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May 2009 Blog Posts (73)

Musea Art Contest 5/18/09 Zinester Fun

The answer to, and winner (if any) for,

our last contest question of:

The story goes that when this famous artist was challenged to show his skill with a sample drawing, he drew a perfect circle freehand!

Name the artist.


Giotto according to Vasari who wrote:

And one morning going into the workshop of Giotto, who was at his labours, he showed him the mind of the Pope, and at last asked him to give him a little drawing to send to his Holiness. Giotto,… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on May 18, 2009 at 10:16am — No Comments

writers block

oh fuck i dont think i have anything to write about. is it over after 8 issues? bwah haha, i fuckin doubt it. Issue 9 is still in development. Everything is being done on my sweet new typewriter i got from an op shop.
but seriously i haven't really written anything. it still looks good though.

Added by Girls With Guns on May 18, 2009 at 8:04am — No Comments

oh dear

don't think the julianna luecking interiew is gonna happen for this issue.

she is a busy lady!

x x

Added by RAISE YOUR HAND.RAISE YOUR VOICE on May 18, 2009 at 6:43am — No Comments

zine resources wanted!

In the next issue of Zine World, we'll be printing our updated list of zine review publications and websites. If you know of one that we don't have listed (see our website), please email Jerianne with details.

We'd also love to have you share your recommendations, tips, and resources for our Word of Mouth section. There's so much great info that… Continue

Added by Jerianne on May 17, 2009 at 8:50pm — No Comments

regeneration #6 reviews


32 pages, half size

$2 US, $3 outside US, trades accepted

Ashlee Swanson

8150 W 30 ½ St. #306

St. Louis Park, MN 55426


For those of us who trembled at the thought that there was no replacement generation of zine-creators, think again. Ashlee Swanson's excellent zine on the confusing, twentysomething experience is a fine representation of the next generation of zinesters.

Ashlee captures that…


Added by ashlee swanson on May 17, 2009 at 7:00pm — No Comments

ZINECORE on youtube, twitter, etc!!!!


http://twitter.com/ZINECORERADIO <---on twitter now too!

www.blogtalkradio.com/thezineshow for full episodes!

contact: zinecoreradio@gmail.com

Upcoming episode: ZINECORE #12: Nick Zedd this Thursday @8pm EST! xo

also, don't forget to check out sage's new show Sweet Candy… Continue

Added by Hannah Neurotica on May 17, 2009 at 3:02pm — No Comments

Article about me, zine fair, tea and baklava...

Here's a nice interview with me. It's also about the MCA zine fair which is coming up next weekend. Last year it was so busy that I momentarily lost a shoe when trying to push through the crowds. This year I will dress more sturdily.


Added by Vanessa Berry on May 17, 2009 at 4:24am — No Comments


vampire sushi distro is a new UK based zine distro looking for submissions! mainly perzines, art zines, food zines, but everything goes! obviously no homophobic / racist / sexist etc material. leave the hating to the haters. vampire sushi is for lovers.

email us at vampiresushidistro (a) gmail.com for the address & more info.

- - - -- - - -

yeah, me and carl decided to start a distro the other day.

Added by tukru perkele on May 15, 2009 at 5:30pm — No Comments

It's raining...

... again...

Added by TheUnrememberedOne/MorbidiaDrekk on May 15, 2009 at 6:03am — No Comments

Alex Wrekk & Robb Roemershauser @ 56A Infoshop!

Wednesday 20th May 2009, 7.30pm @ 56a Infoshop, Crampton Street, Elephant and Castle, SE17 3AE

Alex Wrekk of "Stolen Sharpie Revolution" and "Brainscan" zine fame will be doing a reading at the 56a Infoshop next week! This is the last date on her UK "tour". Robb Roemershauser of Aboveground zine library in New Orleans will also be speaking with her - he lived through Hurricane Katrina, and was instrumental in opening the library soon after the disaster. I saw him speak at the London… Continue

Added by Cherry Bomb Comics on May 15, 2009 at 2:39am — 1 Comment


eternalproject.wordpress.com Continue

Added by Emma D on May 14, 2009 at 6:22pm — No Comments

New at Click Clack Distro!

The following items have been added to the website!

About My Disappearance #1
Anatomical Heart #3
Ask First
Love Letters To Monsters #2
Nothing Rhymes #4
Number Nothing #2
On Subbing
Resist #46
Stolen Sharpie Revolution #2
Up The Logic Punks #2

Visit Click Clack Distro

Added by NicoleIntrovert on May 14, 2009 at 5:00am — No Comments

Utne Awards?!

We at the Ms Valerie Park Distro are headed to Boulder, Co in the morning to attend this weekend's Utne Reader awards ceremony because our very own Ariel Birks got nominated for Zine of the Year for Jesus Christ Superzine! Kinda weird, we're totally going to be the only zinesters at the thing, but how often do you get invited such a thing? For us, not very often. We'll keep y'all posted on the… Continue

Added by Antiquated Future on May 14, 2009 at 2:00am — 2 Comments

Musea Art Contest 5/12/09 Everyone can play

The answer to, and winner (if any) for,

our last contest question of:

Name the song that these lyrics come from:

"She has eyes that folks adore so

and a torso even more so..."


"Lydia the Tattoed Lady" made famous by Groucho Marx

in the 1939 film "At the Circus".

It was written by Harold Arlen and Yip Harburg.

We had no correct answers

Y'all get low Marx on this one!

I don’t

dumb down,

so please

wise… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on May 12, 2009 at 10:10am — No Comments


sorry for all the time i make u hurt

sorry for not being a man no less than worst

sorry for making yr days dark

sorry for making your heart ache

soorry for being soo rude

sorry for making sit with me against yr wish

sorry for interfering in yr life

sorry for holding u so dear to ma heart

sorry for building a castle in air

sorry for blaming u when it came down in a flash

sorry for holding u the core of ma heart

sorry for being jealous when u… Continue

Added by drunk angel on May 11, 2009 at 2:18am — No Comments

mail costs more, starting tomorrow

New postal rates sheet posted to Zine World website.

Added by Jerianne on May 10, 2009 at 7:56pm — No Comments

ZINECORE RADIO #11: RICHARD KERN *listen now!!!*


Added by Hannah Neurotica on May 7, 2009 at 7:22pm — No Comments


Greetings folks!

Any of you who may be interested in myl ife and adventures can find me at http://silver-insanity.livejournal.com/. I don't update all the time, but hey. Check it out if you like!

Added by silverinsanity on May 7, 2009 at 1:46pm — 1 Comment

New for May!

(this is a less personal version of the one we send to our mailing list, which you can join by sending an e-mail to us: msvaleriepark@gmail.com, all these things can be found at www.msvaleriepark.blogspot.com/)

New for May!

All the Ancient Kings (Zine)- The wacky comic adventures of Neil Young, Bob Dylan, Hunter S. Thompson, Leonard Cohen, and Warren Zevon. ($4)

Funwater Awesome #1 (Zine)- What might at first seem to be all about the wonders of Tumwater, Wa,… Continue

Added by Antiquated Future on May 6, 2009 at 10:25pm — 1 Comment



spread the word… Continue

Added by Hannah Neurotica on May 5, 2009 at 10:02pm — No Comments

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