PROOF I EXIST #40, $2, 4¼” x 5½”, 24 pgs.

Jul 21, 2023

Short and sweet long-running perzine from the guy behind Behind the Zines. This issue mostly reflects on loneliness and alienation, a topic that’s become rather saturated as people continue to try to make sense of social media, the pandemic, late capitalism, et cetera. However, McCall does a great job tracing a through line between anecdotes from throughout his life without self-pity and recognizing that the only way to get through it is to stick with each other, set creative goals, and cultivate security within yourself. Solid advice, solid zine. –jimmy cooper (Billy McCall, PO Box 8818, Albuquerque, NM 87198,