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Activist, zinester, all-around trouble maker

That's me, redguard (aka greg butterfield). After years of wishing I could do a zine, I finally started one -- Absent Cause, which came out in July. Currently I'm working on the second issue of AC and my comic book, Red Army Comix.

I'm a long-time radical activist and journalist, father of a boisterous 3 year old grrrl, and survivor of an abusive childhood and adult relationships. I'm also a goth and someone who struggles with body image issues. I treasure the connections I've been making with the wonderful community of zinesters!

You can find me here:
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Or send me mail and trades:
Absent Cause
P.O. Box 1568
New York, NY 10276

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Call for submissions: Absent Cause #5 – Dangerous Gifts

Posted on August 9, 2011 at 8:42am 0 Comments

Absent Cause zine was established in 2008 as a venue for people from myriad cultures and selves, pushed to the outskirts and into the underground, to find each other, draw connections between their experiences, and gain strength for their struggles.

 

The term “Dangerous Gifts” is usually associated with the special contributions of people with mental illness / variance. But there are many kinds of dangerous gifts we experience and share: the person who chooses to wear…

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Now available: Absent Cause #4 - Survival

Posted on August 30, 2010 at 7:30am 0 Comments



Not a “reality” show, but the stories of real-life survivors in prose, poetry, artwork and photography.



Featuring contributions from:

Emily Henochowicz

Victoria Law

Andria Alefhi

Jaimie Hashey

Deirdre Sinnott

Noemi Martinez

Walaa Quisay

Alison Roh Park

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NYC 9/11 - Say NO to racism & anti-Islamic bigotry!

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Join the Growing List of Artists Against Arizona's SB1070

Posted on May 10, 2010 at 2:00pm 0 Comments

As the editor of Absent Cause zine, I want to invite my fellow zinesters to join in this important protest and boycott of Arizona's racist, anti-immigrant law SB1070. Please consider adding your name to the list of endorsers and voicing your opposition to the law in the next issue of your zine.



redguard / Greg

redguard@gmail.com

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Call for submissions to Absent Cause #4: Surviving

Posted on April 13, 2010 at 11:18am 0 Comments

The new issue of Absent Cause zine will focus on surviving. Some possible topics are:

  • Your personal story of survival

  • The repercussions of surviving emotional, physical and sexual abuse

  • Surviving under a classist, anti-poor, racist, sexist, anti-queer and fat-phobic system

  • Sex work and survival

  • What should be the role of social-justice activists and organizations in personal survival issues?…
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At 7:26pm on July 2, 2013, Heather Wreckage said…

Hi, I read absent cause 1 and 2 a while ago, and was wondering if you still make it?

At 11:33am on January 7, 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 4:17pm on March 28, 2010, Craven Rock said…
Absent Cause #3 rocks, dude! Not often today do you see such a wide array of contraversial and edgy thinking. I loved the book excerpt! When it comes out I must have a copy to review! This is not negotiable!
At 5:50am on January 5, 2010, Bradley Adita said…
add me once
add me twice
add me chicken soup with rice!
:D
At 4:25pm on November 1, 2009, kit feral said…
hey, I really like the sound of your zine :) would you be interested in a trade?
At 2:06pm on September 29, 2009, Adrian Fynch said…
Hey, I saw your zine 'Absent-Cause: Duality' reviewed in Broken Pencil and was wondering if you'd be interested in trading at all. The zines I have available are on my main page.
At 4:01pm on September 12, 2009, Yvonne G. said…
hi! saw your blog post about your "On Loving 'Dracula" 24 hour zine and that looks really cool (not to mention vampires are one of my favorite movie/literature topics hehe). "Absent Cause" #3 also sounds quite interesting... do you accept payments & ship to Portugal? :D
At 12:31pm on July 28, 2009, Amazing Sunflower said…
Got the zine you sent in trade! Thank you! I will put a copy of my 24 hour zine in the mail to you today.
At 7:50am on May 7, 2009, WinterMuse said…
Hi

Just to let you know, I liked your profile and have put something in the post for you today
x
Ele
At 1:30pm on April 21, 2009, silverinsanity said…
Hey! I would be totally interested in doing a trade with you for you zine. I just posted a bunch of zines I have to trade in the "Let's Trade Zines" thread. They're also listed on my page. Let me know if you think there's enough there to make it worth your while!
 
 
 

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