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Anti-Heroin Chic

Thanks to Anti-Heroin Chic for printing “What the End is For” in their hot-off-the-press Grief and Loss issue! 

The editor James Diaz wrote in his acceptance letter, “Thank you for entrusting us with such sacred work…” but the real sacred work is their dedication to the literature of  lost causes. 

Read their manifesto below and be inspired as I was to send them what is on your mind and in your heart. This is one of the most passionate zines I know of.

Anti-Heroin Chic is not really about cool, it's about the margin-of-error of cool.  As Janis Ian says "If we were inside there, where the light is warm and everybody is laughing and dancing, we wouldn't be able to see it. We have to be outside in order to see it. That's what being an artist is." And that is what Anti-Heroin Chic is about. What we observe through the window. 

Send us your observations.

Send us your heart.

Send us your honesty.

As a general rule, no sexism, no racism, no homophobia, no gender disparity, no any-disparity.

Be good people.