I haven't made an issue Brainscan in four years and I hope that this zine helps to explain why. Brainscan 21 explores my recognition of being in an emotionally abusive relationship, the attempts on both parts to right wrongs, the failure to do so, and gathering the strength to take the next step..
Released at the 2012 Chicago Zine Fest
A split zine with Brainscan #29 and no More Coffee #4
Brainscan #29 - Ben Spies (no more coffee zine) threw out the challenge of fiction to my land of perzines and this is the grim result. These three short stories are my stab at fiction wrapped in the us..
Squeaking in at the end of 2012 makes this 30 issues in 15 years!
40 pages, 1/4 sized, 5 color risograph printed on recycled paper!
This zine started to be about how awesome 2012 was going to be until the end of my year was almost ruined. I started the zine with the realization that I had grow..
Brainscan #33 DIY Witchery (an exploration of Secular Witchcraft)
In 20 years of publishing Brainscan zine there is one incredibly important thing in my life that I have not written about, and that is witchcraft. I am a witch and I have been studying and practicing witchcraft for over a decade an..
In January 2020 there was an article/review of a witchcraft book where the author attempted to become a witch in a week by following the ideas in the book. They came to the conclusion that modern witches were anti-vax climate and change deniers.
The internet witches freaked out! One cle..
"I've lived in Portland, Oregon since 1999. I was 22 when I moved here and I turn 37 this summer. This city has seen me grow and change and become more myself. I've called other cities 'home". My first 10 years were spent in Texas, the next 12 in Utah. I've written about bo..
In 20 years of publishing Brainscan zine there is one incredibly important thing in my life that I have not written about, and that is witchcraft. I am a witch and I have been studying and practicing witchcraft for over a decade and it has been a very useful tool in my life and personal growth.
Since 2002, Stolen Sharpie Revolution: a DIY Resource for Zines and Zine Culture has been the go-to guide for all things zine-related. This little red book is stuffed with information about zines. Things you may know, stuff you don't know and even stuff you didn't know you didn't know! S..
Full disclosure, this was supposed to be a split zine with me about gender that we were going to release at the 2020 Deary Diarly Perzine Fest but I ended up writing Brainscan 34 about dabbling in DIY Witchery instead. Oops, sorry Jonas!
In this zine by the prolific Jonas they navigate gender and..
More lovely snapshots with words transported from the brain of Jonas with thoughtful vivid characters. Plus the question of regret posed to Cindy Crabb (Doris Zine) and Alex Wrekk (Brainscan Zine) and their answers...