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Grab Bag Offer

Greetings zinefolk & friends

I'm still unemployed with minimal income so the holidays are looking bleak, especially for zine printing projects. Thanks to the generosity of prior supporters (thank you!!!!) I was able to print Paper Radio Reader 2014 and issue two of Social Studies. Coming up next is a…


Added by DJ Frederick on October 27, 2013 at 11:31am — 1 Comment

Info on the American Amateur Press Association

What’s the mission of the American Amateur Press Association?

To encourage the development of quality writing and publishing skills among members interested in expressing themselves creatively through hobby publications, both digitally and in print, by sharing our work and actively engaging in helpful commentary.

Who are the members?

Our members are writers, printers, bloggers and others interested in DIY journalism, book arts, publishing and the graphic arts as an…


Added by DJ Frederick on October 1, 2013 at 5:45pm — No Comments

Unemployment Blues

I've run out of funds to print new editions of my zines & to buy zines to read and review. So ... I'm asking for your help. If you send me $10 cash or PayPal (marked as a gift) I will send you a grab bag with several of my zines (Paper Radio, Turntable Operator, Night Train (to Mundo Fine) plus perzines, along with one or two zines from my zine archive and maybe a surprise goodie or two. I am fundraising to be able to afford to print two new perzines I am writing called Social Studies…


Added by DJ Frederick on July 25, 2013 at 12:01pm — 6 Comments

2012: The Revenge of Mail


Since 2011 was “the revenge of print” year perhaps 2012 could be “the revenge of mail”.

The US postal service is closing offices and reducing services, citing declining use of the postal service through unreliable statistics and touting budget shortfalls and general mismanagement. Who loses when post offices close? Everybody.

Now is the time to pick up a pen, find some paper, dust off the typewriter, write a letter. make some art, get in touch with a friend, or mail…


Added by DJ Frederick on October 25, 2011 at 9:28am — No Comments

One minute zine review for radio

My latest project is creating "one minute zine reviews" for college and community radio stations ... the first one is up at Radio4all.net ... I welcome zines to review but please send me a query first for mailing address!

Added by DJ Frederick on October 11, 2010 at 5:13pm — No Comments

What I'm Reading

I've been reading / writing zines since the 1970s & my favorite reads of 2010 (so far):

Silent Type

XTra Tuf #5

Basic Paper Airplane #3

Greenwoman #6

Added by DJ Frederick on September 14, 2010 at 9:55am — No Comments

One Minute* Zine Review #1

a new video project ...


Added by DJ Frederick on September 4, 2010 at 9:07am — No Comments

Signals 3

There's a new issue of Signals, a zine devoted to shortwave, pirate radio and community radio topics. This issue includes articles on types of radio stations,

Food Not Bombs Liberation Radio, Amateur Radio, The Pirates Week Podcast

and more. 42 pp 1/2 size ... email for price, trades, review copies, etc.…


Added by DJ Frederick on August 23, 2010 at 4:36pm — No Comments


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