November 12, 2008
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SPECIAL TIMES EDITION BLANKETS U.S. CITIES, PROCLAIMS END TO WAR
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Early this morning, commuters nationwide were delighted to find out
that while they were sleeping, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan had
come to an end.
If, that is, they happened to read a “special edition” of today’s New
In an elaborate operation six months in the planning, 1.2 million
papers were printed at six different presses and driven to prearranged
pickup locations, where thousands of volunteers stood ready to pass
them out on the street.
Articles in the paper announce dozens of new initiatives including the
establishment of national health care, the abolition of corporate
lobbying, a maximum wage for C.E.O.s, and, of course, the end of the
The paper, an exact replica of The New York Times, includes
International, National, New York, and Business sections, as well as
editorials, corrections, and a number of advertisements, including a
recall notice for all cars that run on gasoline. There is also a
timeline describing the gains brought about by eight months of
progressive support and pressure, culminating in President Obama’s “Yes
we REALLY can” speech. (The paper is post-dated July 4, 2009.)
“It’s all about how at this point, we need to push harder than ever,”
said Bertha Suttner, one of the newspaper’s writers. “We’ve got to make
sure Obama and all the other Democrats do what we elected them to do.
After eight, or maybe twenty-eight years of hell, we need to start
Not all readers reacted favorably. “The thing I disagree with is how
they did it,” said Stuart Carlyle, who received a paper in Grand
Central Station while commuting to his Wall Street brokerage. “I’m all
for freedom of speech, but they should have started their own paper.”
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The 2008 Richmond Zine Fest will be held on Saturday, October 11, 2008, from 11am to 5pm at the Gay Community Center of Richmond, at 1407 Sherwood Ave. The event is free to the public. There will also be free coffee on hand, and (vegan) food will be available for purchase at a small price.
Space 1026 will be repin’ members titles including works by: Andrew Jeffery Wright, Crystal Stokowski, Jason Hsu, Mark Price, Kyle Shmidt, Bonnie Brenda Scott, Alex Lukas, Isaac Lin, Delilah Knuckley, Bill McRight, Chris Kline, Megawords, Freenews projects, Cantab Publishing… as well as friends of Space 1026 including: Michael Gerkovich, Lance Simmons, and Katrina Vonponyfeather.
The 2007 Richmond Zine Fest featured 45 vendors from all over Virginia and the US.
EMBARKER, DAVE SMOLEN, CARZ WILL BURN, JOE LENTINI,and EL DIABLO @ Marvelous fest (on 4oth between walnut and locust) @ 8pm. Suprise cake. Bring Euros or Gold.
Nettle Squats presents: The Case of The Missing Scout Troop with new works by ‘Spongebath Baker’, ‘Goldstar Patch’, and ‘Machete Vonponyfeather’… including audio, sculpture, drawings, paintings, and more. Musical performance by Mapple Rabbit and friends at 9 pm. Plus come sample vegan girlscout cookies provided by NorthPort Fishington Cookie Factory from 7 – Midnight @ Padlock 1409 Ellsworth, South Philly.
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9/10 Burmingham @ BigGreenBooks
9/11 FREEDUMBFEST – http://www. myspace. com/sftp
9/12 FREEDUMBFEST – StoneMT, Georgia
9/13 FREEDUMBFEST – we are playing every night! Carzwillburn, MMOTS, Dickneff, HylandHologram, DLMG opening and closing the fest… + Infinity more bands.
9/15 Richmond @ Church of Crystal Light
Friday: Pedestrian @ 526 South 3rd 8 – mid. Do Drugs.
8PM 8PM 8PM at the Big Rad Conceptual MT (SoKenzo-ask around) So stacked w/ Cars Will Burn, Dickneff, DjHeaveyFlow, and outttah townners screamin cyncyn, the pons, wealthywhore entertainment, fruitmachine, and heavyflow. 8PM 8PM 8PM Bring cake, Bring money, Bring sunglasses!~!~!
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