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2012 was a ridiculously active zine year for me. It started with creating the StolenSharpieRevolution.org site to be a companion to my book. The site includes a Zine Event listing calendar. In February I attended the first L.A. Zine fest and it was great! In March I attended the …Continue
Added by Alex Wrekk on December 15, 2012 at 12:52pm — No Comments
issue #6 of Nobody Cares About Your Stupid Zine Podcast is out now! We discuss International Zine Month and what we have been up to for the past year.
Also, if you haven't yet checked out my zine distro and custom button shop, Portland Button Works, you should do that too.
This started as a dream, literally a dream, that slowly invaded our sleeping and waking hours. We’ve been working on this for what seems like months. What started out as cross-continent online chats, turned into coffee filled breakfasts and Google docs full of ideas. Now those ideas are becoming a reality.
Derek Neuland and I have joined forces to create Portland Button Works and zine distro! With a collective 15 years of button making experience, we feel our custom button…Continue
Added by Alex Wrekk on April 20, 2012 at 9:14am — No Comments
These are the two zines I created this year.They were each released already but have been repackaged and reprinted.
A tiny zine that reads like a snapshot. 1/12 legal sized (3"x4") 28 page mini zine, A single story wrapped in photocopier art. This zine takes place in an elevator between a 9th floor divorce lawyer and the ground and a bike ride home. It explores disappointments and the human inability to consider endings.
"We rode 9 stories down in…
Added by Alex Wrekk on September 16, 2011 at 12:58pm — No Comments
The Copy Scams are a the band equivalent to a 24 hour zine!
Steve was visiting Portland from the UK and thought it might be fun to start a band while he was in the US. While he was in Portland he lived in a closet in the basement of the Spiral
house and tricked housemates Alex, paul and Marc to form a band in three
weeks before the 2010 Portland Zine Symposium.
In those three weeks they wrote, practiced, and recorded…Continue
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