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The realization that life is fundamentally absurd and macabre.
A man tells his friend, "On my way home from work today I saw a guy get sawed in half by a subway train. His guts shot out everywhere. It's like they were spring-loaded. I can't stop seeing the image in my head."

"Spantzo," he friend replies.

"Yes," the man answers. "Spantzo."
by SpantzoSpantzo August 11, 2018
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1. A group of actions, events or outcomes which create an absolute, complete and unholy mess of a situation.

2. A disastrously mishandled situation or undertaking.
1. What a royal spantzo, she thought to herself.

2. The spantzo in Iraq – as well as Afghanistan - was a drain on the US economy for several decades.
3. Tommy Wiseau's 'The Room' is pure spantzo.
by nagarcia October 27, 2017
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The feeling of excitement that arises when defiance of convention results in artistic progress (particularly when done in bad taste).
"Spantzo!" he shouted while watching any Roger Corman production.

"Spantzo!" he shouted while watching any Troma feature.

"Spantzo!" he shouted with great glee as the head explodes in Scanners.
by SPANTZO June 18, 2018
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