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Rampant Media Consumption #5

February 06, 2015 — by Microcosm

Here's what we uploaded to our brains this week:

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Rampant Media Consumption #4

January 30, 2015 — by Microcosm

Here's how we're rolling with reality this week.

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The Business of Publishing

January 28, 2015 — by Elly

One of our most frequently asked questions here at Microcosm is something along the lines of: How does publishing work anymore? make a zine! We have a few ways of answering that.

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Rampant Media Consumption #3

January 23, 2015 — by Microcosm

Here's how we're allocating our attention spans this week:

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Bike stuff for bike shops!

January 21, 2015 — by Elly Blue

Hello, bike shops! The bicycle transportation revolution is happening, bigtime! More people than ever are getting on bikes for fun, community, and transportation—and we've got stuff that they are really, really stoked about.

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Rampant Media Consumption #2

January 16, 2015 — by Microcosm

This week's media roundup. Music, dad stories, nonsense facts, Reborn Dolls, jewelry theft, HIV poems, brownie baking, French New Wave, bad movies, great radio, obscure music, troll hunters, flag enthusiasts, and a funny quote about Lady Chatterly's Lover.

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Henry & Glenn Forever & Ever Valentine's Day Spectacular

January 13, 2015 — by Microcosm

We've been thinking a lot about love lately.... specifically about the great historical couple whose epic spats and charming make-ups grace the pages of so many of our favorite books. You know who we mean: Glenn and Henry. Our friend Brett Marren put together this little video in homage to their romance, and to Valentines everywhere, warts and all.

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Microcosm Staff: Meet Taylor Hurley, our developmental editor

January 12, 2015 — by Elly Blue

I'm an editor at Microcosm, which technically entails me overlooking the structure of each book we have going to print. I look specifically at obvious things like spelling, grammar, tone, etc., but also whether or not certain ideas have been fully developed, whether main ideas have been adequately explained. Since this job allows me to work from my computer, I operate mostly from my bed or random coffee shops. I don't like looking at books unless I have a lot of time to spend with them, so it often ends up being something I will set aside a whole day or so for anywhere from 3-5 days a week.

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Introducing our Rampant Media Consumption

January 09, 2015 — by Elly Blue

What we're putting in our brains this week: Music to hibernate to, indie novels and coffee, the original American novel, soccer, Cleveland, The Room, radical childbirth, bicycles, et un petit peu de francais

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Meet the Microcosm Staff!: Erik Spellmeyer, salesman extraordinaire

January 07, 2015 — by Elly Blue

Microcosm is growing! Our team is working around the clock (yes, our schedules are all over the place!) to bring you the books, zines, t-shirts, patches, and of course the Slingshot Planners that you need to super awesome your life. I'll be interviewing folks for the blog as they come up for air. Starting with our bespectacled Sales Manger... Mr. Erik Spellmeyer!

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