Dictators may be among the worst people in history, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t laugh at them. In My Favourite Dictators, CHRIS MIKUL tells the stories of eleven of the twentieth century’s most colourful and reviled human beings. Here he explains how and why he came to write his book, and who is in it. Illustations by Glenn Smith.
Bizarrism is a collection of strange-but-true tales, featuring a grand parade of eccentrics, visionaries, crackpots, cult leaders, artists, theorists and outsiders of every stripe. First published in 1999, and out of print for years, Headpress has now released a new, fully revised and expanded edition that revisits a host of unique individuals. Here Bizarrism and Eccentropedia author Chris Mikul shares five of his favourite eccentrics from his personal database of … singular personalities.