Issue 41

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Film Review: X-Ray Visions: A Look Inside Portland’s Legendary X-Ray Cafe

Category: Issue 41, Reviews

X-Ray Cafe was an all ages nightclub in Portland, Oregon that housed a wild variety of events such as bands, art projects, classes and workshops, sewing circles, poetry nights… the list goes on. But the cafe only lasted until 1994 due to a riot and, the usual story for anything good and independently run, lack […]

Film Review: Worn shorts

Worn magazine called out to contributors, friends and fans of fabric to create a video explaining their relationship with fashion. The best in this collection of twelve videos of varying film quality and intrigue give us a look into people’s closets and photo albums or take us on zany rides with stop motion shoes and […]

Film Review: A Hundred Dollars & A T-shirt: A Documentary About Zines in the Northwest

This is a great resource for anyone who wants a little context for the existence of zines. The narrative in A Hundred Dollars and a T-Shirt is made up of a large collection of interviews with people in the Northwest US zine scene, discussing the ins and outs of zine making and the comm-unity around […]

Web Review: Joyland.ca

With editorial sects now sprawling to Montreal, New York and Los Angeles, this Toronto-based fiction site is “dedicated to finding a new way to publish short fiction.” This fledgling enterprise was started by Emily Schultz and Brian Joseph Davis in Toronto earlier this year. www.joyland.ca

Web Review: ThePauper.com

A web portal and network of information, tools, and resources for the artist and creative communities geared towards the starving artist with tons of helpful links and editorial type diary entries. www.thepauper.com

Web Review: MondoMagazine.net

A non-profit, weekly, Toronto-based, online magazine that focuses on arts, culture, and humour with an assorted dosage of film, comics, lifestyle, music, television, and general online intrigue. www.mondomagazine.net

Web Review: BookNinja.com

Web Review: ReadingFrenzy.com

Web Review: Punknews.org

Web Review: HalifaxLocals.com

Web Review: Comics212.net

Web Review: MethinksPresents.org

Web Review: Craftster.org

Music Review: Zodiac — Murderworld

Music Review: Sebastien Grainger & The Mountains — American Names EP

Music Review: Friendly Rich & The Lollipop People — Dinosaur Power

Music Review: Disguises — Post-Mortem Depression

Music Review: Braintoy — Vehicles

Book Review: The Adventures of Johnny Bunko: The Last Career Guide You’ll Ever Need

Book Review: The Customer is Always Wrong, Retail Chronicles

Listen Again: A Momentary History of Pop Music

Book Review: Imperfect Penance

Book Review: Shuck

Book Review: Blood Pudding

Book Review: Mother Superior

Book Review: As Good as Dead

Book Review: Suddenly the Minotaur

Book Review: Blasted

Book Review: The Withdrawal Method

Book Review: We Could Be Like That Couple…

Book Review: Fly on the Wall

Book Review: Squishy

Book Review: In the Garden of Men

Book Review: Skin Room

Book Review: The Humbugs Diet

Book Review: I.V. Lounge Nights

Book Review: The Show That Smells

Book Review: Winter Tennis

Book Review: Fond

Book Review: The Debaucher

Book Review: The North End Poems

Book Review: BirchSplitBark

Book Review: Troubled

Book Review: Kissing Dead Girls

Book Review: The Love Song of Laura Ingalls Wilder

Book Review: Dead Cars in Managua

Book Review: The Red Element

Book Review: Found

Book Review: Night Work: The Sawchuk Poems

Book Review: Water Strider

Book Review: TMNT Volume 4, #29

Backpage: Pictorial Profile: Becky Johnson

Lint

I already know how my life will go.

The Geofriends

Column: Zine Philosophy

Column: Deleted Zines Digging the dirt on ex-zinesters

Column: Jason and the Comics

Column: Introducing Sarah Steinberg

Column: Editor’s Note

Artist in Residence: David McGimpsey

Folio: Lover’s Spit Zine

Fiction: Heartbreak for Dummies

Fiction: Yes Man

Fiction: Jonny’s Mid-Life Crisis Report: Entry #7

Fiction: Band Names

Excerpt: Fear of Fighting

Product of the Issue

Freehand Books Arrives

Charting Alt-Comedy in Canada

Hamilton Arts and Letters

The Lonely Insanity of B-seventeen

Less Stupider & Vulgar

Boy-o-Boylesque

Feature: Perfect Bound Hilarity! Canada’s funniest literary journals

Feature: The Art of Stuttering

Feature: What’s this for? A terrifying and humourless journey into the pathologically guarded world of the independent author

Feature: Hilarity in High-Def Is laughter leaving the clubs and heading online and onscreen?

Feature: Web Comics

Feature: Soundbites from the Funhouse

Feature: That Joke Isn’t Funny Anymore

The Puritan

Poems for Addiction, Sex & Sanity

Bullshit — The Literary Issue

B After C

The Work of a Young, Unfed and Unknown Cartoonist

Violet Miranda: Girl Pirate

Pictures

Mercy Seat

Madge’s Mini Comix

Foerster

Doom

Cramhole #2

You

Xerography Debt

Urinal Gum

The Support Worker of Emile Durkheim House

The Project

The East Village Inky

Tazewell’s Favorite Eccentric