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Zine Reviews by Abbie Foxton

People Make Plans by Nicole Jennelle Her stomach is rough cut open. Paper flap reveals everything inside. Textures and a hidden message. A tiny envelope stuck to the inside opens, stark and to the point, not knowing exactly what it means, well, not yet. People Make Plans deals with educator Nicole Jennelle’s experiences within education […]

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Zine Reviews by Samantha Lapierre

The Nizhoni Beat: Native American Feminist Musings Vol. 1 Perzine, 44 pages After an accidental long hiatus of zine reading, reading The Nizhoni Beat: Native American Feminist Musings Vol. 1 reminded me of why I love zines so much. These writers and their experiences are, quite simply, brave. This zine is collaborative project based out […]

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January 2016 Zine Reviews

Comedians Coloring & Activity Books By Jolie Ruin & Jamie Noggle Zine, digest size TheEscapistArtist.Etsy.com Jolie and Jamie have channeled their love of stand up comedians into a set of amusing coloring and activity books. I love that Jolie writes about stand up comedy in her perzine, The Escapist Artist. It’s always a fun read […]

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November 2015 Zine Reviews

Basic Paper Airplane #9 By Joshua James Amberson Half size, 22pgs http://www.antiquatedfuture.com This issue of long running perzine Basic Paper Airplane focusses on Joshua’s love of the typewriter. It’s a feeling I’m sure many of us share. As Joshua notes, we are not alone. “By the 1800s, over fifty different people had patented some kind […]

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Last Supper Review by Don Leach

This February I found out about Holy Mountain, a DIY, indie record store here in Tulsa. My intention was to check out their music selection (specifically punk and ska) but instead I gravitated to the zine racks. I hadn’t even picked up a zine before, much less read one, which is odd, given the fact […]

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October 2015 Zine Reviews

Abolish Restaurants By prole.info Full size, 60 pgs prole.info This 60-page illustrated guide was first published in 2006. As the website states, it “draws on a range of anti-capitalist ideas as well as a heaping plate of personal experience…it is part analysis and part call-to-arms”. Having worked on-and-off in the “hospitality sector” for more than […]

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Zine Reviews by AmeliaPeel

The Reverse Cougar Years #5.5  Break(ing) This half issue describes the realization that some bad things that happen to you, may be the result of something bigger. The back story of a few injuries and a major one that made the writer, Maxx; question their karma, something they never believed in!  A meet up at a […]