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Zine+Writing Chats

The Amazing Suzy X: “I want my audience to deal with my anger, my discomfort and my insecurity.”

Suzy X is the frontwoman for kick ass Brooklyn-based punk rock witchcore band, Shady Hawkins (they recently released a cassette on Sister Polygon/Dischord Records). She’s also a fellow Rookie, illustrator, zine maker, blogger, Bitch Media […]

Dec, 16

Filmme Fatales Zine’s Brodie Lancaster: Fee£ings, Public Speaking & Kanye West

Brodie Lancaster is the creator and editor of, Filmme Fatales, a zine on women and cinema. She’s also a fellow staff writer for Rookie magazine, contributes to various print and online publications, and is ½ […]

Nov, 04

Wasted Opportunities Zine Creator Justin George: “Punk rock was a game changer in my life!”

Justin George is the creator of one of my favourite punk zines, Wasted Opportunities. The interviews he features in his Brisbane, Australia-based zine are both thoughtful and insightful. After reading Justin’s work for some time, […]

Oct, 04

Albion Gold’s Laura Mardon: “DIY ’til I Die!”

I think it’s safe to say that you’re a highly creative person; you’re an illustrator, photographer and make music both solo and in band, Albion Gold. What motivates you to do all that you do? […]

Jan, 11

Ali E on Heavy Beach, Damn Terran, Death Of A Scenester Zine & Records

I think Melbourne musician Ali E is AMAZING! She plays in post-punk band Damn Terran, psych-rock band Heavy Beach and does solo work (she reminds me a little of Adalita from Magic Dirt). If all […]

Nov, 08

Blondie’s Gary Lachman on Madame Blavatsky: The Mother of Modern Spirituality

Musician (he was the founding bassist for Blondie, toured with Iggy Pop, worked with X-Ray Spex’s Lora Logic and been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame) and author, Gary Lachman’s work fascinates […]

Sep, 26

Author Jessica Dainese: “There was no book talking about the women in the history of Italian punk or rock music. Like they never existed…I decided to write one.”

Italian writer, author, journalist and zine maker Jessica Dainese got in touch with me recently and we instantly hit it off and have been corresponding ever since. We’ve been bonding over our mutual love of […]

Sep, 19

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