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Posted on February 5, 2017

OBSOLETE! #10: The SolarPunk Issue is HERE!

The OBSOLETE! zine has reached a new level with 48 pages of fiction, interviews, essays and artwork. SolarPunk, the latest movement in science fiction, brings together the ideas of eco-anarchism and post-dystopianism and recognizes science fiction as not just entertainment but a form of activism. Check it out!!

Check out a PDF sample of OBSOLETE! #10

From the intro….

“…I’m freaking out about the content in this issue. It is SO DAMNED GOOD. Aside from my ramblings and the whacked out funnies by OBSOLETE! Co-founder Blair Gauntt, we have uber-trippy cover art by New York printmaker Dave Lantow and photo … Read More

Posted on July 16, 2016

Call for Contributors: OBSOLETE! #10: The Solarpunk Issue

Deadline: July 23rd (Robert Anton Wilson Day)

Solarpunk is a fledgling speculative fiction genre/activist movement that promotes an alternative to the current trend toward dystopianism. In this issue, we will present solarpunk fiction, essays, interviews art and poetry, offer critiques of solarpunk and reviews of solarpunk related media. New or previously published work is welcome.

Please submit your work to: anarchosf (at) riseup.netRead More

Posted on January 14, 2016

OBSOLETE! is BACK!!

“The Irregular Journal of Post-Reality Social Commentary, Speculative Fiction, Art, Poetry, Anarchism & Eldrich Fanzine Madness” is here!

Moving from a tabloid to a zine format, the new issue is packed with great new and classic material. Going back to our science fiction and punk fanzine roots, this issue explores the idea of “Post-Reality” culture. Experience post-reality it in real-time 3D meatspace with by reading this all-paper zine, with 4 full-color pages!

Isaac Asimov, Christopher Barnes, Ray Cathode, Dave Dugan, Blair Davis Gauntt, Leigha George, John Gill, Tona Hamishige, W. Joe Hoppe, Susie Kahlich, Klipschutz, Ricardo Obsolete, Ursula Pflug, Qojak, … Read More

Posted on February 15, 2014

AnarchoSF #1: On Sale Now!

Obsolete Press announces the release of the long-awaited first volume of the new publication, AnarchoSF. The book/zine will the first in a series of Obsolete Publications to explore the themes of anarchy, anarchism and the stateless society through the work of science fiction writers and artists, both contemporary and classic.

AnarchoSF v.1 is the first in a series of Obsolete Publications to explore the themes of anarchy, anarchism and the stateless society through the work of science fiction writers and artists, both contemporary and classic.

The collection is edited by Obsolete Publisher Rich Dana and includes recent work by Tobey … Read More

Posted on July 10, 2013

Bitcoin Special! 40% off The “Best of OBSOLETE!”

Obsolete Press has embraced the use of Bitcoin from our beginning. We love to do business with Bitcoin users, and encourage others to become involved. As a special “thank you” to Obsolete readers who use Bitcoin, we are offering a limited time special offer- get a copy of The Best of OBSOLETE!: The First Two Years for 40% off of the cover price! PLUS, a FREE copy of the brand new OBSOLETE! #8. That includes FREE SHIPPING in the US!

To take advantage of the offer, send us your order and your shipping address through the contact page with the … Read More

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Call for Submissions: AnarchoSciFi Anthology

Obsolete Press is currently compiling work for an anthology of writing and artwork influenced by the ideas of Anarchy and Anarchism. Work should fit broadly into the “Science Fiction” genre and address the ideas of a stateless society or the efforts to escape the oppression of statism.

How to Submit:

Send your writing submissions as rtf, doc or odt files, or artwork as jpg, to anthology editor, Ricardo Feral, at Obmag(at)feral-tech(dot)com. Please send writing without special formatting, double spaced, five space indented paragraphs, Times New Roman 12 pt font, 1 inch margins. Artwork should be 300dpi, 8”H X 5”W. Please … Read More

Posted on June 17, 2013

OBSOLETE! #8 IS HERE!

Obsolete! Magazine Issue #8

The latest edition of the OBSOLETE! is hot off the press! The theme of this issue is “Obsolete Media: It’s Alive!”, and features articles on making art with ancient computers, low-power FM radio, “Numbers Stations” and the history of “Dazzle” camouflage. ObMag #8 is also packed with poetry, comics, art and fiction, featuring original work by Mick Farren and an exclusive preview of Christian Schoon’s new SciFi novel Zenn Scarlet.

Please help support OBSOLETE!

OBSOLETE! Magazine is at a turning point. With the help of supporters like you, we have given away more than 16,000 copies of issues 1-8 over … Read More

Posted on April 18, 2013

OBSOLETE! on Sovryn Tech

Hey Obsoletians! I was honored to be the guest on a special edition of “Sovryn Tech“, hosted by anarchist techophile and big-brain Brian Sovryn. We geek out of Feral Tech, Scifi,Transhumanism and alternative currencies, just to name a few of the topics covered. Check it out on Soundcloud or itunes.… Read More