Reverend Richard J. Mackin

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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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'''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; these letters are compiled in his zine [[Book of Letters]]. His book ''Thank You For Your Continued Interest'' contains a selection of these letters and responses from corporations.  
He is also known for the artistic, self-promotional cards that often accompany his zine.
He is also known for the artistic, self-promotional cards that often accompany his zine.
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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]], two female writers accuse him of sexual assault. In his own zine [[Advice to Myself]], Mackin responds to the allegations.
Mackin is known for his flamboyant personality and for dressing as a pirate. In the zine [[Baby I'm a Manarchist]], two female writers accuse him of sexual assault. In his own zine [[Advice to Myself]], Mackin responds to the allegations.
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== External Links ==
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[http://www.richmackin.org/ Official website]
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[http://richmackin.livejournal.com/ LiveJournal]
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Revision as of 11:46, 2 September 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; these letters are compiled in his zine Book of Letters. His book Thank You For Your Continued Interest contains a selection of these letters and responses from corporations.

He is also known for the artistic, self-promotional cards that often accompany his zine.

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, two female writers accuse him of sexual assault. In his own zine Advice to Myself, Mackin responds to the allegations.

External Links

Official website

LiveJournal


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