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This Futuristic Stylist Creates Fashion Trends for an Alternate Universe

Give this guy some plastic bags, aluminum ducting hose, and a pair of fluorescent leg warmers, and he'll give you a dreamscape.
Nana Baah
3.27.18
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'Foul Play' Is the True-Crime Magazine Made by Women

The zine seeks to satiate our fascination with real-life murders without resorting to sensationalism.
Amelia Abraham
3.8.18
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The True Spirit of 'The Simpsons' Lives On in These Bootleg Zines

"There's so much Springfield-related creativity happening right now—it's just that none of it is coming from the show's creators."
Giacomo Lee
12.12.17
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This Islamic Zine Gives Muslims a Platform to Tackle Taboos

The Khidr Collective wants to create a space for Muslims to be themselves.
Hussein Kesvani
8.11.17
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'Happy Hypocrite' Magazine Gives Women Editors Complete Creative Control

We talk to Hannah Sawtell, the latest guest editor, about turning a print magazine into sound.
Amelia Abraham
1.18.17
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'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
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'Headmaster' Is a Magazine for Men Who Love Men and Art

We spoke to the editors about the most recent issue, which involved sending artists on field trips.
Jo Rosenthal
10.23.16
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'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
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'PYLOT' Magazine Creates Beauty Without Photoshop or a Budget

The analogue photography-only magazine is for anyone who sees the gap between high fashion and everyday life as indecipherable.
Amelia Abraham
2.21.16
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Queer Cinema Zine 'Little Joe' Is Erotic, Rebellious, and Inspirational

A sense of mischief runs through its pages, whether in the form of erotic stills from long-lost gay movies, the platforming of marginalized filmmakers, or the rebellious act of challenging cinema's heteronormative status quo.
Amelia Abraham
2.16.16
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'Chomp' Magazine Offers a Queer Look at Japanese Street Culture

Like the famous gay magazine <i>Butt</i>, <i>Chomp</i> places erotic photographs of dudes (but also skaters) alongside personal profiles and interviews.
Amelia Abraham
1.23.16
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'​Doll Hospital Journal' Is a Zine Made By and for People with Mental Health Issues

A conversation with its creator about the progress of representation and the dubious classifications around outsider art.
Fin Murphy
12.30.15
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