Within are selected notes (taken from a journal that had been lost for 20 years and showed up in the mail unexpectedly) made while touring around North America in 1995 showing the 8-track devotee/Cartridge Family film, So Wrong They're Right. Checking out Nancy Sinatra macaroni portraits and going to sleep to Maya Deren films. The real treats of 8-Track Mind #103 are the foreword and afterward—heartfelt, insightful, perspective-shifting goodness...[ continued ]
In Amtrak, Sarah Crowder and Sophie Ioannou (the minds behind Gut Feelings zine) cross the pond to travel across the southern United States and document their trip through polaroids, postcards, playlists, and plenty of stories. Along the way there are Marfa cowboys, fraternity reunions, lightning storms, and desert domes.
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The ten-year anniversary issue of Basic Paper Airplane! Short essays about trying to make a living from writing words. Comic nightmares from the world of freelance writing, night school, weekly papers, and cities of books.
Paper airplane examples throughout. 32 pages, cut half-letter size.[ continued ]
Basic Paper Airplane #5 deals with the current state of the United States as seen from car windows mixes with historical oddities of Americana. Place and home (and the hula hoop in American history) considered through small vignettes.
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Under the banner of "beginnings and turning points," this issue of Basic Paper Airplane covers a wide expanse. Personal essays and vignettes that span from childhood swarms of bees to drinking cough syrup, kitchen dance parties to hopping trains, breaking out windows in the woods to taking over the streets in elementary school.
Along the way there are also essays on Gertrude Stein, huayno music of Peru, Eadweard Muybridge, and the Wright Brothers...[ continued ]
A series of thoughts about what it looks like to follow your dreams and have it look different than the people around you.
Within: child artist, sports star, book obsession, the post office, falling in love at a D.A.R.E. graduation, a small tribute to children's book author James Stevenson, and much more. 32 pages, quarter-size.
Two decade-long running zines come together for a collaborative issue about the ways we collaborate. From tearing paper with a grandmother to standing on chairs, yelling out words to the sky.
28 pages, half-legal size, color covers, b&w insides.
A historical and personal exploration of how the typewriter changed the world, in a variety of (often contradictory) ways. Typewriter stories, early writing machines, gender and the typewriter, the commodification of nostalgia, typewriter quotes, old typewriter photos, so much more.
24 pages, cut half-letter size.
All six in print issues of Basic Paper Airplane all for $10! (normally sixteen bucks.) Plus an actual paper airplane.
Since 2005, Basic Paper Airplane has explored everything from the future of print media to the history of the human family. It has been reviewed widely and been referenced as an inspiration for the movie adaptation of Where the Wild Things Are.
#5: odd Americana, traveling and tour stories, the hula hoop in American history, and more...[ continued ]
In Better Feminism Workbook: Discussion Questions on Gender Dynamics, Internalized Sexism, and Emotional Labor, Jennifer Williams lays out a series of questions to help people of all genders dig deeper into their intentions, assumptions, and relationship patterns. A simple, one-of-a-kind workbook zine that can be used for both solo writing exercises and as prompts for discussion groups...[ continued ]