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Comment by Jessica Espiricueta on November 18, 2010 at 12:37am


FRIED BRAINS #1 is a teen angst influenced zine about my dreads, my dreams, and my drunk father. cut and paste styles. i'm up for trading anytime!
Comment by Hannah (Not Lonely Zine) on November 16, 2010 at 2:30pm


Not Lonely #4
A6 (quarter) sized, 40 pages

The newest issue of my perzine is loosely based around lists of 4. I write about self-esteem, liking "old lady" things, bad habits, the joys of tea, going back on anti-depressants, things I like/dislike in books (as well as a longer list of my favourite books) & pets, amongst other rants & rambles. I wrote most of the zine on an old typewriter, some parts are handwritten & it's all made in cut & paste style with pretty and/or vintage images.

Please take a look at my profile page for details on how to get a copy.
Comment by monique on October 12, 2010 at 3:30pm

s This was a fun zine to compose and print out. A lot of work went into the reformatting, scanning, binding and whatnot, but I'm overall pleased with the turnout. It's nice to appreciate your own hard work and see improvements therein.
Comment by Jean McEwan on October 12, 2010 at 2:40pm
Comment by Jean McEwan on October 12, 2010 at 2:37pm


Hi All
'no one should call you a dreamer' is a 20 page, ltd edition b/w and colour zine of collage, photography drawing and text by me and a personal take on dreams, stories and inspiration.
Each zine comes with an A4 pullout story, called Whispering Hope, which comes in an individually stamped and type written paper bag.

Comment by Catherine Elms on October 9, 2010 at 10:40am
At long last, Here. In My Head. #5 and #6 (a feminist perzine from the UK) are now available! :D

Here. In My Head. #5: (40 pages, little smaller than 1/4 sized): £1.00

Features written pieces on girl-hate, beauty, self-loathing and personal growth, the dynamic nature of love, feminist book recommendations, and trying to reconcile my personality with my feminist beliefs.

Here. In My Head. #6: (38 pages, little bigger than 1/4 sized): £1.00

An alphabet zine, with a wide variety of topics including Body, Feminism, Hair, Ire, Memories, Noise, Piano, Serendipity, University, Vulva, Wales, and Xmas!

Am happy to accept trades too. Get in touch via WMZ or email me at contactATcatherineelms.co.uk for more info!
Comment by Synthia Nicole on September 10, 2010 at 1:17pm
glad that is untrue as well. the whole Drew in a zine movie thing. YEA
Comment by lise on September 3, 2010 at 4:33pm
Yeah, me too. I think the link/ people were hoping it would inspire a movie.
Comment by Betty on September 3, 2010 at 6:29am
Thanks for the follow up. I'm kinda glad it wasn't for real.
Comment by lise on September 3, 2010 at 3:50am
Ok. Sorry. It was a hoax. Drew Barrymore ain't doing no movie about zines. BTW: zine fair was great tonite here in Brisbane at lil art gallery/ cafe. Zine overload, it was like a library, kinda needed ages to sit n read them all over time. Rah.
 

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