Basic Paper Airplane

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'''Basic Paper Airplane''' is a zine by Joshua James out of Olympia, Wa., U.S.A.  
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[[Image:Basic Paper Airplane -6.jpg|200px|thumb|right|alt text|'''Basic Paper Airplane'''<br/>Issue 6]]
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'''Basic Paper Airplane''' is a zine by Joshua James Amberson. Started in July, 2005 in Olympia, Wa. it is now released out of Portland, Or. As of August, 2013, six issues have come out.
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While perhaps categorically a [[perzine]], it's a mixed bag of essays, interviews, lists and vignettes. The first issue (now out of print) came with a paper airplane and CD. Issues are infrequent, sometimes spaced years apart. Started in July, 2005, as of January, 2010, three issues have come out.<br>
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While perhaps categorically a [[perzine]], issues are commonly a wide array of essays, interviews, research pieces, quotes, and vignettes. Common themes are family, odd Americana, print media, history, and childhood.
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In a review of issue #2, Kelly Froh of [[Zine Thug]] said, ''"Joshua writes short essays about genealogy, living with and without a car, the significance of the American dollar, an interview with a film-maker friend, and a report on the ghosts of Snohomish County. I haven't read this much sincerity and thought in a zine in a long time. He has a really great voice, and is able to express himself in natural, original way. It was such a pleasant read."''
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In a review of issue #3, the blog ''We Love You So'' said, "''His zines have covered everything from genealogy to film to simplicity to cops to the media to the ghosts of Snohomish County to Kindles to the Postal System (deep breath)…and beyond. It’s amazing. It’s inspiring.''"''
== Contact ==
== Contact ==
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sleepingsilent@hotmail.com
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joshuajamberson@gmail.com<br>
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po box 2645 olympia, wa 98507
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Basic Paper Airplane c/o [[Antiquated Future]] PO Box 42081 Portland, Or. 97242 USA
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== External Link ==
== External Link ==
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[http://msvaleriepark.blogspot.com/2010/01/basic-paper-airplane-3-zine.html Ms Valerie Park Distro]
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*[http://vimeo.com/31407839 Video: Joshua James Amberson reads from '''Basic Paper Airplane''']
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[[Category:zine]][[Category:Zines from the U.S.A.]] [[Category:2000's publications]]
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*[http://zinereviews.blogspot.com/2013/01/zine-review-basic-paper-airplane-6.html'''Basic Paper Airplane #6''' review by DJ Frederick]
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[[Category:Literary Zines]][[Category:Perzine]][[Category:Washington Zines]]
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*[http://sddzine.blogspot.com/2011/01/basic-paper-airplane-3.html '''Basic Paper Airplane #3''' review by Randy Spaghetti]
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*[http://antiquatedfuture.com/?q=basic+paper+airplane Antiquated Future]
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[[Category:Zines from the U.S.A.]] [[Category:2000's publications]]
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[[Category:2010s publications]]
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[[Category:Literary Zines]][[Category:Perzine]]
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[[Category:Washington Zines]]
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[[Category:Oregon Zines]]

Revision as of 20:45, 15 September 2013

Basic Paper AirplaneIssue 6
Basic Paper Airplane
Issue 6

Basic Paper Airplane is a zine by Joshua James Amberson. Started in July, 2005 in Olympia, Wa. it is now released out of Portland, Or. As of August, 2013, six issues have come out.

While perhaps categorically a perzine, issues are commonly a wide array of essays, interviews, research pieces, quotes, and vignettes. Common themes are family, odd Americana, print media, history, and childhood.

In a review of issue #3, the blog We Love You So said, "His zines have covered everything from genealogy to film to simplicity to cops to the media to the ghosts of Snohomish County to Kindles to the Postal System (deep breath)…and beyond. It’s amazing. It’s inspiring."

Contact

joshuajamberson@gmail.com
Basic Paper Airplane c/o Antiquated Future PO Box 42081 Portland, Or. 97242 USA

External Link

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