Every year Alex Wrekk makes a poster for July, which is International Zine Month. Each day has a corresponding activity. I'm not sure if anyone has actually done all of the activities so let's just think of it as aspirational!
You can download this for free and print it yourself if you wo..
A collection of stories, drawings, photos, interviews, and more about DIY bands, punk, house shows, DIY tours, road trips, and travels. This issue focuses specifically on tours and road trips. Includes contributions from Keith Rosson (Avow zine), Giz (Cheaptoys zine), Sean Williamson, Kelsey K, and ..
This is the 3rd issue of this zine that explores house shows and basement shows. The subtopic of this issue is marginalized Identities in DIY & punk.
When you think about it, there's something really special about inviting strangers into your home to enjoy music together, and there's so..
The fourth issue of Basements and Living Rooms, a zine about DIY music and house shows, focuses on DIY fests. Includes advice on how to throw a successful fest, how to reduce anxiety during fests, flyers from fests, and house show etiquette.
July 2020 New issue of Behind the Zines!
There's articles by: Mark Cunning, Ed Kemp, Anna Jo Beck, Corinne Halbert, Todd Taylor, Gianni Simone, Sarah Mirk, Liz Mason, Jenan Freedman, Mike Faloon, Johnnie B Baker, Brian Polk.
Plus a bunch of reviews of zines!..
Your favorite zines about zines and zine culture!
Behind the Zines #9, released in January of 2020! Another issue packed with zine-nerd gold! This zine about zines is for people who are already deeply involved in the culture.
Cover by John, of King Cat Comics! So happy to have h..
From Liz Mason
My husband Joe and I collaborated on this zine about fraternal orders and forbidden knowledge -- an obvious gag because our last name is Mason. We used the pre-existing Freemason-influenced social structure as a template for making your own order. We looked at things like the OTO..
Adam Gnade's The Do-It-Yourself Guide to Fighting the Big Motherfuckin' Sad is a self-described "anti-depression guide/guide to a freer, more lawless life." Gnade's book looks at the root causes of sadness, anxiety, and general malaise/boredom and offers helpful point-by-p..
This is a brave issue of Doris! Cindy starts by talking about community, what it is and how it is formed. Cindy writes about her experiences bonding with 'normal' people in a Somatic Experiencing Trauma Resolution Training for Therapists and body workers after years of building mo..