Stop Reading That!
Blackest.Heart has some great content if you can get past the edgy teenager vibe. Plus, Wil Wheaton has a meltdown and the world laughs.
Issue 1: https://archive.org/details/Blackest_Heart_1
Issue 2: https://archive.org/details/BlackestHeart2
Note: I created this episode on Sunday but I'm having some trouble with my podcast app, so it's being uploaded late.
The Ku Klux Klan OR Invisible Empire is a fascinating primary source document that provides a look into the organization’s origins through the eyes of its founders. It's racist even by 1914 standards and self-serving, but should be of interest to history buffs and people looking for an angle not taught in school.
Raw Virus is a reminder that there is no time like the present if you want to get your voice out.
Issue 1: https://ia801901.us.archive.org/21/items/RawVirus1edit/Raw%20Virus%231%28edit%29.pdf
Issue 2: https://ia801907.us.archive.org/28/items/RawVirus2edit/Raw%20Virus%232%28edit%29.pdf
Mentally Penetrated by an Acid Enema has great reviews, but the self-conscious weirdness doesn't always work in its favor.
Issue 6: ia800104.us.archive.org/33/items/MentallyPenetratedByAnAcidEnema06Starbrite/Mentally_Penetrated_By_An_Acid_Enema_06%20%28Starbrite%29.pdf
Xerox Ferox: www.amazon.com/Xerox-Ferox-World-Horror-Fanzine/dp/1909394106
Uncensored Detective is an interesting look at America's postwar mindset, but is unfortunately lacking in the sleaze department.
Volume 2: archive.org/details/uncensored-detective-v2-n6-1946-12
Whether you read it for the articles or for the appreciation of the female form, Whisper is a hoot.
Volume 3 Issue 7: archive.org/details/whisper-magazine-v3-n7-1950-05
Front Page Detective is a great example of the human desire for lurid, prurient entertainment.
Volume 14 no 12: archive.org/details/Front_Page_Detective_v14n12_1955-03.Dell
Gorehound is a nifty horror rock zine that has something to offer even to those outside of its seemingly narrow focus, while the comic book John Wayne Gacy: "The Killer Clown" doesn't have much to appeal to those outside true crime fandom.
Gorehound 1: archive.org/details/Gorehound-HorrorPunkZineCompilationDisc
John Wayne Gacy, "The Killer Clown": archive.org/details/PsychoKillers-JohnWayneGacyComicBook
A review of the British exploitation zine Sheer Filth. Plus, a few comments on Kevin Allred, Kino Jimenez and Talcum X's deep thoughts on the streets of San Francisco.
Sheer Filth 1: archive.org/details/Sheer_Filth_01
Sheer Filth 2: archive.org/details/Sheer_Filth_02
Sheer Filth 7: archive.org/details/Sheer_Filth_07_August_1989
Sheer Filth 8: archive.org/details/Sheer_Filth_08_Jan_1990
Sheer Filth 9: archive.org/details/Sheer_Filth_09
Invasion of the Sad Man Eating Mushrooms seems a bit uneven at first, but is a great example of how zines are used in community-building. Issue 1: archive.org/details/Invasion_of_the_Sad_Man_Eating_Mushrooms_01_Noose Issue 7: archive.org/details/InvasionOfTheSadManEatingMushrooms07Starbrite
Published on Jul 1, 2018
Videooze is great for fans of the horror genre, but it is missing that intangible ingredient that would make people outside fandom more curious. Plus, Spatular Extremities is now Stop Reading That!
Issue 1: archive.org/details/Videooze_1_toecutter
Issues 6&7: archive.org/details/Videooze_6-7_Naschy_Special_djangokiller
Issue 8: archive.org/details/Videooze_8_Spring_1996_gorbag
A review of the 1987 British horror zine Yeeeuuch! and a few words on the 2017 Colombian photo zine Cheap Shit.
A review of the Fort Myers, FL zine Rodent Cake and GG Allin’s (S)Scrapbook.
Rodent Cake 1: archive.org/details/RodentCake-Issue1
Rodent Cake 2: mediachrist.blogspot.com/2012/07/rodent-cake-magazine-issue-2-feb1995.html
GG Allin’s (S)Crapbook: archive.org/details/Ggsscrapbook
Sluggisha Tapes: sluggishatapes.bandcamp.com
A review of Banned in Britain, possibly the only British splatter film zine produced in Denmark.
A supplement to the COUM Transmissions and Throbbing Gristle episode. Kindred Spirit was a Hull-based fanzine in the 1980s; this episode focuses on a 1984 piece on Chris and Cosey, one half of Throbbing Gristle.
Kindred Spirit blog: https://kindredspiritfanzine.blogspot.com
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Stop Reading That! (formerly Spatular Extremities) is a review show that focuses on fanzines, pulp magazines and other experimental literary detritus. It began as a show about independent art movements, hence the Throbbing Gristle video, and just sort of morphed.