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October 2012 Blog Posts (38)

National Blog Day Oct. 15

Today, Oct 15, is Blog Action Day. The subject is 'the power of we. I've decided to reblog my post on National Hiring Day. By all companies helping with a voluntary hire, we can jump start our economy in a fair way. Tom Hendricks (ed. of Musea Zine)

What is Blog Action Day? Founded in 2007, Blog Action Day brings together bloggers from different countries, interests and languages to blog about one important global topic on the same day. Past topics have included water, climate change,…


Added by Tom Hendricks on October 15, 2012 at 9:01am — No Comments

Give it a Whirl

Give it a Whirl

Added by Robin Yourgrave on October 14, 2012 at 5:19pm — No Comments

Five New Songs added to my Best of the Net Songlist


Here are the five new entries to my best of the net song list. Just about 91% of these are number one hits you haven't heard - or classics you've missed!

THE NEW SONGS ARE (drum roll please):

Best Mix of Folk and Gospel music, The Caravans, featuring Albertina Walker, “If I Had a Hammer” (yt).

Most Classic Remake of a Classic, Sara Niemietz, “At Last” (yt).

Best US TV Theme Song From a Russian Combo, Messer Chups, “The Munster’s Theme”…


Added by Tom Hendricks on October 13, 2012 at 4:48pm — No Comments



Added by Robin Yourgrave on October 13, 2012 at 3:02pm — No Comments

Radical Mycology

is back in stock! Just in time for the fall rains and mushroom harvests.…


Added by Antiquated Future on October 12, 2012 at 12:03am — No Comments

Zines Save lives!!

Dear Friends,

I am putting together a traveling zine workshop and performance art troupe called the Urban Soul Farmers. Please support our mission to heal the world through art. Contact me if you want us to come to your town or you would like to participate. Donations will be for gas, eating and lodging. We are taking $5 donations. With a $10 or more donation I will send you a gift!!




Added by zoe blaq on October 11, 2012 at 6:41pm — No Comments

Texas A&M University Zine Collection - In Utero

Call for Donations


The Cushing Memorial Library and Archives at Texas A&M University is resolved to start collecting zines. TAMU hopes to make zines one of its new collecting strengths, and to provide a permanent, accessible Texas home in its archives for the alternative voices that zines document and preserve.

We have selected a few specific areas in which to begin building our…


Added by Jeremy Brett on October 8, 2012 at 1:08pm — No Comments

I Know a Place Where a Body Can Hide

I Know a Place Where a Body Can Hide

Added by Robin Yourgrave on October 7, 2012 at 2:21pm — No Comments

New Zines!

Okay, one of these zines, "In-Between" is not new - I made it last year in October 2011. But I'm going to post a photo of it now since I neglected to before.…


Added by Aijung Kim on October 7, 2012 at 10:18am — No Comments

Zine Crush

Man,i was reading Zine Crush in the Library (Powell's),and I thought of my first zine crush.I was crashing in my friend Brett's basement without telling him.He was staying with this over the hill rock and roll chyck that thought she knew everything.They were eating all these crazy designer drug's and he was living there with her and her boyfriend,like,double teaming her and playing Psychocandy by Jesus and Mary Chain till thier eyes rolled out of thier head's,or something.Well,I met this…


Added by bobby madness on October 6, 2012 at 6:22am — No Comments

Weekly Gratitude

Weekly Gratitude

Added by Robin Yourgrave on October 5, 2012 at 5:58pm — No Comments

Funding Sesame Street - a comment

Though I support funding for NPR/ PBS etc. there is this that you should know. As the editor of the 20 year old zine Musea, the founder of a Zine Hall of Fame, and a reviewer for Zine World since it’s beginning, I have to say this on behalf of all zinesters:

PBS and NPR have certainly never supported zines or the zine community. That’s the bulk of publishing, and the last golden age of publishing before the net took over. How can PBS and NPR miss an entire generation of thousands of…


Added by Tom Hendricks on October 5, 2012 at 12:20pm — 1 Comment

A few things

1. We just stopped by and visited our friends at Eberhardt Press and did a big restock! http://msvalerieparkdistro.com/tag/eberhardt-press



Added by Antiquated Future on October 3, 2012 at 12:04pm — No Comments

First Zine Trade

So I've been here on We Make Zines for like a week, active for like a couple hours maybe. And I've already received my first zine! "When Deadlines Become Zombies" vol. 4 arrived to my house yesterday to my delight and surprise (Thanks Z.F.!) I read and thoroughly enjoyed the various poems, one-liners, and anecdotes. You guys should all check out When Deadlines Become Zombies if you appreciate some good word play or some zany stories and fun. (I'm sorry Z.F., I will send you my copy of…


Added by Sarah Bitely on October 2, 2012 at 3:23pm — 1 Comment

Delirium Issue 2 is on Sale Now!

The second issue of my comic Delirium is on sale now through my shop on Etsy!…


Added by Nick Calavera on October 2, 2012 at 1:02pm — No Comments

Musea Art Contest for 10/1/12

The answer to, and winner (if any) for, our last contest question of:
Here is our final art anagram of the set. Take the letters and rearrange them to get the writer's name - clue provided.…

Added by Tom Hendricks on October 1, 2012 at 5:09pm — No Comments

Expanding My Voice

Expanding My Voice

Added by Robin Yourgrave on October 1, 2012 at 8:07am — No Comments

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