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Malachi Ritscher

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Zine, Malachi Ritscher
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December 2014
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A profile on the life of Malachi Ritscher, a prolific audio recorder of the Chicago jazz scene from the early 1990s to 2006. The profile was written in response to an invitation by the 2014 Whitney Biennial at the Whitney Museum of American Art. In writing about Mr. Ritscher, who died in November 2006, the author wants to "share something that the public may not know exists and to see the museum lend authority and importance to a life and a creative practice that probably would not receive museum consideration..."
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Anon, Good Nurse!

Untitled collection of photos featuring unnamed woman

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This zine is a collection of quiet photos taken in the nighttime. Often featuring close-up shots and an unnamed woman in different interiors and locations around Chicago (a Pilsen storefront's awning can be spotted), the photographer unveils a hushed world in contrast to the bustling urban landscape.
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Lil' Buddies Magazine - issue 2

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Zine, Lil' Buddies Magazine - issue 2
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2014*
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2
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Lil' Buddies Magazine is a collection of pictures and drawings of anthropomorphized images. This issue is mostly made up of images of teeth.
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*date estimated based on publication date of Lil' Buddies Magazine - issue 1.
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Food Boys

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Zine, Food Boys
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December 2015
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"If you ever go through a break up, and you are feeling depressed, just look through 'Food Boys,' find the description of the boy you just broke up with, and eat that food to make you feel better." In this zine, the authors ask the reader to confront their heartache headfirst, without averting its gaze. With its sixteen paradigms of boys in the guise of food (such as pizza, posole, snow cones, gummy bears), Food Boys provides the recently heartbroken a pathway to feeling better: eat your feelings.
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Burn Collector #13

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z Burn Collector
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June 2007
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13
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A personal zine about Al Burian and his travels between Chicago and Germany.
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English
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Date comes from http://archive.razorcake.org/punk-zine-reviews/burn-collector-13-5-x-6-cardstock-cover-stapled-104-pgs that shows it.
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Chicago Critical Mass 2010 Calendeur

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Zine, Chicago Critical Mass 2010 Calendeur
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December 2009
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Pocket-sized zine fashioned as a monthly calendar compiled by Chicago Critical Mass (a monthly bike ride/bike parade promoting the use of bicycles as a viable means of transportation). Each month, a different Chicago bicycling advocacy group or event is featured. Also contains monthly inspirational cycling-related quotes such as, "The sound of a car door opening in front of you is similar to the sound of a gun being cocked. - Amy Webster."
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the world is a beautiful place and now I'm in the mood for pie

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z, the world is a beautiful place and now I'm in the mood for pie
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September 2016
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A zine about two people's cravings for sweet stuff
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Date was derived from the Renegade craft fair mentioned in zine.
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