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N.Y.C. Feminist Zinefest

Jenna Henry Hansen | Posted 02.22.2016 | New York
Jenna Henry Hansen

In 2016, the F-word is dirtier than ever, and sadly, "feminism" is even tougher to utter for some than it is to use the curse word. It seems these days, not only do women struggle with self-identifying as a feminist (I'm a feminist but...), but there are legions of anti-feminists.

Why One Community Chooses Not To Tell Their Stories On The Internet

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 09.03.2015 | Arts

"Circulation is down; apathy is up." That's what John Marr had to say about his hobby in a 1999 essay called "Zines Are Dead," pointing out the contra...

The Space Where Zines And Knit Sweaters Overlap

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.02.2014 | Arts

When thinking of bike-centric cities, Los Angeles isn't the first to come to mind. If you're intrigued, however, by the experience of pedaling through...

New Hotspot On Brooklyn Commute.

Irina Dvalidze | Posted 07.09.2013 | New York

New York has no shortage of hole in the wall gems. After all, one-of-a-kind finds are what most Brooklynites live for. So it is no surprise that Willi...

LOOK: How To Start A Riot

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.09.2013 | Arts

"Me and my girlfriends gonna push on through / Riot grrrls gonna stomp on you..." singer Kathleen Hanna wails in Bikini Kill's song, "This Is Not A Te...

Stupor's Steve Hughes, Washed in Dirt

Vince Carducci | Posted 06.30.2012 | Detroit
Vince Carducci

Quite often when I read mainstream American social science, I'm reminded as to how much I appreciate literature. This occurred to me again recently as I perused the latest issue of the zine called "Stupor."

Filmmaker Pays Tribute To Midwestern Punk Icon

Posted 02.24.2012 | Arts

Born in the face of obstacles that would bring a normal person to the point of giving up, Lee Tisdale, known affectionately as Mott-ly to friends, was...

Feminist Zinefest in Brooklyn

Jenna Henry Hansen | Posted 04.22.2012 | New York
Jenna Henry Hansen

Zines are usually found at small, independent bookstores, but zinefests are a popular way to sell, swap and share resources. I chatted with co-organizer Elvis Bakaitis to find out more about the Feminist Zinefest.

The British Punk Movement, As Chronicled By Zines

Posted 11.25.2011 | Home

Before there were blogs, zines were the greatest mode of self-published expression. If we're being loose with our interpretation, the origins of zines...

Pop-up Bookstores: Saving the Printed Book, and Bookstores, One Pop at a Time

Nina Sankovitch | Posted 07.13.2011 | Books
Nina Sankovitch

Every year the Halloween store shows up for a month or two, a seasonal and fleeting emporium of costumes, decorations and treats. If the ghouls can do it, why can't we book lovers?

Weekend Plans: A Punk Rock Reunion, A Green Hour And More

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Another weekend in Chicago -- looks to be sunny, but our beloved winter temperatures aren't about to let up yet. Stay warm with a round-up of this wee...

BLOG WATCH> Finds Young Artists So You Don't Have To

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Anybody who tells you that the glut of content on YouTube is a new thing hasn't paid much attention to zines. The small-scale, often self-published pa...

Chicago Zine Fest A Big Success: Fest Shows That DIY Publishing Isn't Dead (PHOTOS)

HuffPost Eyes&Ears Local | Laurie Koblesky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Produced by HuffPost's Eyes & Ears Citizen Journalism Unit Hundreds of enthusiastic zinesters attended the first annual Chicago Zine Fest this weeken...