name of book: Exemption from
Exhibit A: A
number of people
believed the magazine's name was "Cool-Ass".
an ambitious alternative typography/art/culture mag
I was highly amused that this issue began at the
center spread, then moved left and right to either cover.
That's right, half the
magazine read backwards, with the index listing negative page numbers.
would trail off the page, with the reader directed to continue reading on a website. It was a brilliant non-linear statement for 1996.
The combination of print and virtual space was very fresh.
Probably my favorite zine of all time.
Another relaunch, another controversial cover, another
bad issue. The infamous belly button, the work of photographer Darin Pappas,
caused the issue to be immediately returned by hundreds of distributors and
newsstands. The image was most commonly called "disturbing," .....