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 Mason
Perhaps 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..
This is a book of magic. This is a book of mind hacks. This is a cookbook for creativity. In DIY Magic, Anthony Alvarado provides readers with a collection of techniques for accessing deeper levels of creative thought--for hacking into their subconscious. From Salvador Dali's spoon technique an..
By Liz Mason
Remember jumping up and down on the bed to your favorite music, or dancing with your friends when you were a kid to your favorite song? That's what Dance Dance Party Party is. It's a one hour dance party workout that originated in New York, then made its way to Chicago in 2..
To create a world free from oppression, we each have to face the ways that we maintain toxic social systems within ourselves. In Indigenous cultures throughout the world, it's understood that true transformation starts in the body with a change of heart.
Shamanic healer Langston Kahn offers ..
With this second collection of comic strips after the critically-acclaimed Will You Still Love Me If I Wet The Bed?, Liz Prince continues to explore the intimacy of the couple, while at the same time revealing snippets of her life as a young cartoonist. Sentimental and humorous, these little gems of..
An exploration of the wild spirits that once roamed the lands and inhabited the waters and the pagan rites used to gain their good will
- Explores medieval stories and folk traditions of brownies, fairies, giants, dragons, will-o'-the-wisps, and demons
- Explains the specific rites perfo..
Created by a present-day initiate of the Old Craft, this modern grimoire shares thirteen craft rites for solo practitioners and groups. The Old One embodies the bridge between the material and spiritual worlds that witches and wizards use to access the powers of magic. This book includes instruction..
This quarter sized book is a fun read that you will want to share with your friends. Short sweet illustrated descriptions that explain the difference between things that are often confused or transposed.
140 Pages with a spine!..
You loved the zine, now read the book!
"From underground cult hero Dishwasher Pete comes the story of his 12-year cross-country quest to wash dishes in all 50 states and how he abandoned his mission for love.
Dishwasher is the true story of a man on a mission: to clean dirty dishes profe..
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..
"Appalachian folk magic and conjure are little known today, but forty or fifty years ago, just about every person you might ask in Appalachia either knew something about it themselves or knew someone who did it. These practices and 'superstitions' are at the core Appalachian culture. Wh..