It’s yet another issue of everyone’s favorite two-page literary rag.
Giz’s Cheap Toys reads like Cometbus if half the issue happened to be in French… Part travelogue, part scene report, part music review sounding board, and part-obscurist progressive history lesson.
This zine is focused on the CIA’s experiments with mind control through their programs like MK Ultra, Bluebird/Artichoke, and the sort.
Doris reads like an advice column from a personal friend or like a letter that you’ve been waiting on for a long time.
A punk zine in 2016 that makes no obvious effort towards inclusion and does not seem to offer a space for different voices is a little tone deaf and, frankly, misrepresentative of the punk scene at large.
Dedicated to saving our home planet and fighting against the assholes who seem hell-bent on destroying it.
Huh. Interesting enough short story by Jakes Bayley about a Spanish priest dying of dysentery and how he, uh, time travels to a future California after ingesting some green powder a Native American dude blows up his nostril
There is much in this world to feel downright shitty and pissed off about, but a collection of writers and poets dedicating their time and effort to create “a flicker of humanity” is well worth celebrating.
One of the coolest zines happening these days, and this issue marks twenty-five years of existence!… Reading through this, you will get a strong sense of community, the important role everyone plays in keeping their local scene alive, and how it affects what they do during and after.
The reading content is short but sweet with some cartoons, an interview with the band Holly Hunt, and a recipe. I’m partial to the Bum Wine Tour of Oakland Park, Fla. and a map full of annotations of what they drank and where they vomited.