Introducing Broken Pencil 102: Cop City

In March of 2023, more than 50 individuals were indicted in Georgia on RICO charges. We take a look at Cop City and how it became a chilling assault on free expression.

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Escaping Sonja Ahlers

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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 […]

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Broken Pencil’s 15 Year Timeline

1995: Hal Niedzviecki and Hilary Clark drink several pitchers of beer at the now defunct Beverly Tavern. Hal: We should […]