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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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Zine Fests

Spring 2016 Zine Fest Listings

January 9: St. Pete Zine Fest (Florida) January 31: Weirdo Zine Fest (London, UK) February 14: Festival of Photocopier Zine Fair (Melbourne, Australia) February 20: Denton Zine Fest (Texas) February 21: Teen Zine Fest (California) February 23: Ottawa Zine Off! (Ontario) February 27: Santa Cruz Zine Fest (California) February 27:  ArtSpace Book & Zine Fair (Peterborough, Ontario) February […]

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Interviews

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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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 […]