a place for zinesters - writers and readers
Hello there! We're Antiquated Future (formerly the Ms Valerie Park Distro). We're a distro based out of Portland, Or. & Olympia, Wa. We sell a wide selection of zines, books, music, paper goods, and handmade things.
To join our monthly mailing list, or ask us questions send us an e-mail here!
If you want to get off the internet: Antiquated Future PO Box 42081 Portland, Or. 97242 USA
The excitement and chaos of summer is in full effect. I keep thinking things will slow down, but it just doesn't seem to be happening. Two things before we go any further:
1. Alexis Wolf (of Ilse Content zine) and I are fundraising for a collaborative zine project and interactive Northwest tour! We have a Kickstarter where you can pre-order zines and get some book/zine packs to help us offset the costs of the project. Any support you can lend is so appreciated.
2. We're giving away two Fan Club memberships on our Tumblr! You just have to reblog the post to enter to win a zine in your mailbox for the next twelve months.
A Dream of Books #2- "I became a folk poet and lit zine editor due to a chance encounter at a supermarket." A short piece about temporary success and temporary failure and finding out who your friends are. ($2)
I Know You Know My Heart #2- Ened McNeet tells stories about making friends with mice, uncles who aren't uncles, trainyard adventures, flying a sign in a Florida parking lot, and how the years…
Two thing before we get into all the new stuff:
1. Antiquated Future stickers are here and free with any order.
2. The festival we help plan all year long happens this week! The Portland Zine Symposium is just days away, and we couldn't be more excited. If you're able to help spread the word, we would be so very appreciative.
A Handy Guide to Home Protection- If you're in the market to clear you home, this handy little guide is a great starting point. Featured in this issue are rosemary, roses, sage, cedar, lavender, and salt. ($1)
The Lowbrow Reader, Issue 9- In their first issue since their Drag City anthology, The Lowbrow Reader brings us new writing from Rick Moranis, cartoons by Gilbert Gottfried, an essay about filming Easy Money with Rodney Dangerfield, bizarre comic…