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August 2012 Blog Posts (43)

Musea weekly art Quiz

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

The first reality TV show was based on a big science experiment. Name the reality show and the experiment it was based on.

IS

The first reality show was the Dutch show Big Brother - and they came up with the idea after the Biosphere 2 experiment in the Arizona desert. Both had people locked in together.

We had no winners. Seem most of you had your brains locked up in a biosphere!

I don't dumb down/so…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on August 29, 2012 at 2:01pm — No Comments

Call for Submissions: BASEMENTS AND LIVING ROOMS Issue 3

Hey everyone!



This is a call for submissions to the 3rd issue of Basements and Living Rooms: a zine about diy music and house shows.
 
Deadline: October 1st


The subtopic for this issue is feminist, queer, trans, and poc…
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Added by Shannon on August 27, 2012 at 4:06pm — No Comments

Beginning at the End

Beginning at the End (+ new zine listings!)

Added by Robin Yourgrave on August 27, 2012 at 10:34am — No Comments

The Itinerant Postcard

"The Itinerant Postcard" is a 24-page quarter-sized perzine with prose, poetry, and illustrations by Edward Gorey. $1 or trade.…

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Added by Chrysothème A. on August 26, 2012 at 7:34pm — No Comments

Documentary Film Project About Zines Seeking Interviewees

I am working on a feature-length documentary film about zines and indie press culture. I am in the pre-production planning stages of this project and would like to make contact with people who make zines for interviews to be used in the film. 

Please feel free to get in touch with me about the film: jwallace@now-sound.com and thanks for your interest!

Added by Joe Wallace on August 26, 2012 at 3:42pm — No Comments

Twilight World #13

Ready to pollute the visual airwaves of the zine world, the newest issue of Twilight World (#13) offers 12 pages of perzine god-knows-what. Featured are a stroll through the streets of Bakersfield, CA and an almost fail art project immortalizing many unpopular cult musicians. Also crammed in are reviews of a…

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Added by Don-O on August 25, 2012 at 10:27pm — No Comments

Issue "3" of Pink Litter now out

http://pinklitter.wordpress.com/

Added by Misty Rampart on August 25, 2012 at 7:34pm — No Comments

Self Publishing Car Chase leads to Police Harassment

Well,the other day I was typing my blog having a latte' at the cafe' (as alway's),just typing away,writing the usual stuff,about how boring zines are and how much band's suck and how hair gel used to really mean something.Well,this kid comes up and asks me if I'm Bobby Madness-I didn't really think much of it,so I said yeah.So then he asked me if I wanted to go meet this girl that really dug my comic's,and had been dying to meet me.Well,I'll admit it,I figured she was probably pretty…

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Added by bobby madness on August 25, 2012 at 3:55pm — No Comments

Introduction

Hello everyone, my name is Amber, and I just wanted to say I am glad to have found this site so soon after creating my first ever zine!    Anyway, I will be regularly creating new zine issues.   My Zine series is called Let's C, and it was so much fun to make.   Anyways, I'm off to explore my new computer!  Tata for now!

Added by Amber Malachi Ashcrofte on August 25, 2012 at 12:59pm — No Comments

Advice?

I'm trying to start a Feminist Zine at Centenary College of Louisiana. Any tips/advice/words of wisdom? 

Added by Sara Whittington on August 24, 2012 at 3:32pm — No Comments

New Website!

Or, rather, a really re-done website. A new look, with art by Rachel Lee-Carman (of Show & Tell) and all designed by Evan Hashi (of Twig Palace). A…

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Added by Antiquated Future on August 23, 2012 at 12:30pm — 4 Comments

NEW ZINE: Marked For Life #8, bus stories

Marked For Life #8

bus stories

$1/24 pages/Quarter size

by Sage



Sage writes, "My intentions were to fill issue #8 with stories about weird and funny things that happened while riding the city bus in Olympia, Wa, but soon after…

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Added by Sage on August 21, 2012 at 12:20pm — 2 Comments

Bad Apple RIP

I don't usually bring up local stuff,since I live in a small town no ones ever heard of-the Schenectady of the west coast-but today is different.Today,I'm pining over the loss of The Bad Apple,the coolest/crappiest store since As Seen On TV.For those of you who don't know (everybody),it was located in possibly the worst place to open a store,the meth soaked white trash haven of Foster Blvd-a section of town famous for hit & run's,whose chief export is Jail resident's.In it's heyday,there…

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Added by bobby madness on August 21, 2012 at 9:55am — No Comments

Sour Puss 08/ Fergus 30 split zine

Finished a split zine with Perth zinester Fergus. 

It’s 80 pages (40 pages each), 1/8 size and the theme is food. Fergus is an omnivore, I’m a vegan so there’s something for everyone. It’s $1.20 (plus 60c postage AU, $2.35 postage elsewhere). You can get it from my etsy (…

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Added by Tee Rex on August 21, 2012 at 3:33am — No Comments

Musea Weekly Art Quiz

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

Was Edgar Allen Poe, a "dog" or a "cat" person? You must give evidence for your choice too,

IS Cat Person. He was devoted to his favorite cat, Catarina and wrote her when he was away. When he'd write at home, she'd perch on his shoulder. (Literary Trivia - A Malone)

Our winner was Dan from Warwick RI. "Quoth the rest of you, 'Nothing more!'

I don't dumb down/so please wise up.

Now on to a new Q.: Win…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on August 20, 2012 at 8:42pm — No Comments

Trigger Please!

Man,i could not go to the portland zine fest.no way,i just couldn't.I just would have gotten pissed off at all the stuck upedness,and people being wierd and not talking to me and shit.It's thier right to be a mean stuck up person,i guess,but i just would have bugged out and killed somebody.My friend's went to the one before this last one,and said everyone just treated them like dogshit.The wierd thing is,when i look at most of the shit that people are putting out,i just don't really…

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Added by bobby madness on August 19, 2012 at 5:34pm — 2 Comments

Poems written in August 2012

Poems written in August 2012

Comments welcome.

[poem notes in brackets like this]

POEMS

1. [ Children's poem for my book "Moon Tea".

A mom answers her child's question]

"How many miles to Wonderland?"

"It's as close as can be.

Close your eyes you sleepy head

and get their in your dreams."

2. [A Dorian Gray type poem]

I put a spell

on this kid's book.

Read it each year

as you grow up,

and it grows too.

The…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on August 18, 2012 at 10:54am — No Comments

New issue of OBSOLETE! out now.....

Obsolete #6 explores illness, creativity and freedom. 

 

"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."

-Jiddu Krishnamurti…

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Added by Ricardo Feral on August 16, 2012 at 6:37pm — No Comments

Blackmail at SukaSuki.FM : DIY Podcast for all!

Hey, check this out!

You're almost welcome to dropping your infos, publications, bands, reviews, ads, and much2…

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Added by simfonisix on August 16, 2012 at 11:03am — No Comments

New art zine Crude Reform

After 2 years I have finally produced a new zine.  Get in touch for trades, I would love to trade for other art zines or comic books.…

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Added by LizW on August 16, 2012 at 11:02am — No Comments

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