Feature: Soundbites from the Funhouse Six creative types reveal what makes them laugh By Nathaniel G. Moore Elyse Friedman: “I once […]
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For the 100th issue of Broken Pencil, we felt it appropriate to celebrate the use of zines as expression passed down through the ages, starring the Singapore-based family art collective behind Rubbish FAMzine.
Berlin is now home to more than 600 startups, modeling themselves after successful American businesses, many tried to import American workplace culture. Cartoonist Aisha Franz' latest book is a satire of the calamity that ensued.
“You can’t force the grain. If you can’t work with your own currents, you’re just fighting yourself.” Amid illness, foraging and introspection, Shim has become one of the most prolific creators in an indie tabletop gaming boom.
Cartoonist Alexander Laird gives us a tour of his goblin den, laying in wait for the right opportunity to watch Kevin Costner's Waterworld.
What seemed like an entertaining vampire adventure with somewhat sophomoric social insights blossomed into maybe the most poignant metaphorical commentary on racial politics I’ve ever read.
Review: Greater Power: A Vince McMahon Zine
Speaking as something of a lapsed wrestling fan, Greater Power makes a compelling case for once again investing oneself in the strange, strange world of sports entertainment.
Review: Crowdfunding for Designers
Craig Berman outlines an inspiring — and, quite frankly, increasingly necessary — approach to creativity that questions whether the labour of design must always be in service to others.
Feature: That Joke Isn’t Funny Anymore There was a time when comedy was challenging and it took people out of […]
By Liz Worth Hamilton proto-punks Simply Saucer are often cited as southern Ontario’s answer to the Velvet Underground. Their cult following […]
By Spencer Gordon Bored by the upper middle class, educated anxieties endlessly detailed in our major literary journals? Tired of bloodless, […]
By Brooke Ford If the feeling of disappointment over the closure of certain indie retailers is sitting heavily, if the news […]
By Sara Ritchie In a digital world, when print feels like it is going the way of the dinosaur, Microcosm […]
By Grace Evans Rosemary Travale likes to draw things that make her laugh. The Hamilton, Ontario-based artist, participating in this year’s […]
A BP online exclusive By Brooke Ford Ken Sparling, author of self-publishedHush Up and Listen Stinky Poo Butt, For Those Whom […]
A BP online exclusive By Brooke Ford “The literary world, especially regarding headless monstrosities with incomprehensible messages from beyond the grave, […]
An analysis of two books on girl culture By Janine Amin Girl Zines: making media doing feminism by Alison Piepmeier, New […]
Brooke Ford follows Rob Kovitz’s frozen odyssey By Brooke Ford “I have imagined a man who might live as the coldest […]
Canada’s collage queen hides out in the Yukon and finds her selves By Hal Niedzviecki Sonja Ahlers is currently hiding out […]