THIS. The number one reason you should be creating a zine is because of the above quote. Making something with your hands, using your creativity and your brain, plus speaking your mind and putting it out there in physical form helps create your own world. I grew up on punk rock zines, which then led to Riot Grrrl zines. I would
Winter sometimes makes me feel like this. Luckily, Gizmo understands. You might understand, too. So I figured that if you haven't seen this before - it was time to put this beating seasonal depression post up! I was born in the Springtime. I feel the most myself when Nature is blossoming around me, when the birds are singing, when the sun is shining.
I have wanted to do this since I was 13 years old. At 2am this morning, partner-in-crime - Kim Boekbinder and I pose with our ZINE! We wrote it for the New Year
Weird Confession: I once was so overcome by reading a particular novel, that when my eyes took in the last line on the last page
1. You Aren't Done Until You're Dead. For the last 2 months, I've been in my own personal Lord of The Rings journey. Hear me out: If Frodo and Sam left the Shire and walked to Mordor getting tans and drinking margaritas, nobody would give a fuck about their story. And while I'm sure they would have had a great time, their victory wouldn't
In the last 48 hours, I crossed "lying-in-the-gutter-on-Route-66" off my bucket list. I also saw a wild coyote for the first time in my life. The road has been magic. Saturday night, we were out on the deserted plains of the Salton Sea near a Heron's nest. I took a branch and scrawled a magic symbol in the sand and put a rainbow candle in the middle
I left the conversation over dinner with half moon marks dug in the tops of my thighs from my nails
My text binged late last night. "Whatcha doing?" My fingers were covered in purple wax drippings, my magic bottles sealed and corked in front of me. The pretty chains to turn them into necklaces crafted next to them. "15 minutes. That's it. I swear." I opened my door and there she stood