Selection: "Fond(led) Memories,"
by Todd Morman (page 120)
Recent review (from Factsheet Five): "Skip
and Todd did a bang-up job with their first issues, perfectly
capturing the zine style and youthful attitudes."
Sample: $2 cash from P.O. Box 33561, Raleigh,
When did you launch your zine? What inspired you to do so?
About a year and a half ago.
I used to do my own zine, ZOIKS!, which was mostly fiction and
I wrote a couple of articles for Stay
Free! When SF! moved to New York, I felt there was a big
gap and that I had many more articles to write.
Why publish a zine?
I have things that I want
to say based on observations and experiences I've had. It's not
that I am preaching or lecturing, I just say to the world, "Hey,
did you ever notice...?" (Not in the whiney shallow pointless
way that Andy Rooney does). Of course, just because I want to
say it doesn't mean others want to hear it.
Have you ever published any other zines?
I did ZOIKS! off and on for
about four years ending about three years ago. I also helped
with Sony Free!, a knee-jerk one-shot in response to a Sony-sponsored
local music fest.
What's your favorite part of doing a zine?
All parts are fun for me accept
soliciting for ads to pay for it.
Any general tips for aspiring zinesters?
Don't get too big too quickly.
Grow slowly. Concentrate on one issue at a time. If it's not
fun to do, don't do it.
In my other life, I'm a:
Technical support person at
a graphic software company, main archivist of the A/V Geek Educational
Film Library, sometimes I sleep.
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