An analysis of two books on girl culture By Janine Amin Girl Zines: making media doing feminism by Alison Piepmeier, New […]
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The internet is dying. Let's give a toast. In our latest issue, we speak to online's baddest boy: Dril. Learn about art, philosophy, logging off, all that garbage. Plus floods, rugs, Stooges and the winners of the Zine Awards!
By the sound of Ian’s voice, we were drawn into inclusion. It could reach a boom-level in his most explosive poetry, but as the beloved host of countless Words and Music shows, and not only those, his voice kept a signature hushed tone as though inviting us closer to the wonderful artist he’d invite to the stage.
Nick Thran’s book-fueled memoir revolves around Thran’s move from New York City to Fredericton, New Brunswick — in itself a shocking enough contrast that is layered on top of a change in lifestyle (home-ownership) and career (moving to full-time childcare).
In 1983, 17-year-old Satoshi Tajiri created Game Freak, a handmade tips-and-tricks guide for his favourite arcade games. If the name sounds familiar, it’s because Tajiri also happens to be the creator of the highest-grossing video game of all time.
Review: Nextdoor in Colonialtown
Rivas’s text — which remix actual Nextdoor posts into fictional dialogues — are both hilarious and alarming. Conversational and matter-of-fact, they reveal obsessions with securing their property, scrutinizing minor disturbances, and calling the police.
Review: Larange Enters the Corn Void
Amanda Berlind’s sensibilities come through in her illustrations, which seem to pulse on the page and vibrate to a sonic frequency not normally visible to humans.
Bones is a joyful, seafoam coloured zine covered in skulls, 70s orange flowers, beautiful brown vines, and white specks of dust.
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 […]
How low-budget online programs are challenging the network fare By David Silverberg Two hardcore metal musicians are spinning hiphop records at […]
During a recession, governments both federal and municipal are on the hunt for places to cut costs and the arts […]
This Friday, July 1 at 7pm at the Gladstone Hotel, the Parkdale Street Writers Workshop launches Underground Inspirations, a beautiful […]
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When I was 17 and looking for people to relate to, Broken Pencil was my enlightenment. The first copy of […]
A surveillance of small presses outside the Canadian border By Spencer Gordon Mud Luscious Press As the ground freezes […]
By Brooke Ford, Lindsay Gibb, Nathaniel G. Moore, Hal Niedzviecki, Richard Rosenbaum, Ian Sullivan Cant & Derek Winkler For our […]
1995: Hal Niedzviecki and Hilary Clark drink several pitchers of beer at the now defunct Beverly Tavern. Hal: We should […]
Liz Worth investigates the survival of zines and finds that they’re more important than ever “In web-centric world of 1,001 […]