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When is a Zine No Longer a Zine?
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Hi, I'm Lisa, and I've been producing Bad Influence since 2004.My first issue was a black and white, cut and paste zine, printed on my laser printer, with inclusions and interactive bits.The second…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jen Yockney Nov 16, 2016.

 

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Jen Yockney replied to Lisa Vollrath's discussion When is a Zine No Longer a Zine?
"Very much with you on that "true zine" first paragraph. For me I think the answer to "is it a zine" is more cultural than aesthetic, for all that there is a definite "accepted zine look" that I see often - black and…"
Nov 16, 2016
Lisa Vollrath replied to Lisa Vollrath's discussion When is a Zine No Longer a Zine?
"ISBN numbers are assigned to books, and "book-like products". There's a whole weird list of what does, and doesn't get them, here: http://www.isbn.org/faqs_isbn_eligibility .  Everything I've published on…"
Aug 23, 2016
Quasifesto replied to Lisa Vollrath's discussion When is a Zine No Longer a Zine?
"There is no governing body of zines to make authoritative rulings. However, I get tripped up when zine anthologies get bound and assigned an ISBN # [International Standard Book Number]... it's right there in the explanation. It's a book. A…"
Aug 23, 2016
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Aug 22, 2016
Lisa Vollrath replied to Gray Radford's discussion Make and Sell Digital Zines
"I did a digital craft zine called The Monthly Muse for about eight years. I put my issues together in Publisher, converted them to .pdf files, and uploaded them to a digital delivery service---first, e-junkie, and then Ecwid. Now that Etsy accepts…"
Aug 22, 2016
Lisa Vollrath replied to Krissy Ponyboy Press's discussion Call for Submissions Thread - all posts that are calls for submissions go here
"Bad Influence, a print zine produced at random intervals by Lisa Vollrath & Ten Two Studios, is accepting submissions for the November 2016 Inspired By Frida issue. Original artwork in any media, painting, drawing, photography, mixed media,…"
Aug 8, 2016
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Aug 7, 2016
Sober Bob replied to Lisa Vollrath's discussion When is a Zine No Longer a Zine?
"Considering that I've seen zines that are just pieces of paper in a bag, all the way up to Risographs and bound books, I would consider what you've talked about a zine. Honestly, its a form of self expression, and if you're more…"
Aug 4, 2016
James N. Dawson replied to Lisa Vollrath's discussion When is a Zine No Longer a Zine?
"If you look into the history of the word "zine" you'll find it was applied to huge variety and range of styles.  I think the idea that "cut and paste" is the "true" zine is kind of narrow and cliquish, even…"
Jul 28, 2016
fishspit left a comment for Lisa Vollrath
"well hell woman . . . let's trade!  what ya say?  texas!  good lord . . .  fishspit out!"
Jul 26, 2016
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Jul 26, 2016
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Inspired by Frida

The 11th issue of Bad Influence will be available in November, 2016. This issue is inspired by Frida Kahlo.
Jul 26, 2016
Lisa Vollrath commented on Krissy Ponyboy Press's group Over 40 and still at it
"I'm 55, and have been producing a Bad Influence off and on since 2004, so pretty much all my zine production has been done as someone over 40. My first issue was very much me, me, me and my art, and nothing else. Now, the zines I produce are…"
Jul 26, 2016
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When is a Zine No Longer a Zine?

Hi, I'm Lisa, and I've been producing Bad Influence since 2004.My first issue was a black and white, cut and paste zine, printed on my laser printer, with inclusions and interactive bits.The second issue was also black and white, but with full-sheet pages, and comb bound.By the time I got to issue three, I had acquired a color laser printer. So, full-sheet pages, in color, and comb bound. When I got to issue six in 2010, I went straight to Amazon CreateSpace, and had the zines printed and…See More
Jul 26, 2016
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Over 40 and still at it

Are you 40 and over and still making zines? Maybe you just started in your forties or maybe you have been doing it for 20 years. Zine making is for all ages and all are welcome. This group is for people 40 years old or older who are making zines.
Jul 26, 2016

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At 3:27pm on July 26, 2016, fishspit said…

well hell woman . . . let's trade!  what ya say? 

texas!  good lord . . . 

fishspit out!

 
 
 

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