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'''Reverend Richard J. Mackin''' labels himself as the 'Consumer Defense Corporate Poet'. His claim to fame is his letters to corporate American that are subtle crafty digs at their inane ads and insane corporate behavior. Then he prints their straightlaced replys which come off as just as funny. Also he does some clever self-promotion art pieces.
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'''Reverend Richard J. Mackin''' (a/k/a Rich Mackin) creates zines as the "Consumer Defense Corporate Poet." Much of his work involves crank letters to corporations, usually with humorous and political undercurrents. His book ''Thank You For Your Continued Interest'' contains a selection of his letters and responses from corporations.
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Aside from his self-publishing, Mackin contributes to several zines, including [[Razorcake]].
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Mackin is known for his flamboyant personality and for dressing as a pirate. In the zine [[Baby I'm a Manarchist]], a female writer accused him of sexual assault. In his own zine [[Advice to Myself]], Mackin responds to the allegations without confirming or denying them outright.
  
 
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Revision as of 11:12, 28 August 2006

Reverend Richard J. Mackin (a/k/a Rich Mackin) creates zines as the "Consumer Defense Corporate Poet." Much of his work involves crank letters to corporations, usually with humorous and political undercurrents. His book Thank You For Your Continued Interest contains a selection of his letters and responses from corporations.

Aside from his self-publishing, Mackin contributes to several zines, including Razorcake.

Mackin is known for his flamboyant personality and for dressing as a pirate. In the zine Baby I'm a Manarchist, a female writer accused him of sexual assault. In his own zine Advice to Myself, Mackin responds to the allegations without confirming or denying them outright.