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Joe Biel is a self-made #ActuallyAutistic publisher and filmmaker who draws origins, inspiration, and methods from punk rock. He is the founder/manager of Microcosm Publishing and co-founder of the Portland Zine Symposium. He tours with his films on the Dinner and Bikes program and has been featured in Time Magazine, Publisher’s Weekly, Utne Reader, Portland Mercury, Oregonian, Broken Pencil, Readymade, Punk Planet, Profane Existence, 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, Beyond the Music, Bamboozled, Bipedal, By Pedal, and more. He is the director of the documentaries Aftermass: Bicycling in a Post-Critical Mass Portland, If It Ain't Cheap, It Ain't Punk, Of Dice & Men, $100 & A T-Shirt, and the Groundswell film series. The Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy described Biel as "not trained in pedagogy." His work can be found at joebiel.net

$20 Superpack: Anarchy in the USA

$20 Superpack: Anarchy in the USA

by Sascha Altman DuBrul, Joe Biel, Erick Lyle and Super Pack!

A collection of books and zines for anarchists and the anarcho-curious. First, a couple zines: Anarchists on …

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Cycletherapy: Grief and Healing on Two Wheels

Cycletherapy: Grief and Healing on Two Wheels

by Joe Biel, Elly Blue, Anna Brones, Lauren Hage, Gretchin Lair, Anika Ledlow and Amy Subach

Can you pedal your way through everything life throws at you?Taking on the bicycle as a means of making sense of life …

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$20 Superpack: Van Life

$20 Superpack: Van Life

by Joe Biel, Daniel Makagon, Super Pack! and Bob Suren

If you've ever been in a touring band, you know exactly what we are talking about here: Stinky feet, long hot drives, …

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Sticker #372: Is there a nap for that?

Sticker #372: Is there a nap for that?

by Joe Biel and Markell West

To nap is human. State your allegiance to the art of napping with this lovely sticker!

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$25 Superpack: Books about Books

$25 Superpack: Books about Books

by Joe Biel, Greg Farrell, Katie Haegele, Sarah Royal and Super Pack!

If you're a person, like us, who loves books so much that reading a book about books is a heightened form of pleasure, …

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Good Trouble: Building a Successful Life and Business with Asperger's

Good Trouble: Building a Successful Life and Business with Asperger's

by Joe Biel, Joyce Brabner and Sander Hicks

The history of Microcosm Publishing, from its origins as a record label and zine distro in Joe Biel's bedroom …

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Bike Shop Box

Bike Shop Box

by Emilie Bahr, Joe Biel, Elly Blue, Ethan Clark, Shelley Lynn Jackson and Emily June Street

Perfect for the counter at your bike shoppe, we have here:  • 1 Our Bodies, Our …

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Pin #222: Capitalism Displaces

Pin #222: Capitalism Displaces

by Joe Biel

Gentrification is going on in cities everywhere. There's a lot of finger pointing and shouting going on, and there IS …

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

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

by Joe Biel

...and get away with it.

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Pin #221: Bikenomics

Pin #221: Bikenomics

by Joe Biel and Elly Blue

Pedaling our way to health and wealth, one bike and button at a time! 

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$25 Superpack: Men's Studies

$25 Superpack: Men's Studies

by Joe Biel, Joseph Carlough, Faith G. Harper, PhD, LPC-S, ACS, ACN, Super Pack! and Sean Tejeratchi

Every day, the news and our own lives bring strange tales of aggressive and bizarre behavior by overlords and underdogs …

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Record Store Box

Record Store Box

by Joe Biel, Daniel Makagon, Tom Neely, Kevin Prested, Ben Snakepit and Bob Suren

This pack, specifically designed for record stores, includes: • 1 The Snake Pit Book, • …

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Bikenomics magnet

Bikenomics magnet

by Joe Biel and Elly Blue

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

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Biking Superhero Sweatshirt

Biking Superhero Sweatshirt

by Joe Biel

We feel strongly about making affordable clothing in an ethical manner as much as possible! It's increasingly …

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$20 Superpack: Punk Biopic

$20 Superpack: Punk Biopic

by Dan Abbott, Joe Biel, Ben Holtzman, Corbett Redford, Keith Rosson, Ben Snakepit and Super Pack!

Don't just learn about punks who inspire, BE them. We've got the injection you need right here to build your life and …

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Sticker #310: Evolution Choppa

Sticker #310: Evolution Choppa

by Joe Biel

Would you believe us if we told this that this sticker was by popular request? I probably wouldn't either and that …

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$20 Superpack: Documentary Marathon

$20 Superpack: Documentary Marathon

by Joe Biel, Bill Brown, Ben Holtzman, Super Pack! and Various

Five great documentaries on that sadly antiquated format, the Betamax tape. Just kidding—they're all on DVDs. We're …

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$20 Superpack: DisMANtle the Patriarchy

$20 Superpack: DisMANtle the Patriarchy

by Joe Biel, Elly Blue and Super Pack!

The first step to dismantling the patriarchy is understanding how it works in our everyday lives. Manspressions by Joe …

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$25 Superpack: Made You Laugh

$25 Superpack: Made You Laugh

by Dan Abbott, Joe Biel, Erick Lyle, Joshua Ploeg, Corbett Redford and Super Pack!

A lot of our books are serious. It's a serious world! But a lot of them are pretty darn funny, too, and have brought us …

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Shift Happens: Critical Mass at 20

Shift Happens: Critical Mass at 20

by Joe Biel, Elly Blue and Chris Carlsson

This is the sequel to Critical Mass: Bicycling's Defiant Celebration, an awesome classic that chronicled the …

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Sticker #368: Evolution Unicycle

Sticker #368: Evolution Unicycle

by Joe Biel

 Our famous evolution sticker, now with your friendly neighborhood unicycle.

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$20 Superpack: Jeff's Film Makin' Pack!

$20 Superpack: Jeff's Film Makin' Pack!

by Joe Biel, Bill Brown, Jeff Hayes, Alice Isley, Rev Phil Sano and Super Pack!

This is another one of Jeff's Favs Packs. Joe Biel is the genius behind the movie Aftermass. But did you know that Jeff …

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$20 Superpack: Jeff's Emotional Rollercoaster Pack!

$20 Superpack: Jeff's Emotional Rollercoaster Pack!

by Joe Biel, Elly Blue, Jeff Hayes, Robert Earl Sutter III, Meggyn Pomerleau and Super Pack!

Here are somemore of Jeff's Favorites. In this one he'd like to take you through the full spectrum of emotion. …

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$25 Superpack: Chronic Illness Support Group

$25 Superpack: Chronic Illness Support Group

by Joe Biel, Heron Brae, Ben Holtzman, Sandor Ellix Katz and Super Pack!

A collection of books and zines specially selected for people who are living with chronic illness and want a dose of …

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Manspressions: Decoding Men's Behavior

Manspressions: Decoding Men's Behavior

by Joe Biel, Elly Blue and Meggyn Pomerleau

You've heard of mansplaining, but what about manstitutions? From manologues to manversations, mantrums to manger, …

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Sticker #367: I'd rather be reading Microcosm books!

Sticker #367: I'd rather be reading Microcosm books!

by Joe Biel and Elly Blue

 So would we! But someone's gotta make 'em.

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Sticker #366: Making Bikes A Threat Again!

Sticker #366: Making Bikes A Threat Again!

by Joe Biel and Elly Blue

Critical Mass, Bike Party, Slow Roll, Courteous Mass, Clitical Mass, Bridge Pedal, Bike to Work Day, or just your …

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Biking Fun Magnets

Biking Fun Magnets

by Joe Biel

For that special person in your life, get them the gift that they can use to decorate a fridge or a filing cabinet with …

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Put the Fun Between Your Legs magnet

Put the Fun Between Your Legs magnet

by Joe Biel

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

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Chainring Heart magnet

Chainring Heart magnet

by Joe Biel, Aaron Renier and alex wrekk

The image that started it all. Celebrate your love of cycling and when they ask you what this shirt means, tell 'em how …

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