Nighthawks Online Release Party 10.23


AUSPICIOUS APPARATUS PRESS·THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2016 We’ve got lots of prizes to give away to people who attend the release party for Forbes West’s NIGHTHAWKS AT THE MISSION on Sunday, October 23 from 7 to 10 pm EST. Michael Bunker is putting up an ebook copy of PENNSYLVANIA and one of BROTHER, FRANK. He’s also […]

The Story of “Nighthawks…”


Nighthawks at the Mission is returning to the electronic book shelves with a vengeance tomorrow, October 21st. “Nighthawks…” has been my baby for quite a while. For the last, oh god, three years. The product of sleepless nights, way too much time researching, and a fair amount of pushing from my wife. “Nighthawks…” was the first […]

Live@The Benbow Inn: Todd Barselow Interview

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    A interview with noted indie editor and publisher Todd Barselow, head of Auspicious Apparatus Press. He talks about what it takes to get published, his odd and controversial life in the Philippines as a professional cockfighter bookie, and his views on editing in the wild west that is indie publishing. Powered by […]

Live at the Benbow Inn: The Artie Cabrera Interview

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    A interview with noted indie author Artie Cabrera, where he tells tales of his writing, life in the big apple, the 1980s, where he gets his inspiration from (hint: hurting people). It starts with Joe Pesci harassing him over the phone. He was also a musician and a DJ for a while or […]

LTBI: Drunk Literature Episode “Sun Also Rises”

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Talking about goddamn literature. While drunk. Not my original idea, Jon Frater’s special one, but boy it’s a doozy. Special thanks to Jon Frater and that asshole Michael Bunker, who’s worthless at everything. Powered by Featuring the voice acting of: Forbes West (Author of Nighthawks at the Mission) Michael Bunker (Author of Brother, […]

Live at the Benbow Inn: Season 2!

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  The explosive season opening of “Live at the Benbow Inn” where allegations are made, lives destroyed, friendships are ruined, and somebody is embezzling from the bar. Who could it be? That bastard son of a bitch Michael Bunker? Jason “Safecracker”? Who knows? Who sees? Who cares? Also some shit about publishing as an author. […]

Ep. 17 of “Literary Outlaws”


Things get a little out of control on this episode! Michael Bunker is writing a very personal work of Literary Fiction called Hell & the Sea. He’s releasing it a chapter at a time through his Patreon account. We wanted to find out more. Is Patreon a good choice for authors? Is there still a […]