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Other Places You Can Find My Zines

Since losing my PayPal account, my zines have become a little less accessible to some folks. At this time I can only accept trades and well-concealed cash. I wanted to provide a link to distros that carry my zines, or that will soon be carrying my zines. A few of these distros also have zines that are no longer available directly from me. Special thanks to the fine friends who keep my zines in stock and get them out to those who wanna read them!



My Etsy Shop -… Continue

Added by Maranda Elizabeth on September 22, 2009 at 1:44pm — 2 Comments

Musea E-mail Club #485 Scorecard for Control of Art and Media

The scorecard for control of the arts and media is:

CORPORATIONS everything,

INDIES, less than ever.

Let's go category by category and see who controls it - Corporate art or Indy art.



Media - Corporate Art. Corporate owns the bulk of tv, and radio. They have way too much influence on the FCC, and NPR, with revenue sharing won't give a tough review. Indies can't get coverage or reviews; and have little coverage on any tv or radio. Indies can rarely even get a radio… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on September 22, 2009 at 9:45am — No Comments

Post Philly Zine Fest Shout Outs!!!

hey everyone i met! it was great meeting you too...a lot of people seemed to want to take my year old zine, and of course i still have plenty now to FINALLY get the copies i promised to the contributors who really helped MAKE the zine what it is!



i will be furiously writing up the zine projects that ive had sitting in my head for up to TWO YEARS NOW...cause Richmond Zine Fest is coming!~! and of course i havent booked a bus or a couch yet but dammit imma be there!!!



if you… Continue

Added by raequel aka systris on September 22, 2009 at 9:04am — 6 Comments

New Comics! And Zines!

Hey y'all, sometimes I'm so bad at self promotion that I forget to tell people that I have new stuff! So here's the latest:



NOBODY USES AN UMBRELLA IN PORTLAND: Yet another installment in my series of journal-comix, this one documents my life in the Winter of 2009. Work stuff, travelling (Cali! Canada!) and even a bit o' romance. It's $2 POST-PAID.



CYCLE TOURING PRIMER: This is a guide for those who are curious about, or are intending to do a self-supported bicycle tour.… Continue

Added by Shawn Granton on September 21, 2009 at 10:21pm — No Comments

IF I OWE YOU ZINES PLEASE LET ME KNOW!!

my life has reached a state of chaos from constant moving around and corresponding disorganization, and i know that i have some trades that never got fulfilled floating around. i'm so sorry for the unreliability, i normally make it a point to respond to all trades - a recent discussion thread reminded me of how terribly i have ignored this - soooooooo...let me know. i'll get it out to ya asap.

Added by Coco Negro on September 21, 2009 at 10:14pm — 1 Comment

zinecore radio#16: KATHLEEN HANNA, Johanna FATEMAN, JENNA Freedman! NOW NOW NOW HEAR IT! SPREAD IT! xo

KATHLEEN HANNA, JOHANNA FATEMAN, JENNA FREEDMAN



listen now! Now! NOW!



behind the cut:











you can also download as mp3 @ www.blogtalkradio.com/thezineshow… Continue

Added by Hannah Neurotica on September 21, 2009 at 7:52pm — No Comments

Weekly Quiz for Art Smarts

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

our last contest question of:



Where are thousands and thousands of statues buried?



IS

Xian China. Near the mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor. Farmers

were drilling a well and they discovered an underground, terracotta army of full sized: soldiers, weapons, horses, carriages - the works.

About 8,000 statues total in 3 main pits.



We may have one winner here - status pending. For the rest of you

your… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on September 21, 2009 at 10:01am — No Comments

no more "On Writing"

I just looked through this mini-zine again, and I decided it is so flawed and disappointing that I won't trade it the way it is.



I might probably work on it to get it better, but the way it is I am not sending it out.



Probably it is not possible to improve it; I can't put in words what writing means to me or how it makes me feel, but then again: What kind of writer am I, not finding the right words to describe something?



This one really made me think and still… Continue

Added by Melas on September 20, 2009 at 1:30pm — No Comments

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

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