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December 2013 Blog Posts (23)

These 5 just like Elvis or Beatles in their Day

Musea blog post on how music has been reduced to only 5 musicians.

Added by Tom Hendricks on December 30, 2013 at 12:19pm — No Comments

Why do We Sleep? (Musea Zine)

This article supports the hypotheses of why NREM and REM sleep.


Added by Tom Hendricks on December 28, 2013 at 10:44am — No Comments

Two Poems on Poverty

Two Poems on Poverty


I had

a bowl once

but it filled up

with dust

my ribs

stick out


empty spoons

I used

to smell bad

but even that

ran away

a penny?

a penny?

it’s too heavy to hold…


From Han Shan

This poem is my version of #25 from Han Shan’s Cold Mountain

The swaying grain is not yet ripe

my bowl is empty with the last of the old

I… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on December 27, 2013 at 8:54pm — No Comments

Gender Matters #Two

The first issue of Gender Matters has been really successful. It's in the hands of many youth, teachers, parents and zine readers! All the sale proceeds have been donated to organizations that support trans/gender variant youth...nearly $350.00


Topic: (Essays, anecdotes, comix, poetry) from gender variant folks telling stories of going through puberty and adolescence, and early adulthood experiences. Take that as…


Added by Carrie C. on December 27, 2013 at 6:05pm — No Comments

Juggernaut, a one guitar symphony in 3 minutes

JUGGERNAUT, a one guitar symphony.

Readers, here is a 3 minute guitar symphony in 6 parts - all on one guitar!




A = The opening two parts, has a Jimi Hendrix feel to the chords.

B = Things quiet down in this center section with a sitar feel like the Beatles to the melody and… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on December 27, 2013 at 8:36am — No Comments

Music Legend Kurt Cobain's Top 50 Albums He Loved

Kurt Cobains Top 50 Albums

1. The Stooges

2. Pixies - Surfer Rosa

Kurt says: A die-cast metal fossil of misplaced draft, with or without the fucking production.…


Added by Zineiac on December 24, 2013 at 3:30am — 1 Comment

This week's quizzical quiz question

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

Who wrote the Cowboy Code:

The Cowboy must never shoot first, hit a smaller man, or take unfair advantage.

He must never go back on his word, or a trust confided in him.

He must always tell the truth.

He must be gentle with children, the elderly, and animals.

He must not advocate or possess racially or religiously intolerant ideas.

He must help people in distress.

He must be… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on December 17, 2013 at 11:45am — No Comments

New issue of Ilse Content

The newest issue of the long-running Ilse Content zine is out! Really excited, it's a good one.

"The twelfth volume of Ilse Content is at once a meditative travelogue, a complex family…


Added by Antiquated Future on December 17, 2013 at 4:55am — 1 Comment

ASSWIPE #5 is out!

This is the interview issue and it's the biggest one I've squeezed out. If you want a copy of this, or previous issues, send $2 cash to:


Oakland, CA 94609




Added by Vanessa X on December 17, 2013 at 1:00am — 1 Comment

My 2 Songs have made the top 20 of Neil Young's Protest Song List

My two songs have made the top 20 out of about 3,000 on Neil Young's protest music page this week!

Peace Sign (under Hunkasaurus)
AOL Can go and Tank Tomorrow (under Tom Hendricks)

Added by Tom Hendricks on December 16, 2013 at 9:03am — No Comments

10 Years of Christmas Stories in Zine Musea

Dear Reader,

Musea has an annual tradition - a Christmas story for the December issue. Did you miss any of them?

There is a lot I like to put into each short story, and not much room to squeeze it into - only 8 pages per Musea issue, with the front page being a photo! That means everything has to happen in 7 pages.

I try to write, so that each story first HAS a story, a good plot. Then some interesting characters caught up in something challenging, some… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on December 14, 2013 at 7:52pm — No Comments

Thank you all!

Hello, Dead Times Zine here. We would like to thank all the people who have showed interests in helping us build our zine library here in the Philippines. Joe Fishpit, Sabrina, Zippity Zinedra, Kelly Dessaint and Robert Eggplant. Thanks for expressing interests and willingness to help. With all our help we can move forward. Thanks a bunch.

Dead Times Zine and Cold Wind Crew

Added by Dead Times Zine on December 14, 2013 at 8:40am — 1 Comment

The Copy Scams record, zine, and digital download coade might make and excellent gift to that zinester that has everything...

Might I suggest The Copy Scams album? A 10” record with 7 90s style pop punk songs all about zines plus a digital download and a 12 page zine with artwork by me and Steve Larder of Rum Lad Zine.

I also roast my own coffee…


Added by Alex Wrekk on December 13, 2013 at 9:47am — No Comments

Help with my zine project please :)


I am writing to you all in regards to my university dissertation.


I am in my final year, studying Fashion Communication and Promotion at The University of Huddersfield, England.

...For my 10,000 word dissertation I am investigating in to zine culture, design and communication amongst subcultures and how they have evolved. Within the dissertation I will be looking in to the areas of Punk zines, Riot Grrrl zines etc; moving…


Added by Pip Hough on December 13, 2013 at 5:30am — No Comments

To Everyone Who Has Sent Me Mail, And I Have Not Responded

I have some 'splainin to do. 

Today, I just got almost all of the mail that has been sent to my PO box since July, 2013. It is a lot of mail:

The dilly-o was that in July, I got one of those yellow cards that said I had too much mail for my…


Added by Kari Tervo on December 12, 2013 at 8:39pm — 1 Comment

Snow Poems

Snow Poems

the fire
went out
the cold
came back

billions of stars
fall as snow
and sink through the trees
to the forest floor

white chipped walls
and snowing outside

white rabbit

melting snow
on the water

each ant carries
one flake away

flakes melt
the snowman's gone

Added by Tom Hendricks on December 12, 2013 at 7:39pm — 2 Comments

This Week's Art Quizzical

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

This question based on info from the book "The Incredible World of Spy-Fi".

Officers of the CIA, after viewing a new James Bond film would most often ask which of these:

1. Why wasn't Bond required to prepare an expense report and account for all the equipment he lost, broke, or destroyed?

2. Why haven't my assignments involved such handsome men and beautiful women?"

3. Why don't we have all… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on December 10, 2013 at 11:10am — No Comments

The Cure For Winter Blues

The Cure For Winter Blues

Don't be feeling down

Just because winter came around

Let me share things I have found

Before more snow hits the ground

My youtube channel viewwithme

Has much excitement for you to see

So go to the site and join me

It really is the place to be

There are playlists to suit your every need

Anything from wild bats out of trees

To the judging of birds and bumble bees

Take a minute to give it a peek…


Added by Doris Anne Beaulieu on December 7, 2013 at 7:26am — No Comments

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