Reading Frenzy ~ An Independent Press Emporium
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The author collects selected status updates across her various social media accounts over several years. The result is a curated collection of previously "shared" entries that now have a physical permanence.
A bound zine with a collection of works from multiple contributors, ranging from essays, to mixed media art, and poetry. Dream Salon is a reveal of the psyches of its contributors. Its works are personal, heart felt, and unnerving all at once.
A new project from Joshua Chapman, 8th grader. He really doesn't like Counselor Troi, humans who get too cocky, bullies, or living with his mom.
Teen-ager Joshua Chapman's continuing zine on the aliens of his favorite show, Star Trek the Next Generation. This season finds Joshua in a new school but with the same old problems with peers, his mom, and society in general. Young Joshua dismantles Sheliak, Gomtuu, and Chalnoth with the insightful simplicity only a deeply disturbed 9th grader from 1992 can deliver. Hilarious and touching, A Field Guide has become one of our favorite zines!
The ongoing saga of Star Trek aliens as seen through the eyes of teenage Joshua Chapman. Art therapy in its truest form, Joshua subconsciously examines his own life in his observation of Space Fish, Paxans, and the never ending drag that is Counselor Troi.
Season Five of teenager Joshua Chapman's Field Guide covers the same ground as his past 4 reviews: the superiority of Data, the suckiness of Counselor Troi, and aliens with butts on their foreheads. But underneath the typical adolescent angst lays a deeply troubled soul whose only refuge is Star Trek and video games. Luckily for us, young Joshua has discovered the power of self publishing. Hilarious and increasingly depressing, A Field Guide to the Aliens of Star Trek The Next Generation is a must have for every nerd and social worker.
The last of emotionally disturbed teen Joshua Chapman's cathartic Start Trek TNG fanzine. Through his critiques of the aliens of Star Trek and its cast, Joshua examines is own troubled home and school life. Hilarious and heartrending,A Field Guide to the Aliens of Star Trek has quickly become one of our all time favorite zines.
If you've been following the story so far, I'll let you in on the secret. This series is the work of Zack, author of Love is Not Constantly Worrying if you are Making the Biggest Mistake of Your Life, and co-author of Miami, You've Got Style.
Issue #7 contains hundreds of love letters, Post-Its, mysterious notes, to-do lists, a bizarre looking-for-love flyer, and, as always, so many found photographs of people who you'll find yourself thinking about for days. The issue features an interview with Rachel Maddow of MSNBC and filmmaker Ramin Bahrani.
Pair FOUND Magazine #7 with the new FOUND: After Dark (the adult off-shoot of FOUND Magazine) and FOUND Magazine: The Early Years if you're a FOUND virgin and prepare to be simultaneously haunted and enthralled by the lives and thoughts of people you'll never meet.
This special edition of FOUND Magazine is chock-full of smutty goodness. Inside are desperate and hilarious pleas for pick-ups, sexy to-do lists, and "romantic" notes, all found and sent in by readers from all over the world. Dispersed among the photographs, doodles, and love letters are illustrations by Tony Millionaire, Sophie McMahan, and Anna Stasek.
A beautiful and well-crafted mini-comic from ET Russian depicting a variety of items in their respective furled and unfurled states. The gold ink on the cover is gorgeous against the black paper, and Russian's drawings are simple yet evocative.
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