Selections: "The Color of Lounge,"
by Marcy Shapiro (page 74), and "Eleven Ways to Annoy the
Person Next to You on the Bus," by Kyria Crowley (page 154)
Recent review (from Netsurfer Digest):
"15 Minutes' Web site is like browsing in a bookshop with
an atmosphere of great fun. It's yummy."
Sample copy: $1 cash from P.O. Box 49497,
Austin, TX 78765
When did you launch your zine? What inspired you to do so?
I really enjoy reading cereal boxes during breakfast. So I set
out to make a zine that was the literary equivalent.
Why publish a zine?
There's just something
intrinsically wonderful about killing trees in order to spread
information (I get little to no satisfaction about publishing
our web version).
Have you published any other zines?
A friend and I
published a one issue of a zine called La Luna (our plan was
to publish according to the lunar calendar). He was in a save-the-world
phase and I was out to make fun of it. The result was a zine
with a serious case of split personality. The first issue had
an interview with the head of a hunger relief organization (his
story) and a piece on having diarrhea on a first date (mine).
Any general tips for aspiring zinesters?
Set your goals
low and stumble over them!
What's your favorite part of doing a zine?
Fill in the blank: In my other life, I'm an ...Benjamin
Eleven Ways to Annoy
Next to You on the Bus
Back to FAT!SO?
// Index // Ahead to Flatter!