The new pollution

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The new pollution (Chippendale, N.S.W.: Loud, [1998]) 'featuring important life instructions on how to make a zine plus a national zine anthology.'

The new pollution features interviews with Australian zinesters, including Richard Neville, founder of the eminent satirical magazine Oz , and with Australian Distros. Also included is a zine-making guide that includes practical advice as well as an appraisal of the cut and paste aesthetic compared to desktop publishing. However, the bulk of this pubilcation is is devoted to an a-z anthology of current Australian zines, and to a lesser extent e-zines and comics.

This publication was edited by Sean Healy, Amanda Benson, Ian Sweeny and Aaron Bristow, and featured design work by Damien Frost.

Inside cover: "The LOUD Media festival of youth culture and the arts are proud, frightened, amused, hysterical, offended, disoriented, and excited to be associated with The Pod's (sic. The Octapod Association) overview of Australia's zine scene, The New Pollution."

Available from: The Pod - 3/231 King St, Newcastle NSW 2300. Australia.