When most readers think of Johnson, they think of “For Fuck’s Sake”, from the Fanta/Eros anthologyDirty Stories. A sprightly nightmare of self-loathing annihilation, in which malevolent teen girls and their Beagle Boy lovers torment a frail boy in ladies’ underwear — culminating with a rifle blast into the rectum — the story anticipates the inflamed cruelties of artists like Josh Simmons, though Johnson often gives the impression of working in raw-nerved imaginative memoir.
And Ginette Lapalme returns with the second day of her diary.
Here is an Inkstuds interview with Jess Johnson.
Hyperallergic has a fine short text on Puke Force.
Gil Roth speaks to Tom Tomorrow.