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Joe Biel is a self-made autistic publisher and filmmaker who draws origins, inspiration, and methods from punk rock. Biel is the founder and CEO of Microcosm Publishing, Publishers Weekly's #1 fastest growing publisher of 2022. Biel has been featured in Time Magazine, NPR, Publishers Weekly, Art of Autism, Reading Glasses, PBS, Bulletproof Radio, Spectator (Japan), G33K (Korea), and Maximum Rocknroll. Biel is the author of People's Guide to Publishing: Building a Successful, Sustainable, Meaningful Book Business, Good Trouble: Building a Successful Life & Business on the Spectrum, Manspressions: Decoding Men's Behavior, Make a Zine, The CIA Makes Science Fiction Unexciting, Proud to be RetardedBicycle Culture Rising, and more. Biel is the director of five feature films and hundreds of short films, including Aftermass: Bicycling in a Post-Critical Mass Portland, $100 & A T-Shirt, and the Groundswell film series. Biel lives in Portland, Ore. Find out more at joebiel.net

Sticker #407: Pride: The Opposite of Shame

Sticker #407Pride: The Opposite of Shame

by Joe Biel Author

We believe that pride is the opposite of shame. That's why we made this sticker. So that you can pass the word…

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Sticker #408: Purebread Princess

Sticker #408Purebread Princess

by Joe Biel Author

We all know that the real princesses are made entirely of bread. Don't we? Are you a purebread princess - one of…

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Sticker #409: Defend Our Movements

Sticker #409Defend Our Movements

by Joe Biel Author

Ongoing movements are what allows us to create a better world in the future, and a big part of the work…

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Sticker #410: Choosing Comfort Over Difficult Conversation Is the Epitome of Privilege

Sticker #410Choosing Comfort Over Difficult Conversation Is the Epitome of Privilege

by Joe Biel Author

It's a privilege to avoid those tricky conversations at the dinner table. It may make things more comfortable for…

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Sticker #411: Believe Women

Sticker #411Believe Women

by Joe Biel Author

Believe women! I mean, it's a step towards avoiding the nomination of more sexual abusers on the Supreme Court (or…

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Sticker #426: every action is an act of love or a call for it

Sticker #426every action is an act of love or a call for it

by Joe Biel Author

A potent antidote to blame and shame, a path forward, a sobering reframing. In a world that can feel so lonely…

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Sticker #429: maybe honking will help

Sticker #429maybe honking will help

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A helpful suggestion to place on your bicycle rack, motorcycle side, car bumper, or walking cane. Because who knows,…

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Sticker #430: sorry, staring won't get rid of me

Sticker #430sorry, staring won't get rid of me

by Joe Biel Author

Have you ever been in a place where someone, clearly, couldn't figure out what you were doing there and wasn't…

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Sticker #431: One Less Truck

Sticker #431One Less Truck

by Joe Biel Author

Who needs a truck when you've got a cargo bike? All hail the pedal-powered hauling machine! (Sturdy vinyl…

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Sticker #437: This Vehicle Runs on Biofuel

Sticker #437This Vehicle Runs on Biofuel

by Joe Biel Author

Sustainability at its finest!

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Sticker #453: Be interested instead of trying to be interesting

Sticker #453Be interested instead of trying to be interesting

by Joe Biel Author

Curiosity is the best superpower. It opens doors, creates conversations, and means you'll never, ever be bored…

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Sticker #470: Demisexual Pride

Sticker #470Demisexual Pride

by Joe Biel Author

Let the world know you are demisexual and proud with this sticker!(Sturdy vinyl sticker with black print on a white…

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Superpack: Protest Power Counter Display

Superpack: Protest Power Counter Display

by Super Pack! Author, Adonia E. Lugo, PhD Author, Dan Méndez Moore Author, Joe Biel Author, Michael Hoerger Author, 4 more

Fuel the revolution with these books and zines that empower readers to understand key social issues and act on them.…

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Sweetheart Chainring T-shirt

Sweetheart Chainring T-shirt

by Joe Biel Author

The "Sweetheart" chainring is a classic chainring set that inspired the design for the Chainring Heart logo.…

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Understanding Eugenics: The U.S. and Nazi Plans to Shape the Gene Pool & Control the Population

Understanding Eugenics: The U.S. and Nazi Plans to Shape the Gene Pool & Control the Population

by Joe Biel Author

The "science" of eugenics—by which the genetic makeup of a population is shaped by controlling…

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Unfuck Your Business: Using Math and Brain Science to Run a Successful Business

Unfuck Your Business: Using Math and Brain Science to Run a Successful Business

by Joe Biel Author and Dr. Faith G. Harper Author

How do you start and run a successful business, despite the odds? This unique guide to entrepreneurship teaches you…

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Unfuck Your Writing: Write Better, Reach Readers, & Share Your Inner World

Unfuck Your Writing: Write Better, Reach Readers, & Share Your Inner World

by Joe Biel Author and Dr. Faith G. Harper Author

Want to be a writer, but the words won't come? Do you have a lot to say but don't know how to write it so people…

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What Should I Do Next?

What Should I Do Next?

by Joe Biel Author

Often wonder what you should do next? We've got your back. 

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What Should I Do Next?

What Should I Do Next?

by Joe Biel Author

Everybody gets bogged down in tasks from time to time and feels uncertain about how to start their long list of to-dos.…

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Xerography Debt #30

Xerography Debt #30

by Joe Biel Author, Davida G. Breier Author and Al Burian Author

Davida Gypsy Breier's review zine, Xerography Debt, is a labor of love and obsession. This 30th…

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Xerography Debt #31

Xerography Debt #31

by Joe Biel Author, Davida G. Breier Author and Al Burian Author

Davida Gypsy Breier's review zine, Xerography Debt might be best summarized as an obsession for all…

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Xerography Debt #43

Xerography Debt #43

by Davida G. Breier Series Editor, Joe Biel Contributor, Gavin Grant Contributor, AJ Michel Contributor, Anne Thalheimer Contributor and Liz Mason Contributor

With so many zines out there, it can be hard to know which one to read, let alone discover new ones. Xerography #43 has…

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You Can Work Any Hundred Hours a Week (In Your Underwear)!!: The Story of Microcosm Publishing

You Can Work Any Hundred Hours a Week (In Your Underwear)!!: The Story of Microcosm Publishing

by Joe Biel Author

The history of the first ten years of Microcosm Publishing, told in graphic detail! For the first time ever, read about…

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The Zine Yearbook #9

The Zine Yearbook #9

by Joe Biel Editor, Steven Stothard Editor, Sparky Taylor Editor, Dillon V. Editor and Brittney Willis Editor

The Zine Yearbook #9 contains a representative collection of reprints from zines published in 2007…

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