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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''' "One Gal's Guide to Good Stuff', is the zine from Lynn Peril from San Francisco, CA, U.S.A.
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''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.
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''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 utilizes old etiquette and beauty publications, home economics textbooks, and other graphics from the past for the layout and themes for her zines.
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.  
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.  
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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.
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.
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''Mystery Date'' is included in the West Coast Zine Collection at San Diego State University.  
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''Mystery Date'' is included in the West Coast Zine Collection at San Diego State University.  
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In 2002, Lynn Peril released her first book "Pink Think: Becoming a Woman in Many Uneasy Lessons", published by W.W. Norton and Co. 
==External Link==
==External Link==
*[http://www.researchpubs.com/books/zine1exc1.php Interview with Lynn Peril] by [[Re/Search Magazine|Re/Search]]
*[http://www.researchpubs.com/books/zine1exc1.php Interview with Lynn Peril] by [[Re/Search Magazine|Re/Search]]
* [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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*[http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2002-11-13/features/0211130069_1_pink-collecting-mystery-date Lynn Peril interviewed in ''The Chicago Tribune'']
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Revision as of 21:49, 21 November 2012

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 utilizes old etiquette and beauty publications, home economics textbooks, and other graphics from the past for the layout and themes for her zines.

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.

In 2002, Lynn Peril released her first book "Pink Think: Becoming a Woman in Many Uneasy Lessons", published by W.W. Norton and Co.

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