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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

Pin #183: Live Free or Drive

Pin #183Live Free or Drive

by Joe Biel Author

Let these historical cyclists riding the streetcar tell you how they feel! And then tell someone else with…

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Pin #185: Tandem Riders

Pin #185Tandem Riders

by Joe Biel Author

 Riding a bike in tandem is a metaphor for so many things, and the literal reality is pretty great too. Show your…

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Pin #203: Aftermass

Pin #203Aftermass

by Joe Biel Author and Matt Gauck Author

Because we cyclers should make sure cars have space on the road, too. So long as they follow the rules, behave…

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Pin #205: Old School

Pin #205Old School

by Joe Biel Author

All these smug young hipsters on their safety bicycles just don't respect how things used to be. Keep it old school…

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Pin #206: Meet America's #1 Killer

Pin #206Meet America's #1 Killer

by Joe Biel Author

So sinister. So unfortunately true. Warn the masses about the destruction from automobiles with this #bikepositive…

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Pin #207: One Less/Fewer Truck

Pin #207One 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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Pin #208: Library Gearz

Pin #208Library Gearz

by Joe Biel Author

 Get engaged with the world through books! Ride your bike to the library. Tack this 1" round pinback…

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Pin #209: Creates Health, Saves Money

Pin #209Creates Health, Saves Money

by Joe Biel Author

The best of both worlds! Cycling lovers unite with this 1" round pinback button handmade in the USA.…

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Pin #210: Consumes Money, Destroys Health

Pin #210Consumes Money, Destroys Health

by Joe Biel Author

The mechanical root of all evil. Hate cars? Us too. Show your enviromental support with this 1" round pinback…

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Pin #211: One Less Car (text)

Pin #211One Less Car (text)

by Joe Biel Author

Let us hope, in the not so distant future...Drop the car, pick up a bike! This 1" round pinback button is…

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Pin #212: Put the Fun Between Your Legs (shirt-style)

Pin #212Put the Fun Between Your Legs (shirt-style)

by Joe Biel Author

The shirt you know and love, now in 1" round pinback button form. Buy a shirt. Buy a button. Pin that…

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Pin #213: Evolution Gal

Pin #213Evolution Gal

by Joe Biel Author

Don't just spin your wheels, evolve! This 1" round pinback button is perfect if you like cycling or…

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Pin #214: Live Free or Drive!

Pin #214Live Free or Drive!

by Joe Biel Author

Live free or drive! Even if you drive a car, that doesn't mean you love it, or even tolerate it very well. Show…

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Pin #216: I'm Going To Kick Your Ass

Pin #216I'm Going To Kick Your Ass

by Joe Biel Author

...and get away with it. Show your support for defunding police and redistribution with this 1" round pinback…

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Pin #221: Bikenomics

Pin #221Bikenomics

by Joe Biel Author and Elly Blue Author

Pedaling our way to health and wealth, one bike and button at a time! Encourage healthy cycling habits for yourself and…

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Pin #222: Capitalism Displaces

Pin #222Capitalism Displaces

by Joe Biel Author

Gentrification exists and persists in cities everywhere. There's a lot of finger pointing and shouting going…

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Poster Comic / Catalog

Poster Comic / Catalog

by Joe Biel Author and Gerta O. Egy Illustrator

Every year lately we've been making a new catalog in the format of a poster! On the front, there's a comic (or…

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Punk Damage: How The Punk Scene Gave Me Tools and Hope - Once It Stopped Screwing Me Up

Punk Damage: How The Punk Scene Gave Me Tools and Hope - Once It Stopped Screwing Me Up

by Joe Biel Author

In 2013, when John Roderick’s “Punk Rock is Bullshit: How a Toxic Social Movement Poisoned Our…

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Punks Around #3: The Minot, North Dakota Punk Scene 1989-2000

Punks Around #3: The Minot, North Dakota Punk Scene 1989-2000

by Joe Biel Author and Alexander Herbert Series Editor

In 1999 our show in MInot, North Dakota was canceled but the locals said that we could still come hang out. I gave them…

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Punks Around #4: The Minot, North Dakota Punk Scene 2001-2018

Punks Around #4: The Minot, North Dakota Punk Scene 2001-2018

by Joe Biel Author and Alexander Herbert Series Editor

Minot may only be the fourth largest city in North Dakota, but it's a key player in the punk…

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Put the Fun Between Your Legs

Put the Fun Between Your Legs

by Joe Biel Author

Do you love bicycling so much that you want to wear it on a t-shirt? Let's celebrate fun and raciness.…

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Put the Fun Between Your Legs

Put the Fun Between Your Legs

by Joe Biel Illustrator

Get your mind out of the gutter! This beautiful pin, featuring a vintage bike with its message on delicate blue and…

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Put the Fun Between Your Legs magnet

Put the Fun Between Your Legs magnet

by Joe Biel Author

Do you love bicycling so much that you want to decorate your fridge or your filing cabinet with this fine, magnetic…

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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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Read Zines, Change the World

Read Zines, Change the World

by Joe Biel Author

Zines are a powerful tool for changing minds and sharing information. Get other people stoked about the power of zines…

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Record Store Counter Display Superpack

Record Store Counter Display Superpack

by Joe Biel Author, Daniel Makagon Author, Tom Neely Author, Ben Snakepit Author, Bob Suren Author, 4 more

This pack, specifically designed for record stores, includes: 1 Punk USA1 Punk Women1 The FBI War on Tupac Shakur1…

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Revolution Between the Lines Typewriter

Revolution Between the Lines Typewriter

by Joe Biel Illustrator

What you write matters. What you read matters. Understanding the subtext and context of what you write and read matters…

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Robert Smalls: The Slave Who Stole a Confederate Ship, Broke the Code, & Freed a Village

Robert Smalls: The Slave Who Stole a Confederate Ship, Broke the Code, & Freed a Village

by Joe Biel Author

During the Civil War, the enslaved Black crew of a Confederate ship was left to sleep on board overnight. Following a…

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Scarcity v Abundance

Scarcity v Abundance

by Joe Biel Author

It's easy to find ourselves thinking that life is a zero sum game. The more one person has, the less another has.…

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Scarcity vs Abundance Thinking

Scarcity vs Abundance Thinking

by Joe Biel Author

Put things into perspective and make sure you're on the right track. Life's too short not to be the best person…

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