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February 2009 Blog Posts (65)

New Zine Out!

Cupcake Revelations is the zine of long time zinester and culture writer Lola Batling

No.3 (Title: III) is out now!
What's it about?
My third issue which features talk of the future. Upcoming CR segments and a zine baby! As well as talk of the past $2.00

Check it & buy (please!) here
Cupcake Revelations

Added by Lola "Batling" Jones on February 13, 2009 at 1:47pm — 1 Comment

Review of Indestructible by Cristy C. Road

While on the subject of Cristy C. Road, I thought I would also add this review that I wrote of Indestructible. This review originally appeared in Zine World #24.



Indestructible: This short illustrated novel by long-time zinester Cristy C. Road tells the coming-of-age story of a young, queer, punk woman of color having adventures and struggling through adolescents in the 1990s. I found the writing unremarkable, but the illustrations are phenomenal. The book is worth the asking price… Continue

Added by Amazing Sunflower on February 13, 2009 at 1:45pm — No Comments

Review of Distance Makes the Heart Grow Sick: A Book of Postcards by Cristy C. Road

This review first appeared on the Feminist Review Blog

(http://feministreview.blogspot.com/2008/03/distance-makes-heart-grow-sick-book-of.html)



Distance Makes the Heart Grow Sick: A Book of Postcards

Cristy C. Road

Microcosm Publishing



I really dig postcards. They’re the cheapest way to send a bit of mail to friends, a quick and inexpensive hello that doesn’t involve computer technology. Postcards are tangible and real, something that can be hung on the wall… Continue

Added by Amazing Sunflower on February 13, 2009 at 1:41pm — No Comments

ricochet ricochet 8 out now

all the usual chatty adventure; searching for the gays in our ends, how much we love no age, manriella, plenty of scathing zine reviews (the critique issue) and an amazing cover of linds and sam by elm!!

includes a live cd of roseanne barrr, corey orbison, chaps and universal orders.

80p each or trade, totally interested in getting distroed.

email ricochetricochet[at]hotmail.co.uk or send trade/pounds to 244 ivydal e rd, peckham, se 15 3 df

Added by rhagfyr on February 13, 2009 at 6:03am — No Comments

Review of Anatomical Heart Necklace by Niku

This review originally appeared on the Feminist Review blog

(http://feministreview.blogspot.com/2008/11/anatomical-heart-necklace.html)



I was messing around on Etsy.com when I stumbled upon this lovely and unusual anatomical heart necklace. I’m not much of a consumer, so I thought my desire would prove to be nothing but a passing fancy. However, I couldn’t stop thinking about this piece and didn’t stop wanting it. I finally decided that $10 (plus a $2.50 shipping fee) was a… Continue

Added by Amazing Sunflower on February 12, 2009 at 5:03pm — No Comments

Issue 8 out today!

At long last, issue 8 is here! Please visit http://www.noisyzine.co.uk/issue.html for the link to Paypal - it costs 86p which includes p+p to the UK and one copy of the fanzine and I've (hopefully) set up payment this time so it's easier to change how many copies you want to order!



The Festival Special!



* Includes reviews of Offset, SWSF, Village Green and Cambridge Rock.

* Interviews with Future Daydreams (festival accessories shop) and the organisers of Kelvedon… Continue

Added by Noisy Fanzine on February 12, 2009 at 4:49pm — No Comments

Urinal Gum #7 is out, yo

Click the link. Buy a copy.

Added by Urinal Gum on February 11, 2009 at 10:04pm — No Comments

If You're into Mail Art too...

Tat Your Tongue! (one perf)

Theme: Please send any size art that can be mailed of a picture with a designed tongue, i.e. a tongue (tattoo, picture, drawing, etc.) with a design in it, on it, around it, whatever. Make it creative, make it insane , make it you, JUST MAKE IT! There is no limit on the number of pieces to send.

No jury, no fees, no returns

Documentation for all participants at http://www.indelibleink.bravehost.com

(please include your email address for… Continue

Added by Indelible_Ink on February 11, 2009 at 2:58pm — No Comments

paper trail distro news february 2009





learning to leave a paper trail distro



january was a bit of a slow month in terms of zines being added to the catalogue, but the one new zine that did come in is especially awesome: "fire hazard" #2, from providence RI, self-described as being all about "punk rock, anarchy, food, kombucha, gardens, rage <3 <3 <3 <3, friends, mental health, healing, books, bikes,… Continue

Added by ciaraxyerra on February 11, 2009 at 8:36am — No Comments

black light diner distro, february update 2009

Hey everyone, just wanted to show you some of the comics and zines that have been recently added to Black Light Diner Distro!





EIGHTEEN LONG DAYS (Amherst, MA)

Leann’s travel diary documents her journey to Chicago in January 2007 to take a writing class with cartoonist Lynda Barry (one of my favorites, too). On the way, she celebrates Xmas with family, bonds with her sister, explores art galleries, and trawls the Windy City. The drawings are filled with a certain… Continue

Added by Erica S. on February 9, 2009 at 2:06pm — No Comments

Google Snail Mail Sticker Giveaway

Hey Everyone,

Have you seen that Google is giving away stickers they made - and they are only doing it through the mail. Pretty cool. You can find more about it on their blog

Added by Krissy PonyBoy Press on February 8, 2009 at 7:20pm — No Comments

damn this economy!

i finally have the yen to zine again..but alas no cash...oh well at least i can write all my crazy ideas up.

in other news...does anyone know what's going on for the philly zine fest this year...casey's gone MIA...and the website is stagnant...?

Added by raequel aka systris on February 8, 2009 at 11:45am — 1 Comment

Story To... on hold

Dear Story To… Friends and Contributors,



We know we haven’t been in contact for quite some time and we do apologise but unfortunately it has been necessary for us to put Story To… on hold.



Beth and Chris have been tied up working on another project, Drone Magazine. Kate has been busy moving countries over the last few months and now resides in Taipei, Taiwan.



We are all currently in discussion about the fate of Story To… and will get back to you as soon as we… Continue

Added by Kate Nicholson on February 7, 2009 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Richmond Zine Fest 2009 - 1st meeting next week. Probably.

1st meeting for Richmond Zine Fest 2009 will be happening later next week. Probably preliminary, not exactly open type of meeting, and a very short meeting to boot.



Updates will occur more often as the planning progresses and details are confirmed. If you want the updates, it is best to either bookmark www.richmondzinefest.org or add us as friends on myspace or facebook (links are at the top of our profile page at the moment). We may send out messages to our WMZ friends, but who… Continue

Added by Richmond Zine Fest on February 7, 2009 at 3:30pm — No Comments

ZINECORE RADIO RETURNS!!! BE A PART OF IT!!!!

Hi Everyone,

I got sidetracked and it's been so long since iv done an episode of zinecore. I miss it terribly. And so, if I have asked you to be on the show before but didn't follow through I apologize from the bottom of my heart. Tomorrow I plan to get in touch with a lot of you again. In the meantime, if you are interested in being a guest, talking about your zine, promoting a project, get in touch!



listen & download past episodes… Continue

Added by Hannah Neurotica on February 6, 2009 at 8:42pm — No Comments

Sunday Fatigue

#2 soon to be swapped

Subjects/themes include:

Activism
Feminism
Environmentalism
Work
Friends
Safe Spaces
Mental Health

...With a healthy cynical self-deprecating twist.

Added by Sunday Fatigue on February 6, 2009 at 10:13am — No Comments

how exciting!

If all the stars align, by this time next week ZineWiki will be back online and the new issue of Zine World will be out!

Added by Jerianne on February 6, 2009 at 7:20am — No Comments

new issue!

The exciting world of Web: is continuing with the latest issue - a homage to the out-going US administration.



Front Cover of issue 44

Back cover if issue 44



It's an exciting, action-packed thrill-ride that never lets up from start to finish. Then it's all over and you look around wondering what more there is to life.

But that's ok, because there are 43… Continue

Added by Paul White on February 4, 2009 at 11:41pm — No Comments

Zines! (Re)Make History! Exhibit!

A big props up to everyone who submitted a zine for the exhibit! It was exceptional!!! We had over 200 people attend the opening and multiple people cutting and pasting!!!! People were spread out over the gallery floor. Now that's what I call upping the status quo white wall art world!

Pictures posted on our Profile!

xo
Kim Riot and Mrat
GZAGG

Added by Grrrl Zines A-Go-Go on February 4, 2009 at 1:18pm — No Comments

The Final Grrrls: *review*

You never know what you find when you look for music on etsy.com. Music isn’t about major labels or even money anymore. I will prove it with my next few reviews.

Hell, with this album its not even about music.

The Final Grrrls are a wordcore band, their headline on myspace proudly proclaims “a wordcore revolution” Being a wordcore girl myself I’m happy about this. The Final Grrrls are just two girls but boy do they pack a huge glittery punch. Its a split album half Jolie Drama (nee…
Continue

Added by Hannah Neurotica on February 3, 2009 at 9:55pm — No Comments

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