AMERICAN DREAM, THE #3, $3 or trade, 8½” x 5½”, copied, 20 pgs.

Mar 23, 2017

If I understand correctly, this issue has been twenty-two years in the making. It’s basically an unfiltered channel for the author’s general rage and defiance—against war, capitalism, racism, animal cruelty, and most of the other usual suspects. There are lengthy excerpts from lyrics by Agnostic Front, Cro-Mags, H2O… some more of the usual suspects. It’s pretty simple, familiar stuff. The essays aren’t particularly organized and a lot of the pages aren’t much more than haphazard collages of political memes. This is the first political zine I’ve read during the Trump administration, so fuck it. I, too, have often been consumed by inarticulable rage, and I have probably already used a lot of the same lines as this writer in Facebook arguments with my dad. Not too sure about that quick mention of chemtrails on the second page, but I get the general idea. Fuck it. –Indiana Laub (The American Dream,