READING LIST FROM JOHN SKIPP’S SPLATTERPUNK CLASS!

We promised it and here it is, the FULL LIST of books mentioned in John Skipp’s class ‘In Your Face Til Your Face Comes Off: The History of Splatterpunk and the Triumph of the Overt’ at Miskatonic LA in March 2019, everything from BARTHOLOMEW AND THE OOBLECK to NIGHT OF THE ASSHOLES! Note these are not in alphabetical or even necessarily chronological order, but the order in which they were mentioned in John’s presentation.

The Light at the End – John Skipp and Craig Spector
The Cleanup – John Skipp and Craig Spector
The Scream – John Skipp and Craig Spector
The Bridge – John Skipp and Craig Spector
Book of the Dead – Edited by John Skipp and Craig Spector
Still Dead – Edited by John Skipp and Craig Spector
Seeing Red – David J. Schow
The Kill Riff – David J. Schow
Silver Scream – Edited by David J. Schow
The Drive-In – Joe R. Lansdale
By Bizarre Hands – Joe R. Lansdale
Books of Blood – Clive Barker
The Damnation Game – Clive Barker
Green Eggs and Ham – Dr. Seuss
Bartholomew and the Oobleck – Dr. Seuss
Tales of Mystery and Imagination – Edgar Allen Poe
Dracula – Bram Stoker
The 8th Pan Book of Horror Stories – Edited by Herbert Van Thal
The Fontana Book of Great Horror Stories – Edited by Christine Bernard
Alfred Hitchcock presents Stories They Wouldn’t Let Me Do on TV
Psycho – Robert Bloch
The October Country – Ray Bradbury
Lord of the Flies – William Golding
Grendel – John Gardner
Catch-22 – Joseph Heller
Lipstick Traces – Greil Marcus
I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream – Harlan Ellison
Deathbird Stories – Harlan Ellison
Rosemary’s Baby – Ira Levin
The Exorcist – William Peter Blatty
The Other – Thomas Tryon
The Stand – Stephen King
Ghost Story – Peter Straub
Shadowland – Peter Straub
The Orchard – Charles L. Grant
For Fear of the Night – Charles L. Grant
Shadows 2 – Charles L. Grant
The Dark Country – Dennis Etchison
Cutting Edge – Edited by Dennis Etchison
The Kill – Alan Ryan
Strange Seed – TM Wright
Faces of Fear – Douglas E. Winter
Prime Evil – Edited by Douglas E. Winter
The Ceremonies – T.E.D. Klein
Lost Angels- David J. Schow
The Nightrunners – Joe R. Lansdale
The Shaft – David J. Schow
Splatterpunks – Edited by Paul M. Sammon
Scars – Richard Christian Matheson
Created By – Richard Christian Matheson
The Cipher – Kathe Koja
Bad Brains – Kathe Koja
Skin – Kathe Koja
Lost Souls – Poppy Z. Brite
Drawing Blood – Poppy Z. Brite
Silk – Caitlin R. Kiernan
The Drowning Girl – Caitlin R. Kiernan
Sunglasses After Dark – Nancy A. Collins
Off Season – Jack Ketchum
Offspring- Jack Ketchum
The Woman – Jack Ketchum and Lucky McKee
The Girl Next Door – Jack Ketchum
White Trash Gothic – Edward Lee
The Bighead – Edward Lee
Slither – Edward Lee
Flesh Gothic – Edward Lee
The Rising – Brian Keene
Earthworm Gods – Brian Keene
The Complex – Brian Keene
Survivor – JF Gonzalez
The Beloved – JF Gonzalez
Tribesmen – Adam Cesare
Video Night – Adam Cesare
The Summer Job – Adam Cesare
Succulent Prey – Wrath James White
Population Zero – Wrath James White
Poisoning Eros I&II – Wrath James White and Monica J. O’Rourke
Suffer the Flesh – Monica J. O’Rourke
Containment: The Death of Earth – Charlee Jacob
This Symbiotic Fascination – Charlee Jacob
The Silence Between the Screams – Lucy Taylor
Dancing with Demons – Lucy Taylor
Die, You Bastard, Die! – Jan Kozlowski
Dead Bitch Army – Andre Duza
WZMB – Andre Duza
Son of a Bitch – Andre Duza and Wrath James White
Porn – Matt Shaw
Whore – Matt Shaw
enSICKlopedia- Matt Shaw
A God of Hungry Walls – Garrett Cook
Crisis Boy – Garrett Cook
All You Can Eat – Shane McKenzie
Pus Junkies – Shane McKenzie
Muerte con Carne – Shane McKenzie
Satan Burger – Carlton Mellick III
The Baby Jesus Butt Plug – Carlton Mellick III
The Haunted Vagina – Carlton Mellick III
Apeshit – Carlton Mellick III
Clusterfuck- Carlton Mellick III
Zombies and Shit – Carlton Mellick III
Night of the Assholes – Kevin L. Donihe
Shatner Quake- Jeff Burk
Shatner Quest – Jeff Burk
Ass Goblins of Auschwitz – Cameron Pierce
Pickled Apocalypse of Pancake Island – Cameron Pierce
In Heaven Everything is Fine – Edited by Cameron Pierce
Radiant Dawn- Cody Goodfellow
Ravenous Dusk – Cody Goodfellow
All-Monster Action – Cody Goodfellow
Sleazeland – Cody Goodfellow
Unamerica – Cody Goodfellow
Skullcrack City – Jeremy Robert Johnson
Entropy in Bloom- Jeremy Robert Johnson
Haunt – Laura Lee Barr
Long-Form Religious Porn – Laura Lee Barr
Angel Meat – Laura Lee Barr
Crooked God Machine – Autumn Christian
We Are Wormwood – Autumn Christian
Ecstatic Inferno – Autumn Christian
Girl Like a Bomb – Autumn Christian
I am Genghis Cum – Violet Le Voit
I’ll Fuck Anything That Moves and Stephen Hawking – Violet Le Voit
I Miss the World – Violet Le Voit
Scarstruck- Violet Le Voit
I Will Rot Without You – Danger Slater
Puppet Skin – Danger Slater
He Digs a Hole – Danger Slater
Impossible James – Danger Slater
Bird Box – Josh Malerman
Unbury Carol – Josh Malerman
Inspection – Josh Malerman
The Keeper – Sarah Langan
The Missing – Sarah Langan
Audrey’s Door – Sarah Langan
The Loving Dead – Amelia Beamer
Dangerous Red – Mehitobel Wilson
Paperbacks From Hell – Grady Hendrix
My Best Friend’s Exorcism – Grady Hendrix
We Sold Our Souls – Grady Hendrix

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