Vol. 1 is happy to announce we’re hopping back on the bandwagon and embracing the exciting mode of publishing called print with the forthcoming publication of the zine, “Sandwich Stories.” Complete with cover artwork from Matt Lubchansky, “Sandwich Stories” is the latest release from our Julius Singer Press, and comes with three stories by writers we like who were all given the instruction to write something about a specific topic. To kick things off we figured we’d pick something everybody loved and told […]
24 HeartattaCks in 24 Hours: At the Zine Archive and Publishing Project in Seattle
“Over the last few days, some people have been messing with the Punk Zine Archive site. None of it was malicious, but I had no luck in preventing it either. To avoid any bigger problems, I have shut down the site…. Thanks, Adam” -The last post on the Punk Zine Archive website, entitled “Bye,” written sometime around July 2011 *** Missed it by thaaat much. Eighteen months, actually, but still. In the fall of 2012, I started tracking down certain […]
In Which Birdsong Celebrates an Anniversary & Raises Some Money
Are we fans of the long-running zine birdsong? We sure are. Editor Tommy Pico has consistently assembled sharp writing and excellent artwork, and the result has been something that we look forward to reading on a regular basis. Pico is now holding a fundraiser for the fifth anniversary issue via Kickstarter. Apparently, this will be “a glossy, full color, newsstand-worthy magazine comprised of the very best work that’s appeared in birdsong over the past five years.” So hey, that sounds promising.
About Your Misogynistic Art: An Interview With Judy Berman and Niina Pollari, Editors of It’s Complicated
The zine It’s Complicated abounds with sharp observations and keen writing about popular culture. The thematic umbrella: feminist responses to misogynistic art. As the first issue shows, that can be work made by anyone from Eminem to Charles Bukowski; the essays examining the works in question are smart, funny, and often revealing. The essays from said issue include Elisabeth Donnelly’s smart reading of the Afghan Whigs’ body of work, with a particular emphasis on Gentlemen, as well as Tom Ribitzky’s discussion of the nascent homoeroticism […]