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  • Oakland, CA
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My name is Vanessa and I live in Oakland. I make the zine ASSWIPE, volunteer and contribute to Slingshot and Maximum Rock n Roll and play in a band called Pink Pile. I LOVE to trade zines for other zines and mix tapes, email me if you're interested. asswipemagazine@gmail.com and of course, write me at PO BOX 1241 Oakland, CA 94604.

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New issue of ASSWIPE is out now!

Posted on September 20, 2015 at 1:22pm 0 Comments

Hi everyone....

I haven't posted in awhile but I wanted to announce the release of my latest issue! Asswipe  #8 is full-sized and has a lot of writing/content. I interviewed my favorite performer, Sara Century, and reviewed lots of stuff that I'm excited about in the Bay Area and…


zinester room swap

Posted on April 16, 2015 at 6:53pm 0 Comments

Hi all,

I am posting because I am currently looking to swap rooms with a creative, low-maintenance person who can get along with a house full of musicians, artists, and fellow zine-makers. I currently live in Oakland, CA and am dying to get out of the bay area mid-May or in June. Duration maybe 2 weeks to a month, depending on your schedule too. Our house is conveniently located near several public transportation stops and we host shows once or twice a month. Spacious backyard, shared…


ASSWIPE #5 is out!

Posted on December 17, 2013 at 1:00am 1 Comment

This is the interview issue and it's the biggest one I've squeezed out. If you want a copy of this, or previous issues, send $2 cash to:


Oakland, CA 94609




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At 5:26am on August 24, 2015, Francesca said…

wow yr WMZ wall is a parade of me me me me. Anyways. I lost the credentials for my twitter login, that's a shame! I'll do an other one. No I actually owe you a note w unsolicited comments on da zines. I was reading the tour diary part and I happen to read some three pages out loud to a friend cuz it waz entertaining. I'd rather my thing with Pet Rat #3 which will be out in later months and I started working on 3 days ago, taking an interview. The sub header will be I live in Paper Shit Storm.  Ok seriously I hope yr well :))))) Oh almost forgot- I wrote this morning cuz last night I dreamed a Pink Pile concert in JAPAN which I attended (??????)

At 7:48am on August 3, 2015, Francesca said…

dude pls remove the pswrd from yr twitter otherwise can't see yr tweets/statements/declarations/pictures of pigeon #cute-hashtagged etc

!!! x

At 10:58am on June 5, 2014, Francesca said…

Hey Vanessa

I just sent an email to yogurt brain featuring this photo ------>

asking to play a show when I m there this summer


(not to freak anyone out about the five cover pictures)



At 3:15pm on April 15, 2014, Sarah Ponytail said…

letter coming your way soon.


the worst pen pal ever <3

At 3:35pm on December 17, 2013, Francesca said…

hoorrayy cool cuz I was already feeling guilty since I didn't e-mail you my address but wrote it on here (misreading yr coded message). now I'm writing from a bloom of peppermint air since I heard it keeps out the new squatterzz of my bedroom (the mice). I feel like I'm fighting ghosts-- alright see ya ''par avion''

At 9:45am on November 19, 2013, Francesca said…

Heyy Van ! So some random people in the Netherlands is gonna get Asswipe in the mail...or I just rewrite my address here---

Francesca Ali

Maupertuusplein 1-860

Utrecht 3584 EE



have a good day! x

At 2:01pm on November 8, 2013, Francesca said…

on a side note,today I saw a MRR in a store in Amsterdam and there it was, printed second page, ''Vanessa Asswipe'',it made my day and beyond!!! :3

At 4:33pm on November 6, 2013, Sarah Ponytail said…

Hey! my current address is:

2844 windsor street
halifax, nova scotia b3k 5e6

<3 <3

At 6:38am on November 2, 2013, Francesca said…

Ciaooo Vanessa! latest from utrecht: I wrapped up your letter all proud until I realized I don't have your address *lame*. helppp

it's been soo long I hope this doesn't find you too busy---in swingin' bay area---



At 12:54pm on September 3, 2013, Francesca said…

### ...I may have gave you the wrong address,sorry! here's is the correct one: Maupertuusplein 1-860 , 3584 EE Utrecht,The Netherlands ###



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