Blogs by jfreedma

This is what's going on at your zine librarian's house about now, aside from cataloging other people's zines:


Farfel is this close to kicking my zine copies off the table if I don't pay attention to him.

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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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