At Bitch Media, Suzette Smith interviews Dame Darcy about her comic Meat Cake, the Meat Cake Bible, and telling the truth as a mermaid. “Dame Darcy’s stories were about women, and sometimes they were about orphan twin women with supernatural abilities! The central cast was a band of […]
I’ve been thinking about zines lately, even though the outlets (at least the ones convenient to me) for them have almost entirely dried up. My writing career, such as it is, started with a zine, back in 1988. I can’t remember what it was that ignited the spark. […]
It’s summertime again and the living is gelatinous and humid at least for me. Maybe you’re planning a vacation or are relieved to get your place to yourself as you wave good-bye to friends, family, your partner. Maybe you’re going to the beach or on a camping trip. […]
“One day in Venice, sometime near the end of the 14th century, a busy merchant found himself with a few spare moments. Maybe it was a slow day at the docks, or he arrived home too early for dinner. Whatever the reason, he did what people of his era […]
Pornokitsch reprints a letter Henry Hasse wrote to Ray Bradbury’s Futuria Fantasia under the pseudonym, “Foo E Onya” in 1939 (and notes the Hasse rebutted his own letter in the next issue). “The editor of this magazine [Ray Bradbury], under the impression that I am still one of […]
The Projection Booth invited the Gutter’s own Carol back to talk about the documentary, All Things Must Pass: The Life and Death of Tower Records. Mike White also interviews producer Sean M. Stewart.
At The Atlantic, Nolan Feeny writes a piece on the impact of zines, fan writers (including Steven Moffat, Paul Cornell and the new Doctor, Peter Capaldi) and fandom on Doctor Who. “If you had an opinion and wrote well, you aspired to write for the best zines, and […]