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'''R. Seth Friedman''' (born in Great Neck, NY) is best known as the final publisher of the [[review zine]] [[Factsheet Five]] and the editor of the book [[The Factsheet Five Zine Reader]] (published by Three Rivers Press in June of 1997). In the introduction to the [[The Factsheet Five Zine Reader]] Friedman recalls discovering music zines in the late 1970s and getting hooked. His uber-fandom of zines peaked when he restarted the failed [[Factsheet Five]] in 1991 with capital derived from working as a computer consultant in New York.
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'''The East Village Inky''' is entirely hand written and illustrated by [[Ayun Halliday]], and published in New York, U.S.A.  
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In 1997 Friedman talked about reviving Factsheet Five in an [[alt.zines]] post. He said, "How do you think I got this 'job' in the first place? I applied for it? I saw an ad in the paper? I had friends in high places? I used my parent's connections? I did Factsheet Five because Mike and Hudson gave it up. Factsheet Five was dead! I revived it because I thought it was too important to die. I revived it because no one else was doing it."
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The title comes from Halliday's nickname for her daughter India. Much of the zine deals with parenting in a consistently light, humorous tone.
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Under Friedman's helm as publisher, [[Factsheet Five]] was published quarterly on a consistant schedule from 1991 until it folded in 1998...
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Ayun Halliday is also the author of four self-mocking autobiographies ''The Big Rumpus'',''No Touch Monkey! And Other Travel Lessons Learned Too Late'', ''Job Hopper and Dirty Sugar Cookies: Culinary Observations, Questionable Taste''. Her first children's book, ''Always Lots Of Heinies At The Zoo'' will be published in May 2009.
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''The East Village Inky'' was one of the zines featured on the 2003 and 2005 tours of North America by [[Mobilivre-Bookmobile]], a travelling library in a trailer of independent publications. As well, the zine was featured in volume six and volume nine of [[Zine Yearbook]]...
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East Village Inky #35
East Village Inky #35

The East Village Inky is entirely hand written and illustrated by Ayun Halliday, and published in New York, U.S.A.

The title comes from Halliday's nickname for her daughter India. Much of the zine deals with parenting in a consistently light, humorous tone.

Ayun Halliday is also the author of four self-mocking autobiographies The Big Rumpus,No Touch Monkey! And Other Travel Lessons Learned Too Late, Job Hopper and Dirty Sugar Cookies: Culinary Observations, Questionable Taste. Her first children's book, Always Lots Of Heinies At The Zoo will be published in May 2009.

The East Village Inky was one of the zines featured on the 2003 and 2005 tours of North America by Mobilivre-Bookmobile, a travelling library in a trailer of independent publications. As well, the zine was featured in volume six and volume nine of Zine Yearbook...

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