Nick Zedd’s Lovely Life of Scum

One of the most important and least accessible figures of the No Wave milieu, Nick Zedd’s films taught the important lesson that compelling art is unbound by any rules of aesthetics or taste.

Call for Submissions: ANOTHER STORY BOOKSHOP ZINE

Submissions Prioritizing zines that amplify the voices of BIPOC & 2SLGBTQ+ writers & illustrators. Particularly interested in zines that engage […]

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For the Love of a Good Beard

By Grace Evans Rosemary Travale likes to draw things that make her laugh. The Hamilton, Ontario-based artist, participating in this year’s […]

Interview: Ken Sparling

A BP online exclusive By Brooke Ford   Ken Sparling, author of self-publishedHush Up and Listen Stinky Poo Butt, For Those Whom […]

Interview: Joey Comeau

A BP online exclusive By Brooke Ford “The literary world, especially regarding headless monstrosities with incomprehensible messages from beyond the grave, […]

Riot on Campus

An analysis of two books on girl culture By Janine Amin Girl Zines: making media doing feminism by Alison Piepmeier, New […]

Cut and Paste Fish Sticks

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Escaping Sonja Ahlers

Canada’s collage queen hides out in the Yukon and finds her selves By Hal Niedzviecki Sonja Ahlers is currently hiding out […]

I Want My Web TV!

How low-budget online programs are challenging the network fare By David Silverberg Two hardcore metal musicians are spinning hiphop records at […]

The Winter of Art’s Discontent

During a recession, governments both federal and municipal are on the hunt for places to cut costs and the arts […]

Mr. Monitor

Check for weekly episodes of Mr. Monitor at www.brokenpencil.com/mrmonitor throughout the summer.

Editor’s Note

When I was 17 and looking for people to relate to, Broken Pencil was my enlightenment. The first copy of […]

Border Patrol

A surveillance of small presses outside the Canadian border By Spencer Gordon   Mud Luscious Press As the ground freezes […]