Last night was a big one for the world. It was the night of the first world orchestra - the Youtube orchestra!
The Youtube orchestra's first performance was Wednesday night April 15 2009. It's a big deal and something that should be noted not only in the history books - which it will be - but noted now - when it happens. Here's the info from the youtube video:
The world's first collaborative online orchestra performed at Carnegie Hall on April 15, 2009. Selected by the… Continue
Added by Tom Hendricks on April 16, 2009 at 10:19am —
It's a low-frills, clear-the-shelves sale here at the Poopsheet Foundation. 2200+ mini-comics, fanzines and related items from the late '60s to now and a great many are going for 99¢ each.
Tell your friends! Tell your enemies! They're going fast!
While this sale consists of mostly comics I am intending to do… Continue
Added by Rick Bradford on April 15, 2009 at 5:07pm —
The answer to, and winner (if any) for, our last contest question of:
His San Francisco architect’s drawings were “discovered in 1990, stacked in piles in the garage of a recently deceased tenant. The young woman who discovered the drawings decided to take them to a San Francisco gallery owner for assessment…. Upon reviewing the drawings, (she) could not believe what she was seeing: on thirty-nine sheets of vellum were drawn the most detailed, fantastic buildings—whole cities, in… Continue
Added by Tom Hendricks on April 15, 2009 at 11:09am —
An interview with Olaf – the editor of ¡Qué Suerte! conducted (by post) by Kris Mininger
Q: Name, Nationality, Current Residence, Age & Occupation?
A: Olaf Ladousse. I´m a Belgian born in Paris. I´m currently living in Madrid. I´m 38 years old & work as an illustrator.
Q: When & how did you become interested in fanzines?
A: I began making fanzines when I was a little kid with my cousins & my siblings when we were bored on the weekends.… Continue
Added by Kris M. on April 15, 2009 at 6:33am —
In the first issue of ArtXX, we included a few pages of DIY/craft-action, which was fun, well & good, and a great opportunity to support other folks making amazing things. As we draw close to putting the finishing touches on the second issue, we were thinking of dropping the DIY section, as we were unsure of whether it meshed well with the rest of the publication.
Then, recently, I stopped by Needles & Pens ( www.needles-pens.com ) for my monthly rifling-through-their-racks… Continue
Added by lexxx on April 14, 2009 at 2:28pm —
A blog about another blog:
Added by PUB. lication on April 14, 2009 at 3:32am —
so, i am sorry but this site is filled with assholes who make me feel sad and upset about the state of zines. If WE MAKE ZINES is a reflection of the new generation of zinesters then we are in serious trouble.
I refuse to keep my mouth shut. Everytime someone writes something stupid on here that I can see I will speak my mind. Even if it means I am a devil cunt whore everyone grows to hate.
I LOVE ZINES. I LOVE ZINES for VERY intense reasons.
and when some… Continue
Added by Hannah Neurotica on April 12, 2009 at 10:30pm —
Carrie McNinch chronicles her 2007 trip south to visit friends in Oaxaca, Mexico. This comic diary not only details her adventures, but it also serves as a travel guide with historical factoids and tips on the local food and drink.
More info and sample pages at the Poopsheet… Continue
Added by Rick Bradford on April 12, 2009 at 9:52pm —
just for conversation sake....
do you find the zinesters who have been doing this for over a decade have more patience then newer zinesters?
its like, i took 2 weeks to send a zine out and i got fucking REEMED for it. i could fucking scream.
its like our nation is at this point of everything having to be INSTANT. i dont live that way. and i'll tell ya, if you order from me, which i hope you do, please note it WILL take at least 3 weeks due to my… Continue
Added by Hannah Neurotica on April 12, 2009 at 7:44pm —
I am just gonna come out with it: I have not been in a good mental place and have struggled with drug addiction for a long time now. One of the problems I had was honoring orders and trades. I just want to make this public blog post so you know I have every intention of going through all my files and sending every single person the zine I promised, even if it was a year ago.
Please know I am not trying to cheat you or be a lazy bitch. I'm just having some… Continue
Added by Hannah Neurotica on April 12, 2009 at 2:12pm —
Twentieth web issue of BETRAYED!
In print news, I laid out a new version of the minizine for copying. Also, I'm starting on a collection of the first stories it'll be 20-30 pages and maybe some nice design.
Added by betrayedzine on April 12, 2009 at 1:51pm —
Yes, finally the website for Click Clack Distro
is up and running! You can order zines from me in your underwear now should you desire!
Or you could come see me at NJ Zine Fest at Rutgers University (New Brunswick, NJ) on April 19th or DIY Fest in Baltimore, Maryland on May 9th!
Added by NicoleIntrovert on April 11, 2009 at 2:35pm —
This Brownfield Press mini-comic features a great collection of full-page digital collages of classic tarot card images by Michael Dowers with editing by Christine Payne-Towler.
More info and sample images may be found at the Poopsheet Shop
Added by Rick Bradford on April 10, 2009 at 9:51am —
Hmm, I could have sworn that I'd written more entries on here than that!
I just wanted to let everyone know that I am back, but I need some ass-kicking to get back into making zines! I want to, but some days I can't even motivate myself to get up and go shower.
So, any tips and tricks for getting back in the game?
Added by Becca Darling on April 10, 2009 at 9:07am —
Published by Michael Dowers, this Brownfield Press mini-comic features a great collection of full-page portraits drawn by Pat Moriarity. Each copy of this limited edition mini-comic is signed and numbered by the artist.
More info and sample images at the Poopsheet… Continue
Added by Rick Bradford on April 9, 2009 at 11:43pm —
I have decided this weekend will be my zine weekend. I have a long list of zine related things to do that I have not been getting to. I am going to list them here to help me remember and for you to look at if you are super bored.
Count all zines and see what I am missing and what I need to make copies of
Get zines together for Microcosm, do I have enough?
Finish stapling Fig8 3.5
Finish putting together and doing covers for CR#3
Gocco more… Continue
Added by Krissy PonyBoy Press on April 9, 2009 at 7:00pm —
I just found out that Stolen Sharpie Revolution 2 will be shipping from the printer on Monday! You can still preorder copies. Go to this post to find out how
I leave for the UK and France on April 29th but Paul will be here filling orders while I'm gone. When I get back I'll be having a release party and open mic. If you are in… Continue
Added by Alex Wrekk on April 9, 2009 at 4:00pm —
The answer to, and winner (if any) for,
our last contest question of:
Who was the first person to write in the first person?
(Or first author to do so). Also this writer is the first
writer in history to sign their name to their work.
Name the writer (and for extra credit the work)
The Summerian poet-priestess Enheduanna around 2350 BC.
Her works was Nin-Me Sar-Ra or Song to Inanna.
Note that this historical first was a… Continue
Added by Tom Hendricks on April 9, 2009 at 10:12am —
hey ho, ziney-folks!
first off thank you kindly for the birthday greetings and wishes, they were much apprieciated!
now that i'm 32, i can gleefully say that i am way way way too old for this shite! but i'll keep zining and geeking and whatevering till i die so, whatever
my attendence at the nj zine fest is still up in the air, i may not go cause i have company that week and as well there is almost NO info on tabling/workshops/etc...and i have NOTHING prepared… Continue
Added by raequel aka systris on April 9, 2009 at 9:38am —
I have now been delging into the new world of zine-making for a good couple of months now, but my very first Zine Fair was the Wollongong City Gallery Zine Fair, held last weekend in the Grand Legal Ballroom..er, room of Wollongong Art Gallery.
It is very possible that the room that the Zine Fair was held in is not called The Grand Legal Ballroom room...but it should be. It has very nice polished wooden floors, suitable for some good ol' pointed toes, and then strangely it has some… Continue
Added by Cookie. on April 9, 2009 at 8:15am —