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Zines

How Feminist Zine Culture Has Evolved

From Riot Grrrl to a more inclusive and high aesthetic present, a new exhibition shows the changing faces of a century of independent print.
Ione Gamble
6.14.18
Some Thoughts

A Goodbye to 'NME''s Print Edition, Which Shaped Generations of Music Fans

Divisive and flawed it may have been, but it was also utterly inspirational for a generation of rock fans stuck between the traditional music press and the innovations of the internet.
Lauren O'Neill
3.9.18
Music

Celebrating 400 Issues of The Wire, a Music Magazine Built on Independence

We spoke to writers and editors involved in the making of music's most discerning and open-minded publication.
Josh Baines
5.11.17
THE FUTURE OF TECH ISSUE

Library of Printed Web

Paul Soulellis makes art out of the internet.
Paul Soulellis
2.6.17
Ink Spots

Buffalo Zine Makes Fancy Print Mags Funny Again

The latest issue of the print publication features seven unique covers that send up hokey fashion magazines of yesteryear – as well as a photo of a guy smoking weed out of a Miu Miu shoe.
Amelia Abraham
11.12.16
Ink Spots

'Office' Magazine Is Full of Art, Fashion, and Magic City Strippers

"It doesn't matter whether you like it or not, just as long as you can't help having an opinion about it... That's 'Office.'"
Amelia Abraham
9.24.16
Stuff

What Some of the World's Biggest 'Playboy' Collectors Think of Its Nudity-Free Rebrand

The magazine's decision to move away from full nudity made headlines and resulted in a spat between Hugh Hefner's son and the company he founded. But what do the magazine's biggest fans think?
Dana Schwartz
2.14.16
Ink Spots

'Chomp' Magazine Offers a Queer Look at Japanese Street Culture

Like the famous gay magazine Butt, Chomp places erotic photographs of skater dudes alongside personal profiles and interviews.
Amelia Abraham
1.23.16
rave

This Huge Archive of Old Rave Zines Is Your Every Dream Come True

The Rave Archive does exactly what it says on the tin. Which is a very good thing indeed.
Josh Baines
1.19.16
deep dives

The Story of the Greatest Dance Magazine You Probably Never Read

We look back at Jockey Slut, the Manchester magazine that was proof that writing about club culture could be as fun as experience it firsthand.
Josh Baines
11.5.15
deep dives

The Story of Jockey Slut, the Greatest Dance Magazine You Probably Never Read

We look back at the Manchester magazine that was proof that writing about club culture could be as fun as experience it firsthand.
Josh Baines
11.4.15
Ink Spots

Despite being founded by two kids with artistic families, 'ALL-IN' isn't just a vanity project.

Despite being founded by two kids with artistic families, ALL-IN isn't just a vanity project. The first issue features Willem Dafoe, John Waters, Chris Kraus, and is definitely worth spending a week's worth of lunch money on.
Jocelyn Silver
10.10.15
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