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'''Scam''' [[zine]], published by [[Iggy Scam]], is an influential zine first released in the mid 90s. Currently, there are 5 zines (and a recent issue 5.5) published.  
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'''Scam''' [[zine]], published by [[Iggy Scam]], is an influential zine first released in the mid 90s. Currently, there are 5 zines published. Issue 5 1/2 appeared in March 2006.
Like its Berkeley contemporary, [[Cometbus]], its content consists of stories told from a first person narrative perspective, and cover some of the same subject matter. Scam goes more indepth with politics, including reports on creative protests such as the mission Burrito project, graffiti, and reports from protest events. It also includes interviews with activists and [[punk]] bands.
Like its Berkeley contemporary, [[Cometbus]], its content consists of stories told from a first person narrative perspective, and cover some of the same subject matter. Scam goes more indepth with politics, including reports on creative protests such as the mission Burrito project, graffiti, and reports from protest events. It also includes interviews with activists and [[punk]] bands.
The thick issues are usually compiles of Iggy's writing in various other magazines such as [[Maximum Rock N Roll]], [[Error]], etc., as well as new writing. '''Scam''' was featured in Volume Two of 1997's [[Zine Yearbook]].
The thick issues are usually compiles of Iggy's writing in various other magazines such as [[Maximum Rock N Roll]], [[Error]], etc., as well as new writing. '''Scam''' was featured in Volume Two of 1997's [[Zine Yearbook]].
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In his most recent issue, Iggy explains why he is now using his original name, Erick Lyle, from now on.
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==External link==
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*[http://littletype.com/scam-grpcat.php Scam]
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Revision as of 19:18, 21 March 2007

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Scam #5

Scam zine, published by Iggy Scam, is an influential zine first released in the mid 90s. Currently, there are 5 zines published. Issue 5 1/2 appeared in March 2006.

Like its Berkeley contemporary, Cometbus, its content consists of stories told from a first person narrative perspective, and cover some of the same subject matter. Scam goes more indepth with politics, including reports on creative protests such as the mission Burrito project, graffiti, and reports from protest events. It also includes interviews with activists and punk bands.

The thick issues are usually compiles of Iggy's writing in various other magazines such as Maximum Rock N Roll, Error, etc., as well as new writing. Scam was featured in Volume Two of 1997's Zine Yearbook.

In his most recent issue, Iggy explains why he is now using his original name, Erick Lyle, from now on.

External link

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