Ciara Xyerra : extortion is so punk rock
At least once or twice a month I have a discussion with someone new to the zine community about why I chose not to support Microcosm Publishing. Here is Ciara’s blog post about the cancellation of the Microcosm-related “Bikes and Dinner” event in Lawrence, KS.
If anybody thinks the current lolsuit affecting the lives of my friends (& indirectly me/my career) is a brand new and exciting way of Microcosm Publishing fucking people over, you’re wrong!
I love the sweet, delicious smell of long-distance bullying and intimidation in the morning. Makes me feel all fuzzy inside. It has a certain kind of nostalgia to it, like that time my mom called up and screamed at me for three hours about how I’m a heroin-addicted slut that nobody will ever love. Ahhhhh, childhood.
Agreed. Dude is the worst - history of abuse and manipulation, failed accountability, and exploitative personal and business relationships with women. To say nothing of the shit they tacked onto Portland buttonworks. Ugh ugh ugh.
It’s the final issue of Sarah Rose’s excellent Tazewell’s Favorite Eccentric zine. A good companion piece to Sarah’s outstanding memoir, Everybody Else’s Girl, issue 16 is about friendship and shared past, addiction and pain. A damn fine read. We’re sad to see this one go but we know (for a fact!) that Sarah has some wonderful new stuff in store for us to read and we can’t wait to see it all get born!