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A single staple is the most primitive of zine bindings. Find out why Colton Cobb’s Dangerous Encounters is as much about obscure films as it is damaged art.
“A sense of permanence, like an old idea of a dystopian future,” is how David Kerekes describes the photographs of Claire Wray.
An archive interview with Gary Spencer Millidge about the strange village of Strangehaven, now a milestone in independent British comics.
What is a custom movie? David Kerekes looks at Mail Order Murder: the Story of W.A.V.E. Productions and talks to filmmaker, William Hellfire.
In this archive interview, Julian Butler talks about the pitfalls of leaping from no-budget filmmaking to a national television series. Smile Orange’s Focus North.
We were recently prompted to dig out this short interview from the archives. SIMON MORRIS, perhaps best-known for his work with Ceramic Hobs, died earlier this year. In the interview below, conducted in 2012, Simon talked about Ceramic Hobs, mad pride, conspiracy theories, and Chilean miners. Simon’s first book, Consumer Guide, has recently been republished by Amphetamine Sulphate.
Once upon a time it was common for quirky independent short films to play theatrically in Britain as support to a main feature. But this wasn’t the case for The Adventures of the Son of Exploding Sausage (1969), a quirky thirteen-plus-minute short that starred the Bonzo Dog Band. David Kerekes discusses the matter with Sausage writer/editor/director, David Korr.