So, some of you may know about my history with Microcosm Publishing and Joe Biel. And, if you don’t, you can read this post here.
At the very end of last year a supposed public statement from Microcosm was posted here.
I posted my… Continue
Added by Alex Wrekk on June 22, 2011 at 12:35am —
The new issue of Nobody Cares About Your Stupid Zine Podcast is ready here or through itunesor other podcatchers. …
Added by Alex Wrekk on March 4, 2011 at 7:15am —
1. I started a facebook page with lots more photos and updates and I finally started a portfolio of my custom button work.Go check it out.
2. i have a newsletter that I plan to send out updates every few months about zine projects and whatnot. I also offer discount codes for my Etsy shop! Sigh up for it here.
3. I have a blog where I… Continue
Added by Alex Wrekk on December 10, 2010 at 9:18am —
I have a new zine! And it is basically the What's the Deal With You And Microcosm? blog post plus a little more including a paragraph from Cindy Crabb clarifying a bit of her request.…
Added by Alex Wrekk on December 10, 2010 at 9:00am —
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
Added by Alex Wrekk on November 5, 2010 at 10:16am —
Added by Alex Wrekk on October 14, 2010 at 10:43am —
You should follow the blog here:ZINESONTOAST.ORG
! We are in Oakland right now after the first day of the San Francisco Zine Fest! We have had adventures in Portland at the Zine Symposium, Seattle at ZAPP, and the library in Olympia sponsored and event for us at the Northern. We camped in the Redwoods and made it to Oakland last night and spent today at the SF zine fest. Next up: Santa Cruz!
Added by Alex Wrekk on September 4, 2010 at 8:55pm —
Added by Alex Wrekk on August 25, 2010 at 11:47am —
BRAINSCAN 25-This zine has been five start and stop years in the making. I finally finished it in October of 2009 at the Anchor Archive zine residency in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Brainscan 25 Chronicles my Saturn return as a love story, an ending, and a new beginning with someone from my past. The Saturn Return is the time between ages 27 and 30 when the planet Saturn is in the same place it was at your birth. It is usually seen as a harbinger… Continue
Added by Alex Wrekk on November 12, 2009 at 10:30am —
Alex Wrekk’s Eastern North America Mini tour thing…
Hello! Greeting from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. I have been here for a week for the Anchor Archive’s Zine Residency Program (http://www.robertsstreet.org
). That means I get to live in a shed in their backyard and make zines for two weeks. This also means I should have the zine I have been working on for the past 5 years done and ready for all the events coming up! Anyway, here’s my mini… Continue
Added by Alex Wrekk on October 21, 2009 at 4:32pm —
So, if you don't know there are two zine-y events in Portland this weekend at the Independent Publishing Resource Center (IPRC) 917 SW Oak #218
Stolen Sharpie Revolution book release party and open mic! Friday June 12 7:00PM
Join me, Alex Wrekk at the IPRC for the release of my book at a special book release price. Also, bring your zines and read something for everyone. I just got back from a Uk and France zine zine tour and I'll share some stories from that plus I'm… Continue
Added by Alex Wrekk on June 10, 2009 at 11:06am —
Portland, Oregon Zine happenings...
I just got back from a month long trip to the UK and France! I attended the London Zine Symposium, went on a mini UK zine tour, hung out with rad folks and then headed to France for the 20th birthday party of La Fanzinotheque! You can be sure that there will be a zine about my adventures! Check out photos and what not from my trip here: http://alexwrekk.wordpress.com
Now I'm back in the… Continue
Added by Alex Wrekk on May 29, 2009 at 8:31am —
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 —
Added by Alex Wrekk on March 29, 2009 at 12:37pm —
Stolen Sharpie Revolution 2: a DIY guide to zines and zine culture is ready for PREORDER!
Since 2002 Stolen Sharpie Revolution has been the ultimate guidebook to all things zine related. This little red book is stuffed with information about zines. Things you may know, stuff you don’t know and even stuff you didn’t know you knew for the beginner to the experienced zinester. Stolen Sharpie Revolution consists of how-to guides on a variety of topics from layout to… Continue
Added by Alex Wrekk on March 25, 2009 at 2:00pm —
I found this at Z.A.P.P. this past weekend in Seattle when I was up there for the Zine Librarian (un)Conference
. I thought my fellow zine enthusiasts would appreciate it too.
More about my trip up to Seattle for the (un)conference can be found here
Also, if you haven't listened to our zine podcast called… Continue
Added by Alex Wrekk on March 18, 2009 at 10:10am —
and listen to marc and I talk about zines.
Added by Alex Wrekk on March 1, 2009 at 11:30pm —
and listen to it.
Added by Alex Wrekk on March 1, 2009 at 11:13am —
So, Marc and I recorded the very first Nobody Cares About Your Stupid Zine Podcast
yesterday! I did a bit of editing and I still need to do some more. I worry that the amazing theme song that Androo
wrote for us will outshine our podcast. Seriously, the song is amazine (yes, that's right AMAZINE) we played it a dozen times and danced around the dining room!
I hope to… Continue
Added by Alex Wrekk on March 1, 2009 at 11:00am —
Many years ago Love letters to Irony was going to be the name of the compilation of Brainscan zines... but that is not ever going to come out so I thought I would use the title for something. It is the name of my new blog type thing. You can find it here.
I have a livejournal that I have had for many years but it is mostly friends only. it holds secrets and exasperation and semi-filtered thoughts that fall out of my head. Love letters to… Continue
Added by Alex Wrekk on February 14, 2009 at 2:47pm —