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[[Image:Double Bill 5.jpg|200px|thumb|right|'''Double Bill'''  Issue Five - "The Final Issue"]]
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[[Image:YOU_-Dear_You%2C_I_have_got_a_scar_on_my_face...-.JPG|200px|thumb|right|'''YOU'''  Dear You, I have got a scar on my face...]]
  
In 1991, [[Caroline Azar]], [[Jena von Brucker]], [[G.B. Jones]], [[Johnny Noxzema]] and [[Rex]] released '''Double Bill'''.
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'''YOU''' (November 2001-) [[zine]] takes the form of a free anonymous letter addressed to you from various writers, usually handwritten, often sealed in a paper bag, published by [[Luke You]]. The letter is often signed off 'from Luke' but may also be written by different people. While the significant majority of issues is published in English, a small number of issues have been published in other languages, including German and Arabic.
  
Often referred to a 'hatezine' (as opposed to [[fanzine|'fan'-zine]]), or sometimes as an 'anti-zine', '''Double Bill''' introduced a new category into the the self-publishing world. '''Double Bill''' compares two Bills: fat actor William Conrad, star of ''Cannon'', ''Jake and the Fatman'' and ''Nero Wolfe'', as well as narrator of ''Rocky and Bullwinkle'', to too-thin William Burroughs, misogynist wife killer and pederast. Burroughs invariably comes up short.  
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'''YOU''' is published on average in an edition of 200, however ocassional 'zine bagging workshops' have created significantly larger editions. '''YOU''' is freely circulated in Australia (Melbourne, Bendigo, Castlemaine, Traralgon, Sydney, Adelaide, Wollongong, and Perth), the U.S.A. (Chicago, San Francisco, Portland, Kansas City) and the U.K. (London and Glasgow). It is also distributed internationally by [[Sticky|Sticky Institute]] and [[Microcosm Publishing]].  
  
Five issues of this [[Cut and Paste|cut and paste]] [[zine]] were published from its headquarters in Toronto, Canada, during its run from 1991 till 2001. The zine was nominated for a ''Trillium Award'' in 1992, and was the subject of several articles in magazines such as ''The Village Voice'', usually provoking angry letters to the editor in response.
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YOU Dear You, I have got a scar on my face...

YOU (November 2001-) zine takes the form of a free anonymous letter addressed to you from various writers, usually handwritten, often sealed in a paper bag, published by Luke You. The letter is often signed off 'from Luke' but may also be written by different people. While the significant majority of issues is published in English, a small number of issues have been published in other languages, including German and Arabic.

YOU is published on average in an edition of 200, however ocassional 'zine bagging workshops' have created significantly larger editions. YOU is freely circulated in Australia (Melbourne, Bendigo, Castlemaine, Traralgon, Sydney, Adelaide, Wollongong, and Perth), the U.S.A. (Chicago, San Francisco, Portland, Kansas City) and the U.K. (London and Glasgow). It is also distributed internationally by Sticky Institute and Microcosm Publishing.

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