Archive: January 2012

Check out this amazing interview with punk rocker Alice Bag, on her new autobiography Violence Girl: A Chicana Punk Story. Beyond the book itself (which I really really want to buy and read in the few hours of free time I have in between classes and homework), she discusses punk identity and how that intersects with her own identity as a Chicana woman. Complicated, fascinating stuff. Here's a quote from the article:

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Emily K. Larned's celebrated zine Muffin Bones is back after a THIRTEEN YEAR hiatus!

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Issue 2 will be avaliable at the Chicago Zine Fest in March, so you'd better get stated on your submissions! Click here to see the Zine Apothecary website. Deadline is February 1st.

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Mark your calendars! You are cordially invited to the 2012 Brooklyn Zine Fest to be held on Sunday, April 15 at Public Assembly. Come and find out why Brooklyn made "DIY" a household term. Details at brooklynzinefest.com We'll see you there!

 

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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?" ...

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Not Your Mother's Meatloaf is doing an all-call for zine submissions on the theme of Endings - due January February 1st! The project strives "to challenge hetero and gender normative practices in sexuality education" through stories and comics that represent a wider spectrum of topics that should be taught in sex ed. Make sure to check out their past issues at the Sex Ed Comic Blog.
 

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