It's been nearly 4 years, and the Queen of Tease has given us a b-side ep, three individual songs, and an epicly cute music video, but we still wait for the announcement of a new album. However, Carly has graced us with a clue that the announcement of a release date is upon us, and it it seems appropriate that on the eve of this most anticipated moment that I would finally write a few words about the best album of the decade, E*MO*TION , and one of my new all-time favorite music videos. I don't know what I want from this new Carly Rae Jepsen album, but I need her to figure it out. At the end of the year every year since 2015, Run Away With Me , the first track of E*MO*TION , has been my most listened to song of the year. I was in the car with my husband, recently, and said to him as we were listening to that album, “I'm ready for a new album to mean this much to me.” I thought that album was going to be Lorde’s Melodrama , and although it do enjoy that album, it w
What the heck is a zine? This is my least favorite question and it’s also the one I’m asked the most frequently. The reason I hate this question is because there isn’t really a good short answer. As soon as you try to define what a zine is, you find yourself excluding someone who definitely makes zines but they don’t fit your exact definition, This is because zines are so flexible. They are as individual as the people who make them. That being said, I tend to see two physical formats of zines. These are not the only way to make zines but they are the ones I see the most: Folded in half and stapled or sewn (like a booklet) can be a variety of sizes. One-pager cut in the center and folded into a 6 page book. Ok, so it’s usually a little book. What is a zine about? It can be about anything, and this is where zines really become difficult to define because if it can be about anything, then what makes it a zine? For me, what makes a zine a zine is that it is small press, often
Just a girl and her selfie stick in the back yard. I answer some viewer questions and show you some zines! If you have a question you'd like me to answer in a video, feel free to leave a comment below.