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..
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..
A back-issue fave from one of the best zines ever. Long personal stories that look both outward and inward in surprising ways. The opening piece on love is possibly one of the best Doris moments, going through the many different kinds of love, the ways it can look and the ways it can chang..
In this issue of Doris, Cindy writes about hope and people's desire for meaningful work. She writes about her belief that people will change and start living sustainably, even when those around her don't hold the same belief. She writes about the philosophy of social ecology and how it ..
Long running zine by Cindy Crabb writes about sexuality, feminism, raising two miniature horses, Rock and Roll Camp For Girls, and how to lovingly fix a broken cassette tape in a way only she can.- DN
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..
In this new (!) issue of the long-running Doris zine, Cindy writes about her unique relationship with her friend Elliott and the time they spent squatting in an old empty beach house in Cape Cod following the death of a friend. She writes about the freedom she and Elliott had then, to devo..
A great issue of Doris. Thinking about what it means to both have close friends and be part of a community. Gratitude for the life lessons Mom taught. A conversation with imprisoned environmental activist Marius Mason. And the first interview in Cindy Crabb's "Anarchists Over 40&q..
Cindy conducts interviews, profiles radical discourse, draws cute comic versions of what she is talking about, and shares her take on making a life worth living. Included also are new writings interspersed with interviews other people did with Cindy about playing music, being an anarchist, being a f..
Filling the Void looks at people's various paths to recovery—the assorted ways it can look and the range of things it can mean in a person's life. Focusing on how recovery can happen in the absence of dogma (whether spiritual or straight-edge) and also how it works differentl..
From Sweet Candy Press:
"This is a memoir novella about a woman with an addiction, a mental illness & a feminist identity. This is the story of one woman's journey from anxiety-ridden child to delinquent teenager to divorced alcoholic & how she turned all those years of experie..
This is like the antithesis of the Do-It-Yourself Guide Fighting the Big Mother Fuckin' Sad.
Each page of this tiny and adorable zine reads like a barrage of intrusive thought like: "Be the person everyone wishes you were" or "lots of people cry in the bathroom at work" Th..