This Tiny Donkey Looks Rather Lost

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This Tiny Donkey Looks Rather Lost
Issue Two

This Tiny Donkey Looks Rather Lost was a punk zine published in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada.

Edited by Lisa Godfrey and Jim Shedden, it was published in the 1980s. On the blog Taddle Creek, the article "Growing Up In Toronto" features Jim Shedden talking about zines. He writes, My friend Lisa Godfrey started a zine in high school and I kind of nudged my way in. It was called This Tiny Donkey Looks Rather Lost, which was a caption in a kids’ book. There were two issues before Lisa moved on, and then I changed the name to The Hanged Men Dance, from a poem by Rimbaud.

Issue one featured an article on going to see U2 in concert in Buffalo, New York.

Issue two contains the editorial, "The Donkey Whose Ears Were Too Long"; an interview with the band Youth Youth Youth about their music and politics and their zine, Civil Disobedience; an article on the portrayal of punks on television; letters to the editor; a review of the book Cool Cats - 25 Years of Rock 'N Roll Style; a poem by Rick, guitarist of The Squids; an interview with the band The Rentboys about their music and outlook, and one member's zine, Smash; reviews of concerts by The Rentboys, and Ugly Models, a review of a recording by Orange Juice; an article clipped from a newspaper about the band Rough Trade, which has then been cut in three pieces and graphically arranged; and lots of cut and paste collage work featuring Eeyore, the donkey from Winnie The Pooh.

Jim Shedden also published the comics zine Gratis, and the science fiction zine This Sure As Hell Ain't DNQ, and was one of the co-editors of Black Triangle and The Hanged Men Dance.