Iggy Scam

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Iggy Scam (Erick Lyle) is a writer, musician, actor and zinester.

Throughout the 1990's, Iggy edited Scam, an influential zine that featured personal writing, politics, reports on protest events and interviews with activists and punk bands. Five and a half issues have been published so far. It was featured in Volume Two of 1997's Zine Yearbook. The most recent issue, # 5 1/2, was released in March 2006.

As a writer, he has contributed to Maximum Rock N Roll; Error, edited by Sam McPheeters; Tales Of Blarg, edited by Janelle Hessig; and the audio zine Long Ago and Right Now. He has also appeared on the radio show This American Life.

Iggy Scam is also a guitarist and drummer. In the 1990's he played with the band The Hidden Resentments. In the 2000's he began playing with MIAMI, Allergic to Bullshit, and Onion Flavored Rings, who released the recording, Two Minutes Enlightenment on the No Idea label in 2005.

As an actor, he appears in Mudflap editor Greta Snider's celebrated film Portland, a tale of three zinesters travelling from San Francisco to Portland who encounter all kinds of unexpected adventures.

In 2006 Iggy announced he will be using the name Erick Lyle henceforth.




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