I sat down with Gender Trouble by Judith Butler, salivating to sink my teeth into a juicy argument against the gender binary...only to be slapped in the face with sentences like "What happens to the subject and to the stability of gender categories when the epistemic regime of presumptive heterosexuality is unmasked as that which produces and reifies these ostensible categories of ontology?" ...
artnoose sold us a nearly complete collection of her multifaceted letterpress zine Ker-bloom!, and we're making our way through it, cataloging each distinctly titled issue individually.
I'm glad to see that Dandy Prof has posted several riot grrrl fliers to her blog, including this one:
I have such a love/hate relationship with Library of Congress subject headings, that thought I might attempt to cultivate the same in you. So, for your enjoyment and frustration, here are new-to-the-zine-collection subject headings I applied to zines while cataloging this weekend:
For the second issue of our zine, we’re looking for personal stories, artwork and/or photographs that center around physically, emotionally, psychologically or otherwise awkward sexual experiences.
Wednesday, November 16
ROOM CHANGE: Diana LL 104
New to us issue of Black & Blue by Linda Morris (Zines M66b no. 2) features Barbie on Barbie action, a rundown of LA Ladyfest 2002, and a profile of the author's cat Spider and her shoe fetish. ♥♥♥