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!..
Behind the Zines #11, the January 2021 issue! If you've never read it before, this is a zine about zines! Very zine-nerd, very meta. It'd be like if some hobbyists who liked cars got together and built a car ABOUT CARS.This issue includes:Cover by Ricky Vigil
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Behind the Zines #12, the August 2021 issue!Cover by Saeko ReedThe zine about zines! This issue features 14 different contributors, talkin' zines. Todd Taylor of Razorcake discusses the importance of organization, Cynthia talks about Zine Club Chicago, Ed Kemp and Johnny Gamber discuss t..
from Liz MasonLessons learned from loss of family members, one being a parent (my mom) and the other more recently being a pet (my cat). Did I mention my cat passed on my deceased mother's birthday? Yeah, it doesn't get much more poetic than that. This zine is a eulogy for my little fu..
by Liz MasonWhat started out as a companion zine to go with my submission to a mixtape club turned into a 100+-page illustrated series of essays reconstructing pop stardom, consumerist empires, obsession and public scrutiny, as seen through the lens of fascination with Britney Spears.And t..
From Liz Mason:The Searching Issue!There can be many avenues for the investigative journey that is finding some kind of answers about life: therapy, drugs, religion, sensory deprivation, even eating shit tons of candy. This issue of Caboose is about one I took -- after reading David Lynch&..
From Liz MasonThis issue of Caboose: Jury Duty! Everybody wants to know if being on a court jury anything like TV, but if you read my zine about it you can be the judge of that. I will be the first to admit I've never watched Law and Order, and I'll pick Night Court over Judg..
From Liz MasonThings in this issue have to do with reaching out and connections: people, technology, print, conclusions. There are pieces about my experience with virtual dance parties, the ludicrous revisitation of my college radio show recordings, a discussion with Eamon Daly ..
From Liz MasonMy 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..
from Liz MasonThe Adult Geek Issue!True to the zinester "When I'm Damn Good and Ready" publishing schedule, Gen Xers and lifelong friends Liz Mason (me) and Julie Halpern have published a new issue of Cul-de-sac 20 years after the last issue. This time around we're lookin..
In this issue of Cul-de-sac, childhood friends Liz Mason and Julie Halpern focus on "past lives." By that we mean businesses that have closed, experiences we have relegated to memory, media we have put behind us (sort of. Do you ever really put it behind you?). I'm tempted to say it..
From Liz MasonPerhaps you'll find this food-themed issue of the zine I do with Julie Halpern appetizing? (Insert groan here.) We talk food this issue: delights, habits, psychological fixations and peripherals -- if by peripherals you mean the time I ate all the Girl Scout Cookies I was sup..