Cheer the Eff Up #6- Everyone who picks up a copy of Cheer the Eff Up is instantly hooked. Each issue is a treasure in an entirely unassuming package. ($3)
The Prince Zine (Revised and Updated Second Edition)- A brand new edition of everything you ever wanted to know about the artist currently known as Prince. New sections, everything revised, plus new drawings from Rachel Lee-Carman! ($5)
Snow White- A photo zine of the strange and sublime. ($7)
Back in stock: All five issues of I Love Bad Movies, all six issues of Shotgun Seamstress, both issues of Where You From?, the excellent game show zine Come on Down, our gardening zine Growing Things, the latest issue of Basic Paper Airplane, Dave Roche's Curse Journal, and Ened McNeet's I Know You Know My Heart.
Fuck This Books Rule Postcard- Telling it like it is. ($1)
Lay Off Me Pops Postcard- Stop being so uptight. ($1)
Make Big Plans Postcard- Please do. ($1)
No More Babies Postcard- Fighting over-population, one postcard at a time. ($1)
This Disaster Postcard- This Disaster Happened Because You Are A Heterosexual postcard. Referencing the awesome song by The Ovens. ($1)
We're Getting the Band Back Together Postcard- Reunion tour, 2014. Spread the word, in postcard form. ($1)
Back in stock: The postcards of Hope Amico, the Max Ernst pocket journals, and Eberhardt Press' ever-popular bird pads.
It's Alright: A Truckface Anthology, Volume One- One of the best zines ever, collected for the first time. Volume One puts together some long out of print issues, which is definite cause for celebration.($16.50)
It's Alright: A Truckface Anthology, Volume Two- This volume collects LB's writing from her first five years as a public school teacher. It is at turns powerful, hilarious, sad, inspirational, and always always always amazing. If any zine deserves a 400+ page anthology, it's Truckface. ($20)
Andro Arrows- Electric Angel (Download card)- The first EP from this incredible Olympia electro-pop performance art superstar. ($5)
Appalachian Yard Art- Green Glass (Cassette Tape & Flexi Disc)- Noisy and beautiful psych-folk from Seattle. Gloriously hypnotizing. ($7)
The Casual Fools- Melody (7")- Fun and frantic, bordering on ecstatic, post-punk from Cleveland, Ohio. ($5)
Magazines & Playing Cards
The Best Game Ever Booster Pack- Some extra cards for your deck of The Best Game Ever (which is also back in stock!). ($1)
Rad Dad Magazine, Spring 2014- From the long-running, and award-winning, zine comes the first issue of its new magazine format! Approaching parenting from a wide variety of perspectives, these are a series of beautiful, informative, touching, and hilarious essays about the many ways parenting can look. ($6.95)
*March 8th is the rescheduled Amazine Night! w/ IBQT, Bitch Media, In Other Words Books, Corina Dross, and a ton of local readers. 6-10pm, free, at the IPRC here in Portland.
*March 8th, after Amazine Night, is the Portland release party for Craven Rock's Nights and Days in a Dark Carnival, a book that looks into Juggalo culture. This will be more than just a reading. 10pm, free, at The Rainbow Chandelier.
*March 14th & 15th is the Chicago Zine Fest! This will be awesome and we so wish we could be there.
*March 29th will be a Prince event in New York City hosted by our own Joshua James Amberson and put on by the lovely folks from I Love Bad Movies! At Videology in Brooklyn, free.
*New music you should check out: An awesome Kate Bush tribute album that benefits reproductive rights, the new Electrician album, the new Lake video on Tiny Mixtapes, the new Ashley Erikkson video (and great interview!) on Rookie, experimental releases from both David Thomas Broughton and Barren Nieces, and Diane Cluck's first album in eight years on NPR's First Listen!
*Portland's own Justin Hocking has a new book about Moby Dick obsession and surfing that came out this week on Graywolf Press. There's an excerpt in the Portland Mercury and a reading of it on OPB's Think Out Loud radio show.
*Our friend Sara Renberg had a few poems published in Poor Claudia's Phenome column.
*The excellent My Complicated Relationship With Food zine now has an audiozine version on Bunny Ears Distro.
*There's a petition going to save Portland's VOZ work center for immigrants and day laborers. They do great work and we encourage everyone to support them.
*We recently made an updated list of all the great stores that carry Antiquated Future goods. All are sweet people and amazing businesses that we, again, encourage everyone to support.
Until next month,
Joshua James & Chask'e