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resisting capitalism for fun #4

This new zine resisting capitalism for fun #4 is ready to share.  Please let me know if you’d like to trade. It’s about why I’m an activist, the sacredness of teen girls, ways of being homeless, inner world, nonviolence and community, and what I’m most grateful for.  Serving bread on the soupline.  Forgiveness, having a… Read More »

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Dangerous Compassions

we all deserve a place

My friend gave me this shirt for my birthday.  It’s not my usual size but fits anyway.  I feel loved. the party Being social in person exhausts me.  It’s hard for me to concentrate and respond appropriately.  I want to drift off–I have to keep reeling myself back to shared reality.  Trouble staying on the… Read More »

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Functionally ill

trike diaries 2

We made the new Trike Diaries zine, issue #2.  It’s about disability justice, sexuality, race, my neighborhood, feelings, choices.  There’s an essay toward the beginning about how I relate to local meth users, and another about what a trikeslut is and disability with all its needs and challenges. I say some provocative things–maybe you would… Read More »

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Dangerous Compassions

the blog post must resist the intelligence almost successfully

I was at an airbnb far away, in a different desert, with Ming and another friend.  The other friend left a note in the guestbook, and drew a bird that they left unfinished. I said I preferred the bird unfinished–anyone can draw a whole bird!  A bird half-sketched is way better! Alas, I think my… Read More »

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Zine Reviews

Saturday Morning Cartoons: Josie and the Pussycats in Outer Space

I don’t remember ever seeing this cartoon, Josie and the Pussycats in Outer Space.  It was before my time.  I would have liked some lady heros, for sure.  She-Ra didn’t really do it for me.  Smurfette was a joke! This is a quarter-size zine I got for a trade.  I really like its shortness and… Read More »

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Dangerous Compassions

how to be a person

Hey, how are you doing? I made a new zine. It’s about the never-ending quest of learning how to be social. There’s lots about paranoia–mine and others’. It’s about bodies existing, letting go of family, what to do for grief. Functionally ill 29: how to be a person. Please trade me. Art by Bertrand Zeal.… Read More »

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Functionally ill

resisting capitalism for fun

This zine is one of my most requested. I was with Ming on a roadtrip, and we were talking about resisting capitalism. I was making a list of ways I like to do it. Then I wrote essays about anarchy gardens, compassion, my experiences with intentional community, how I’m a bad anarchist who doesn’t try… Read More »