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August 2011 Blog Posts (64)

SPACE BIGOTS: The Journeys of the Westboro Baptist Church... In Space

JawsForJesus Guerrilla Publishing Haus Inc. presents its first foray into the detestably modern world of the E-ZINE.  Read SPACE BIGOTS: The Journeys of the Westboro Baptist Church... In Space on Scribd, right now, FOR FREE.  It's a satire of GALACTIC PROPORTIONS hyuck hyuck I'm so sorry for that one.

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Added by JawsForJesus on August 31, 2011 at 2:24pm — 2 Comments

Musea Art Quiz for 8/30/11

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

This person became the first self made billionaire in the entertainment business in 1990. Name that billionaire!

IS: David Geffen, sometimes called Hollywood;s richest man. He's known for Geffen Records, and DreamWorks SKG, Film Company.There were no correct eligible answers. Seems y'all were dreaming more than working on this one!I don’t dumb down, so please wise up!

Now on to a new Q.: Win a copy of…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on August 30, 2011 at 10:32am — No Comments

functionally ill 10

I have a new mental health zine out, functionally ill 10.  It's about using the word crazy, what mad love means to me, how my crazy manifests, and how I feel about my best friend Arrow's self-harm.  Please contact me if you're interested in trading.

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Added by lauramarie on August 28, 2011 at 1:11pm — No Comments

I want to trade zines for descriptions of them! (UK only please)

Basically I suck at writing zine descriptions for the distro and a couple of years ago I came up with the idea of trading zines for descriptions of them. It's been working really well,



I send you 4 or 5 zines for free (you get to keep them). You send me a description of the zines so I can use them on the distro website. You'll get full credit for the description and I can link to your blog or website. Sound like a good deal? Email me at distro@marchingstars.co.uk



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Added by lizzy / marching stars distro on August 28, 2011 at 12:12pm — 2 Comments

The Weekly Troll's Zine Reading 1 [Audio Recording]!

This week’s edition of The Troll will be a little different. Last week, we formally introduced ourselves to Albuquerque’s zine scene so everyone there knows what we’re all about. If you ever wondered when it was okay to laugh during the articles, then now you’ll no. No canned laughs here– it’s 100 percent live, raw and in stereo.  Although there’s some  articles from the previous issues, we did release two articles that night: Libertarianism in the U.K., and Conquering…

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Added by Casimiro Nadas on August 28, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

Help L.A Zine Fest Become a Reality in 2012!

Hi!

  I am writing from a group of ladies who are organizing a Los Angeles Zine Fest in early 2012. We want to have a FREE event with 60-70 vendors from all over the country (and world even!) participate to celebrate zines in a way that Los Angeles hasn't embraced, on a large scale, in quite a while. We have entered a contest that will fund the idea with the most votes with a $2,500 prize and we need your help! 

If you'd like to support zine culture and community by helping us…

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Added by Open-Minded Press on August 27, 2011 at 11:44pm — No Comments

New Zine shop in Nottingham looking for submissions!

Hello folks,

I've just opened up a shop in a caravan in an arts centre in Nottingham called Caribou, and I would love to sell many many zines! I'm just starting to get stocked up and I've had a few people sending me their zines, so If you would like your zine to be featured inside Nottingham's first zine shop then I would love to hear from you. I'm interested in all subjects, and it would be on a sale or return policy.

If you…

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Added by Damn England on August 25, 2011 at 3:46am — 2 Comments

Bristol Comic and Zine Fair 2011

For further information, please visit our website.

Added by Simon Moreton on August 24, 2011 at 2:38am — No Comments

My Latest Internet Frustration

Somebody by the name of Gene Hawkridge sent me an invitation to join LinkedIn, which he himself is on.  At first, I thought it may have been some kind of spam, so I hit the reply button and politely told him I didn't remember ever "meeting" him.  Later, the name began sounding more familiar, and after an Inbox search, I did find he was a WA LP member and had contacted me in a mass e-mail a while back.  So, taking it as a possibly friendly personal gesture, I decided I'd go ahead and accepted…

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Added by James N. Dawson on August 23, 2011 at 12:22pm — 1 Comment

New zine: By Hand

By Hand

 

 

By Hand was created as part of the Hands on Poetry event at Alphabet City, which was part of National Poetry Day 2011. Attendees at the event contributed poems, and these were compiled into a zine.

 

Contributors: Eamonn Mara, Alice Connolly, Jackson…

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Added by Alphabet City on August 23, 2011 at 3:13am — No Comments

SALFORD MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY POSTER


Added by Salford Zine Library on August 22, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Poems written in August 2011

Poems written in August,  2011 

[poem notes in brackets like this]

 

POEMS

 

Even a journey

to the center of the earth

at some point begins

a journey back out.

 

2. [the poet does a science paper]

I'm finishing my first

scientific paper

titled, "Butterflies

Evolved From Clouds."

 

3. 

PIED PIPER OF HAMLIN ((summary)

Rats! Rats!

everyplace

They…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on August 22, 2011 at 10:02am — No Comments

Musea Art Question 8/22/11

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



First a conceptual art piece of mine (conceptual art and video to end conceptual art!) to set the atmosphere for this art question.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WneXAHfuvwc Now a conceptual art art question. This conceptual artist did a work of three white cards in a frame.  Each was an invitation to an art show at a different world art gallery, and each…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on August 22, 2011 at 9:13am — No Comments

(slightly belated) Happy Birthday Joe and a rediscovered tribute

+ Joe/Clash related issue 1 memories

(it's gone midnight - now 1:14 am, so no longer the 21st here in Britain. Keeping odd hours & getting distracted by urban75 + time to refind, edit, upload and write all this doesn't help getting tributes out there for the right day)…

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Added by Jenna Appleseed on August 21, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

My newest zines + awesomeness.

I have two weeks off instead of just the one week I normally get, so I've been very busy with art stuff and making zines.

 

I just got done with Impossibles #3, a perzine about growing up in a strict fundamentalist community. Over this first week of break, I started getting the cover and splashpages ready for Impossibles #4. It is going to be about my experiences being a black woman in America and everything that goes along with that. I'm really excited about this one because…

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Added by Rochelle Fallout on August 21, 2011 at 12:16pm — No Comments

Callout for Contributions to JUGGLING THE RAINBOW # 2 – non-monogamous relationships

Are you living or exploring or thinking about open non-monogamous relationships? Did you always want to write your story down to be shared with others in the DIY zine field (or beyond)?

Here is a chance for you ;-)

I have made „Juggling the Raibow # 1“ in February 2010 in New Zealand (you can download it on QZAP, indymedia.or.nz, sarahtearex.wordpress.com or email me for a PDF). Number 2 I would like to be more internationally – even though it will be in English language. It is a…

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Added by Luca Tiger on August 19, 2011 at 8:17pm — No Comments

FUNDED! The Meta-Comics Issue is FUNDED!

Wow, the META-COMICS issue is funded as of 8:55pm tonight. I'm completely overwhelmed by the generosity of all of the backers, and very glad I decided to take a chance and use Kickstarter to fund the project.

A few things I've learned so far:

1. Have a modest goal and provide a budget in your project description to show where the money will go.

2. Have reasonable reward levels. For this, $1 got a "thank you" in the zine, $5 a PDF of the issue, and $10 a dead tree copy of…

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Added by Aj Michel on August 19, 2011 at 7:50pm — No Comments

UPDATES!

HELLO BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE!!

IN ADDITION TO PUBLISHING MY FIRST ZINE I ALSO PRODUCE EVENTS FOR THE SOUL, OPEN MIND AND FREE SPIRITED.

CHECK OUT MY WEBSITE AND LET ME KNOW IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS.

piddleproductions.weebly.com/index.html

Added by zoe blaq on August 19, 2011 at 4:39pm — No Comments

Kickstarter almost there! Only $65 left to go!

Wow! It can really work for small projects!

 

There's only $65 left to go to get the Meta-Comics Issue fully funded on Kickstarter! $1 gets you a "thank you" in the zine, $5 a PDF of the issue, and $10 the dead tree version. If you pledge more, the rewards increase!

 

Here's the link:

 

Meta-Comics Issue KICKSTARTER…

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Added by Aj Michel on August 18, 2011 at 5:37pm — No Comments

Zines Available!


Powerful Attitudes volumes A-F (D currently out of print)

Slut Muscle

Future now

Lite Byte

BFFAE (out of print)

Read This While You Shit #1 (currently out of print)

Added by Wholton p Keffington on August 18, 2011 at 9:09am — No Comments

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