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The '''Zine Archive & Publishing Project''' (ZAPP) exists to validate independent publications (extant and defunct, past and present), to promote the perpetuation of the art form, and to champion freedom of speech and creative cultural evolution. ZAPP collects [[zine]]s, [[comic]]s, [[chapbook]]s, [[pamphlet]]s, journals, gazettes, city papers, [[mail art]], monographs, short anthologies, personal transmissions, and other not-so-easily classified independent publications for preservation and display. ZAPP is a program of the [http://www.hugohouse.org/ Richard Hugo House], located at 1634 11th Ave in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle.
  
Subtitled "An L.A. Punk Zine," '''Glossolalia''' was a photocopied, garage-punk zine from Los Angeles, California. U.S.A. created by [[Ron K]] and [[CHAS]]. It was known for its interesting interviews with garage-punk bands as well as its brutally honest record reviews, sarcastic local scene reports as well as a feature in which the classical-music, composer-father of one of the editors reviewed punk music. Though initially popular amongst the scenester-set it soon became known as "L.A.'s most hated zine" due to its editors alienating some of the local zines like ''[[Flipside]]'', ''[[Ben Is Dead]]'' and ''[[Fiz]]'' magazine.
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ZAPP was started in 1996 with the personal collections of Gary Greaves and Chuck Swain. Since then, the collection has grown to more than 20,000 items, making it one of the largest zine collections in the world. ZAPP was temporarily closed in 2007 and the collection was placed in storage. After moving the stacks, ZAPP was reopened with regular open hours in September 2008. Nora Mukaihata serves as ZAPP's manager. Holdings from the archives include science fiction [[fanzine]]s from the 1940s through current day donations. [[Zine_Archive_and_Publishing_Project|Read More...]]'''
 
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With each issue approximately 600 copies of the zine were distributed for free at local clubs and record stores. Mail order customers were charged $1-$2 per issue (stamps were accepted in lieu of payment). The zine was started by Ron K who was studying for his Masters in Library Science at UCLA. A paper he was writing -- about the history of zines -- sparked his interest in starting a non-political punk zine. A friend of his, CHAS, was recruited to co-edit and do layouts and help with interviews. CHAS had access to a copy machine at a friend's workplace and would photocopy after hours for free.''' [[Glossolalia|Read More...]]'''
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The Zine Archive & Publishing Project (ZAPP) exists to validate independent publications (extant and defunct, past and present), to promote the perpetuation of the art form, and to champion freedom of speech and creative cultural evolution. ZAPP collects zines, comics, chapbooks, pamphlets, journals, gazettes, city papers, mail art, monographs, short anthologies, personal transmissions, and other not-so-easily classified independent publications for preservation and display. ZAPP is a program of the Richard Hugo House, located at 1634 11th Ave in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle.

ZAPP was started in 1996 with the personal collections of Gary Greaves and Chuck Swain. Since then, the collection has grown to more than 20,000 items, making it one of the largest zine collections in the world. ZAPP was temporarily closed in 2007 and the collection was placed in storage. After moving the stacks, ZAPP was reopened with regular open hours in September 2008. Nora Mukaihata serves as ZAPP's manager. Holdings from the archives include science fiction fanzines from the 1940s through current day donations. Read More...

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