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George Orwell and His Magic Penguin

Drawings by Blair Gauntt

Blair Davis Gauntt is many things, but above all, he is funny. Funny haha AND funny strange. His brain never stops working. This book is a peek into that brain and the black and white episodes of The Twilight Zone running inside his head.

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AnarchoSF: Science Fiction and the Stateless Society

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 Anderson, Davi Barker, Ben Beck, FJ Bergman, Chris Bird, Ricardo Feral, klipschutz, Nicholas P. Oakley, Ursula Pflug, Alou Randon, illustrations by Tobey A. Anderson and Chris Bird and cover art, book design and illustrations by Blair Gauntt. It also features classic stories by Philip K. Dick and E.M. Forster. This Read More

Viva Boheme: 1983-1984

Viva Boheme was published in Iowa City, Iowa, between spring of 1983 and late fall of 1984. Over the 5 issues, there was an amazing list of contributors, some of whom were established talents at the time, most of whom were like me– punk kids.

It was the heyday of hardcore punk, and there were tons of great bands criss-crossing the country. DIY was the model– bands were producing their own records and distributing tapes. Artists were screen-printing posters and shirts and putting on their own art shows. And the zines- oh god the great zines! It may seem quaint Read More

The Best of OBSOLETE! Magazine: the first two years

$16.50   8 1/2″ X 11″, 126 pages

ON SALE NOW!!  $10

Highlights from the first six issues of OBSOLETE! Magazine, along with original, never before published material. Essays, fiction, poetry and artwork from the newsprint tabloid published in the tradition of the International Times, OZ, The East Village Other, The Berkely Barb, The Chicago Seed, The Whole Earth Catalog, PUNK! and the other great underground rags of days past….

Contents:

Foreword by V.  Vale – Founder of RE/Search Publications

Welcome to the Premiere Issue of OBSOLETE!

Essays and Rants

Why I blame Rush (the Band, not Limbaugh) for the Tea Read More

Diamond Plate: Electronic Version

Diamond plate by W. Joe Hoppe

(poetry, PDF download, 78 pages, 2012)  – $1.99 (temporarily unavailable)

Joe is an Austin writer with Michigan roots- his style conveys the laid back warmth of  Texas-weird, with the meticulous skill of a Detroit machinist. As a hotrodder and car customizer, he understands the Zen of the maker. As a community college writing teacher, he understands the struggle to transcend the blue-collar environment, to customize everyday words, to feel the rush as a poem goes down the track, dialed-in and banging on all eight cylinders.

When I launched OBSOLETE! Magazine in 2010, it was Read More

Diamond plate by W. Joe Hoppe

(poetry, paperback, 78 pages, 2012)  – $10.00

Joe is an Austin writer with Michigan roots- his style conveys the laid back warmth of  Texas-weird, with the meticulous skill of a Detroit machinist. As a hotrodder and car customizer, he understands the Zen of the maker. As a community college writing teacher, he understands the struggle to transcend the blue-collar environment, to customize everyday words, to feel the rush as a poem goes down the track, dialed-in and banging on all eight cylinders.

When I launched OBSOLETE! Magazine in 2010, it was my hope that I could attract writers and artists   Read More

OBSOLETE! Limited Edition Folio

Limited Edition Folio: Obsolete Magazine

(First 5 issues, hand-silkscreened folio by Don Rock) – SOLD OUT!

This is your only chance to buy the first five issues of OBSOLETE! Magazine- all wrapped in an amazing hand-printed folio by Austin silkscreen legend Don Rock.

 OBSOLETE! #1

Great original fiction by Mick Farren and Bart Plantenga, Poetry by Mali Delaney and Todd Colby, Artwork by Amy Digi, Will Grant, Becky Danielson, Tobey Anderson, Blair Gaunt and Don Rock and photos by Alissa Bader and Chris Schipper- all available for you to check out online for FREE.

OBSOLETE! #2

Artist Profile: Peter Aschwanden Read More