Blogs by jfreedma

November 14th is your zine librarian's father's birthday, so in his honor, here's a zine cover from a rad dad I know, who happens to publish a zine called...Rad Dad. My dad is, in fact, rad. 


Cover from Tomas's blog.

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In case you didn't get the reference because this TV show ran from 1975-1979.

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This weekend was the 12th Philly Zine Fest


Photo from Philly Feminist Zine Fest

I didn't go, but I did catalog a bunch of zines. 
 

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Today I'm cataloging issues of Xerography Debt, donated by the editor, Davida Gypsy Breier, posing below as Tom Selleck. Happy Halloween, everyone!

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The Barnard College Mortarboard (yearbook) editors in 1897. Pictured: Jessie W. Hughan, Stella Stern, Susan Myers, Louise de Hart, Clara de L. Berg, Ida Wells. Absent: Helen St. Clair. Courtesy of Barnard Digital Collections.

This blog post just about done, but a few quotations are pending permission. Also, the CLIO links won't work until the database refreshes. (Look titles up in CLIO Legacy if you can't wait.)

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Since I'm still cataloging zines I acquired at the Brooklyn Zine Fest in April, here's another photo from it--one of sweetiepie Kerri Radley, from whom I bought some of the zines I added this weekend. 


Photo from Jenny and the Librarians blog
 

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Mimi Nguyen is putting together a zine about Pander, the bitd zine distro that helped Mimi make Evolution of a Race Riot happen. Did you ever buy from or distro with Pander? Share your love with Mimi & company for a zine to debut at the 2015 Chicago Zine Fest. Contributions due 2/1/15. 

All hail, Ericka Bailie-Byrne!!!

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Comic by Sparky Taylor from Adventures in Menstruating zine #7 (reprinted from #5), edited by Chella Quint.
Boxes, highlighting and arrows by me.

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This week--and probably next week too, and maybe the week after: zines purchased at the Brooklyn Zine Fest.


Zine assistants Jordan Alam '13 & Juliana Strawn '14, flanked by Jordan's BFF on the left and me on the right at our table. Photo by Kirsten White.

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Crap photo by me. I didn't see this on the internet and thought it was necessary.
The text, for best search results under the entry for Freak.

 
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Columbia students making a panda poster for the People's Climate March. Photo from Agustina F. Besada on Twitter.

If you're wondering what this photo has to do with zines, zines have anarchopunk politics behind them, lots are about the environment, and climate change effects us all, regardless. 

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