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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/manager 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

$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 …

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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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Evolution Bicycle magnet

Evolution Bicycle magnet

by Joe Biel

Where did the bicyclist come from? Only Darwin would know. And he'd probably ride up on his own bike. After all it …

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Aftermass: How Portland Became North America's #1 Cycling Mecca

Aftermass: How Portland Became North America's #1 Cycling Mecca

by Joe Biel, Jeff Hayes, Alice Isley and Rev Phil Sano

The world looks to Portland, Oregon as an example of how bicycle culture can blossom out of the ruinous freeways of …

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Patch #237: Evolution Gal

Patch #237: Evolution Gal

by Joe Biel

If you feel like bicycling makes your life better, the world better, and helps you be your best self, this patch is for …

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Sticker #361: Don't Tread On Me!

Sticker #361: Don't Tread On Me!

by Joe Biel

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

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Fair & Balanced T-Shirt

Fair & Balanced T-Shirt

by Joe Biel

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

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

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Kittie Knox Remembered

Kittie Knox Remembered

by Joe Biel

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

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$25 Superpack: The Portland Pack

$25 Superpack: The Portland Pack

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

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

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

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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Sticker #312: Proud, Taxpaying Bicyclist

Sticker #312: Proud, Taxpaying Bicyclist

by Joe Biel and Elly Blue

Given how the money is doled out, you may not always be proud to pay taxes, but it's likely that you are paying them, …

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Alive with Vigor: Surviving Your Adventurous Lifestyle

Alive with Vigor: Surviving Your Adventurous Lifestyle

by Buck Angel, Joe Biel, Natalye Childress, Lauren Hage, Ayun Halliday and 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

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

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Put the Fun Between Your Legs sweatshirt

Put the Fun Between Your Legs sweatshirt

by Joe Biel

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, Elly Blue, Shelley Lynn Jackson and Super Pack!

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

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

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, Matt Hern and Cristy Road

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

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Patch #234: Health and Money

Patch #234: Health and Money

by Joe Biel

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, justseeds.org, Mia Partlow & Michael Hoerger, Shaun Slifer, Abner Smith and Bec Young

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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