Outrage Sunday 52 hideous

Our comrade Greg Hoey has been quiet – and I can reveal why.

I applaud the PWF backing (probably) the most blacklisted author. I will get the e-book AND the $87.50 paperback, which was “voted peoples choice favorite book of 2012 perth writers festival! and tipped to be a contestant for this years booker prize.”

Much harder to comprehend was this hideous Shenton Park sight:

Written on the tape was: Drop stopped. If elect by repair. Hmm.

We in Guildford are glad this sun-blotting, 2.5m sign has been added to the street. It is tasetful and unobtrusive. Hideous.

It’s almost enough to make you forsake Rottnest for Bali.

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101 Responses to Outrage Sunday 52 hideous

  1. orbea says:

    PTA Guildford – we train to taze

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  2. Andrew says:

    http://www.myspace.com/gregoriusgregorius
    Check out Greg’s blog. Here’s a taste, posted yesterday:

    ‘greg hoey
    amoung my stalkers of recent times it is the germans who in the last few months been trying to set me up with german girl and for me to go live in germany. why? because like others they regard me as highly valued political tool [risen jesus nonsense] and are about to become the dominant force throughout europe [3rd reich] and regard me as pivotal because of my essays throughout the ninties against political correct…ness and jewish elite cultural dominance. hence gillard govt’s recent about take on pulling out of afghan without informing the germans.’

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    • rottobloggo says:

      Uh-oh: this on Friday:
      it seems many have read my book ‘hideous’ and yet registered only one copy sold.
      -ronnie miller, kevin lomas, peter may and others at lulu publishing i cannot help but feel are conspiring to allow my manuscripts to be freely plundered by readership.
      and the pretext they seem to be using is by the deleting and editing of my very intelligent posts against the copying of other artists work, and thereby editing them to make it seem that i actually think the copying of writers work is basically a good thing.

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      • janezee says:

        This is my favourite.

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        • Russell Woolf's Lovechild says:

          What did nut jobs do before teh Internet?

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        • skink says:

          ” the pretext of me being either insane, a murderer, a pederast or a sexual deviant of some sort, drug dealer or just a bad individual.’

          why the ‘either’ ? I thought he was all those things and more besdides

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        • Rob F says:

          Dear God, It’s astonishing how people with minds like this can weave literally anything into the narrative of which they are the central figure. Poor bastard.

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      • skink says:

        was that one copy sold to you.

        if you did spend $8.99 for the ebook, could they mail me a copy? I doubt it’s got DRM, so can be freely plundered.

        that’s sure to rile Greggo. If only Lulu had the same facility as Amazon where you can award it stars and leave your own review.

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  3. billoslatter says:

    Grog’s claim about PWF sponsorship seem like an infringement of copyright.

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    • skink says:

      it gets better. In the blurb for the epub version of his book, Greggo states that “This work has caused the response of numerous high profile and very reknown film-makers and authors of the like of david foster wallace.
      Three times nominated for vogel literary prize, the victorian premiers prize and voted most popular author of the 2012 perth writers festival.”

      interesting that his book was published this year, but Foster Wallace killed himself in 2008. I can find no evidence as to whether this occurred shortly after reading Greggie’s manuscript.

      also, the Vogel Award is only open to author’s under 35 years old, which I suspect Greg is not.

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      • greg hoey says:

        ok hate to do this because this place is full of tedious self-adulating wanks [typical big-time small pond spiteful insular perth satyir-asse-st’s] and last thing i want to do is give them any more desperation for someone other than themselves to reply but here goes and then goodbye and good riddance to a pack of self-important beaurocrats and impoverished career semi-professionals who’s way out is to back-bite and take their frustration out on people they then refuse to give a chance of reply.
        1. hideous was entered into vogel award in 1995-6. it states so in preview dumb fuckwit.
        2have letter from david foster wallace himself asking permission to use aspects of my story’s title [even sent me copy of his book ‘hideous men’] idiotic insular perth fuchwit.
        3. pale kings and hideous are different novels by wallace fuckwit -bigtime skink.
        4. yes i am not young enough to enter vogel now. stupid fucking dipshit perth satyr-asse-hole shove it fuckit skinkky bum.
        5…and last -blacklisted not by the left but by conservative evangelist right much moreso as well zionist’s upset because of my politics….why/ i’ll let you think about that you stupid blithering dumb-asses fuckwitless skink-hole.

        oh say hi to billo toilet licker slatter. tell him there are far better ways to get his nutrition now wont you.
        see that useless spiv ‘mate’ lisa still making joke about poor lisa-has never gotten over that has she…..still think poor witless and titless lisa is best for her….but great to have mates aint it lisa?

        bye bye for at least another 5 years you pack of weak asse-monkeys.

        oh yeah read my book you’ll see why the establishment have made my life very difficult in fact give me $28.00 I’ll get you a copy, cause think authorities have probably given lulu ‘the no go’ if you know what i mean. just email me [emails pseudo just like you gutless pack of rags and wannabe satyr-asse’s] put said monies into my paypal account and will get you copy or two.

        if not goway dont bother me. greg hoey

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        • oorbea says:

          where can I download this book on torrent?

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        • skink says:

          you have surpassed yourself, groggie

          ‘entered’ into the Vogel Award is not the same as ‘nominated’. Anyone can download the entry form and send in their landfill.

          I’d genuinely like to see the letter from Foster Wallace, is it included in your book? I suspect it contains some irony that you may have missed. His book ‘Interviews with Hideous Men’ is a collection of male grotesques – which one was you?

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        • skink says:

          Some people believe that Saul Bellow’s ‘Augie March’ has the finest opening sentence in twentieth century literature. Others think that James Crumley’s ‘Last Good Kiss’ is better.

          Ladies and Gentlemen, I give you the opening sentence of Greg Hoey’s ‘Hideous’:

          “Downtown Darlinghurst 1995, a tall, lanky, gaunt young woman with closely cropped hair walks with another of the self-same gender though considerably shorter in stature than her mate and also with longer hair, upturned little nose, a ring through her lower lip, they walk hand in hand both of them radiating the confident all-knowing smiles of the triumphant, a smug sense of bemusement lay across their pleasing visages that was as assured as the sky above them was cloudless and free of space-junk.”

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          • Young white lesbians!

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          • mrsstone says:

            He wears his hate on his sleeve.

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            • oorbea says:

              Well the title certainly is descriptive

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            • oorbea says:

              It does what it says on the tin

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            • skink says:

              “…this media stuff is pushing unnatural acts all the time, for a start. Girls going with other women etc. Anyone would think it was the natural way to behave. But definitely why make a woman more cold-blooded than they already are?
              …my theory is that women are the ones that make good regulators, managers and such, they have the mean-spiretedness for it. Now the male of the species is the more imaginative creative one, with the gift for intuitive wisom. The female is really the dumbest, lacking vision of the male and the courage in lots of ways. Calculating, resorceful and scheming. Kidding ourselves that women are going to save the world is pure folly.”

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              • janezee says:

                “my theory is that women are the ones that make good regulators, managers and such, they have the mean-spiretedness for it”

                OMG it is like he has looked into my SOUL!!!

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          • Bento says:

            I was hoping the night would be dark and stormy. Opportunity missed.

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          • janezee says:

            That’s so comprehensively not a sentence that it may in fact be genius. Reminds me of Virginia Woolf for some reason. Not just the lesbians.

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          • Snuff says:

            Not sure that’s verbal, but it’s definitely diarrhea.

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        • rottobloggo says:

          I saw your flyer at the Eric Street shops in Cottesloe this week.

          You are doing an excellent job in spreading the word.

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        • skink says:

          I think I’ve figured this out:
          ‘have letter from david foster wallace himself asking permission to use aspects of my story’s title’
          what aspects of the title? it’s only one word.
          and then if you look at the flyer that says the book has ’caused the response of numerous famous film-makers and authors’ including ‘Hideous Kinky’. I see a pattern emerging.
          so I reckon Hoey wrote to anyone who produced work with ‘hideous’ in the title, and in one of his delicious drool-spattered diatribes accused them of plagiarism and infringing his copyright. I’m sure they all wrote back and told him very politely that he couldn’t hold copyright on an adjective, but wishing him the best of luck with his unpublished manuscript. They may also have given him free stuff in lieu of the massive damages he laid claim to.

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  4. mrsstone says:

    Ok, I give up, what is a Ratus vagina? I’m not going to google it. Last time I googled naughty things I had to take my mac into the Apple shop for fixing. Very embarrassing.

    Cheers for the Hoey update DFOC. I used to think his ramblings were indicative of some angry man syndrome, but now I see he’s as mad as a cut snake. Poor bastard.

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  5. Bento says:

    I’ll wait for the movie. I assume it’s chock full of YWL action? (Maybe the solitary book purchaser can answer that. Hi, Mama Hoey!)

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  6. valerie woodruffe Lupo says:

    Well, we know my vacuum is called “Betty Loop” coz thats what she does

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    • skink says:

      never was there more of a match made in heaven than Gregg and Val
      how do we get them together?
      dogging on Mullaloo beach?

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  7. skink says:

    I came here to talk about Lannie McT in teh Sunday Times today, and teh news that Swallow is due to open in June…that’s next month!

    but now I see Hoey and my weekend is ruined. Ruined I say.

    ‘the most blacklisted author in teh modern canon of western literature’
    like Arthur Miller, then, only more so.

    is he confusing ‘blacklisted’ with ‘rejected’ ?

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  8. skink says:

    Adiamo was a conveniently new age kind of guy and he wasted no time in going down on her as a way of getting her hooked onto him. He would have happily choked to death except for the fact Nicole had the good sense to respect his need for air, so she edged his innocent little head now dripping with her moisture and female juices, by the ears and away from her fanny-may, to let him gasp for breath, before again ramming him back deep and head first into her swollen mound of Eros with crushing, ramrod, ballet taut, sweat-ridden and bestial thighs.
    As she finally climaxed and gave way to a fit of thigh-hugging tremors and clutched with all her might his confiscated tucked-in head with its probing tongue, she letting out a long mournful moaning like some lone she-wolf on a full moon before she fell into a dreamlike reverie of thankfulness of how she had finally met her man, Adiamo Davies, sculptor.
    She came bad! ‘Oooo! ohhh myyy Gyaad!’
    Wail did her endless song, a song that spoke of tantalization and the exploration of all that was intimate in the great under-garden of her female sex, this long moan of hers was also a paean that spoke of greatfulness to the god Apollo, Lysander, and any other God who could deliver her safely back to earth after her long meandering voyage into the shimmering, starry sky’d cosmos on the outer edge of the known Galaxy.

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  9. skink says:

    would you believe it gets worse? this is the life-affirming bit. Most of it is hate.

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  10. skink says:

    ‘Girls that make too much show of appearing hot are more than likely cold-fish or lesbians,’ he thought. ‘If only I could break her wilfulness and reign her in and teach her to respect my masculine power. there’s got to be a way of controlling her.’
    His eyes blazed as from dreams of power over her, to see her down on her knees crushed in adoration.
    Her eyes fluttered ever so subtly and almost begged him to ravage her and she started to wonder whether the body language she used on him was working. She was wrong, because David was in fact grinding at the bit. Blood coursed where it courses the most. He was a volcano of desire, a ravenous lion after tender young deer and had trouble restraining himself from the suggestion they retire on his sofa because of this naked bloody humility that was so intense for this time of season and especially being in the hard concrete jungle of the big bad city.
    ‘A while longer’ he thought to himself. ‘She’ll fall, even if it takes weeks. I’ll get the silly twerp yet’
    He looked away from her toward some sublime and distant horizon, where the ethereal mattered, but not however without a sense of how deep down, just what a deeply sexually superficial person he could be in fact when he put his mind to it.

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  11. Ali M. says:

    As much as I hate this mysogynist female hating grand prick, have actually read his books and their not all that bad…I know, I know I’m commiting treason and I will probably get gods eternal damnation for saying so, but they’re rather good actually. Still say he’s a cunt big time.

    http://www.amazon.com/Greg-Hoey/e/B00CV10I8K

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    • sansjess says:

      Awake in fright, it was would you believe? sitting on one of the book stands at my loca library. Completely uncatalogued…so I just walked out with it, don’t ask me how it got thereand the librarians did’nt seem to mind, so just went up to the librarian at the checkout asked her a thing or two with the book in open show so did’nt come off looking entirely suspicious and then just walked off with said book..would’nt want to have to pay for every book I ever had to read, [ a student’s life is hard enough].
      Anyone know where I can download hideous preferably freebie. i’ve tried his amazon- lulu webpage-thingy with both my visa/mastercard even paypal but nothing seems to go through-keep getting wrong card no.

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      • gem says:

        thought hideous brilliant..wanna get awake but trouble getting lulu to complete purchase. told by friends in know lulu is bad site to sell books-they tend to overprice and sell without authors knowledge.

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    • mrsstone says:

      I wonder, is this three of Greg’s personalities?

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  12. anon says:

    http://www.allbooksfind.net.

    free downloads of awake in fright, [its actually extremely good by the way] though I think he’s rewritten it some and now is called awake.

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  13. anon says:

    In reply to ‘Gem’ try doing three or four times on lulu it spits a version out on the second or third try for free! I’ve tried got free version of hideous without being charged.

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  14. anon says:

    That is unless your greg hoey in disguise then I take it all back. But If your not I entirely agree hideous best read ever winton comes way back in terms of literary skill or page-turn capacity.

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  15. anon says:

    Really you lot dont’ strike me as all that witty -you all seem sad and typically perth ‘desperate for attention’ because of geographic isolation. Do not be so small and insular, Im brit and love perth at least for a short holidays -no culture here for permanency-great job in the mines, for all of its small town pretentions and cultural isolation.
    Perth will in time be world-class as it should be it couldnt be any worse.

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    • Rolly says:

      Beauty Culture is in the mind of the beholder.”
      A place’s “culture” problems mainly exist in the minds of people for whom the existing “culture” is at variance with their preconcieved mind-set on the subject.
      From my perspective, the downside in Australia is that there is too much emphasis on imitation and not enough on originality.
      The ubiquitous misuse of the word *vibrancy* – which really stands for more cafés, shops and small bars from which to extract extra money in rates and taxes – is, in itself, a condemnation of the underlying principle that more glitz and glitter is preferable to a sound social structure and communal well being.
      Coffee and alcohol are the social lubricants that substitute for community cohesion.
      We have our “class” distinctions clearly defined by ostentatious wealth, corporate position, political clout, invisibilty to the marketing crowd, and social exclusion due to inadequate financial means.
      We still bow and scrape to aristocratic and exclusive school types, but less so than the ever obsequious English.
      For the main part, that which many people define as “culture” is rather akin to something that might be found in a Petrie dish prior to hygenic disposal.

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    • Rolly says:

      Beauty Culture is in the eye mind of the beholder.”
      A place’s “culture” problems mainly exist in the minds of people for whom the existing “culture” is at variance with their preconcieved mind-set on the subject.
      From my perspective, the downside in Australia is that there is too much emphasis on imitation and not enough on originality.
      The ubiquitous misuse of the word *vibrancy* – which really stands for more cafés, shops and small bars from which to extract extra money in rates and taxes – is, in itself, a condemnation of the underlying principle that more glitz and glitter is preferable to a sound social structure and communal well being.
      Coffee and alcohol are the social lubricants that substitute for community cohesion.
      We have our “class” distinctions clearly defined by ostentatious wealth, corporate position, political clout, invisibilty to the marketing crowd, and social exclusion due to inadequate financial means.
      We still bow and scrape to aristocratic and exclusive school types, but less so than the ever obsequious English.
      For the main part, that which many people define as “culture” is rather akin to something that might be found in a Petrie dish prior to hygenic disposal.

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  16. the real greg hoey? says:

    Geez rolly your the reason why this city is so seriously frucked!!

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