I found this at Z.A.P.P. this past weekend in Seattle when I was up there for the Zine Librarian (un)Conference
. I thought my fellow zine enthusiasts would appreciate it too.
More about my trip up to Seattle for the (un)conference can be found here
Also, if you haven't listened to our zine podcast called… Continue
Added by Alex Wrekk on March 18, 2009 at 10:10am —
Added by ciaraxyerra on March 18, 2009 at 8:03am —
I pass out fliers/promos/pins with all of my distro orders and I am starting to run low again.
Please send any promos for your zine, distro, creative project, etc:
Sweet Candy Distro
PO Box 1833
Dallas, GA 30132
I will gladly get them out and about for you! I'll send you some Sweet Candy promos in return ~
Thanks in advance,
Sweet Candy… Continue
Added by Sage on March 17, 2009 at 2:35pm —
In other swapping news, fellow ^Happycat^ member Jade Blood
is hosting a general (-not just zines-) swap for her exhibition in May. If you would like to swap some art for art, have a look at her blog
for more info.
Added by M Thunder on March 14, 2009 at 3:48pm —
The next fair I will be attending as part of ^Happycat^ will be on the 28th of this month in Newcastle.
We are hoping to get some zine swapping going on, so bring along your zines and swap them with some of ours!
Full details can be found here.
Added by M Thunder on March 14, 2009 at 3:44pm —
I am going to the copy shop soon after writing this post to make copies of Candy Box, my new zine in which I rate twelve varieties of candy (mostly chocolate) that my friend Carolyn sent from the UK. I am planning on pink covers, which is exciting to me. I will post photos soon.
This zine will be of most interest to folks who love candy and/or those who live in the UK or will visit there. I am asking 75 cents for it, but I would REALLY like to trade for it.
This one's… Continue
Added by Amazing Sunflower on March 14, 2009 at 8:51am —
Added by Aj Michel on March 12, 2009 at 10:34am —
I have never really have attempted a blog... but I guess this is beginnings...
I would describe myself as pretty boring, and lately I have been trying to spend as little time on the internet as possible. Right now, I am supposed to be starting a Claes Oldenburg style artist manifesto
based on a picture I took (Trust me, as interesting as it sounds its so far from it....); however while going to retrieve said image from my e-mail, I noticed i had a message from this… Continue
Added by Dharman on March 11, 2009 at 2:16pm —
Hey zinesters! I have only a couple dozen issues (outta 200) left of Mongrel Zine #4 + CD comp. Buy one now... I'm not printing any more!
Added by Mongrel Zine on March 10, 2009 at 4:47pm —
Added by Filka on March 9, 2009 at 9:00pm —
Whip grows and knows
it's highs and lows
it's strengths and strengths
and so Whip shows -
that when you're new
and being true
the things we do
are all for you.
Whip is printing it's SECOND issue 'living in places' at the moment.
From strength to strength
Whip goes and grows.
Added by Whip-ette on March 9, 2009 at 2:36pm —
I get such a kick out of it when people send me $2 bills for ordering Zine World. I just can't bring myself to spend them on banalities like postage. I've traded out a couple for $1 bills (from my non-zine funds). I usually keep one in my wallet, just for emergency cash. (And it has to be a really tight emergency before I will spend it.) I've put one or two into my son's 'special money' piggy bank. Occasionally I'll use one for ordering another zine. Feels right to spend it that way.
Added by Jerianne on March 8, 2009 at 9:00pm —
completed and ready for delivery, y'all!
Added by brandi lee on March 8, 2009 at 2:52pm —
i'm thinking of doing an episode all about what it means when we say "the zine community." and do you actually FEEL PART of this so called "zine community?" DO you feel alienated? Do you feel it is to politically correct? do you feel like there are cliques? do you feel accepted and free to write about any ol' thing you want or do you worry about people calling your work offensive or not politcally correct? do you feel like the 'zine community' is your home? why? I WANNA HEAR YOUR STORIES,… Continue
Added by Hannah Neurotica on March 7, 2009 at 12:53pm —
I have done SEVEN episodes of ZINECORE RADIO. I would like to get this to an even 10 before I kiss it goodbye.
So if you would like to be on one of the FINAL THREE EPISODES EVER of ZINECORE RADIO get in touch!
once the 10th episode is done I will put the 10 hours worth of zine talk radio on a disc and it will be availible to buy for cost of materials and… Continue
Added by Hannah Neurotica on March 7, 2009 at 10:48am —
i just laid out the first 6 pages of All Things Ordinary #1. This is a big night for me because this will be my first zine since March of 2004. This is also my first quarter sized zine. Thus far, i have done 2 full sized, one half legal size, and one half size zine (in that order). I doubt i will ever make another full sized zine, but i really liked the half size and half legal size formats.
The big excitement for me with quarter sized is it… Continue
Added by Derek Neuland on March 6, 2009 at 10:51pm —
This review originally appeared on the Feminist Review blog.
The Chainbreaker Bike Book
by Shelley Lynn Jackson and Ethan Clark
This “rough guide to bicycle maintenance” is really two books in one.
The first half is a bike repair manual, with which the authors strive to “serve many people, from the very beginner to a decent mechanic who just likes to geek out...” I found the how-to instructions accessible, written in a way that is… Continue
Added by Amazing Sunflower on March 6, 2009 at 7:01pm —
I am excited to finally have made one. After reading lots and lots of zines, I had decided (long ago) that I wanted to make one...But I never did. I don't know where the inspiration came from, but I finally started it while at work on the train the other day. For some reason it took making neat-o layouts for the text to get me to actually do the writing. For some odd reason I couldn't "prepare" what I wanted to write about. Thats why my zine is sort of a mix of completely random and unrelated… Continue
Added by Veriria on March 6, 2009 at 6:50pm —
You can now buy from the Lola distro online with paypal!
I'm gradually adding on more stock over the weekend so keep checking it out!
This is also our new special website where you can find info, listings, news, pics and the distro, hurrah!
NEWST ARRIVAL: Shotgun Seamstress issue 3
Added by Em Ledger on March 6, 2009 at 3:24am —
The new issue of Mixtape has hit my letterbox and excited me just a little too much. I've stuck it up on my Online Store for all you shoppers out there..........
"This is a beautifully crafted zine. Since its humble beginnings, Mixtape has grown from strength to strength. What began as an exciting project between two crafty females from Melbourne has become a very professionally printed, full colour zine that is still all about DIY and a strong love of art.
Issue 8… Continue
Added by Bird in the Hand Zine Shop on March 5, 2009 at 8:30pm —