Ben Weasel

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'''Ben Weasel''' (born Ben Foster) is a punk singer, writer and [[zinester]] from Chicago, Illinois.  
'''Ben Weasel''' (born Ben Foster) is a punk singer, writer and [[zinester]] from Chicago, Illinois.  
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In the early 1990s, Weasel published the [[fanzine]] [[Panic Button]] that focused on punk rock and hockey. He published two [[one shot]] zines through [[Oyster Publications]]; ''Brady Bunch Behemoth'' (1991), and ''Stab! Stab! Stab!'' (1992). Weasel has also written for various other zines, including [[10 Things Jesus Wants You To Know]], and had a long-running column in [[Maximum Rock'n'Roll]]. In 2006, he began a regular column in the long running zine [[Jersey Beat]].
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In the early 1990s, Weasel published the [[fanzine]] [[Panic Button]] that focused on punk rock and hockey. He published two [[one shot]] zines through [[Oyster Publications]]; ''Brady Bunch Behemoth'' (1991), and ''Stab! Stab! Stab!'' (1992). Weasel has also written for various other zines, including [[10 Things Jesus Wants You To Know]], [[Razorcake]], and had a long-running column in [[Maximum Rock'n'Roll]]. In 2006, he began a regular column in the long running zine [[Jersey Beat]].
In 2001, Weasel wrote a novel called ''Like Hell'' and put out a collection of his columns and articles in 2002 entitled ''Punk is a Four Letter Word''. Both books were published by Hope and Nonthings, a small publishing house based in Chicago run by former bandmate John "Jughead" Pierson.  
In 2001, Weasel wrote a novel called ''Like Hell'' and put out a collection of his columns and articles in 2002 entitled ''Punk is a Four Letter Word''. Both books were published by Hope and Nonthings, a small publishing house based in Chicago run by former bandmate John "Jughead" Pierson.  
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In his music career, Ben Weasel was the lead singer of punk rock band Screeching Weasel, as well as The Riverdales. He also ran his own Chicago-based label called Panic Button. In recent years he has released one solo album and is currently working on a follow up to it.
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In his music career, Ben Weasel was the lead singer of punk rock band Screeching Weasel, as well as The Riverdales. He also ran his own Chicago-based label called Panic Button. In recent years he has released one solo album and is currently working on a follow up to it and has begun a new digital only label called Mentoda Recording Co. He also host his own radio show, ''Waubesa Radio''.
==Zines==
==Zines==
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==Contributions==
==Contributions==
*[[10 Things Jesus Wants You To Know]]
*[[10 Things Jesus Wants You To Know]]
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*[[Hit List]]
*[[Jersey Beat]]
*[[Jersey Beat]]
*[[Maximum Rock N Roll]]
*[[Maximum Rock N Roll]]
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*[[Razorcake]]
==Books==
==Books==

Revision as of 06:19, 15 March 2007

Ben Weasel (born Ben Foster) is a punk singer, writer and zinester from Chicago, Illinois.

In the early 1990s, Weasel published the fanzine Panic Button that focused on punk rock and hockey. He published two one shot zines through Oyster Publications; Brady Bunch Behemoth (1991), and Stab! Stab! Stab! (1992). Weasel has also written for various other zines, including 10 Things Jesus Wants You To Know, Razorcake, and had a long-running column in Maximum Rock'n'Roll. In 2006, he began a regular column in the long running zine Jersey Beat.

In 2001, Weasel wrote a novel called Like Hell and put out a collection of his columns and articles in 2002 entitled Punk is a Four Letter Word. Both books were published by Hope and Nonthings, a small publishing house based in Chicago run by former bandmate John "Jughead" Pierson.

In his music career, Ben Weasel was the lead singer of punk rock band Screeching Weasel, as well as The Riverdales. He also ran his own Chicago-based label called Panic Button. In recent years he has released one solo album and is currently working on a follow up to it and has begun a new digital only label called Mentoda Recording Co. He also host his own radio show, Waubesa Radio.

Zines

Contributions

Books

  • Like Hell, 2001
  • Punk is a Four Letter Word, 2002
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