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December Distro Update


2012 We Are Bleeding Menstrual Calendar (Calendar) ($18)- A wonderful way to “start understanding your monthly cycle better, to keep track of ovulations, and to follow the moons patterns in…

Added by Antiquated Future on December 8, 2011 at 8:18pm — No Comments

November Distro Update!


2012 Justseeds/Eberhardt Organizer (Planner) ($8)- This gorgeous little planner is a perennial favorite. With beautiful art from the Justseeds arts…


Added by Antiquated Future on November 16, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

Paper Radio & Signals now half price!

In anticipation of Paper Radio #8, editor DJ Frederick asked that we mark all other issues as half off. Simply to get them, affordably, into the hands of you, dear readers. The most dedicated advocate of radio culture, Paper Radio/Signals makes you feel the passion of real radio. And it feels good.…


Added by Antiquated Future on November 12, 2011 at 5:23pm — No Comments


The famed Olympia punk paper, Nuts! has finally been added to our catalog. Six issues up, more to come. Nuts is always fun, packed with lots of music stuff, visual oddities, interviews, and a cool not-of-this-era aesthetic that makes it something…


Added by Antiquated Future on November 7, 2011 at 8:16pm — No Comments

Mixtape Deal!

Our dear friend Hannah Horovitz, author of the Hair zine, just started making one-of-a-kind mixtapes for any order over $50! Offer started yesterday and will go for as long as she can keep making tapes. She's got a pretty awesome record…


Added by Antiquated Future on November 1, 2011 at 5:37pm — No Comments

Shotgun Seamstress #6

Forgot to mention that we now have in the new (and final!) issue of Shotgun Seamstress!

"The brand new and (gasp!) LAST issue of Shotgun Seamstress is here and is so good. There is so much in here: interviews…


Added by Antiquated Future on October 31, 2011 at 2:28pm — No Comments

I Love Bad Movies

Our new favorite around these parts. I Love Bad Movies is so hilarious. And, actually sometimes makes you reconsider the artistic vision of bad movies (or consider what's appropriate for children; how we choose to represent…


Added by Antiquated Future on October 25, 2011 at 11:25pm — No Comments

October Distro Update!


2012 Famous Faces Wall Calendar (Calendar) ($8)- A wonderfully unique wall calendar. Unnamed pop stars from other eras looking gorgeously otherworldly.…


Added by Antiquated Future on October 18, 2011 at 9:56pm — No Comments

New News

*Today brings the long-awaited restock of some of our bestselling zines: Shit's Fucked: A Positivity Guide, Loose Lips Sink Ships, Awkward Sex, and all the These Here Are Crazy Times.



Added by Antiquated Future on October 11, 2011 at 3:58pm — No Comments

"1,000th Etsy Sale" Sale

Never would have imagined it, but we're almost up to our 1,000th sale on Etsy! Which is weird. What we thought would be a small side outlet at the beginning of 2010 has become a daily operation. 

We're super happy to have our community be a part of the Etsy community and, to celebrate, we're going to…


Added by Antiquated Future on October 3, 2011 at 3:44pm — No Comments

September's Distro Update!


Barren Nieces- Lascivious Occupations (Tape) ($5)- This is my favorite album of 2011. Since getting it, I have let it flip endlessly and have not tired of it. It's… Continue

Added by Antiquated Future on September 14, 2011 at 2:29am — No Comments

Canning and Preserving (Zine Style)

We just got in two of the best canning/preserving zines I have ever come across and they're straight out of Olympia! Just in time for the canning season.



Added by Antiquated Future on September 7, 2011 at 1:06pm — No Comments

August Distro Update

Things of interest: most new items in a single month? Perhaps, yes. One zine that's back from a ten year hiatus while our… Continue

Added by Antiquated Future on August 9, 2011 at 10:11am — 2 Comments

new issue of Ilse Content!

Our very favorite zine.

Ilse Content Vol. 10 (Zine) ($3)

This, the tenth issue (!) of Ilse Content is the “home” issue. Places lived, the home you carry inside, travel,…


Added by Antiquated Future on August 9, 2011 at 2:23am — No Comments

The "Sorry for Missing Portland Zine Symposium" Sale

Many people have now expressed their concern/surprise/sadness that we didn't make it to the Portland Zine Symposium this year and we just wanted to say: sorry! Through a variety of busy summer plans, we weren't able to get it together this year- even though we always do it and we know that's the way a lot of people connect with us every year.

As a way of saying sorry, we're having a sale this week! There are two ways to go about it (you can do both, too):

1. Order $10+ from… Continue

Added by Antiquated Future on August 8, 2011 at 2:59pm — 2 Comments

August Feature of the Month: 8-Track Mind!

A few weeks ago I got the pleasure of being in Chicago for the first time and, as is required of a zine enthusiast, spending my first extended period of time at Quimby's, the legendary bookstore that carries more zines than any retail location I've ever seen. After being… Continue

Added by Antiquated Future on August 2, 2011 at 11:07am — No Comments

Distro Update for July

These days, the Ms Valerie Park Distro is glamorously operating from many different locations at once. We’re in Olympia packing orders and stocking shelves and (at the same time!) out on the road doing paperwork and responding to emails. It makes us feel big, grand even. But we’re trying to not let…


Added by Antiquated Future on July 7, 2011 at 8:41am — No Comments

May Distro Update


Chung Antique- Go Poetry (Tape) ($5)- Math-y, instrumental post punk out of Olympia. Melodic, jangly, and easy to get lost in.

Jesus Christ Superzine Vol 2…

Added by Antiquated Future on May 25, 2011 at 1:54pm — 1 Comment

New Website!

After years of making a blogspot site work for so many things, we have finally finished a new website!

The fruits of our labor: http://msvalerieparkdistro.com/

Check it out, let us know what you think.


Ms Valerie Park Distro

April's Distro…


Added by Antiquated Future on May 24, 2011 at 7:09pm — No Comments

The Great American Zine Novella

Forgot to mention this: the first six issues of Without Words & Without Kneeling have been compiled into one giant awesome zine! It's great. As far as what it is, it's like this...

"Tomas Moniz (Rad Dad creator and editor) has been doing something unprecedented of late- a serialized novella in zine form. Not your standard zine fare. It's a story unveiled…


Added by Antiquated Future on May 2, 2011 at 10:33am — No Comments

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