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Moxie Mezcal lives under an assumed name in San Jose, California.


Books Published (7 books)


Gagapocalypse

by Moxie Mezcal

Three audacious and darkly satirical short stories about fame, media obsession, and men behaving badly. :: Viral :: A YouTube star reflects bitterly on his fifteen minutes of fame. :: No. 1 :: A honeymooning...

Concrete Underground

by Moxie Mezcal

An idealistic journalist sets out to expose corruption among the city's elite and soon finds himself immersed in a conspiracy of murder, blackmail, espionage, and human trafficking. Pitted against the enigmatic...

Fake

by Moxie Mezcal

A desperate journalist tries to make his girlfriend understand why he is guilty of orchestrating an elaborate hoax... and how, when he met a mysterious musician with an amazing gift, it seemed that his lies...

Home Movie

by Moxie Mezcal

When a customer returns his own home movie inside a rented DVD case, an obsessive porn store clerk soon finds herself plunged into an old-fashioned whodunnit.

Making Dylan Maxwell

by Moxie Mezcal

Meet Dylan Maxwell, billionaire dot-com CEO and world class deviant. Tired of the same old thrills, he dreams up a new game for the rich & powerful, convincing them to put everything on the line – their fortunes,...

1999

by Moxie Mezcal

It's New Year's Eve, and four teenage friends are waiting for the world to end.

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Commented on This Unhappy Planet

MoxieMezcal
MoxieMezcal (7 books)
Sun, 23 May 2010 16:19:35 +0200

This Unhappy Planet is a satirical dramedy about two guys who hatch a scheme to open a chain of spiritual fitness clubs, hoping to get rich quick off of bored yoga moms and affluent New Age seekers. Its brilliance is in Marc's ability to lampoon both the main characters' cynicism as well as the distinctly SoCal brand of pseudo-spiritualism without veering into the realm of mean-spirited caricatures. The characters are imbued with such depth and shading, they are rendered so completely believable,… (more)


Commented on Cassingle: Five Stories

MoxieMezcal
MoxieMezcal (7 books)
Tue, 26 Jan 2010 06:54:26 +0100

Jim writes the kind of stories that sneak up on you. Unassuming at first, they don't fire out of the gate with a lot of fanfare and bluster. They are simple stories, elegantly told, that stay with you long after you've put them down. My personal favorite is "July 4: Easter", which deftly manages to weave together issues of love, relationship power dynamics, guilt, vindictiveness, tradition, and ceremony.