Monthly Archives: January 2010

Bloomington Mourns the Death of Don Belton and Keeps a Critical Eye on Our Homophobic and Racist Justice System.

“Are you serious?!” That’s what I said when I first learned what happened to Don. The deep sense of bewilderment and disbelief I felt seemed to be shared by many. It was a tragedy in the true sense of the word. Don Belton was an openly gay, African-American professor at Indiana University in Bloomington. On December 28th he was found brutally stabbed to death in his home. Police later arrested 25-year-old ex-marine Michael James Griffin for the crime.

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If It Ain’t Cheap, It Ain’t Punk: D. un I. t Y.

OUT NOW! Over the last fifteen years, Plan-it X Records helped foster a huge cultural revolution — uniting geographically divided DIY punk communities under one umbrella. With a united ethic and common goals, this scene has grown to a critical mass while some bands flirted with mainstream success and others choose to remain firmly rooted… Read more »

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Five Questions with Bill Brown of the Dreamwhip Zine!

Bill Brown is the man behind the wonderful Dreamwhip zine, a tender, funny, truth-telling look at American living. His adventures show an America snow-capped and heat-exhausted, half-asleep on highways and dreaming out diner windows. We caught up with him and this is what he had to say.

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Microcosm Bike Move Video

Back in July 2008, Microcosm did a bike move from the house where two operatives lived to our new store in inner industrial southeast. Here’s the field report: Anavlog: Hunter-Gatherers Never Looked This Good from Joe Biel on Vimeo.

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