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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 Good Trouble: Building a Successful Life & Business on the SpectrumManspressions: 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 seriesThe Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy described Biel as "not trained in pedagogy." His work can be found at joebiel.net

Patch #092: Resist Gossip

by Joe Biel

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

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Patch #236: Library Gearz

by Joe Biel

Ever notice how social change happens?  1) People get educated... say, at the library 2) A person gets thinking ...

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

by Joe Biel

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

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Pin #214: Live Free or Drive!

by Joe Biel

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

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Pin #213: Evolution Gal

by Joe Biel

Don't just spin your wheels, evolve! This button is perfect if you cycle or believe in, you know, evolution. Whatever ...

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

by Joe Biel

The shirt you know and love, now in button form. Buy a shirt. Buy a button. Pin that button to that shirt! Go wild. But ...

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Pin #211: One Less Car (text)

by Joe Biel

Let us hope, in the not so distant future...

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Pin #210: Consumes Money, Destroys Health

by Joe Biel

The mechanical root of all evil. 

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Pin #209: Creates Health, Saves Money

by Joe Biel

The best of both worlds! 

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Pin #208: Library Gearz

by Joe Biel

 Get engaged with the world through books! 

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Pin #207: One Less/Fewer Truck

by Joe Biel

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 #206: Meet America's #1 Killer

by Joe Biel

So sinister. So unfortunately true. Warn the masses with this #bikepositive button.

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Pin #205: Old School

by Joe Biel

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

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Pin #203: Aftermass

by Joe Biel and Matt Gauck

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

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Sticker #309: Live Free or Drive! (black)

by Joe Biel

Live Free or Drive, spread the word.

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Sticker #308: One Less Car !

by Joe Biel

Be the change you want to see on the road.

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Sticker #102: I heart My Bike

by Joe Biel

This sticker is pretty self explanatory. If you love your bike, perhaps you need a sticker to make sure everyone else ...

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Sticker #159: Chainring Heart

by Joe Biel, Aaron Renier and alex wrekk

Microcosm's iconic chainring heart, now in sticker form!

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Sticker #265: Live Free or Drive (square)

by Joe Biel

Ride bikes, save the world.

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

by Joe Biel

Truer words have never been spoken. Or put on a sticker.

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Sticker #288: Save $8,000 and smile more

by Joe Biel

If you ride a bike instead of driving a car you'll save an average of $8,000 per year! Some studies report an average ...

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Sticker #075: Celebrate Efficiency over the Automobile

by Joe Biel

Bikes are more energy efficient than cars. In other news, the sky is blue. Learn more: ...

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Sticker #001: Critical Mass

by Joe Biel

Critical Mass is an event typically held on the last Friday of every month in cities around the world where ...

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Sticker #287: America's #1 Youth Killer

by Joe Biel

It's true, kids! The car kills more people under 35 than anything else! Beware!

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