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The Projectionist's Playground zine - Issue 1 March 2107

Issue 1 of The Projectionist's Playground zine is now out!

Copies are available from the Etsy Eyeglass Zines shop: …

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Added by Julius Smit on February 27, 2017 at 6:12am — No Comments

'GROUND' comic issue one

So I've written and drawn the first issue of a coffee-shop-themed comic called 'GROUND'. It's 20 pages long, A5, printed in black and white, and there's a pic of it up on my profile now. Always up for trades or you can pick it up online here:…

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Added by Lee Taylor on February 26, 2017 at 8:43am — No Comments

Call for artwork submissions for Olympia Zine Fest 2017

Added by Olympia Zine Fest on February 24, 2017 at 9:13pm — No Comments

WMZ Mentioned in my 200th Issue, 100 Page Zine Musea, People Issue

WMZ has a nice mention in my big 200th issue of Musea, both a people issue of all the people I've known connected to the zine, and an underground history of Dallas 1992-2017.

}http://www.musea.us/Musea200.htm

For mention of many zines, see zine chapter, and online chapter.

http://www.musea.us/Musea200.htm

Added by Tom Hendricks on February 3, 2017 at 9:23am — No Comments

Utopian Cinema

The first new zine I've made in over a year is now available in my shop!

Titled UTOPIAN CINEMA, it grew out of an artist residency I did this summer where I ran a screening and discussion series of "utopian" films. Our culture seems to be saturated with dystopian narratives, but utopian ones are a lot harder to come by these days. So this might be of interest to anyone looking for some hopeful viewing suggestions in these dark times.…

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Added by Tim Nicholas on January 24, 2017 at 9:05pm — No Comments

Vice Issue 6 "In The Red"

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Added by Shane Marshall on January 24, 2017 at 12:11am — No Comments

feeling frustrated...

How do you write when you suspect your audience isn't going to accept you or your work?

Added by Anna Gecko on January 21, 2017 at 8:29pm — 2 Comments

Censored Art News (see entry for how media has blocked zines.

Censored Art News.



Those who protest major media say that many important political issues are never covered. They rightly fight against censored news. I agree. The press should go beyond the scandal of the few and cover the issues of the millions.

But the problem is more than censored political or social issues. There is censored art news. This article looks at some major art stories that are seldom talked about.

When was the last time you heard a protest song on…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on January 19, 2017 at 11:31am — 1 Comment

Writings In Science, sci-fi novel by Musea, has hard science too

My sci-fi novel, Writings in Science is a History of the future told in stories, essays, poems ,and plays. There is hard science and romantic science too

Hard science examples: 1. OOL was chemical selection caused by UV in a day night cycle. 2. There is a direction to evolution - in every selection there is better catabolic or anabolic processes.…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on January 19, 2017 at 9:26am — No Comments

Quizzical answer to last one, and question for the next

The answer to, and winner (if any) for, our last contest question of:



How many words in English have only one letter. Clue this is a trick question.

IS,



Thousands. Craig Conley in his book One-Letter Words, a Dictionary, and website lists pages and pages. Here are some samples. A team, B list, C battery, D cup ..

"Conley teaches us that each letter's many different meanings span multiple subjects, including science—B denotes a blood type and also is a symbol for… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on January 17, 2017 at 11:40am — 2 Comments

Musea 200th Issue, People Issue, A History of Underground Dallas for the Last 24 Years.

MUSEA 200th Issue - the PEOPLE Issue.



A celebration of indie artists featured in Musea.

An underground history of 25 years of Dallas arts.

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Reader, you will find all this inside and more:



Why did shock jock Russ Martin tie me to a chair with duct tape?

Why did Frank Zappa call KNON while I was working there?

Which Musea cover was printed upside down?

Why was my $1,000,000 Collage at 500 X titled Janet Kutner Writes Daffy… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on January 14, 2017 at 8:57am — 1 Comment

Puzzled again

Long break, but we are back with questions to keep your brains sharp.



The answer to, and winner (if any) for, our last contest question of:

What did the Wizard of Oz (in the book - not the movie) give to the Scarecrow to keep his brains sharp? Clue: the answer is in the "Little Wizard Stories of Oz" from 1914,



IS,

Pins and needles, so his brains would stay sharp.



I had no correct eligible answers. Seems your pins and needles were elsewhere. I don’t… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on January 12, 2017 at 9:41am — No Comments

guess who got a p.o. box???

today is my birthday! to celebrate, i got a post office box for zine stuff...

Added by Anna Gecko on January 11, 2017 at 10:00pm — No Comments

80's California Punk Zines - WANTLIST/TRADELIST

Here's my WANTLIST and TRADELIST.



WANTLIST

Absolutely Zippo [Eggplant] #1-13, 16, 20-22, 24-28, 30, 32-35, 38-40

Cometbus [Aaron Cometbus] #1-2, 6-9, 12-14, 16, 18, 20

Lookout! [Larry Livermore] #1-6, 8-10, 13, 16, 19-29, 40.5

TRADELIST

Zines (and other stuff) I can trade you for zines on my WANTLIST. Absolutely Zippo zines are taken from my personal collection (I had…

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Added by Gabba on January 11, 2017 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Bruce Pavitt founder of Sub Pop talks about the Music Business

Sub Pop Label founder Bruce Pavitt sees the same music problems as I do. 3 CEO’s have ruined it, support only teen pop, and refuse to allow music to grow or change – while all other musicians have been marginalized out of any real careers.



Here are quotes from the music buisness worldwide website article. See link.



“The pop charts have never been this conservative, ever. There are literally 10-20 artists who are in the Top 100; it’s a very closed system unless you’re… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on January 10, 2017 at 11:52am — No Comments

Straight Edge Call For Submission

Calling on all my straight edge pals to get involved in my next zine - Uniform Choice Fanzine. Let's make something happen!!

Added by Cariad O'Brien on January 8, 2017 at 9:05am — No Comments

Straight Edge Call For Submission

Calling on straight edge people to be involved in my next zine - Uniform Choice fanzine. Let's make something happen!

Added by Cariad O'Brien on January 8, 2017 at 9:03am — No Comments

Girl's Guide to Surviving Hardcore

My first ever zine is a chance to look into the lives of the women in the hardcore community.

My zine isn't universal; it doesn't speak for every single woman. However, it simply provides a platform for those wanting to make their voices heard. The name's a gimmick; the zine talks wholly about women being accepted and contributing to a community. That's what's great about…

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Added by Cariad O'Brien on January 8, 2017 at 9:00am — No Comments

TraumaRama #1

Hey so I made this new zine, TraumaRama #1. Here's the Etsy link, but let me know if you want to trade.

This is my first fancy colored cover. I'm really happy about it!

Here's the description:

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can be a difficult disorder to manage. Not only do people with PTSD have to cope with the emotional aftermath of trauma, there is significant societal stigma regarding mental illness. In TraumaRama #1, Kari Tervo aims to end the stigma and…

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Added by Kari Tervo on January 7, 2017 at 4:14pm — No Comments

Happy New Year!

Glad to see we survived 2016.

Anyone have any plans for the new year?

Added by Anna Gecko on January 1, 2017 at 12:30am — No Comments

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