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Irreverence You Can Almost Touch -“The most disposable yet fascinating of all magazines are the small do-it-yourself, photocopied or offset-printed fanzines. Before Web sites and blogs, these zines were a bridge between mainstream magazines and personal newsletters. Well, maybe not a bridge per se, but an alternative to slicks, one that could be produced with minimal cost and by virtually anyone with a mind to publish. Spiritually related to Dadaist and Surrealist art journals of the 1920s, yet born of the ’60s underground press, these limited-run, nonprofessionally produced zines, when seen in light of today’s digital culture, were, and in some cases still are, the last stop on the road to print’s predicted ¬≠extinction”

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