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Zine Cataloging: May 20, 2014

Today in obscure holidays: Pick Strawberries Day!

A result of a an image search on < punk rock strawberry shortcake >, this photo is of One-Eyed Doll, a band "Described as Strawberry Shortcake meets Gwar and Valentine's Day meets Halloween with the visual impact of Japanese Anime."

Zine Cataloging: Cinco de Mayo

Mexican zines at the 2nd Zin Amigos zine fair in Mexico City, June 16th, 2012, photo from Fanzines Tumblr

Zine Cataloging: Kindergarten Day

According to the Holiday Insights calendar, April 21st is Kindergarten Day

From a post by homeschooling teacher Heather Woodie

Zine Cataloging: No Housework Day 2014

April 7 is National No Housework Day. I observe that holiday pretty much every day that I'm not expecting a houseguest. Except laundry. I do that sometimes. 

Cover from author's Etsy shop.

Zine Cataloging: Cesar Chavez Day

This is a book/zine store in Austin on E. Cesar Chavez St. in Austin. Photo from BrinkBlog.

Zine Cataloging: St. Patrick's Day

Okay, I don't remotely care about St. Patrick or his day, except that it's the birthday of my cat Bad Bad Leroy Brown and her six siblings. 

Photo of Bad Bad Leroy Brown living up to her name, from

Zine Cataloging: Susan B. Anthony Day, 2014

Elizabeth Cady Stanton, seated, and Susan B. Anthony, standing. Library of Congress. I'm pretty sure they're collaborating on a zine here.

Because eff Presidents' Day. 

Birthday Weekend Zine Cataloging

So my birthday is Sunday, and though my cataloging day is Monday, I imagine I'll spend at least a few birthday hours cataloging zines, cuz that's what I do.

This portrait of my cats was my birthday present from my dearest zine friend, commissioned from another zine friend


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