The Indie Web is the new Zines

Fair warning: This post is heavily influenced by my identity & community as a queer white female. I think it's valuable but look forward to other's input. As a zinester and zine librarian, I see the Indie Web as a pretty direct correlation to 1980’s and 1990’s zine culture. The method of production may be…

Poll: Transportation Cocktails or Comics?

One of my missions in life is to demystify the complicated world of transportation finance using unusual mediums. To that end, I've been working on two very cool projects that are set to be revealed this year: A transportation youtube series that explains transportation economics over drinks. Numerous high-profile transportation & elected officials guests are…

Call For Submissions: Zine Librarian Problems

Recently, I found a tiny mini-comic hidden in the stacks at the IPRC, simply titled "What Happened to the Zine Library?" It was the story of a regular day at the IPRC when Greig, our founding zine librarian, had shelfread and catalogued quite a few zines, but right before he closed up at 10PM, he…

2013 New Year’s Resolutions Review

How did my 2013 New Year's Resolutions go?   The Hell-Yeas! Flossing  This is probably my most successful new year's resolution ever. I started flossing daily, after I let my Facebook friends vote on my resolutions. I'm now totally addicted to flossing and it isn't nearly as scary as I thought. When I went to…