The Beer Mystic has been excerpted in well over 60 magazines, zines, e-zines and online sources. Here are a few: Beer Mystic Global Pub Crawl:Read all of the excerpts in one slithery gulf stream of beer and bites. Semiotext(e) SF, edited by Rudy Rucker, Robert Anton Wilson & Peter L. Wilson, Autonomedia. With works by Bruce Sterling, J.G. Ballard, Rachael Pollack, Rudy Rucker, William Gibson, Thom Metzger, William Burrroughs, Ron Kolm, Robert Anton Wilson...
Beer Mystic Slum Text
Up Is Up, But So Is Down: New York's Downtown Literary Scene, 1974-1992: Edited by Brandon Stosuy, with an afterword by Dennis Cooper and Eileen Myles [NYU Press, 2006]. Massive tome with everyone who wanted to be something/anything included... Includes Beer Mystic excerpt. The anthology also includes most of the Unbearables and their hangers-on. Also includes two vintage cut-n-paste posters produced by the author for various hysterical and accidentally relevant Unbearable readings.
To read "Light Gives Off Heat," an excerpt from BEER MYSTIC, you can download this issue of Urban Grafittihere. This magazine comes from the dirtiest town in Canada, Edmonton. Editor Mark McCawley is an uncompromising writer-resister and one of the most faithful supporters of BEER MYSTIC and of other literature that traipses out on a ledge. McCawley will be participating in the Beer Mystic Global Pub Crawl with the inclusion of a chapter hors serie.
Other Beer Propagandists
Smoke Signalswith Mike Golden's intro: “How to Become a Beer Mystic”. Threatens to eventually serialize the entire novel. Expected completion date 2020. Also includes d.a. Levy and Bukowski, Terry Southern, Jim Harrison and Rudy Wurlitzer. Rant/Interzones: “Lights went on the blink in the stalled subway.” Totse: Hijacked/uncredited version of "The Beer Mystic's Last Day on the Planet" Rat Conference: Nick Fracaro's chapter in the style of the Beer Mystic. Chanticleer [Scotland 2007], Sandbox [Chance/Fate issue, No. 4], Curse [Brooklyn 1990s] Murtaugh [NY 1990s], Beet [Brooklyn 1990s], Vokno [legendary samisdat journal from Prague in Czech], Red Tape [Lower Eastside 1980s-90s], Public Illumination Magazine , Lowest Common Denominator [WFMU station zine], Frank [Paris 1980s], Ambit [UK, 2000], Unbearables2, Cassette Mythos [Autonomedia], Snake [c.v.edwards in the UK has over the period 2001-06 published many excerpts], Urban Graffiti [Canada 2001] Sarasota Arts Review, Plain Brown Rapport, National Poetry Magazine of the Lower Eastside, Nuyorican Live (Knitting Factory), Bil Bo K (Brussels) and many more …
Mysticism of Rat Sass Beer
Mysticisme de la Biere: Fermentation, Inebriation, & Navigation: "I inhale the head of a beer the way others breathe oxygen. And then I walk. And when I walk I think, and when I think I become a genius; beer bottle reserves in breast pockets ..." RATT conceptual artistic activists created this 1998 art object: bottle of Rat Sass beer, wrapped in a "Mysticisme" essay scroll, packaged in a cylindrical box. This same essay later appeared in Exquisite Corpse and can still be found at the interesting site Global Hangover Guide.
Plain Brown Rapport do Bier Mysticisme
Plain Brown Rapport [RAPT], "Mysticisme de la Biere" message in a bottle, Brooklyn, 1998.