Basic Paper Airplane

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Basic Paper Airplane is a zine by Joshua James out of Olympia, Wa. It's issues are infrequent (spaced years apart). While perhaps categorically a [[perzine]], it's a mixed bag of essays, interviews, lists and vignettes.<br>
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[[Image:Basic_paper_airplane_3.jpg‎|right|frame|'''Basic Paper Airplane'''<br/>Issue 3]]
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In a review of issue #2, Kelly Froh of Zine Thug said, ''"Joshua writes short essays about genealogy, living with and without a car, the significance of the American dollar, an interview with a film-maker friend, and a report on the ghosts of Snohomish County. I haven't read this much sincerity and thought in a zine in a long time. He has a really great voice, and is able to express himself in natural, original way. It was such a pleasant read."''
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'''Basic Paper Airplane''' is a zine by Joshua James Amberson. Started in July, 2005 in Olympia, Wa. it is now released out of Portland, Or. As of July, 2013, six issues have come out.
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While perhaps categorically a [[perzine]], issues are commonly a wide array of essays, interviews, research pieces, quotes, and vignettes. Common themes are family, odd Americana, print media, history, and childhood.
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In a review of issue #3, the blog ''We Love You So'' said, "''His zines have covered everything from genealogy to film to simplicity to cops to the media to the ghosts of Snohomish County to Kindles to the Postal System (deep breath)…and beyond. It’s amazing. It’s inspiring.''"''
== Contact ==
== Contact ==
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sleepingsilent@hotmail.com
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joshuajamberson@gmail.com<br>
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po box 2645 olympia, wa 98507
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Basic Paper Airplane c/o [[Ms Valerie Park Distro]] PO Box 42081 Portland, Or. 97242 USA
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== External Link ==
== External Link ==
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[http://msvaleriepark.blogspot.com/2008/11/ba.html Ms Valerie Park Distro]
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*[http://vimeo.com/31407839 Video: Joshua James Amberson reads from '''Basic Paper Airplane''']
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[[Category:zine]][[Category:Zines from the U.S.A.]] [[Category:2000's publications]]
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*[http://zinereviews.blogspot.com/2013/01/zine-review-basic-paper-airplane-6.html'''Basic Paper Airplane #6''' review by DJ Frederick]
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*[http://sddzine.blogspot.com/2011/01/basic-paper-airplane-3.html '''Basic Paper Airplane #3''' review by Randy Spaghetti]
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*[http://msvalerieparkdistro.com/?q=basic+paper+airplane Ms Valerie Park Distro]
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[[Category:Zines from the U.S.A.]] [[Category:2000's publications]]
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[[Category:Literary Zines]][[Category:Perzine]]
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[[Category:Washington Zines]]

Revision as of 22:00, 7 July 2013

Basic Paper AirplaneIssue 3
Basic Paper Airplane
Issue 3

Basic Paper Airplane is a zine by Joshua James Amberson. Started in July, 2005 in Olympia, Wa. it is now released out of Portland, Or. As of July, 2013, six issues have come out.

While perhaps categorically a perzine, issues are commonly a wide array of essays, interviews, research pieces, quotes, and vignettes. Common themes are family, odd Americana, print media, history, and childhood.

In a review of issue #3, the blog We Love You So said, "His zines have covered everything from genealogy to film to simplicity to cops to the media to the ghosts of Snohomish County to Kindles to the Postal System (deep breath)…and beyond. It’s amazing. It’s inspiring."

Contact

joshuajamberson@gmail.com
Basic Paper Airplane c/o Ms Valerie Park Distro PO Box 42081 Portland, Or. 97242 USA

External Link

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