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Too Many Cookies Zine Review Blog

Today I put up my new zine review blog, Too Many Cookies. A funny name, one would say, and it is, because as I was trying to think of a name, I was simultaneously thinking about how I had just eaten way too many blueberry brown sugar cookies in the previous five minutes. This happens a lot.



After telling Amber I wanted to do zine reviews, she said,… Continue

Added by chantal on January 10, 2010 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Now It's Your Turn (E-mail Club #499)

I've said plenty over the years. It's time to hear from you.



By doing nothing you, reader, support the status quo. You encourage the bad radio and the generic rock on it, you encourage more formula TV and sequel films, you block any change in theater, dance, or the visual arts, you prevent fair reviews for all artists, and keep at bay just about any thing progressive in the arts. You support the worst of corporate art and oppose the best of the independent artists in every kind of… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on January 10, 2010 at 8:42pm — No Comments

some olde reviews just to pass the time and revive the blogosphere

Z Gun – a yankee newsprint old school zine in a new world that had a great word up with Mike Doskocil about Drunks With Guns, has heaps of reviews for bands I’ll probably never hear cos I’m flat broke but has plenty of spirit, guts and leaves black ink on yr fingers. What more could you need in this new world of blogs and glossy personal zines and shite. I got mine from Big Star here in Adelaide which surprised the fuck out of me but then the world is getting’ smaller.… Continue

Added by kami on January 10, 2010 at 7:37pm — 3 Comments

Domestic Violence/Abuse Postcard Project

This project has been created as a means of promoting domestic violence/abuse awareness. The project also hopes to inspire people to tell their struggles regarding domestic violence and/or abuse and hopefully aid in the healing process.

Whether one is a victim of domestic violence or abuse, an abuser who has inflicted pain and violence on others, or some other person whose life has been affected by the act of domestic violence or abuse...the abuse could even have been… Continue

Added by riotgrrrlaz on January 10, 2010 at 5:13pm — No Comments

How did you know?

Hello hello! I am currently working on a zine: Saling-pusa and aside from being a perzine, it focuses mostly on self-discovery and self-definition. And for this first issue, i am looking for articles/pieces that talks about how you just knew you're gay. It can be as obvious as starting to be attracted to someone of the same sex or something like playing house with another girl, being forced to play the guy role and realizing you liked it... it can be anything really. i just really want to… Continue

Added by Saling Pusa Distro/closed on January 10, 2010 at 5:12pm — No Comments

mimeograph

When I was 10 to 15 years old, I published a mimeographed family paper, sending out 100 copies. I wonder who still uses the mimeograph? I still have the machine and some of the supplies.

Added by Jim Olsen on January 10, 2010 at 2:33pm — 4 Comments

Things You Say distro update!

I just added some great new zines to the catalog! Come check 'em out.



http://www.thingsyousaydistro.com/



Adventures in Menstruating #4

Adventures in Menstruating #5

Sassyfrass Circus #4

Little Acorns #3

Telegram Ma'am #18/Your Pretty Face is Going Straight to Hell #9

Telegram Ma'am #19

Culture Slut #18

Culture Slut #19

Culture Slut #20



Coming soon: Sub Rosa #4 and #5,… Continue

Added by Erin H on January 9, 2010 at 4:29pm — 1 Comment

Let's trade

In an attempt to be more active in the whole zine scene/ culture, I decided to do random trades with ANYONE.
If you're interested, email me at i_reply@live.com :) MOst if not all the zines I'll receive from these trades will be made examples and may even be featured in future PLunge fundraising events--figured that since most of us are tight on postage dollars, if I'm going to ass (or even beg) people to send zines our way, it's only decent to send something back . :)

Added by Saling Pusa Distro/closed on January 9, 2010 at 3:38pm — 1 Comment

300 Zines and Counting*

Here at QZAP 2010 is off to a roaring start. We've now got 300 zines, flyers, and odd ephemera online in the Archive! If this is your first time here or you're a regular reader, please take some time to browse and find something new-to-you to read.

There are the classics like J.Ds, Anonymous Boy, I ♥ Amy Carter, and Susan Mini Mag. There are more recent zines like the 2008 RMO Tour zine from our friends in the Rude Mechanical Orchestra,… Continue

Added by QZAP on January 9, 2010 at 12:10pm — No Comments

Zine Immersion

So, I've been off for work for the past few days, and have kinda re-immersed myself in zine culture, reading zines and comics, listening to zine podcasts, finishing a long overdue issue of my own and compiling stuff for a best of. I went through a box and found some ooooold ass stickers from back in the day and stuck 'em to my laptop. I made a list of people I'd like to swap with and started writing letters and mailing zines.



Then on the 4th day of non-stop zine-o-rama, I remembered… Continue

Added by Sarah Arr! on January 8, 2010 at 5:06pm — 1 Comment

War With the Cartoon Characters

War with the Cartoon Characters



We as a people had had enough!

"Let's try as a jury and also a judge

all the cartoon 2D bunch;

rope them and their shenanigans,"

shouted the crowd, every one.



"Time to be serious when things are dark,

time to go to work and pull a plow,

time to clean up after those who draw."



The characters in concert said, "Phooey to that!"

and sent raspberries to all in earshot

and drew up multiple musical… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on January 7, 2010 at 9:18pm — No Comments

paper trail zine distro is closing

paper trail distro is open again now that the holidays are over, but the break i took made me realize that the distro isn't where i want to put my energy anymore. i knew when i started out seven years ago that the distro had an expiration date--i couldn't keep running it forever. & i think the time has come to shut it down. it's been a while since i really enjoyed the process of running a zine distro, even though i had many good years of reading great zines, meeting interesting people,… Continue

Added by ciaraxyerra on January 7, 2010 at 5:26pm — 7 Comments

Call for Zines!

I found this at

http://www.villagesavant.com/2010/01/call-for-zines-for-exhibit-at.html#more

I think zines as art is a great thing.



Call for Zines for Exhibit at A.D.

By astrogirlon January 5, 2010 We at Anno Domini are resurrecting our ART of ZINES exhibition (a former annual event) and we are still in need of great zines. We believe zines are one of the last frontiers for… Continue

Added by Bethany on January 6, 2010 at 8:50pm — 2 Comments

Project Censored Top Ten News Stories

Reader,

Project Censored has an annual report where they tell of those main news stories that did not get the coverage they deserved. Here is this year's list.
http://www.indyweek.com/gyrobase/Content?oid=oid%3A407460


Tom Hendricks
(editor of the 17 year old zine Musea)

Added by Tom Hendricks on January 6, 2010 at 10:24am — No Comments

BOOK ARTS FAYRE THIS SATURDAY



FEATURING

: collaborative groups like THE BOOK ROOM, JAZZ CAKES and introducing Ffotogallery’s FORUM artist group

: self publishing from ELEANOR JANE, HENRY IRELAND, HAZARD PRESS, DOUBLEPLUSGOOD BOOKS and KATHRIN OLLROGE

: publications such as HOTSHOE, BLOWN, IMPULSIVE RANDOM PLATFORM and RUBRIC

: and many more ‘zines, cakes and arty ephemera available from BAF regular…
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Added by Ffotogallery@TurnerHouse on January 6, 2010 at 9:00am — No Comments

staple it together and call it bad weather: a compilation





staple it together and call it bad weather



a compilation of zine works by me! includes the best of flying w/ broken wings #1-#7, regeneration #1-#4, and various one-shots and unpublished pages from over the years. 184 content-heavy pages, half-size.



$10 us cash, us stamps, or paypal to asregeneration@yahoo.com. sorry, no trades. this one's way too big and expensive to print and mail.



ashlee… Continue

Added by ashlee swanson on January 5, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments

Zinester Quiz for Art Smarts 1/5/10

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

our last contest question of:



There is one Mother Goose rhyme that is written in Limerick form. Name it!



IS

Hickory Dickory Dock. It's in the aabba limerick form



I had no eligible winners. Hickory Dickory NOT!



I don’t

dumb down,

so please

wise up.



Now on to a new Q.:



Win a copy of

my NEW cd CALLED ‘30′! - (first anti-band CD) or

my NEWER cd CALLED… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on January 5, 2010 at 10:17am — No Comments

Bringing More Wrong

I can tell that somewhere deep inside me I've already begun "Good Night, Cephalopod." I've already got the text and have been kind of stuck on the drawings--and distracted by life. But I'm getting that drawing feeling. This will be my second zine done entirely in colored pencil.

Added by Monstress Zine on January 3, 2010 at 11:56pm — 2 Comments

"Junk Drawer" Zines in Artist Made Books Exhibit

Three zines from my "Junk Drawer" series will be part of an exhibition of artist made books at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. There will be 13 other artists and writers featured, and from what I've seen, most seem to be pretty accomplished. And then there's me, with little photocopied, stapled zines. Nothing fancy, but somehow they're in an art exhibit. Well, I'm just glad that zines are being recognized along with other "art books," as they call them.

The show takes place… Continue

Added by Eric Bartholomew on January 3, 2010 at 10:30pm — No Comments

writing

i'm busy working on cocoa/puss issue #4. maybe busy isn't the right word because i love my zine and it isn't exactly "work" to put it out. it's actually the highlight of my crazy fucked up life. i love the responses and the copying and the glue everywhere. i love stickers on enevelopes and trades and all of it. i'm just in the brainstorming phase right now. trying not to force the writing out. read a little bukowski and he said something about if you have to sit and force the words out,you… Continue

Added by CocoaPuss Zine on January 3, 2010 at 9:16am — 2 Comments

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