BY Elle Brosh in Feminizzle on Feb 28, 2014 |
Calling all feminists, zinesters, or anyone at all! This year’s Feminist Zinefest will be taking place this Saturday (tomorrow), March 1st 2014, at Barnard College, from 1:00pm to 6:00pm. The event is free, open to the public, and there is no RSVP necessary, so you really don’t have an excuse not to go.
Not only did we, Bust Magazine, get our start as a zine way back in 90’s, but also the folks showcasing at this event are awesome and ... Read More
BY Tess Duncan in Music Stuff on Feb 14, 2014 |
Brazen vocalist for Syracuse-based punk band Perfect Pussy, Meredith Graves is a jane of all trades. She’s a seamstress, a foodie, a scholar, a singer, a lyricist, a thrift store enthusiast, and all-around awesome lady. She’s been performing since she was a kid and formed Perfect Pussy after a stint in her noisy trio, Shoppers. It hasn’t even been a year since their debut EP I have lost all desire for feeling was released, but Perfect Pussy has ... Read More
BY Dre Grigoropol in General on Aug 23, 2013 |
Zines, please! Brooklyn's most laid-back zine festival, Pete's Mini Zine Fest, is this Saturday from 2pm-7pm at Pete's Candy Store in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Come by for zines, beer, and company. Plus, there is a reading tonight, Friday, August 23rd, at Pete's from 6:30-7:30 with tabling zinesters. Here is the address!
Pete's Candy Store
709 Lorimer Street
Brooklyn, New York 11211
For all of the information check ... Read More
BY Kelly Maxwell in Artsy on Mar 12, 2013 |
There are days when I feel like I have a good grasp on this whole adulthood situation and like I've put high school far behind me. But the moment I start to feel like a grown-ass lady, something comes up that uncovers all my repressed teen emotions: the pit of despair, mild identity crisis, and awkwardness that is being a young girl. Today, that something was Michael Lucid’s 1996 documentary, Dirty Girls.
Watching this 18-minute ... Read More
BY Dre Grigoropol in Artsy on Jan 08, 2013 |
There are many people out there who still have not recovered from the tremendous chaos that was brought to the East Coast by Hurricane Sandy. To lend a hand, two of New York’s favorite zinesters—Kate Angell and Katie Wadkins—organized a benefit at the Bluestocking Bookstore and activist center.
During this event, there will be zinemakers reading from their work, and plenty of zines have been donated to raise ... Read More
BY Dre Grigoropol in Feminizzle on Jan 04, 2013 |
One of the best places to review uncensored feminist resources is the Barnard Zine Library. This library is a part of the Barnard College which is a school of Columbia University. This institution thinks, “that zines are important cultural artifacts and research materials, as well as being a pleasure to read.” "What is a zine?", some readers might ask. The word “zine” stems from the word magazine or fanzine. A zine ... Read More
BY Intern Michelle in Artsy on Aug 16, 2012 |
How apt that this blog-slash-zine is titled “Got a Girl Crush,” since we certainly have a crush on it. Got a Girl Crush began in 2009 as the brainchild of friends Meg and Andrea, who we got to talk to about the project. In 2011, the first print issue of Got a Girl Crush dropped, and it was chock full of photos, interviews, and inspiration from ladies “doing amazing things in [their] own backyards.”The idea of Got a Girl Crush is to ... Read More
BY Intern LeeAnn in Feminizzle on Feb 23, 2012 |
Perhaps there are some of you out there who, like me, still don't quite know what "zine" means. No worries, here's a quick explanation: "zine" (pronounced zeehn) is short for magazine, but that doesn't fully capture the spirit of a zine. To use the words of NYC Feminist Zinefest, a zine is "like a small, pocket-sized emissary of ideas".
But these definitions will only get you so far. This Saturday, February 25th, at the Brooklyn Commons, come ... Read More
BY Larissa Dzegar in Artsy on Nov 15, 2010 |
How do you make a zine?
Why do you make a zine?
How did you get into zine-making in the first place?
What other zines do you read? Where can I get my zine photocopied? How are zines distributed? Where are zines reviewed? Where can you go to buy zines? How do you pronounce it? And how can I find out more? Be you a seasoned vet, a zi-curious newbie, or an unrelated browser in the right place at the right time, you're ... Read More
BY Katie Oldaker in Artsy on Apr 23, 2010 |
Interested in zine culture and the future of small publishing? Tonight at Pete’s Candy Store in Brooklyn, Knifefight! is holding a panel of some of the players in today’s small and self-publishing world. They’ll be presenting and discussing their work starting at 6:30--and it's free!
The speakers are:
Maggie Lee (Sup Maggie Lee)
Mike Force & A.P. Smith
(Welcome To The Land Of Cannibalistic Horses 5 year anniversary!)
Nick Gazin ... Read More