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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

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 Abner Smith, Keith Rosson Contributor with Scott Satterwhite

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 #149Put The Fun Between Your Legs (square)

by Joe Biel Author

Get your mind out of the gutter! Or don't. That's cool too. But however you interpret this sticker, bicycling is…

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Patch #002: Evolution

Patch #002Evolution

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 out…

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Sticker #087: Evolution Bicycle

Sticker #087Evolution Bicycle

by Joe Biel Author

When you ride a bike, it's easy to feel like you've got it all figured out. Keep your personal and social…

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$20 Superpack: Quarter Life Crisis Survival Pack

$20 Superpack: Quarter 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 college,…

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Patch #230: Live Free or Drive

Patch #230Live 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 #231One Less/Fewer Truck

by Joe Biel Author

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

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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 value…

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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 #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 #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 #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 #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 #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 #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 #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 #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 #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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Sticker #308: One Less Car!

Sticker #308One Less Car!

by Joe Biel Author

There are too many cars on the road, and climate change is no longer around the corner. It is upon us. So be the change…

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Sticker #306: Meet America's #1 killer

Sticker #306Meet America's #1 killer

by Joe Biel Author

The truth is out there.  Whether it's due to car accidents, or environmental health problems, cars are…

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Sticker #309: Live Free or Drive!

Sticker #309Live Free or Drive!

by Joe Biel Author

Live Free or Drive, spread the word. Bicycles make you free, but they also make the world a freer place.(Sturdy vinyl…

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Sticker #265: Live Free or Drive (square)

Sticker #265Live Free or Drive (square)

by Joe Biel Author

We've said it, and we'll say it again. The bicycle is a freedom machine! Ride bikes, save the world.(Sturdy…

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Sticker #305: Every Car a Murder, Every Bicycle a Love Affair (women)

Sticker #305Every Car a Murder, Every Bicycle a Love Affair (women)

by Joe Biel Author

Truer words have never been spoken. Or put on a sticker.(Sturdy vinyl sticker with black print on a white background.…

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Sticker #302: Drive More, Save Less

Sticker #302Drive More, Save Less

by Joe Biel Author

Check out this photo evidence we have of car conspirators! They've spoken it, so we know it to be true: the more you…

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Sticker #301: Old School

Sticker #301Old School

by Joe Biel Author

#Throwback. Slap this little bit of nostalgia on your new-school bicycle, your waterbottle, the back of a stop sign (you…

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Sticker #284: Ask Me About Freeway Removal

Sticker #284Ask Me About Freeway Removal

by Joe Biel Author

Freeway removal rocks! It's good for our communities, our bicycle riding, our air quality... you name it! We have…

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Sticker #287: America's #1 Youth Killer

Sticker #287America's #1 Youth Killer

by Joe Biel Author

It's true, kids! The car kills more people under 35 than anything else! Beware! (Sturdy vinyl sticker with…

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Sticker #102: I Heart My Bike

Sticker #102I Heart My Bike

by Joe Biel Author

If you love your bike, perhaps you need a sticker to make sure everyone else knows. Plus, you can hit two birds with one…

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Sticker #283: Free Parking

Sticker #283Free Parking

by Joe Biel Author

Livin' the dream.

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