Alt.zines

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'''alt.zines''' is a usenet newsgroup created in 1992 by [[Jerod Pore]] and [[Edward Vielmetti]] for the discussion of [[zine]]s and zine-realted topics.
'''alt.zines''' is a usenet newsgroup created in 1992 by [[Jerod Pore]] and [[Edward Vielmetti]] for the discussion of [[zine]]s and zine-realted topics.
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From the original alt.zines charter: 'alt.zines is a place for reviews of zines, announcements of new zines, tips on how to make zines, discussions of the culture of zines, news about zines, specific zines and related stuff.' Related stuff has included almost everything under the sun and throughout the 1990's alt.zines was the main forum for zinesters to promote, talk and argue. It was a place where a zine reader or first time publisher could rub elbows with infamous zinesters. While today there are many other online forums for zinesters and traffic on alt.zines has slowed down dramatically since the flame wars of yesteryear, alt.zines remains one of the most infuencial places on the web for zine publishers and readers alike.
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==External Link==
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[http://groups.google.com/group/alt.zines Alt.zines via Google Official Site]
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[[Category:website|alt.zines]]

Revision as of 18:33, 13 July 2006

alt.zines is a usenet newsgroup created in 1992 by Jerod Pore and Edward Vielmetti for the discussion of zines and zine-realted topics.

From the original alt.zines charter: 'alt.zines is a place for reviews of zines, announcements of new zines, tips on how to make zines, discussions of the culture of zines, news about zines, specific zines and related stuff.' Related stuff has included almost everything under the sun and throughout the 1990's alt.zines was the main forum for zinesters to promote, talk and argue. It was a place where a zine reader or first time publisher could rub elbows with infamous zinesters. While today there are many other online forums for zinesters and traffic on alt.zines has slowed down dramatically since the flame wars of yesteryear, alt.zines remains one of the most infuencial places on the web for zine publishers and readers alike.

External Link

Alt.zines via Google Official Site

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