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Sticky Institute Interview

How did you first become involved with zines and diy culture? I first became involved in zines through the Melbourne all ages scene in the early to mid 1990’s. I fell in love. I was fifteen years old, excited and ready to create. There was a great scene of all ages gigs happening in Melbourne […]

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Interview with LA Zine Fest Organizer Daisy Noemi

Do you recall the first zine you ever saw, or read? Stolen Sharpie Revolution — isn’t a zine but a zine resource! I also remember buying a Zine Yearbook! What or who served as early inspiration for your interest in zines and DIY publishing? I was introduced to zines and DIY Publishing by a local […]

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My First Zine 2

    e.war Name of first Zine: The Voice Year of Publication: In Grade 11, so 1997? or 1998? What/Who inspired you to make your first fanzine? The kids in the year ahead of me made a zine called QWERTY for a class project and I thought it was the coolest thing, so I made one. […]

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My First Zine

TARYN HIPP Name of first Zine: The name of the first zine I’m willing to admit to is Girl Swirl. I did a zine before that, in high school but I don’t like to bring it up. Year of publication: late 90’s into 00’s Image of cover? I had to google this. I found the […]

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Fight Boredom Distro Interview

Fight Boredom Distro was founded in 2009? Can you tell us a bit about why you decided to invest a huge chunk of your time to running and maintaining a zine disto? What/Who served as inspiration? I had made close to thirty zines at that point, and I’d been writing zine reviews for a couple […]

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Afternoon with Artnoose

You started publishing the zine in 1996? Why did you start Ker-bloom!? Do you remember the first zines you ever read or bought that served as inspiration? What are some of the reasons you have continued to be so active in small press publishing? In 1994 I was an art school student living in Oakland, […]

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Toronto Zine Library Interview

To commemorate the end of International Zine Month we did a short interview with Rachel and Patrick of the Toronto Zine Library. When and how was TZL formed? Patrick: The zine library was formed in 2005. It started as a thread on a now defunct Canadian music message board. Suzanne, who wanted to start a […]