Fluke Fanzine #18: Outsider Art & back issues
Since 1991, Fluke has been creating great variety zines covering all realms of punk and underground culture. We've imported these issues from our friends at Antiquated Future zine distro in Portland Oregon.
ISSUE #18: Outside Art
ull of odd connections, scenes crossing over, countercultures meeting. Graffiti subcultures, freight-train monikers, '80s skateboarding culture, punk history, experimental film, queercore. Filmmaker Bill Daniel (of Who is Bozo Texino? fame) on the influence of early '90s Cometbus and Sluggo! zines, photographer Garry Winogrand, and '80s Texas skate-punk band the Big Boys. A fascinating in-depth interview with graffiti historian Susan A. Phillips (The City Beneath: A Century of Los Angeles Graffiti, Wallbangin'). Linda Kite on her life with D Boon of Minutemen and seeing the '80s L.A. punk scene as conceptual art. Sergej Vutuc's dream-like skateboarding photography. Gary Floyd (of Dicks and Sister Double Happiness) on being a gay Texan punk in the 1970s and touring with Nirvana the year Nevermind broke. And legendary train-graffiti artist buZ blurr (AKA- Colossus of Roads) at the center of everything, holding everyone together.
Interviews with graphic novelist Nate Powell (March, Any Empire, Swallow Me Whole), mural artist Danny Martin, and skateboard magazine historian Kevin Marks (Look Back Library). Personal histories on Maximum Rocknroll, R.E.M., '90s women-led punk, the Soophie Nun Squad family tree, and so much more.
Ian Mackaye talks about Dischord House where he dedicates his time to archiving materials and memorabilia he's collected during his life in the punk scene, skateboarding, and what it means to be happy. Gary Floyd reminisces about being a gay hippie selling weed from across the border, moving to the Queer Promise Land of San Francisco and becoming entrenched in the punk scene, and living through the AIDS epidemic.
From Black Flag roadies to meeting Iggy Pop, this fanzine is full of punk history and includes great pics.