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September 2008 Blog Posts (49)

Sandwich, NH now has circulating zines in its library!

Another year, another batch of zine work in this small town I call a vacation spot.



There are now 60 zines in the Samuel H. Wentworth Public Library in Sandwich, NH, and you can check them out just like a book!



I'm proud to put them on the cutting edge, but worried that the zines won't be taken seriously (they haven't been so far, even by the librarians, grrr). I posted to the town email list with a big rah-rah description and will hope for the best.



Next summer… Continue

Added by Grrrl Zines A-Go-Go on September 2, 2008 at 4:15pm — No Comments

Funds

I'm unemployed at the moment and right now my only hope of getting any money is an interview I have on Thursday that may or may not turn into a job. So, what are other ways in which I can come up with money to copy my zine and get it sent out to people?

Added by Becca Darling on September 2, 2008 at 2:15pm — 1 Comment

Big Whoop! #1 & 2

Big Whoop #1 features interviews with A Beautiful Lotus (TX midigrind), Loaded For Bear (IL grindviolence), Adai (CO post-metal), and show photos of Holy Shit! (WI hardcore), as well as columns, reviews, and stuff like that.



Big Whoop #2 features interviews with Mosquito Bandito (OR 1 man garage), Twodeadsluts Onegoodfuck (MA powerelectronics), The Sw!ms (PA psyche pop stuff), Kill Me Tomorrow (CA electro-weirdness), Jay Reatard (TN garage-wave) and show photos of The Goddamn Gallows… Continue

Added by Big Whoop! on September 2, 2008 at 1:31pm — No Comments

Big Whoop! #3 out now!

BW!#3 features interviews with Soundo Maso Records, 7000 Dying Rats (midwest comedygrind), Mans. (IL screamo-ish post rock), Black Hell (AZ sludge), and Kindergarten Hazing Ritual (cybergrind).


we need shit to review for ish 4. If you'd like your zine/comic/music/whatever reviewed, please mail it to:
Big Whoop!
1182 Morning Drive
Santa Fe, NM 87507
USA

we'll send at least 1 free copy when it comes out!

Added by Big Whoop! on September 2, 2008 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Colouring Outside The Lines issue #4

Issue 4 came out this week, and is available at: www.cotl.etsy.com, and soon form the manifesta distro: www.manifesta.co.uk/zines.



Issue 4 features interviews with:

Rachel Carns,

Lizz Lunney,

Enid Crow,

Meghan Murphy,

Sarah Maple,

Allyson Melberg,

Maya Hayuk,

Sara Rahbar,

Tara Jane O'Neil, and

Leonie O'Moore.





+ cover artwork from Eliza Lazy/Sarah Maple, and SALUTE!

+ Gallery artwork from artists based in: The UK,… Continue

Added by Colouring Outside The Lines on September 2, 2008 at 12:02pm — No Comments

Lower East Side Librarian

Since I can't seem to figure out how to add this info to my profile, the main zine I make is Lower East Side Librarian Winter Solstice Shout Out. The last couple of years I've been publishing my reading log separately.



I've also made a couple of one off zines and contributed to comp and other zines.



By day I'm the zine librarian at Barnard College. My personal website is… Continue

Added by Jenna Freedman on September 2, 2008 at 10:55am — 1 Comment

Arcade Distro September 2008 Updates



I stayed up all night on Friday totally re- doing the Arcade Distro website. After watching orders slow down all summer, and then getting a grand total of one order last month, I figured I ought to try out a new look and add some new content to the website and see if that helps get the distro back on track. If you've been thinking about ordering some zines from Arcade Distro and just haven't gotten around to it, now would be a good time to go… Continue

Added by Lauren Arcade on September 1, 2008 at 9:45pm — No Comments

New - Zine Broadside

Hello. I just added to my shop some zine broadsides. Broadsides were something that were especially popular in the 60's and early 70's. They combined poetry and art by presenting the poem as a piece of art, something you would hang on the wall, often they were illustrated and some were poster size.



I was copying one of my zines a while ago and thought how sad it was that… Continue

Added by Krissy PonyBoy Press on September 1, 2008 at 8:00pm — No Comments

paper trail distro news september 2008







this summer has been an amazing time for zines! i've added so many new items to the catalogue in the last month or two! most recently, we've got:

* "we all have bones"--kelsey's beautifully designed zine about being a former aspiring ballerina & struggling with anorexia

* "glossolalia" #11--sarah's stunning letterpressed… Continue

Added by ciaraxyerra on September 1, 2008 at 8:00pm — No Comments

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