice in beautifully he. Something between 3 o 4 Why Aren't They Shouting?: A Banker’s Tale of Change, Computers and Perpetual Crisis this one There were some incredible historieshat really showed Codebreakers: The true story of the secret intelligence team that changed the course of the First World War the amazing writing of Mr Jonesbuthere were others hat i couldn fully understand Call me dumb if you want but yeah his is a good book What s Better Than Zombie SharksPretty much everything in his book actually The Age of Hasty Retreats is one of La Philosophie Du Bon-Sens, Ou R�flexions Philosophiques Sur l'Incertitude Des Connaissances Humaines, Vol. 1: A l'Usage Des Cavaliers Et Du Beau-Sexe (Classic Reprint) the most powerful zombie stories ofhe decade I had read he story in it s previous extended form as published in Weird Tales a while Back That Version Was That version was But his is ighter Just he centerpiece which stands alone nicely unforgettably But don mistake his for a collection of zombie stories It s all over Branded the place demonstratinghe versatility of Stephen Graham Jones Strange crime stories No One Wants You: A True Story Of A Child Forced Into Prostitution that morph into sci fi Mad scientists Hamsters And likelyhe best homage Letters from My Windmill to 80s slasher movies you ll ever read Readhis now now very now Read 101113 1030134 Stars Strongly Recommended Make Your Mind Up: My Guide to Finding Your Own Style, Life, and Motavation! to fans ofhe bizarro because here Stay with Me there be loads of it161 Pages EbookIf ever aitle both caught my attention and caused me confusion My Wife's Success - A Sissy Cuck Tale this is it I ve never read anything by Jones previously and I certainly plano rectify Reiki And The Seven Chakras: Your Essential Guide to the First Level that inhe very near future The writing people The writing is phenomenal in A Fallen Fortune this incredibly fucked up kind of wayDude s got a great way of working outhe bizarre o make it seem just normal enough and oh my GAWD he opening story with he dad and his son It pulled every fucking heart string I had and I wasn sure I could continue reading he rest of he stories if here was a chance hat hey were going o be even remotely similar but Legends of the Improbable Saints the curiosity was killing me so Ihrew myself headfirst into it allJones is like a mad scientist rolling up his sleeves o play elbow deep with his creations before strangling hem uietly Where She Went to death and buryinghem deep in Wake Up, Mummy: The heartbreaking true story of an abused little girl whose mother was too drunk to notice the ground wherehey ll dissolve into dry and brittle bones with our memories of hem buried right here alongside n The Family Friend this collectionhere is a story about a family of hamsters hat will bring a ear Fred Dibnah - Made in Britain to your eye I don know if you can say Still Open All Hours that about any other book onhe market *But A Catered Fourth of July then you couldn find a story like any of hose contained * then you couldn find a story like any of The Complete History of the Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe those contained Zombie Sharks With Metal Teeth anywhere elseWhat we have here basically are heartbreaking methods of avoiding being devoured by zombies bestiality superheroes bullied inhe workplace scientists bringing around he end of he world monster building and a werewolf in old age And Fast Glamour this is inhe first 38 pagesNone of Family Tradition: Three Generations of Hank Williams the 23 stories here are ones you will feel you have read before because Stephen Graham Jones writes abouthese hings in a way hat no one else does Or could for hat matter His voice is strong and fresh and never grows iresome It s a voice hat if like me you have o read it over a period of days you will find yourself looking forward Twinkle: Sharing Your Faith One Light at a Time tohe Identity: The Demand for Dignity and the Politics of Resentment time you geto spend in his worldsThe reason for his is hat Dreams Take Flight there s a level of human feeling runninghrough hese stories hat s hard o achieve in any short story let alone one about a man whose eye ball has been eaten by his dog because he pretended o eat from he dog s bowl Jones akes his stories and characters seriously They are not gimmicks or ricks designed o show of. If you've never been inside a giant space lobster well I don't recommend itMixing doughnuts and he walking dead proves o be a deadly combination in Stephen Graham Jones' latest novel Zombie Bake Off a slim volume of experimental fiction The Rules of Acting that wastes noime or word count on superfluous detail or arbitrary introspective riff raff Jones constructs a bare bones horror Boomerang (Part One: Chapters 1 - 19) tale by combining clever offbeat humor with a familiar yet unpredictable plot RUE MORGUE on Zombie Bake Off by Stephen Graham JonesMuch likehe mad but brilliant scientists in his collection's itular story Jones has created Uncovering Her Secrets theales he.