Reading Frenzy ~ An Independent Press Emporium
A selection of hand-picked gems from our downtown Portland store. Minimum order of $8.
(11-21 of 32 items)
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.
Taking the Lane is a collaborative zine series discussing the relationships between women, society, and biking. Issue 11, Four Paws, collects tales of travel with woman's two best friends-her bike and her dog! Sweet stories, daring escapes, and sound advice abound in this cute zine.
The Hard Fifty Farm is about embracing the simplicity, realness,
and beauty of going back to the land. Jesse Duke's visceral writing on
the on the cycle of life and death on the farm mingles with her thoughts
on rural life and family. Disillusioned by a throwaway society and the hard partying ways of her peers, Duke settled into a rambling farm house with some friends and a pregnant belly, happy to make do and live on hard work and stories.While this issue focuses on heartbreaks and tragedies, hopes and dreams are ever present.
is about embracing the simplicity, realness, and beauty of going back to the land. Jesse Duke's visceral writing on the on the cycle of life and death on the farm mingles with her thoughts on rural life and family. The smells of wet earth, diesel, and fresh bread practically jump off the pages, inviting the reader into small-town Kansas and Duke's personal space.
Nothing is more dangerous than a curious young cat around her family's unlocked armory, which is why you MUST not "paws" in teaching your pet about gun safety TODAY!!! An informative guide on your (and your pet's) rights and responsibilities as American citizens, How To Talk To Your Cat About Gun Safety is rife with helpful hints on broaching a delicate subject. This isn't about anthropomorphizing your furry little friend, this is about protecting our great nation while bonding with your faithful companion.
A bi-annual showcase of emerging color photographers. This magazine is a rare gem of international photography from artists you might not have found otherwise. A lovely and rare rival to Instagram, Incandescent is a color film zine
showcasing emerging photographers. Curated by a small artists collective
in Portland, OR., this zine is beautifully printed in full color, with a
loosely interpreted theme.
Letterfirm Reader is a collecton of essays by Ian Lynam that focuses on bridging the gap between design criticism and design prose. Masterfully written and a great gift for anyone interested in graphic design, aesthetics, history, and criticism.
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