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Joe Biel is a self-made autistic publisher and filmmaker who draws origins, inspiration, and methods from punk rock. He is the founder and CEO of Microcosm Publishing and co-founder of the Portland Zine Symposium. He has been featured in Time Magazine, Publisher’s Weekly, Art of Autism, Utne Reader, Oregonian, Broken Pencil, Punk Planet, Bulletproof Radio, Spectator (Japan), G33K (Korea), and Maximum Rocknroll. He 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. He 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. The Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy described Biel as "not trained in pedagogy." He lives in Portland, Ore and his work can be found at joebiel.net

Sticker #361: Don't Tread On Me!

Sticker #361: Don't Tread On Me!

by Joe Biel Author

 "Don't Tread on Me" is a timeless sentiment but it has special meaning for those who find …

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Fair & Balanced T-Shirt

Fair & Balanced T-Shirt

by Joe Biel Author

In this day and age of overwhelming and misleading media headlines, we present the first "fair" and …

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Sticker #360: Being Apolitical is a Privilege

Sticker #360: Being Apolitical is a Privilege

by Joe Biel Author

With great power comes great responsibility. Use your privilege wisely.

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Kittie Knox Remembered

Kittie Knox Remembered

by Joe Biel Author

Katherine “Kittie” T Knox (1874-1900) challenged perceptions of race and gender in the national spotlight …

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$25 Superpack: The Portland Pack

$25 Superpack: The Portland Pack

by Randy Albright Author, Alexander Barrett Author, Nate Beaty Author, Joe Biel Author and Shawn Granton Author

Here it is! Get yr Bicycles Allowed Full Lane patch, Zinester's Guide to Portland, This is Portland, and Aftermass with …

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Bikenomics

Bikenomics

by Joe Biel Author

Inspired by Elly Blue's fascinating book, this shirt gives you a chance to talk to everyone you meet about the …

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One Fewer Truck

One Fewer Truck

by Joe Biel Author

What's that? You have to take the kids to school, the dog to the park, and pickup the groceries on the way home? …

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Alive with Vigor: Surviving Your Adventurous Lifestyle

Alive with Vigor: Surviving Your Adventurous Lifestyle

by Robert Wildwood Editor, Buck Angel Contributor, Joe Biel Contributor, Natalye Childress Contributor, Lauren Hage Contributor, 3 more

Alive With Vigor! compiles stories of surviving—and thriving—from a wide spectrum of contributors. Deeply …

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Sticker #311: Evolution Cruiser Bicycle

Sticker #311: Evolution Cruiser Bicycle

by Joe Biel Author

As we ride more modern and practical citybikes, sometimes it's important to let your hair flow, put on your …

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Put the Fun Between Your Legs sweatshirt

Put the Fun Between Your Legs sweatshirt

by Joe Biel Author

We've been hearing about how we should make this into a sweatshirt for over a decade and so we did! There are …

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$20 Superpack: Bicycle! Bicycle!

$20 Superpack: Bicycle! Bicycle!

by Joe Biel Author, Elly Blue Author, Shelley Lynn Jackson Author and Super Pack! Author

Get the bicycling inspiration and knowledge you need in this superpack, including:A short, scandalous history of …

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Evolution Cruiser T-Shirt

Evolution Cruiser T-Shirt

by Joe Biel Author

For nearly as long as the original evolution t-shirt has been designed, people have been asking for a variant. Gender …

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Bamboozled: An Incarcerated Boxer Goes Undercover for John McCain's Boxing Bill

Bamboozled: An Incarcerated Boxer Goes Undercover for John McCain's Boxing Bill

by Joe Biel Author

In this introspective exploration of former boxer Joey Torrey's life, his past, his murder conviction, and his more …

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Stay Solid!: A Radical Handbook for Youth

Stay Solid!: A Radical Handbook for Youth

by Joe Biel Author, Matt Hern Author and Cristy Road Author

It ain't easy being a kid these days. For the first time in generations, today's teens have worse prospects …

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Patch #234: Health and Money

Patch #234: Health and Money

by Joe Biel Author

You know, we all keep looking for more ways to improve our health and save money. But the most basic and obvious steps …

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$20 Superpack: Occupy History

$20 Superpack: Occupy History

by Joe Biel Author, justseeds.org Author, Mia Partlow Author, Shaun Slifer Author, Abner Smith Author and Bec Young Author

A fabulous set about various heroic and duplicitous deeds! From Firebrands to all six in print volumes of the CIA Makes …

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The CIA Makes Science Fiction Unexciting: Dark Deeds & Derring-Do from 1950 to Today

The CIA Makes Science Fiction Unexciting: Dark Deeds & Derring-Do from 1950 to Today

by Joe Biel Author with Gena Mason and Scotty Mylxine and Abner Smith and Keith Rosson Contributor

These five case studies offer a chilling glimpse into the negligence, greed, murder, and at times comical …

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Sticker #149: Put The Fun Between Your Legs (square)

Sticker #149: Put The Fun Between Your Legs (square)

by Joe Biel Author

Get your mind out of the gutter! Or don't. That's cool too.

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Patch #055: One Less Car

Patch #055: One Less Car

by Joe Biel Author and Matte Resist Author

Celebrate bicycles! You're one less car on the road, doing your small part for planet Earth. So here's a patch …

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Patch #078: Put the Fun Between Your Legs (shirt style)

Patch #078: Put the Fun Between Your Legs (shirt style)

by Joe Biel Author

It's true! The bicycle—it's so much fun! And if you take it sexually, well...you can work that out with …

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Patch #002: Evolution

Patch #002: Evolution

by Joe Biel Author

By now, other than than Ann Coulter, we've mostly agreed that humans evolved from apes. But the science is still …

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big patch #078: Put the Fun Between Your Legs

big patch #078: Put the Fun Between Your Legs

by Joe Biel Author

What's more fun than riding a bike? Perhaps riding two bikes on a date? Let us know!

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Sticker #087: Evolution

Sticker #087: Evolution

by Joe Biel Author

Of course evolution went this way; exactly.

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$20 Superpack: Early Life Crisis Survival Pack

$20 Superpack: Early Life Crisis Survival Pack

by Joe Biel Author, John Gerken Author, Ben Holtzman Author, Shaun Slifer Author, Super Pack! Author, Robert Wildwood Author and Bec Young Author

We know that times can be tough. Crises don't always wait til you're 40. Graduating from high school or …

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Patch #230: Live Free or Drive

Patch #230: Live Free or Drive

by Joe Biel Author

New Hampshire, the "Live Free or Die" state sits in a nice complement to Oregon, the unofficial …

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Patch #231: One Less/Fewer Truck

Patch #231: One Less/Fewer Truck

by Joe Biel Author

Gotta get the kids to school, groceries back from the store, and lumber to the job site? Look no more! Get your cycle …

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Patch #236: Library Gearz

Patch #236: Library Gearz

by Joe Biel Author

Ever notice how social change happens? 1) People get educated... say, at the library2) A person gets thinking …

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Patch #092: Resist Gossip

Patch #092: Resist Gossip

by Joe Biel Author

Okay. We know it is fun and a little addictive. But it also hurts feelings, people's confidence, and reputations. …

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Beyond The Music: How Punks are Saving the World with DIY Ethics, Skills, & Values

Beyond The Music: How Punks are Saving the World with DIY Ethics, Skills, & Values

by Joe Biel Editor

Punk is notorious for its loud music, aggressive attitude, and safety-pinned style. Less well known is the radical …

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