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Toxic Shock Girldom #1: Grit! Spit! Cum! Glitter!

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Hannah of Ax Wound & Zinecore Radio here! I made this personal zine while doing a two week zinester residency at the Anchor Archive in Halifax. It was amazing & I plan to discuss it… Continue

Added by Hannah Neurotica on September 30, 2008 at 9:20pm — 2 Comments

Sunday Morning Distro Update

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I've just made up a brand new catalog for my distro, Sunday Morning. I've added 9 new zines, including The Juniper, Awkward Silences, Alternative Teaching Methods, Introduction to the Sewing Machine, Dimanche, SKILLS, and more!



Sunday Morning now offers 21 different zines, including 6 free zines!



If you'd like a copy of the catalog, send me your address and I will get one out to you! You can comment to this entry or e-mail me at… Continue

Added by Sabrina on September 30, 2008 at 8:30pm — 3 Comments

my new zine: a mini zine~ Summer Zine 08



This is a mini zine about my summer. It contains brief excerpts about June, July and August along with some collage work.



~ coffee, thrift store finds, love, turning 30 and more! ~



It is 8 pages and printed in color!



Order info:

Paying with cash within the US, send $1 to:



Sage A.

PO Box 1833

Dallas, GA 30132 USA



Paying with Pay Pal within the US: Send $1.50 to… Continue

Added by Sage on September 30, 2008 at 7:33pm — 2 Comments

Blog.... can I import one?

Going to find out if that can be done somehow. Too many applications, story of my life :P

Added by Emma Stronach on September 30, 2008 at 8:20am — 1 Comment

science and zines?

I am wandering if there are any science fanzines out there? i have just launched my first zine called 'Tabletop experiments' it will be devoted to creative DIY science & art, experimentation and exploration. It will include writing from scientists & artists based around a different theme for each issues.

Added by Antony Hall on September 28, 2008 at 5:00am — 3 Comments

All about Attack!!!! (brand new issue out today)

Attack!!!! is a zine I make in the UK which is made up of new creative work - meaning writing, artwork and music (so far - I'm hoping someone will produce a film or some choreography or a brand new recipe for us sometime).



Every issue is themed and at the moment the theme for each successive issue is a different piece of work from issue 5.



I'm very happy to say that issue 10 is out today. This is a picture of it from the front:…



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Added by Wes White on September 27, 2008 at 2:04am — No Comments

hello and...i should be zining!

hey folks..i am so glad to be here! and with that said..i should be getting my fat bottom in gear and do my zine projects that have been..well...mouldering. especially since the philly zine fest is in TWO WEEKS!!! argh!



one kinda downer though, due to the cost/logistics and crap, i wont be able to go to the richmond zine fest...also an old friend of mine is going to have a post-wedding celebration in philly and she's from richmond originally ironically. so...maybe next year for… Continue

Added by raequel aka systris on September 24, 2008 at 6:27pm — 3 Comments

.: Wallspankers Sticker-Zine

by MATT W. MOORE {printed in Art Bureau 14}

Wallspankers was created in April of 2006. It had been an idea of mine for years, but I wasn’t sure how to turn it into a reality. I saw the project as a printed zine on sticker paper and being able to distribute it around the world. My community of friends within the art, design and graffiti circle, is constantly growing. I want to spread their work as far as I…

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Added by Art Bureau on September 24, 2008 at 10:00am — No Comments

Richmond Zine Fest News

09.23.08

We are now in the final weeks before the zine fest! Here's some news:



- Please ask about our table discounts if you are a non-profit group that will NOT be selling anything at the zine fest, but would just be raising awareness for your group/cause. E-mail richmondzinefest@yahoo.com if you are interested or have any questions.



- We need volunteers for the day of the zine fest! We need help in the following areas: help running the info desk, sitting in for… Continue

Added by NicoleIntrovert on September 23, 2008 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Worry Stone #1: a zine about diabetes

Excerpt (from intro):

As I've gotten older, I have developed an increasing number of anxieties. Life isn't simple anymore. I have marriage-like relationship with a diabetic man. We have a young child. I am a homeowner. I have a career. I have debt.



I have plenty of things to worry about.




So I started a new zine to help me explore some of my sources of worry. Worry Stone #1 focuses on my partner's diabetes. I talk about what diabetes does to the body, the… Continue

Added by Jerianne on September 22, 2008 at 5:45pm — 3 Comments

Stop the Violence in the SCO'



This hits hella close to home because I've worked with some young people in the Sco'(SF) who were going thru this same madness 3 years ago (murders, turf violence, no academic, recreational, or creative programs, hustlin',and the juvenile justice system).Not only that, im a parent-and i cant imagine what its like to have to bury youre own child! The struggle doesnt end with the visual art. Please pass the word about this video and the issue of youth violence in SF! Its… Continue

Added by Robert Trujillo/Tres on September 21, 2008 at 8:31pm — No Comments

Need a new notebook?

My blank books can beat up your old Moleskine. 3" x 4.5", 160 pages of high-quality drawing paper, over 25 cover options, built-in bookmark, hardcover or after-market leather softcover, plus a rotating stock of one-shot books that vary in size and design. I do commissions as well. E-mail me an order and mention We Make Zines for free shipping!



Some of my work:











Sample cover material:…





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Added by Hannah / Frothy Press on September 21, 2008 at 8:20pm — 2 Comments

Forward Zine movement-Acentos Review

Peace yawl, some small forward movement here:

I finally got my zine "SS-Still Searching" vol. one into FORBIDDEN PLANET NYC. If youre in the NYC area-demand it! This store is crazy! They have tons of comics, zines, graphic novels, and other artsy things-its a bit nerdy, but if you dig that stuff-you'll feel me. And hey, ive seen hella different types of people there-so getthe image of a dorky white dude out of your mind.All kinds of poc and women, ive seen there-so im not as unusual as the… Continue

Added by Robert Trujillo/Tres on September 21, 2008 at 8:18pm — No Comments

.: Paper Boat Boutique and Gallery

by FAYTHE LEVINE

Co-owner of the Paper Boat Boutique & Gallery {printed in Art Bureau 12}

UPDATE 2009: PAPER BOAT SINKS... As of May 31, 2009, Paper Boat Boutique & Gallery will be closing its doors after 4 great years of being open. The article below was originally published in 2006.

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While working together in my studio, Kim Kisiolek and I realized that there was a lack of accessible space for…

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Added by Art Bureau on September 19, 2008 at 9:30am — No Comments

up the logic punks! #2



after a great response to the first issue, i sat down & wrote twenty-five brand-new logic puzzles about zines, punks, & anarchists, & put together "up the logic punks!" #2. for the uninitiated, this link should give you an idea of what the heck a logic puzzle is. the puzzles i wrote for the zine are of the grid variety.



the zine features an introduction for new puzzle… Continue

Added by ciaraxyerra on September 19, 2008 at 8:01am — 1 Comment

music update

I spent the day cleaning my room including all my clothes bedding and pillows! i went through and looked at all my zines I got from the Portland zine Symposium that I haven't read yet and then I had my twice a year leg shave. I don't why I shave twice a year, I just do.



So, in the last post I mentioned Paul's new music project and recording in my old bedroom, well one of them anyway.. well one of his projects as well as one of my old bedrooms too. Paul is writing an audio soundtrack… Continue

Added by Alex Wrekk on September 14, 2008 at 6:53pm — No Comments

like a shot of oxygen

I just got my most recent order from Paper Trail Distro in the mail, and spent yesterday feeling under the weather but curled up under an afghan reading zines. Zines like "Love Letters to Monsters", "Glossolalia 11", and "Keep Loving Keep Fighting 8" make me feel so acutely the positive charge of really good writing.



Often with zines, I feel sort of left out if the zinester is too strident about living punk or sXe or politically radical. I understand that one of the most important… Continue

Added by superdilettante on September 14, 2008 at 12:34pm — 2 Comments

More Brainscan 23!

I'm getting some more copies of brainscan 23 back from the printer today... with all the errors fixed. Seriously, I threw it together the day before the zine symposium while I was literally in a fever haze. I got sick that night and couldn't go to the reading. My fever broke around midnight and I was sort of ok for the symposium but my zine pages were jumbled and I got 150 copies instead of 50. But, now there is a better intro and the pages are in the right place. good for me. You can always… Continue

Added by Alex Wrekk on September 13, 2008 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

.: Katy Horan .: Gocco Good Times

by KATY HORAN

Gocco user and enthusiast {printed in Art Bureau 10}

Have you ever been sitting in your apartment-studio and said to yourself, “You know, I really wish I had a readily available means of creating hand-printed paper goods, t-shirts and packaging for my small, yet promising craft business, but I don’t have the space or know-how for setting up a screen-print studio, and rubber stamps are for scrap-booking housewives?” Wouldn’t it be…

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Added by Art Bureau on September 13, 2008 at 10:47am — 4 Comments

Hurricane Ike Spares Austin, Texas

I have heard of at least a couple of powerful-in-number and powerful-in-intention groups doing "mass consciousness" intentions to lessen the destruction of Hurricane Ike. One of them was George Noory and his Coast to Coast AM radio audience, his show being the most-listened-to national radio show during the graveyard shift (on from midnight to 4:00 a.m. Central time and also through live streaming for members of the coasttocoastam.com website). After such a HUGE threat as Ike, this is my only… Continue

Added by Avocadess on September 13, 2008 at 9:48am — 6 Comments

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