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Zining Mishaps
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You are utter cosmic perfection, that is true. But when you're doing it yourself, it's likely you're going to screw up every once in a while. I want to hear about people's zine mishaps! Accidents,…Continue

Tags: fender-benders, mishaps, mistakes

Started this discussion. Last reply by Nyx Oct 14, 2014.

zine fest--how many copies to bring?
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I'm going to the San Francisco Zine Fest--my first--and I'm wondering how many copies of each issue people usually bring.  I have three issues to trade/sell ($3), and I was thinking 30 copies of…Continue

Tags: fest, zine

Started this discussion. Last reply by redhoodedm Aug 3, 2011.

Scam Distro: Should I Out It Here?
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This is a small community, so I want to get some opinions on this.There is a member of this community (on WMZ) who runs a distro.  I ordered some stuff from her.  I didn't get it, so I wrote to…Continue

Tags: scams, distro

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sid Clark Feb 14, 2013.

 

Greetings, yo.

Shards of Glass In Your Eye!

SHARDS OF GLASS IN YOUR EYE! is a humor + random zine featuring offbeat insights from an unconventional observer. Each issue features funny essays, sarcastic commentary, and extras like games and celebrity sightings. Have a fun read! LAUGH MORE!

Buy Shards and my other zines/photos/buttons here, at Sweet Mayhem Zinery!

BIO

Hi, I'm Kari.  My humor + random zine, which I started in 1995, is called Shards Of Glass In Your Eye! The first two issues were slap-dash one-nighters thrown together in fits of creative frustration. Each issue was a collection of absolutely nothing of consequence.  Resurrected in 2010, Issues 3-12 continue in that tradition.  You won't learn how to manage your money. You won't be inspired to lose 20 pounds in 20 days. You won't read the trenchant political analysis of a Capitol Hill insider, or be gripped by the harrowing story of a rock-climbing quadruple amputee.  

But you will get a personalized psychic reading, and you'll find out what's not on the official Beverly Hills walking tour map.  Grammar Nazis got you down?  I've written a lecture to them on your behalf. Sing along with me to The Domestically-Challenged Blues. Take a psychological quiz. Learn one simple rule for dating a guy from a rock band. Plus, there's diets for the desperate, celebrity sightings, a series of fond reminiscenses, and a couple of serious ones (like "In Defense of Thin Women") too. You even get a word search puzzle. It's all in good fun, and I hope you enjoy it.

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At 11:58am on May 20, 2015, Cheering and Waving Press said…

Got your zine and it made my day funnier. as always, i enjoyed your sense of humor and enjoyable graphics. thank you for including me in "read these zines" i appreciate the support!! i look forward to the next issue<3

At 10:51pm on May 18, 2015, Jess Meoni said…

Hey there! Feel free to PM anytime :D

At 8:26pm on May 12, 2015, Tina said…

Hey Kari! I just saw your comment on my wall from last year, I have some free zine grab bags so I'll be sending some your way! Please direct message me your address if it has changed since last year :) thanks!! -Tina

At 12:24pm on May 7, 2015, Cheering and Waving Press said…

So glad you enjoyed nhnb #18. Thanks for the awesome review ( : And for future reference, all my zines are free ( : Looking forward to SHARDS when it comes my way! I never thought about not being able to fold it back together lol sorry about that. 

At 8:15am on May 1, 2015, Kris Hartley said…

Shards #13 RULES!!

At 4:07pm on April 27, 2015, ZippityZinedra said…

You're most welcome :) Glad it moved you.  It means a lot. Thank you for sharing it with your colleague. The purpose of the zine was to reach out to those who are grieving and those who wish to help and support them.

Looking forward to the latest Shards. Thank you for sending it my way. Can't wait to read it!

At 9:36am on April 9, 2015, Cheering and Waving Press said…

Hey Kari, I got New Hearts New Bones #18 sent your way. Looking forward to the new SHARDS ( :

At 2:18am on March 13, 2015, Francesca said…

Kari! Did you ever get Pet Rat 2? I sent it out +- 1-2 moths ago

Pls note I changed my address:

Francesca

Ina Boudier-Bakkerlaan 143-4

3582XW, Utrecht Netherlands

Pls alwayz specify my name as 14 other people have the mailbox key!

At 8:53pm on January 9, 2015, MEAT Based Clown Solution! said…

Thank you for being our new friend! We're honored to declare you...

At 1:09pm on January 4, 2015, Jonny Nobody said…

Thanks for the encouragement! Your blog sounds awesome! I'll definitely trade with you when mine is done!

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Kari Tervo's Blog

To Everyone Who Has Sent Me Mail, And I Have Not Responded

Posted on December 12, 2013 at 8:39pm 1 Comment

I have some 'splainin to do. 

Today, I just got almost all of the mail that has been sent to my PO box since July, 2013. It is a lot of mail:

The dilly-o was that in July, I got one of those yellow cards that said I had too much mail for my…

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LA Zine Fest 2014 Exhibitor Interview!

Posted on November 28, 2013 at 2:05am 0 Comments

Yayyy! LA Zine Fest shared my 2014 exhibitor interview!

http://lazinefest.com/2013/11/27/get-to-know-your-zinester-shards-of-glass-in-your-eye/

This thing's gonna be great. You should go.

BLOG ZINE! Weekly Online Zine Reviews for the Renegade Reader In You!

Posted on October 2, 2013 at 9:36pm 0 Comments

I told you guys in my last blog post that I'm writing for a pop culture blog called Pop Culture Beast. I'm starting a new weekly zine review feature there called BLOG ZINE.

Click on over and take a peek at the FAQ! Send me your zines for review!

http://www.popculturebeast.com/2013/10/blog-zine-weekly-online-zine-reviews.html

Pop Culture Writing! My New Adventure at Pop Culture Beast

Posted on September 30, 2013 at 3:00pm 0 Comments

Hello zinesters! Those of you who like the light writing in my zine, Shards of Glass In Your Eye!, might want to check out Pop Culture Beast. It's a pop culture blog I recently joined, where I'm writing out all sorts of thoughts, reviews, and adventures. There are also a bunch of other guys writing about things like …

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Kari Tervo replied to Phoenix Young's discussion Best Platforms for Creating Zines?
"I also use GIMP and Scribus! They're both clunky, but they do the trick. But in relation to your question, I think the best platform is the old school style you're already doing. Most of my zines are cut and paste, and then…"
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Kari Tervo commented on Jasmine E.'s blog post And In Case You Were Wondering
"Honest and intense. Illustrates and clarifies the experience of emotional distress. Thanks for sharing. <3"
Saturday
Cheering and Waving Press left a comment for Kari Tervo
"Got your zine and it made my day funnier. as always, i enjoyed your sense of humor and enjoyable graphics. thank you for including me in "read these zines" i appreciate the support!! i look forward to the next issue<3"
May 20
Jess Meoni left a comment for Kari Tervo
"Hey there! Feel free to PM anytime :D"
May 18
Kari Tervo commented on Laura's group Neurodiverse Zinesters Allies and Zines
"Hi! Anyone wanna trade? I'd be up for anything you have on the topic of neurodiversity/mental illness. In return, I'll send you whatever item you want from my Etsy: https://www.etsy.com/shop/sweetmayhemzinery Comment on my wall if you…"
May 17
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May 17
Tina left a comment for Kari Tervo
"Hey Kari! I just saw your comment on my wall from last year, I have some free zine grab bags so I'll be sending some your way! Please direct message me your address if it has changed since last year :) thanks!! -Tina "
May 12
Cheering and Waving Press left a comment for Kari Tervo
"So glad you enjoyed nhnb #18. Thanks for the awesome review ( : And for future reference, all my zines are free ( : Looking forward to SHARDS when it comes my way! I never thought about not being able to fold it back together lol sorry about…"
May 7
Kris Hartley left a comment for Kari Tervo
"Shards #13 RULES!! "
May 1
ZippityZinedra left a comment for Kari Tervo
"You're most welcome :) Glad it moved you.  It means a lot. Thank you for sharing it with your colleague. The purpose of the zine was to reach out to those who are grieving and those who wish to help and support them. Looking forward to the…"
Apr 27
Cheering and Waving Press left a comment for Kari Tervo
"Hey Kari, I got New Hearts New Bones #18 sent your way. Looking forward to the new SHARDS ( :"
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Shards #13_Take A Breather

In Shards #13 (March, 2015), you'll learn about love (Los Angeles style), consider a better phonetic alphabet, and get tricked by an old lady. Plus, sight some celebrities, play a game, and learn a survival technique. Heavy on the random and with no…
Mar 25
Francesca left a comment for Kari Tervo
"Kari! Did you ever get Pet Rat 2? I sent it out +- 1-2 moths ago Pls note I changed my address: Francesca Ina Boudier-Bakkerlaan 143-4 3582XW, Utrecht Netherlands Pls alwayz specify my name as 14 other people have the mailbox key!"
Mar 13
Kari Tervo replied to Remi Germaine's discussion Small Talk
"And what's a zine? It's an underground magazine. Oooooh. Aaaaah. Does that mean you're an editor? No, it means I have fur stuck to my fingers from using a glue stick and then petting the cat. I have to re-fill my drink."
Jan 11

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