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December 2011 Blog Posts (25)

Stolen Sharpie Revolution Website countdown!

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Also, folks who run distros. I need yoour help:

I’m working on creating a continuously update listing of zine…


Added by Alex Wrekk on December 29, 2011 at 4:04pm — 1 Comment

Indigo #18 is hot off the presses!

After a long 2 years, I finally have a new issue! In Indigo #18 I write about leaving Chicago after 32 years, my club kid days in the '90s and friendship with the legendary party promoter Zoe Orgasma and adjusting to rural life in Kentucky. I am very proud of this issue and I hope you enjoy it too! To get a copy, send $4 via Paypal to michelleaiello at gmail dot com or concealed cash to

Michelle Aiello / Indigo Zine

P.O. Box 163

Millersburg KY 40348



Added by Michelle - Indigo zine on December 28, 2011 at 11:27am — No Comments

Ilse Content, back in print

Our dear long-time collaborator, Alexis Wolf, moved to France in September and her amazing zine, Ilse Content, has been going out of print like crazy ever since! Luckily, she left us with the originals, should this situation come to pass, and we finally got around to reprinting a couple today. If you have…


Added by Antiquated Future on December 28, 2011 at 1:39am — No Comments

Happy Holidays!

Hello everyone!

            I haven't had the chance to contact some of you guys in a long while so I figured now would be a great time to fill you all in on what's going on with me. I want to take this opportunity to wish all of you a happy and safe holiday season. I hope this post finds you all doing well. I would also like to apologize for all of the people I said I would…


Added by Rochelle M. on December 25, 2011 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Looking to take in some zines for Review!

I am open to taking in some zines for review!  I'll be starting a zine review column for Subterfuge magazine (a new-ish women's online magazine) called Broken Stapler.  It's been a few years since I got any new zines and I'd love to review some new zines instead of ones I've had sitting in boxes for years and years.

I'm willing to trade you some stamps for zines or pass along a couple of bucks for some zines.

Please, please, please feel free to email me at…


Added by Becca Darling on December 23, 2011 at 11:14pm — No Comments


Back in the saddle of trying to find work.  Too much makes me sick anymore.

Sick of looking at want ads for collection agencies and banks.

sick of wanting and not getting.

sick of feeling like to have I must whore out myself.

sick of tired useless useless.

my corner of the mess is getting more smaller every day.

sick of feeling so helpless to help all the people who are drowning in all this shit that's labeled economic.



Added by Whitering on December 20, 2011 at 7:41am — No Comments

The New HHS Poetry Club Zine page!


Added by Aleks Niewczas on December 20, 2011 at 12:08am — No Comments

Call for Submissions- Good Sex/Bad Sex #2

IT'S ACTUALLY HAPPENING. Issue 2 will be finished and available for the Chicago Zine Fest in March.



i want yr sex stories! the steamy, the saucy, the raunchy, the nasty.

i also want the sad, the messy, the ones to laugh off, the ones you want to forget...

basically, i want it all.

any gender, combination, solo, couples, orgies- there is no discrimination to the stories in this zine.


issue two is aiming to be twice as big as…


Added by Nico. on December 19, 2011 at 4:54pm — No Comments

Poems written Nov/Dec

Poems written in Nov/Dec  2011 

Comments welcome.

[poem notes in brackets like this]


The road zig-zags

across the valley

and yet never really

moves at all.

2 [Kids poem for Moon Tea]

Can Earthlings fly?

Of course they can!

To think they can't is absurd.

Can Earthlings fly?

Of course they can.

Remember some earthlings are…


Added by Tom Hendricks on December 19, 2011 at 10:10am — No Comments

LogPoesZine De Levensvreugd!

This year I decided to spend my birthday making a zine! It's in Dutch, but I'm posting it here anyway. "De Levensvreugd" literally translates to "Joy in life" and it's a zine in which I basically try to encourage people to be excellent to each other. :-) 

Since Issuu refuses to embed for some reason, please click here to read the zine! :-)

Added by LP on December 19, 2011 at 8:30am — No Comments

New collaborative zine (fairy tales again!)

I've set up a new collaborative fairy tale zine project over at Art 42.  This is separate to my Enchanted Times project (see previous blog posts) and offers you absolute freedom in terms of which fairy tale you use as inspiration & how you interpret it.  The only restriction is page size, which is postcard-size/4" x 6"/A6/quarter-size.  


I'm asking people to submit 2 pages, and…


Added by TangleCrafts on December 19, 2011 at 2:27am — 1 Comment

Enchanted Times submissions update

ENCHANTED TIMES #4 will focus on  Rumpelstiltskin, The Nightingale, & The Emperor's New Clothes.

Still seeking artwork & ads/snippets (see previous post for further details) but stories are now closed for submission. Publication planned for Jan/Feb 2012. 

ENCHANTED TIMES #5 will so far focus on Red Riding Hood and the Steadfast Tin Soldier.  (see Feb blog post for latest info)

Seeking artwork & ads/snippets.…


Added by TangleCrafts on December 18, 2011 at 2:30am — No Comments

Zinester weekly art quiz

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

There is always room for a Beatle question and this one is a fun one. My range singing is almost exactly 2 octaves. I think John Lennon of the Beatles could BEAT that. My claim for the highest John note on a Beatle record is probably the falsetto at the end of In My Life (any one know for sure?) But this week's contest question for the prize is about the low end of his range: what Beatle recording has John's lowest…


Added by Tom Hendricks on December 14, 2011 at 10:22am — No Comments

Visual Music Review Issue 1 out now

I listen to and play a lot of music, and I love trying to find new music.  Gone are the days when I could just tune in to the local FM band and instantly fall in love with a new tune.  Today I find music via friends, blogs, folks in other bands, services like hypemachine and last.fm... but in some ways it lacks that magical touch of just tuning in to a station.

I don't do radio, but I do art, so I decided to make a zine to try and put some magic back into discovering music:…


Added by eHawk on December 14, 2011 at 8:27am — 2 Comments

Zine Grab Bags! The gift that keeps on giving!

So, I have 6 zine grab bags containing at least 8 full/half zines each, several quarter sized zines and minis, a couple of buttons, and fliers for other people's rad projects. I'm not going to set a price on these higher than postage (since most of them were trades that I don't have the space to keep around), but whatever extra you include will go towards adding inventory to my distro. (which is www.onceuponadistro.com)

Added by Sarah Arr! on December 13, 2011 at 2:56pm — 1 Comment

If you want your zine to be carried by distros.... USE them.

Just a little frustration from the zine distro front.   I get a TON of submissions.  90% of which I cannot take.  Some of those I would give a whirl, but it is impossible to do without knowing if you'll sell anything.  

For as many people that are sending zines out to distros for consideration... I ask that you think about also utilizing zine distros for purchases.  Or help out by sending people to the distros where your zines are carried. 

Otherwise, they are…


Added by NicoleIntrovert on December 13, 2011 at 11:59am — No Comments

Broken Pencil looking for an associate fiction editor

Job Posting:

Associate Fiction Editor – Broken Pencil: the magazine of zine culture and the independent arts

Volunteer Position.


Downtown Toronto.

Broken Pencil is now accepting applications for the position of Associate Fiction Editor.

This is a volunteer position. It is an ongoing position performed on a part-time basis. Bi-weekly meetings in downtown Toronto…


Added by Hal Niedzviecki on December 12, 2011 at 9:21am — No Comments

Senlin - the Christmas Issue of Musea is now out

Dear Readers,

The new issue of Musea #182 is out and about. The hard copy is available at all the usual suspects , or read it online, or send me a SASE. Here's a preview and intro to the issue. Don't miss the art work at the end of this message! Both are at



Happy Holidays Readers! ! Here is our annual Musea Christmas Story. Take a rest from your busy schedule and…


Added by Tom Hendricks on December 9, 2011 at 11:06am — No Comments

December Distro Update


2012 We Are Bleeding Menstrual Calendar (Calendar) ($18)- A wonderful way to “start understanding your monthly cycle better, to keep track of ovulations, and to follow the moons patterns in…

Added by Antiquated Future on December 8, 2011 at 8:18pm — No Comments

Musea's weekly art quiz for 12/7/11

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

Since Buck Rogers and the Rocketeer, we've seen the future and it's jet packs. Surely by 1980 everyone would have one right? There are real jet packs in our age, but they don't work all that well ... yet. Strangely enough they all run on the same fuel, some beauty product you'd find in any hair saloon. Name the jet pack fuel.


IS: Hydrogen Peroxide! Yes, the same stuff we bleach our hair with. Guess it gives…


Added by Tom Hendricks on December 7, 2011 at 1:21pm — No Comments

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