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January 2011 Blog Posts (64)

  Hi Folks,   It's been a minute since I've been here but I've been pretty darn busy building up this new blog, Work in Hell.  If you like GENEROUS or are not afraid to laugh until your ears burn, ch…


Hi Folks,


It's been a minute since I've been here but I've been pretty darn busy building up this new blog,…


Added by Jeannine on January 20, 2011 at 9:51am — No Comments

Telegram Ma'am issue twenty-two now available!

Issue twenty-two of my perzine, Telegram Ma'am, documents some of the happier times of 2010, which I consider my best year so far - though I intend to make 2011 even better. I traveled quite a bit throughout the year, moved back to the city I'm in love with, and did a lot of hard work on my mental health and self-esteem, so that's what this issue is about. I've written about:

- being zinester-in-residence at the Anchor Archive in Halifax, Nova Scotia

- attending the 10th Annual…


Added by Maranda Elizabeth on January 19, 2011 at 5:55pm — No Comments

independant publications bookshop

my next big summer mission

Added by AvantAfro on January 19, 2011 at 2:43pm — No Comments


The edge of no escape is a photo zine.

Found photos of punk-rock bands and youngsters during the period of 1980-1982 in Bordeaux, France.

A testimony of the music scene and lifestyle of the early 80's.

Unknown photographer. By Boxcutter books.


20 pages, Paper 120gsm + soft cover: Coated Mat Paper 170g, Black & White Laser print, stapled, format A5 (15x21cm).




Added by Ox Zerox on January 19, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

functionally ill 8 and ELM 50

I have two new zines out, mental health zine functionally ill 8: crazy, not stupid and Erik and Laura-Marie Magazine 50.  Both are available for trade! 



Added by lauramarie on January 18, 2011 at 5:04pm — No Comments

Poems Written January 2011

Poems Written January 2011

Light is a merry prankster
and seldom the real article.
When it dresses up it's a wave.
When it doesn't it's a particle.
Gossip says that she
so feared not being thin
that she would never weigh herself
with her contacts in!
   (name that British Film Star!)
I went down
the Rabbit…

Added by Tom Hendricks on January 17, 2011 at 8:47pm — No Comments

Click Clack Distro update!

New in stock at Click Clack Distro:

DIY or Don't We #2

Femme a Barbe #2

Sassyfrass Circus #5

When Language Runs Dry #3

The Worst #2

Added by NicoleIntrovert on January 17, 2011 at 4:25pm — No Comments

Candy or Medicine Volume Twelve Out Now

Candy or Medicine is a quarterly mini-comic anthology. Volume Twelve features Trouble at Carl's Jr. by Kyle Nolan, Thesil & Murk by Sam Spina, Box Lunch by Steven Myers, Babies in Distress by Bobby Mono, a Captain Planet parody by Ray N, Cartographer of the Impasse by Willard Herman, Things I Hear at Lunch by Tori Holder and a wild cover by William Cardini.



Added by Josh Blair on January 17, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments

INSOMNIA: A warriors guide

Just finished my new zine, Insomnia!

This has taken me a while to do, drawing comics is a lot of work.

17 pages in all, this is a detailed guide to all the ways that I personally have tried to fight off insomnia. Its called a "warriors guide" because Iv kind of done a battle theme, breaking it…


Added by Grace on January 17, 2011 at 12:30am — No Comments

Think it Over: A Introduction to the International Workers of the World

Just got a stack of these from the Portland IWW and they are really awesome, especially for those who have seen the any of the 1920's/30's pamphlets that the IWW put out; Eberhardt Press nailed the look! Beautiful, informative, and true to their history.…


Added by Antiquated Future on January 16, 2011 at 6:30pm — No Comments

my first ever zine review from dan murphy at syndicated zine reviews

"I don't have piercings or tattoos, nor do I plan on getting any in the near or distant future, still I found this zine quite interesting and informative. Stacy really knows her stuff and has produced a thorough and incredibly useful zine about caring for tattoos and piercings so that you don't end up regretting your decision or cursing your luck when things go wrong. She starts by explaining the healing process and then goes into detail about various products and nutrients that are useful…


Added by Anastasia Weedsmith on January 16, 2011 at 4:54pm — No Comments

I'm new here...

My lovely partner, and source of all of my inspiration, Persephone Pomegranate rubbed off on me, and I have officially thrown my hat into the zine making arena! She guided me here and I am ready to dive right in! I'm a writer/podcaster whose love of words knows no bounds, and now I can proudly and officially proclaim that I too, make zines!

For years I have sat on the proverbial zine sidelines, watching Persephone make and receive amazing volume after volume of creatively imagined and…


Added by Rob Bowen on January 16, 2011 at 3:59pm — No Comments



Dear Zinesters, 


We are making a zine (anthology) about sex….and taking submissions!  If you are interested in having a piece in the anthology, please click here for details.   We will be periodically posting on that website about ppnne zine news, updates on our project, inspiration, etc

Our anthology will be…


Added by Hannah Neurotica on January 16, 2011 at 2:45pm — No Comments

The Lost Tapes: 2 Versions of TREAT ME NICE to celebrate Elvis

The LOST TAPES series. (Music from the 80's and 90's refound.)

TREAT ME NICE,  to salute Elvis's birthday, here are two 1-guitar versions of his classic. The first is the LOST TAPE version from the 80/90's.  Then compare it with my later 2nd studio version in the Post-Bands version of recent years.  Let me know your favorite version.

Added by Tom Hendricks on January 15, 2011 at 6:49pm — No Comments

does anyone collect vintage zines?

i've found a few sites that sell zines from the 60's all the way to the mid 90's. some are quite expensive (up to $150) while others are rather reasonably priced ($15-25).

does anyone here collect/buy vintage zines?

where do you get them?

Added by Anastasia Weedsmith on January 14, 2011 at 6:35pm — 6 Comments






Added by Hannah Neurotica on January 13, 2011 at 1:52pm — No Comments

WMZ art quiz - test your art smarts and good luck - first of the year

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

This sci-fi writer was refused entry into the US by an immigration officer until he explained the ending to a classic sci-fi movie based on his work. Name the author and the movie.
Arthur C. Clarke and the film was 2001 with its enigmatic ending.
We had no winners, seems my readers were stuck in line on this one.
I don't dumb down, so please wise up!
Now on…

Added by Tom Hendricks on January 12, 2011 at 10:40am — No Comments

Zine Libraries (sharing information and ideas)

I love libraries (or any kind of collection, really) so naturally, i love zine libraries.

For me, zines are about sharing information and ideas within a community (if not a global community), and there is no better community for sharing information and ideas than a library. And better yet, I think the thing i I love most about libraries is that it goes with the principal that people are naturally good, and will return the books, so they're free for anyone to use.




Added by Anastasia Weedsmith on January 12, 2011 at 1:44am — No Comments

Trades/Distros I've sent to and am now waiting on

this is mostly just to keep track for myself, but i've sent zines out to the following people and have yet to hear a response. if one of these people is you, please let me know if you got my zine or not, and what you thought of it:


Smells LIke Zines Distro - Australia

Buyolympia.com - USA

Sinoun - USA (trade for "insomnia & the oneirophilliac")

Last Gasp - USA

twelveohtwo - Canada

Jess - USA (trade for "fireweed")

Davida - USA…


Added by Anastasia Weedsmith on January 11, 2011 at 11:55pm — 1 Comment

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