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September 2009 Blog Posts (63)

ZINECORE RADIO #16: JOHANNA FATEMAN, KATHLEEN HANNA, JENNA FREEDMAN

Monday 21st @8pm EST

www.blogtalkradio.com/thezineshow

Added by Hannah Neurotica on September 18, 2009 at 9:05pm — No Comments

Get Some Smutty Pedigree: Lickety Split smut zine seeks members! Get involved!

Be a part of something subversive and great! This year, Lickety Split won an award at Expozine for Best Zine ( “Taking the genre to a new level. Guilt free and fun smut for everyone!”) and ranked #3 in the Montreal Mirror’s Best of Montreal 2009 edition.



* Project coordinator and treasurer

*… Continue

Added by Amber on September 18, 2009 at 5:17pm — No Comments

pre-apology for the philly zine fest

Hello all,



due to my life being consumed with both mundane (work, medical, adult-type crapola) and sundry (hello kitty online beta testing, Russell Brand media consumption and lustful obsession) - i have NO new material for my table at the Philly Zine Fest this coming sunday. i will have plenty of the Annus Horribilis that was published late last year and as i owe my contributors copies for over a year...i should have at least the time to get THAT out of the way.



if you've… Continue

Added by raequel aka systris on September 17, 2009 at 9:55am — No Comments

Um...

Zine is such a cool word. Go ahead and say it... you'll see what I mean.

Added by TheUnrememberedOne/MorbidiaDrekk on September 17, 2009 at 6:28am — No Comments

I'm Back

Summer... kids hanging out in my house all day being bored... Thank you September for giving me my space back.



I was sitting in bankruptcy court this morning (with an unfortunate in-law who went on an $8,000 dollar shopping spree involving her phone, a home shopping channel, and a credit card she should never have had in the first place) when inspiration struck. I had just finished the most recent issue of The East Village Inky and started on RatBrat when I had this crazy urge to… Continue

Added by TheUnrememberedOne/MorbidiaDrekk on September 16, 2009 at 4:16pm — No Comments

Really grossed out by the Mike Bloomberg ads

On the right side of the screen here. Just sayin'.

Added by redguard on September 16, 2009 at 10:42am — 3 Comments

What Laura-Marie Says about My Zines

Here are the comments that Laura-Marie wrote about my zines in Erik and Laura-Marie Magazine #45:



A Poem a Day by Chantel is a zine of poems that Chantel wrote in January. Reading them gives me the sense of a life.



Candy Box: An Adventure in Sweets from the UK by Chantel is a review zine of candy from the UK. Included are photocopies of the candy wrappers, and she rates each candy on wrapper, visual appeal, and taste, with bonus points for being easy… Continue

Added by Amazing Sunflower on September 16, 2009 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

New zines

I finished and/or printed three new zines this week! Scatter Gram No. 4 is the latest of my library school journal zines. 'Ciuschidda' is a one shot quarter-size zine that tells the story of my grandpa’s nickname for me, and how I found out what it meant years after he died. And Winsome & Wise is a cut-n-paste perzine that's hopefully the start of something I'll continue for a while. They are all available in my etsy shop, http://welshrabbit.etsy.com.

Added by andreajean on September 15, 2009 at 9:31pm — No Comments

the bad news is...

just to let you (i mean, anyone who tries to contact me through We Make Zines) that:



i might take a while to answer emails from now on, because tomorrow i'm back to work (my last vacations for this year end tonight snif snif´´´´) and i'll have less time to come to my computer (that sucks, but days only have 24 hours so...). i could try to check my email at work but the next few days i'll probably won't get much free time in there and besides it can be hard to get enough… Continue

Added by Yvonne G. on September 15, 2009 at 4:08pm — No Comments

Party? It's online and coming soon

Zinester,

Hey Hey Hey

It's my birthday



Well how about a party?

Not today but I've got something in the works - An ONLINE party with

the whole world invited. Here's the news - more details as they develop.



_____________________________________________________________________



Coming SOON!!!!!



The Worldwide ONLINE CD Release Party for "5th" the fifth CD by Hunkasaurus and His Pet Dog Guitar. Hendricks is the zinester for the 17 year… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on September 15, 2009 at 9:09am — No Comments

Site Update

I've updated the Rebel Grrl Zine site. I've added the youtube video I made talking about the zines, and added a link to buying Rebel Grrl Zine t-shirts and badges and such.

Two new zines nearly done (50:50 #2 and Change the World in 7 Days).

Added by incurable hippie on September 15, 2009 at 4:17am — No Comments

September's Newsletter

This month, people gave me a lot of great things to give away with orders (bunches of cd's, zines, buttons, stickers...even shirts and posters), so if you've been thinking of placing an order, just know that'll I can promise to send along a few extra things. Also, on the website, we have a new music player! Which means, you don't have to download 50 some songs individually to check out all the music we have to offer, you can just play it right off the site, super easy. This is what's been going… Continue

Added by Antiquated Future on September 14, 2009 at 11:20pm — No Comments

Musea Art Contest 9/14/09 Zinesters Look if you Dare to be Quizzed!

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

our last contest question of:



Galileo, in his book 'Two New Sciences' talked about music theory.

He said that the octave sound was "rather too bland and lacks fire.

But the musical interval called the _______ , he describe as

causing "a tickling of the eardrum so that its gentleness is

modified by sprightliness, giving the impression simultaneously of

a gentle kiss and of a bite." Name the musical interval… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on September 14, 2009 at 10:06am — No Comments

new group: "German-Writing Zinesters"

I just set up a new group: "German-Writing Zinesters" is meant to be for all zinesters who write their zines in german, whether it is because German is their native tongue or it is a loved foreign language.

If you write German: come play! :-)

Added by Melas on September 14, 2009 at 5:59am — No Comments

second mini-zine: "On Writing"

The second mini-zine I've made, this one for a swapbot-swap "Mini-Zine of Craftiness": "On Writing - a mini-zine about the awesomeness of creating texts".



I am very disappointed with what I came up with.

I love writing, but I found it impossible for me to put the feeling I have while writing in words or pictures.

I am wondering how I can manage this better than that, but I have no idea at all on what to do or how to even try.

Probably it is just not possible, and it… Continue

Added by Melas on September 14, 2009 at 5:00am — No Comments

3 Mini-Comic zines done.

I've completed 2 mini-comic zines. I'll post pictures of them soon.

"Kiki Goes Skinny-Dipping"

an 8 pager, Tijuana style, x-rated zine- x-rated in a sweet charming comical way, but with full nudity and sex. the first in a series of a girl (Kiki) who joins a carnival on a hot day and ends up skinny-dipping with the Carnies and clowns.



Jocie

an 8 pager, mini-comic about a 7 year old girl who views the world in a twisted, funny way. This is rated… Continue

Added by Kathy OConnell on September 14, 2009 at 3:00am — 1 Comment

Done! Minutiae No. 2!

yay! it is done. i've been working on it off and on for 3 months, so it's nice to get that off my plate. i have copies available for sale at my online shop, Sprouthead. i also welcome trades of similar size/page number.



here's a description of my zine:

"This issue is dedicated to people who don't always know where they're going, and the… Continue

Added by Aijung Kim on September 13, 2009 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

The Evolving Ezines and What that Means - By Lance Winslow



An Ezine as you know is an electronic newsletter or magazine, which is sent out by email. Yet this standard definition of an electronic newsletter has changed and so too will the true definition of an Ezine in the future. How so you curiously ask?



Well, the reason I say this is because in 1995 we put our newsletters for my company online at our website, because well because not everyone was using email yet and the attachment thing… Continue

Added by Lance Winslow on September 13, 2009 at 3:54pm — 3 Comments

video - DIY: How to Make a Zine

i found this cool video on YouTube, by SamProof, were he demonstrates how to make a zine (small format, about 7.5 cm by 10.5 cm, that's about 2"95 by 4"13) without using glue/staples/stitching/etc, just by a special but simple folding process!



see it here:

DIY - How to Make a Zine; Paper, Scissors, Pen - Rockin!…

Continue

Added by Yvonne G. on September 13, 2009 at 2:13pm — No Comments

Zine Trade Tips

following my last post, on SamProof's video tutorial, he talks about zine trading and he has had a great idea i feel i must share you (even) more people!



according to his own words, if you would like to have a copy of the zine but are short or out of money, you can send a drawing with a self-addressed stamped envelope and you will receive a copy of the zine back! also, your drawing might appear on the next issue of the zine!



i think this is a very good idea! usually, zine… Continue

Added by Yvonne G. on September 13, 2009 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

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