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I made a weblog

You can see it!!!



rss the wordpress or bookmark it because I will obviously be adding things to it regularly.

xo chirp chirp

Added by Bird in the Hand Zine Shop on October 16, 2008 at 7:54am — No Comments

A zine publisher/mail artist´s worst nightmare: Postman hoards 20,000 letters!!!

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - A Scottish postman working in Germany hoarded at least 20,000 letters at home because he felt his work was too taxing, police said on Tuesday.

The postman in Frankfurt was caught when a neighbor saw him tipping a mail delivery into a rubbish bin and alerted police.

"It's worth mentioning the 23-year-old didn't deliver mail addressed to himself either," local police said in a statement.

Investigating officers found rubbish bags and boxes full of letters and… Continue

Added by Kris M. on October 15, 2008 at 1:34pm — 2 Comments

Eating Ass and other previously published articles

Hey all,

here are some stories & articles from issues 1-7. In no particular order.


Is it possible that all these years I just hadn’t found the perfect ass to ream? Oh, hello there. You’ve interrupted my thought process. Never mind, it wasn’t important. I’m kidding. It’s very, very important & I suggest that you continue reading because it may or may not change your life & your eating habits.

Many moons ago, in a quiet nook in the far… Continue

Added by Girls With Guns on October 15, 2008 at 5:55am — No Comments


My birthday is October 16th... my birthday wish?

Since there's so many opportunities for collaboration here I thought I'd list what I'm interested in networking with...

- I'm looking for poetry or recipes for Poet's Espresso zine

- we're looking for art or photography submitted by email for Poet's Espresso zine or Artifact publication

- I'm looking to edit other publications of any sort to put on my resume as experience (volunteer work or intern)

- I'm… Continue

Added by Donald R. Anderson on October 15, 2008 at 1:22am — No Comments

Life Without Internet

Well, it seems my life has changed in many ways in the last ho hum... week and a half. Not too long ago my boyfriend kicked my ass to the curb and this provided the catalyst for a world of physical change (and emotional growth).

I left the tiny apartment we shared last week and moved into an even smaller sunroom of a bedroom. I purged my belongings into this small space and started negotiating my way around housemates again. We're designing a vegie patch in the backyard for… Continue

Added by Bird in the Hand Zine Shop on October 13, 2008 at 10:48pm — 1 Comment

From The Trenches

Since I just got done with a mini comic for my youngest daughetr, Dandelion, I decided to do one for my older daughter, Delia. Of course they are night and day. Where Dandy is a blonde, princess with a penchant for 80's slasher flicks, Delia is a darker, emo with a love for the tv show Monk and My Chemical Romance. I have no idea where I'm going to go with this one. My one shot of Mark and Teresa Baranowski is coming along fine. Since I have no Prison… Continue

Added by Douglas Alan Waltz on October 13, 2008 at 7:45am — No Comments

Wellington Zinefest 2008

Wellington Zinefest (New Zealand) is happening on Saturday November 15 this year. Cherry Bomb is going to have a stall there so if you want to add your zines to our table please post them to: Cherry Bomb Comics, PO Box 68533, Newton, Auckland 1145, New Zealand. Always on the lookout for exciting, intelligent, fun, provocative, hot new zines and we can pay you in swaps or paypal xx

Added by Cherry Bomb Comics on October 12, 2008 at 10:32pm — No Comments

.: City Birds

Eyeformation {printed in Art Bureau 16}

Eyeformation's latest project is CITY BIRDS—a flock of colorful birds inhabiting an installation/mural created by the artist and other participants.

The project began in the summer of 2007, when the first CITY BIRD illustrations found their way on skateboard decks designed by the artist. Soon after, the birds were being constructed from recycled and found wood as two standard shapes—one with the wings…


Added by Art Bureau on October 10, 2008 at 9:30pm — No Comments

I love it when a plan comes together

So earlier this year, the gals who started the Rock N Roll Camp in Portland put out a book called Rock N Roll Camp For Girls: How to Start a Band, Write Songs, Record an Album, and Rock Out!! They're doing a book tour, and today we finalized my library as being a stop on the tour! My town hosts the Southern Girls Rock N Roll Camp; the organization who runs SGRRC has helped with some of the zine workshops I've done at my library (where I… Continue

Added by Jerianne on October 10, 2008 at 7:55pm — No Comments

ma blawg

first blog posts always hold such hope dont they, like you will carry on blogging for months. Personally i never keep it up. This post is a testament to this.

Added by Katie D on October 10, 2008 at 12:14pm — No Comments

Zines I picked up in Philly

I traded for a lot of zines at the Philly Zine Fest (and in a few cases, bought them, I admit). I wanted to make a list of what I came home with, and here it is!

If any of these sound interesting to you, let me know and I'll send you contact info for the zinesters. Of course a lot of them are already here on We Make Zines.

Tazewell's Favorite Eccentric #8, plus a couple of back issues!

by Sarah Arr!

Green and Sailboats #1 by Sheena Mae

Always… Continue

Added by redguard on October 10, 2008 at 9:10am — 1 Comment

Because I am a crafty mama~

I was featured in a blog about being crafy and my etsy shop was involved, yay!

I was really thrilled to be asked by Shai (Shai's Creations) to do an interview for her because she wanted to feature me and my crafty items in her blogger. Shai has featured wonderful crafters on her blog so it was an honor.

I love being a part of an awesome creative community where people share and help each other. It makes life better when we are helping each other take a step forward instead… Continue

Added by Sage on October 10, 2008 at 6:55am — 2 Comments


I have published a zine entitled Divine Exploitation since 1988. It mainly covers the entertainment genre and I am getting ready to do a series of one shots that focus on micro budget film makers. The first issue will deal with Mark Baranowski and his wife Teresa who goes by the name Ryli Morgan.

Added by Douglas Alan Waltz on October 9, 2008 at 7:46pm — 1 Comment

Zine/pamphlet history

*2000 I have done a zine with friends in highscchool with essays on music/politics/other obsessions.
*2005 made a zine on feminist/health theme.
*2006 made a pamphlet on FAM(fertility awareness mothod) .
*2008 made a panphlet on JPEPA(japan-philippine economic partnership agreement)

Added by gritando on October 8, 2008 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Fat Zines Anthology

Hello all,

I am doing some preliminary work on a anthology of fat zines and am looking for all that are out there. If you do or have done a zine on issues of size politics and fat issues in the last ten years, please message me. And please pass this on to anyone you know who would be interested.


Added by Krissy PonyBoy Press on October 8, 2008 at 5:54pm — 1 Comment

a video blog interview for the Richmond Zine Fest


Check out my interview i did for the Mash Up blog on the Richmond Zine Fest!

Added by NicoleIntrovert on October 7, 2008 at 1:36pm — 1 Comment

Food Zine / Other Thoughts

First off, can I just say I am so friggin happy I finally got this thing to work? Because for about a month I got to read on LJ and myspace from everyone else how awesome We Make Zines is, and yet it wouldn't let me sign up/sign in. But yay! I'm finally here and lovin it!

Second, I'm slowly working on a food zine called "My Little Cookbook." Or at least I think thats gonna be the title. It was originally gonna be a food issue of my zine "Motor City Kitty" but then I decided I might… Continue

Added by Bri Zine on October 7, 2008 at 3:04am — 1 Comment

Distraction in Wonderland #1

My first zine in 5 years is hot off the press.

It has pieces on being being raised by my grandparents, getting naked in Tokyo, mental institutions, being a freak magnet, and my clumsiness.

I used to write Smitten Kitten, Muppet in Training and I ran Smitten Kitten Zine Distro.

Get your hot little mitts on one for the measly cost of $2 or a trade sent to: Kristy/ PO Box 964/ North Melbourne/ VIC 3051/ AUSTRALIA

Added by Distractions in Wonderland on October 7, 2008 at 2:50am — 1 Comment

Annus Horribilis is here!

after much frustration with myself, with the nature of paper and tape, and with kinkos employees...my newest zine is DONE. it was received warmly at the philly zine fest, that rocked thanks to Casey and the Philly Zine Fest volunteers and committee!

so begins the whole distro-hunting, review zine submitting, livejournal crossposting type thing..but i gotta wait till payday to get the copies out to my fellow contributors.

i had a blast hanging with Katie and we along with… Continue

Added by raequel aka systris on October 6, 2008 at 6:46pm — 1 Comment

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