Mystery Date

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*[http://www.researchpubs.com/books/zine1exc1.php Interview with Lynn Peril] by [[Re/Search]]
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* [http://scua.sdsu.edu/collections/zinesfindingaid.shtml West Coast Zine Collection at San Diego State University]
* [http://scua.sdsu.edu/collections/zinesfindingaid.shtml West Coast Zine Collection at San Diego State University]

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Mystery Date "One Gal's Guide to Good Stuff', is the zine from Lynn Peril from San Francisco, CA, U.S.A.

Mystery Date appeared in the 1990's. It is 8.5" X 11" folded in half, photocopied with a color cover. The title comes from a popular 1960s board game for girls. Lynn Peril utilized old etiquette publications for graphics and themes.

Issue #6 included a story about bra shopping by Candi Strecker, editor of Sidney Suppey's Quarterly & Confused Pet Monthly, plus articles on the history of the bra, the world of feminine hygiene, and an overview of celebrity advice guides for teens.

Other issues featured articles on sex education records, books on Jayne Mansfield, and Lynn Peril's own experiences as a platinum blonde. The topics generally relate to women and feminism.

Mystery Date is included in the West Coast Zine Collection at San Diego State University.

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