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200 Zine Read-a-thon Challenge!!!!
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So I made a goal of reading 200 zines this year! That's only 17 a month. Anyone else down? C'mon let's do it, that way we can feel justified in calling each other names in all the other forums!Here's…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by each and every day zines Oct 4, 2011.

Keep the same zine title? Or use differant ones? Which do you prefer?
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I've always thought that it was a good idea to keep the same zine title to establish familiarity. Zine people are usually less known for their names than their zine titles. Even when some of the big…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom Hendricks Feb 12, 2011.

Anti-zinester sentiment! How do you feel about the term zinester?
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Are all of you folks comfortable with the term zinester? I have big problems with the word because it implies that I am a part of a scene. I consider myself a writer. A writer who would be writing…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike Nobody Jan 13.

Why your zine title? Why your pen name?
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Why did you go with the title of your zine? Why your pen name? For starters: my zine is Eaves of Ass and it's a play on Leaves of Grass, because Whitman was a great influence on how I live my life.…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lia through the looking-glass Apr 28, 2010.

 

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Mike Nobody replied to Craven Rock's discussion Anti-zinester sentiment! How do you feel about the term zinester?
"As long as they spell my name right"
Jan 13
bobby madness replied to Craven Rock's discussion Anti-zinester sentiment! How do you feel about the term zinester?
"It makes me cry "
Nov 24, 2013
Zeina V. replied to Craven Rock's discussion Anti-zinester sentiment! How do you feel about the term zinester?
"i like the term, personally. i like everything that zines and zine communities are about. also, i find the history of zines pretty interesting and think that if you call them something else, they become something else, without that history and…"
May 7, 2013
Chrysothème A. replied to Craven Rock's discussion Anti-zinester sentiment! How do you feel about the term zinester?
"i'm fine with the word "zinester." it may sound as ridiculous as "bookster," but it's not that different from "author." i'm a zinester who isn't really part of a (real life) "zine…"
May 6, 2013
bobby madness replied to Craven Rock's discussion Anti-zinester sentiment! How do you feel about the term zinester?
"I think its a lame term,but unfortunately one that fits most zine people.Other terms that fit,like "Overpriveledged""Worthless""Self righteous"and "Inconsequential" are also annoyingly apt."
Apr 24, 2013
Kari Tervo replied to Craven Rock's discussion Anti-zinester sentiment! How do you feel about the term zinester?
"After a few years of using the word, I'm ready to weigh in: I don't like the term "zinester." I thought it would grow on me, but it hasn't. It sounds like a Teamster who produces a zine about Jimmy Hoffa conspiracy theories.…"
Apr 20, 2013
Lubomyr Tymkiv left a comment for Craven Rock
"We invite you to take part in the First International Exhibition "ZINESHOW" in Ukraine. Participation is free. Any technique. Any theme and format. No return. Deadline: 15/04/2013. Exhibition on the…"
Jan 4, 2013
each and every day zines replied to Craven Rock's discussion 200 Zine Read-a-thon Challenge!!!!
"each and every day is up for trade... www.eachandeverydayzine.weebly.co.uk ; or e-mail me on eachandeverydayzine@yahoo.co.uk   thanks "
Oct 4, 2011
Craven Rock replied to Craven Rock's discussion 200 Zine Read-a-thon Challenge!!!!
"54. Ilse Content #10 Warm, introspective writing 55. Sugar & Heartstrings #5 Great personal writing, invites you right in and before you know it, it's over and you're disappointed. 56. The Prince Zine by Joshua James Expertly and…"
Oct 3, 2011
Rory replied to Craven Rock's discussion 200 Zine Read-a-thon Challenge!!!!
"Haha, "It never serves well to be buttclenched" -- definitely one of my mottos. ;) Hence all the mini-zines on my list, in between the 80-page tomes.   It looks like you've been reading some awesome stuff!"
Aug 18, 2011
Craven Rock replied to Craven Rock's discussion 200 Zine Read-a-thon Challenge!!!!
"I've really loosened up on what I'm allowing myself to call a zine as it gets  further into the year. It's gotten to anything photocopied passes. Before I was all is that a zine or a book? Blah, blah. Does this count because…"
Aug 17, 2011
Craven Rock replied to Craven Rock's discussion 200 Zine Read-a-thon Challenge!!!!
"Hadn't posted in a while and found I just broke 50! Sweet! Thanks for lighting a fire under my ass, Rory. 29. Gullible #1330. Grund Lit Zine Issue 731. Con Queso #132. Denial of Existence #833. Vex #2334. Human Waste #135. Hot Tea, Cold Water…"
Aug 17, 2011
Rory replied to Craven Rock's discussion 200 Zine Read-a-thon Challenge!!!!
"Finally hit 100 not five minutes ago! My hundredth zine for the year was Pieces #6, which was a total joy, although I may be biased towards stream of consciousness travel…"
Aug 17, 2011
Rory replied to Craven Rock's discussion 200 Zine Read-a-thon Challenge!!!!
"A bunch of mine are small, for real. ;)"
Jun 20, 2011
Craven Rock replied to Craven Rock's discussion 200 Zine Read-a-thon Challenge!!!!
"I think I just got, as they say on these forum things, pwned "
Jun 20, 2011
Rory replied to Craven Rock's discussion 200 Zine Read-a-thon Challenge!!!!
"Here's my list so far this year! It's not quite up to where it should be for June, but I'm on a zine organizing/ordering/reading rampage lately....   http://listography.com/createorperish/books/zines_ive_read_this_year"
Jun 20, 2011

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At 7:02am on January 4, 2013, Lubomyr Tymkiv said…

We invite you to take part in the First International Exhibition "ZINESHOW" in Ukraine. Participation is free. Any technique. Any theme and format. No return. Deadline: 15/04/2013. Exhibition on the blog http://zineshow.blogspot.com All works will be exhibited also in the gallery "tymutopiyapres" http://tymutopiyapres.blogspot.com is not a commercial gallery. Welcomed but not "necessarily" summary of your zine or about you or your creative work (this is necessary for further elucidation of the project and possible documentation). Zines for the exhibition please send air mail: "Zineshow" A/C 9875, Sadivnycha 19/1, 79038, Lviv, Ukraine.

At 5:45am on April 22, 2010, Jerianne said…
Interesting discussion you prompted about "zinester." I'd love to publish commentary by you about it in an upcoming Zine World.
At 7:02pm on March 28, 2010, CT Terry said…
i prefer to think of myself as a corrupt, prohibition-era politician.
At 11:10pm on March 27, 2010, nick/ perpetration nation said…
yeah thanks for that! i love small type though. cram as much as you can. razorcake rules. it must be great to get new zines to read for free all the time.
At 7:55pm on March 27, 2010, Joshua James Amberson said…
I don't know what you just said. All I know is that you need to get a picture of your grill piece up on this thing.
At 3:05am on March 27, 2010, robnoxious said…
Hey, I just finished reading your music issue tonight. Funny, I was walking in the forest today with Joey and he said he wished you were there. Rock on! -Rob
 
 
 

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