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February 2011 Blog Posts (60)

LIBRARIES UNDER THREAT OF CLOSURE

It may not be happening in your neighbourhood yet, but if the UK manage to close down all of it's branch libraries because of so-called cost cutting, it could happen anywhere. Please support this by sharing with others.

 


http://zenith57g.wordpress.com/2011/02/17/libraries-under-threat/

Added by Mike O'Hare on February 17, 2011 at 8:10am — 3 Comments

cats in zines

there are alot of zines out there with cats in them.violent fez,for instance.cats constantly appear in all kinds of zines.as cat stories and odes to cats,or props,or whatnot,appear again and again,it makes me wonder-are the cats in on it?are they doing it on purpose?is it an organized movement by the cats to let thier prescence be known to zine makers?coincidence may explain a few odd appearances in a few counter culture quarterly's (that means they come out three times a year in zine… Continue

Added by bobby madness on February 17, 2011 at 5:20am — No Comments

Pieces #5: On Change. It was a long time coming.

I've been trying to write the 5th installment of this zine for months, and nothing was sticking. Six months later, I finally have something!

 

 

Pieces #5: On Change

Perzine 1/4 size : 48 pages



Includes stories of change in one form of another,…

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Added by Nichole on February 16, 2011 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Gardening zine recommendations?

Hey, thought I'd ask again this year since didn't find anything last time around: anyone know of/make a good zine on gardening? I'm a big gardener and would really love to distro a good guide. I find the books out there are a little intimidating to the beginner, so I've always thought it'd be a good place for a zine to step up to the job, but have yet to find something.



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Ms Valerie Park Distro…

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Added by Antiquated Future on February 16, 2011 at 1:13pm — No Comments

THE DOOMWATCH FANZINE ISSUE 1

Doomwatch.org are pleased to announce the immediate availability of the VERY FIRST printed DOOMWATCH FANZINE!…
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Added by Bandril on February 16, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

Flesh and Bone

We just added the latest from comic zine artist Julia Gfrörer, Flesh and Bone an "Ignatz-nominated comic book about tragic romance, Satan worship, graveyard masturbation, a cannibal witch,…

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Added by Antiquated Future on February 14, 2011 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Poems Written Early February 2011

Poems Written Early February  2011

POEMS
1.
Pound! Pound! Pound!
"Open the door -
The Moon's trying to get in!"
2.
birds fly over
the bridge
3. (Kid's poem)
Climb up the ladder.
Climb up the tree.
Swing on a branch.
Cling like a leaf.  
4. (Readymade - this is a word for word, 4 line poem, copied from a single prose line
in a Doc…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on February 14, 2011 at 12:05pm — No Comments

Musea Art Contest for Valentine's Day

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

June 15, 1965 - what a day in history for FOLK ROCK. Two of the most
classic of all time folk rock songs were finalized on that day in the
same studio by the same producer for first a single artist, then a
duo. Name the two songs and their performers, and for extra credit the
record producer
IS:
Tom Wilson, after the recording session for Bob Dylan's…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on February 14, 2011 at 10:38am — No Comments

Crazed Mazes Issue #1 (10 page preview)

Copies of the Crazed Mazes Issue #1 (10 page preview) are available for sale or trade! Send $1 or trade to Myron Smith, PO Box 354, Ridgeway, VA 24148.

Submissions are welcome but currently I am not offering monetary compensation. If your submission is accepted you will receive all due credit, a free copy of the issue you were published in, and free advertising for anything you wish to promote. Submissions of political, religious, or derogatory nature will not be considered for Crazed…

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Added by Myron on February 13, 2011 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Banarchy Now! cookzine now available!

After almost 5 years, I finally put out a new vegetarian/vegan cookzine!  This is the sequel to 2006's "SoyBoi: Queer Adventures in my Vegetarian Kitchen."

 

Banarchy Now! is 52 pages of recipes and the Boomerang articles about cooking in our kitchen.

 

To order a copy please send $5 USD/CAD (includes postage) to:

Milo Miller

2935 N. Fratney St.

Milwaukee, WI 53212

USA

 

For international orders please send me a message…

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Added by Milo on February 13, 2011 at 9:56am — No Comments

OHNO!THEROBOT - The First Five Years - A Collection!

“I firmly believed that every farewell should be sealed with both a kiss and a final fuck you. A relationship ousted with a whimper was sadder than a slap in the face. Besides, crawling back after saying goodbye was ultimately more depressing than faux-farewells. This is why it’s always a good idea to turn down break-up sex, which had the slimy reputation as being the best kind of sex…”



-“Firebomb”, OHNO!THEROBOT #6



OHNO!THEROBOT – The First Five Years

84…

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Added by Chrix Morix on February 13, 2011 at 7:00am — No Comments

robot zines from the future-and the impact of sociopolitical transformatory analysis

as a member of we make zines,i feel a certain responsibility to the zine community at large.i considered joining other zine social networking sites,such as "we make zines that sell",or"we make zines people read",but i figured this site fit me alot better,even though im 97 years old.but the point is not just to talk about me,or how great i am,or how i have a huge penis or how i can get coke tommorow.no,this is way more important.everybody needs to hear this-ive only told my… Continue

Added by bobby madness on February 13, 2011 at 6:38am — No Comments

TIME IS RUNNING OUT

An Open Invitation to all Zinesters ....

I am hosting a MailArt Gallery Exhibition called The Face of Jesus. I have collected well over 250 pieces of mailart from all over the world for this Exhibition. The Show documents the Face of Christ through the eyes of contemporary artists.  Painters, Digital Photographers, Tattoo Artists, Graffiti Artists, Collage Artists, Sculptors , etc.... If you wish to send me a piece of art for this Gallery Show, please mail to:

The Face of Jesus…

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Added by Sharon Silverman on February 11, 2011 at 4:45pm — 1 Comment

Click Clack Distro loves you!

Click Clack Distro loves you!!   In celebration of that good old Valentine’s Day, orders over $14.00 will receive FREE shipping in the US and $5 shipping International! The shipping special will be good thru the end of February!

 

Visit:  http://www.clickclackdistro.com

Added by NicoleIntrovert on February 11, 2011 at 3:11pm — No Comments

Loose Lips SInk Ships

Restocked (just in time for Valentine's Day?), one of out bestsellers, Sarah May's Loose Lips Sink Ships.

"Sarah May makes zines you want to have in your zine collection- they always look…

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Added by Antiquated Future on February 10, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

chronology of zines/comics by bobby madness

the first zine i printed was kaos komix 1 and 2.it was 4 pgs,and i handed it out in the city.bad attitude comics was a group zine i did with some commie punks in ny from 81 to 82,there were 6 issues(8 1/2 by 11,200-500 copy runs).anarcomix 1 and 2 were printed in vermont in 1983,and were 36 pages long(200 copy runs,8 1/2 by 11,self published).cult failure was a group mag/zine printed by damian in 1986 or 7,in upstate.i had 4 pgs in it(full size,500 copies).soul twinkies was an art/zine,20 pgs… Continue

Added by bobby madness on February 10, 2011 at 6:48am — 1 Comment

E.T. Zine Distro's distro list!!!!! updated

YES! here's all the zines i have for sale. send me an email: meandmyfamily@ymail.com if you wish to buy any, and i'll figure out the prices.... http://etzinedistro.blogspot.com/

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masssive E.T. Zine…

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Added by kitty magic on February 10, 2011 at 4:30am — No Comments

i've finished my new fanzine! it's called "I'm One Of An Odd Family #4" !!!!

yes, it is out NOW

it is 12 pages, A4 size, black&white.

has interviews with:

Scissor Shock (see here for more info on Scissor Shock)

and

Goldz Field (a.k.a. Xrin Arms, see here for more info on Goldz Field/Xrin Arms)

plus it has some music reviews.

plus cool cover art. you can see that in my…

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Added by kitty magic on February 9, 2011 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Zine World #30 is now available!

Zine World #30 is now available! This 40-page, full-size issue features:

* more than 200 reviews of zines, comics, magazines, books, and other self-published materials.

* commentary by Joshua (of Ms Valerie Park distro) called "Where We Were and Where We Want to Be."

* commentary by Candace (of Sticky Institute) called "The Bubble -- Zines and Constructive Criticism."

* commentary by Jerianne titled "Why I'm Mad About the New Fanzines Book."

* an article… Continue

Added by Jerianne on February 9, 2011 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

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