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New for July!

This month's distro update is up- with new things, restocks, mp3's, video links and plenty of news. Though, to avoid adding in its many links again, I will just direct you to our myspace, where all links are already properly in place. Check it here!

You could also just join our mailing list and we'd simply send it to you every month. Let us know if that interests you:… Continue

Added by Antiquated Future on July 16, 2009 at 2:17am — No Comments

Musea Art Contest 7/8/09 Test your art smarts.

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

our last contest question of:



This clothes designer invented spray on clothes from a can! Name him.



IS

Manel Torres created Fabrican, fabric in a can - an instant, sprayable, non-woven fabric. It has many novel uses outside of clothes. Check it out.

Science fiction writer Stanislaw Lem wrote about spray-on clothing in his 1961 novel "Return from the Stars".



We had no winner, Seems y'all were spraying clothes… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on July 15, 2009 at 10:09am — No Comments

Zine Hall of Fame

Many zinesters don't know that there is a zine hall of fame.
Check it out at

http://zinewiki.com/Musea_Zine_Hall_of_Fame

Added by Tom Hendricks on July 15, 2009 at 9:18am — 3 Comments

ideas for #3 issue

just some stuff in my brain that i want to write about soon:



1. that threesome i just had today with darrell and J.R.



2. guys who are dominant, wanting to be submissive



3. webcams



4. when you are offered free trips



5. how come i'm not getting paid for this? also, is it ok to ask for gas money?



6. my erotic photo shoot, also my porn shoot



7. how to have an awesome sex life and also be a single mama



8. why… Continue

Added by CocoaPuss Zine on July 15, 2009 at 1:53am — No Comments

and i will always be the one to swim with you #2!

i never imagined i would turn this zine into a series.. but dundundundun, i did!!



...and i will always be the one to swim with you is an 8pg. mini zine about a specific person who i can't get off my mind. so far, the people have been romantically inclined.. however i'm already thinking of making another issue about an old friend who i'm constantly reminded of. i have found that in making these zines, it helps get the person off my mind. those secret thoughts of mine are no… Continue

Added by kelley on July 14, 2009 at 8:14pm — 1 Comment

Still Crone-ing

I know, I haven't finished Crone yet. I've had a couple of set backs. We were without the 'net for a week while BT dickered about with the broadband. It took just about six calls a day to the helpline in India before it was finally fixed. I was gnawing the furniture in the meantime.



However, I managed to entertain myself by dislocating and breaking the little toe on my left foot. Don't ask how. My husband and daughter joke that I could cut myself on the air, I'm that clumsy.… Continue

Added by Eunice on July 13, 2009 at 2:55pm — 1 Comment

Review of Adult Themes

Here's the review of my zine Adult Themes that recently appeared on the Book Spew site (http://bookspewreview.wordpress.com/zines/)



Adult Themes



Oh what a relief to read XXX rated work that isn’t packed full of “romantic” words, all wrapped up neatly for dumb readers.



Chantel G. is such a wonderful writer. She has a fabulous writing style that really makes you want to read on. From her sex dreams, to her poetry and her stories are all packed… Continue

Added by Amazing Sunflower on July 12, 2009 at 9:24am — No Comments

24 Hour Zine All Done!

It's 4:25 in the afternoon in Lawrence, KS. I just stapled the last of my 24 Hour Zine zines.



Called Open Book, this new zine turned out well. I am pleased with it. It's not perfect, but I've never seen a zine that was.



I met my goals of #1 simply completing the zine in 24 hours (or less) #2 making it more visually stimulating than past zines and #3 writing more honestly.



It includes 38 things about me (and a shout out to Eunice for the idea), writing… Continue

Added by Amazing Sunflower on July 11, 2009 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

Portland Zine Symposium

Hi all,
Please do stop by the table and say hi, maybe trade a zine, or just pick one up.

See you there Friday and Saturday.

Ryan

Added by Ryan Mishap on July 11, 2009 at 2:17pm — No Comments

Writing and Layout COMPLETE!

Whew! It's 12:40 in the afternoon, and I have just finished all the writing and layout of my zine. Yippee!

I was not feeling so great when I got up this morning, but I stuck it out, had some food, got excited about zine making again.

I think I'm going take a quick shower then look at the bus schedule. I don't have access to a car today, so I have to find out when I can catch the bus with my bike and go to the copy store. I am going to have it completed by 6pm, I know it!

Added by Amazing Sunflower on July 11, 2009 at 11:45am — No Comments

blog about my blog

I invite you to sneak into my visual art blog, all works original and created by L.

http://thinpaperyfeeling.blogspot.com

Added by lora northway on July 11, 2009 at 10:30am — No Comments

Good Morning Zine

It's just about 8:15. I do NOT feel like being awake and out of bed, but here I am dedicated to making my 24 Hour Zine happen. I don't think I have any caffeine in the house. Drats! I don't know how I am going to stay awake and typing, but i am determined.



It's been an awfully long time since the old lady I have become has stayed up basically night and then tried to be creative/artistic on just a few hours of sleep. Wish I didn't have to work around the schedule of the copy shop… Continue

Added by Amazing Sunflower on July 11, 2009 at 7:35am — 1 Comment

5am update

Well, it's not quite 5am, but "4:45 update" didn't make for such a great title.



i can't believe I am still awake. I can barely keep my eyes open, much less type. I am beginning to have those lack of sleep hallucinations, so I think think I should go lie down for a while, maybe sleep a bit.



The name of the zine is Open Book, by the way, and I have 17 pages written and laid out. Only five more pages to go. I have no idea what I will write about, but I am sure I will… Continue

Added by Amazing Sunflower on July 11, 2009 at 3:45am — No Comments

Still at This Zine Thing

It's 12:18 am my time, and I've been at it for six hours. Wow!



I've mostly been writing, a few images inserted in the body of the document. I've got 18 pages written, including the front and back covers. Oh, that means I only have to write six more pages, probably less than that, since I want to include more images.



Oh wow! It's raining here. That's so unusual for this time of year. Usually by July we are in the drought season. I guess I didn't have to take 15 minutes… Continue

Added by Amazing Sunflower on July 10, 2009 at 11:25pm — No Comments

I'm about to start!

I'm about to start my 24 hour zine. I'm going to start at 6pm, in six minutes! I have my dinner ready to go, and I'm going to eat while I work on the cover. Oh yeah!

Added by Amazing Sunflower on July 10, 2009 at 4:55pm — 1 Comment

My 24 Hour Zine Experience starts tonight!

I am so ready to make my 24 hour zine. I am all coffeed up, and let me tell you, I only drink coffee about twice a year. I will be awake all frickin' night!

As soon as I get off work at 5pm, I am going to bike home really fast, cook and eat up some dinner, then settle in for writing, cutting, pasting, and creating. I'll keep everyone posted!

Added by Amazing Sunflower on July 10, 2009 at 3:41pm — No Comments

The World's Biggest Music List, Gets BIGGER

FIRST WORLD TOP 40 LIST!

BEST MUSIC LIST in the WORLD!!!

(And hardest to get on! - a lot harder than any of Billboards charts)



There have been a few additions in recent weeks. Here they are (the list is like the blob - it keeps growing as it eats great great music)



1. Most Dynamic Drummer, Sandy Nelson and the Sin City Termites, "Back Fire" or "Bizerk Beat" (ms) And yes that is the Sandy Nelson from 50's fame. I got a nice e-mail from one of the Termites about… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on July 10, 2009 at 9:58am — No Comments

ZINECORE RADIO #15: The Open Mic Episode! *hear it now!*



download as mp3 @… Continue

Added by Hannah Neurotica on July 9, 2009 at 8:10pm — No Comments

Captain Heather Comics!

We just started carrying Captian Heather Comics, which is totally wonderful zine that you should check out.

Five dollars.

More along the lines of a graphic novel than a comic zine, Captain Heather Comics is stories from the life of Ms. Heather Dunn. All stories within are completely charming and written with the grace and wit that not many zinesters have just yet. Wonderful… Continue

Added by Antiquated Future on July 9, 2009 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Portland Zine Symposium!!!

ZAPP will have a table at this year's Portland Zine Symposium, Friday July 24-Sunday July 26. We'll also be having a forum discussion with the folks from the IPRC (together we are the CASCADIA ZINE COALITION!) about sustaining zine libraries and supporting the zine community in the Northwest. Come by and say hello!

Added by ZAPP on July 8, 2009 at 11:07pm — No Comments

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