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(Gothamist)   Newsstand opens to sell obscure zines and some vinyl albums by bands like The Dogwhistles. You've probably never heard of them before   (gothamist.com) divider line 26
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2013-06-20 11:43:18 AM
I used to shop there, before it went mainstream . . .
 
2013-06-20 01:40:13 PM
I've heard OF them, but I'm yet to hear any of their music.
 
2013-06-20 02:22:34 PM
have you ever heard the song "marijuana is BAD"

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2013-06-20 02:25:02 PM
Is that guy pissing in the corner?  If so, I totally understand.
 
2013-06-20 02:30:29 PM
I used to listen to them when I was younger, but now I play those records and can't hear a damn thing.
 
2013-06-20 02:30:49 PM
Shop sells unusual and difficult to find items in a convenient location.

Cue Farker outrage.
 
2013-06-20 02:36:15 PM
The comments live up to this midwesterner's image of New York.
 
2013-06-20 02:37:33 PM
There's a G.G. Allin LP in one of the photos. They should make sure to keep it at a safe distance from the food products unless they want to be shut down by the Department of Public Health.
 
2013-06-20 02:45:18 PM
Cool story.
 
2013-06-20 02:49:21 PM

GoldDude: I used to listen to them when I was younger, but now I play those records and can't hear a damn thing.


I liked them before they went mainstream.
 
2013-06-20 02:59:57 PM
Pfft. I published zines back before that store ever opened up. I was also probably breathing before that guy. And that's a nice mainstream baseball hat in that first picture, you conformist. Everyone knows propeller beanies are what's deck now.
 
2013-06-20 03:02:32 PM
The comment section on that article is like a circus of hipster hatred. Hilarious.
 
2013-06-20 03:02:37 PM

HighOnCraic: GoldDude: I used to listen to them when I was younger, but now I play those records and can't hear a damn thing.

I liked them before they went mainstream.


It's not as funny when you have to explain the joke, but I was referring to the hearing loss adults experience as they get older than about 25 years old...

http://www.noiseaddicts.com/2009/03/can-you-hear-this-hearing-test/

And the "Mosquito" ringtone that teenagers are using on their smartphones, so they can hear them but their teachers are oblivious to the tone...

http://www.noiseaddicts.com/2011/06/mosquito-ringtones/
 
2013-06-20 03:05:57 PM
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Approves (ironically).
 
2013-06-20 03:09:03 PM
People buy zines? I don't even pick up free ones because they look like they carry herpes or some other STD.
 
2013-06-20 03:18:58 PM
Pffft, they were has-beens since before the Wombats ever were.
 
2013-06-20 03:28:18 PM
pfft. Call me when they 78's for my Victrola. Gotta run my show is coming on the wireless.....
 
2013-06-20 03:33:12 PM
I lost interest in posting in this thread after it got greenlit.
 
2013-06-20 03:38:19 PM
Do they have any Geronimo Jackson?
 
2013-06-20 03:42:19 PM
I saw this place this weekend. It was surprisingly busy...and yes full of hipsters.
 
2013-06-20 04:31:38 PM
Awesome now I can get Soup Dragons on vinyl again.
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2013-06-20 05:27:48 PM
What's the matter with 'zines? How do you think people of like minds communicated with each other pre-internet?

/miss "See Hear" on St Mark's Place
//miss "Factsheet 5"
 
2013-06-20 05:30:44 PM
4 quarters for some reading material for the crapper? Sounds good to me. I don't know if I'm into whatever the skinny jean set is into, but I like a good or even crappy skate or punk zine.  A person who is afraid to pick up free zine because it looks skeevy is a person I am glad I don't personally know.
 
2013-06-20 11:03:00 PM
As a child of the 70s and early 80s I'm getting a kick out of the use of the term "zines".

Printing on pulverized tree corpses is so, like, last century man.
 
2013-06-20 11:03:07 PM
www.earbuddy.net
/obscure as hell
 
2013-06-21 12:01:28 AM
I hate the word zines. It seems like a word ad execs ginned up to appeal to kids.
 
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