Skyscrapers All on Fire is a cut-and-paste zine that is a bit like a hard copy approximation of a sullen teenager with a literate streak screaming against a wall. I know this sounds blunt and catty, but it’s not meant to be pejorative.
More so it’s a suggestion to readers to brace themselves: this zine seems both personal and massively abstract. Isolation (both urban and rural) appears to be a central theme in the visuals and text. The prose has a bit of a found poetry thing going on, lifted from periodicals in a style not unlike a ransom note. Some of the words you’ll see here: “dead,” “suffering,” “it’s all over.” You get the gist. Perhaps this zine would serve best as a Choose Your Own Adventure book for those whose idea of adventure is hanging out in jettisoned graveyards and tenements. Scary stuff if you’re easily spooked. (Cam Gordon)