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Kris M.'s Blog – October 2008 Archive (4)

Tootin´ my own horn (or "Now that´s a good review!")

I just received the new issue (#6) of Jason Rodger´s zine review zine "Media Junky" & listen to this kick ass review of my humble lil´ zine "Going Postal!":

"A fabulous work. This zine is devoted to mail art & zines, as social phenomena. This looks at the personal & political relevance of alternative communications. There is no lack of theory, nor the relevance of personal experiences. The material maintains a critical stance, not only covering positive aspects. Articles… Continue

Added by Kris M. on October 22, 2008 at 1:55pm — No Comments

Total Liberty is now on-line!

I just received the Autumn/Winter 2008 issue of Total Liberty: A Journal of Evolutionary Anarchism edited by Jonathan Simcock. In the editorial Jonathan mentions his new website:

"The website address is http://anarchistvoices.wetpaint.com/ and it features over 15 different videos. There are also photographs, a Links page and a page where there are 17 back issues of Total Liberty as pdf files available for free download and an (as yet) unused discussion forum.

"The videos… Continue

Added by Kris M. on October 22, 2008 at 7:42am — No Comments

excerpt from "Going Postal!" #1

How I Stumbled Into The World of Independent Publishing: in memory of Irving Stettner by Kris Mininger

It was the summer of 1997. I was in New York City for a few days visiting friends before catching a flight to Greece. On the morning of the day of my flight I walked to the great Strand Book Store at 12th and Broadway to look for something to read during the “jump over the puddle”. I was 22 years old and was at the height of my Henry Miller & Charles Bukowski obsession.… Continue

Added by Kris M. on October 17, 2008 at 12:08pm — 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


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