If you dig Scram you might also enjoy some of these nifty sites.
Alicia Bay Laurel was the darling of the hippie scene when her "Living on the Earth" was called the best book in the "Whole Earth Catalog." She recently toured the US in support of the 30th Anniversary Edition, keeping a delightful photo-illustrated tour diary that will become her next book, a report on bohemia at the end of the century. If you saw this hilarious and inspiring woman tell stories and play songs, you might have found your pic on her website the next day.
Finally, a Peter Bagge fan has created a website for the promotion of the beloved lowlife cartoonist, AFTER the guy stopped publishing "Hate"! Check in for news on reprints and on the possibility of a "Hate" TV show.
Scram contributor Maggot Griffis shares her unsettling worldview for the price of a click. Go Sargassumfish!
Lynn Peril's online version of her charming and surprising zine dedicated to matters of (mostly) 20th Century feminine culture.
A remarkable Southern California folk art environment, which has suffered earthquake damage, political intrigue, and the ire of recent arrivals in the neighborhood. Get on the mailing list and go help out on bottle-shifting days!
Krista Garcia has stopped producing her upsetting yet hee-hee-hee-larious minimag of stalking tips since splitting Portland for NYC, but she's now uploading her personal diary to the web, and past readers will be intrigued to see she's still a wee bit obsessive where nerdy boys -- famous or otherwise -- are concerned.
As featured in Scram #6, Middle America's most accomplished purveyors of the Boyce & Hart aesthetic.
A comprehensive guide to much of the great music erupting outta Australia over the past few decades, takes as its starting point the stunning Radio Birdman, your friendly editrix' favorite group of all time. Yeah hup!
Rod McKuen's site includes some spicy unpublished poetry and a chance to grill Rod about his recent activities and past work. Ask him about the Purple Onion!
After years of loving "Steven," Mr. Allen's exquisite comic strip about a surly child whose best friend lives in a box in an alley and who is tormented by alcoholic cactii and a pushy poodle, it is my great delight to announce he will be drawing the cover for Scram #14. You should look at his website, which is elegantly animated and fulla cool stuff.
Blair Buscareno's online zine will keep even the most housebound grump excited about the happenings in the current and historic garage music world.
Visit the world of Tony the Tyger and the Hipsters go go club for lots of sixties scene reports and news of West Coast happenings.
John Chilson has brought his jazzbo, film nut, beatnik, plane crash tabloid to the web, which is a darn good thing.
Online archives for Mike Appelstein's fine indiepop fanzines Caught in Flux and Writer's Block, among other projects like his band the Poconos. If you want to dig into Scram editrix Kim's seedy California childhood, be sure to check out her entry in the "How I Discovered Music" issue of CiF.
Link to buy UK-only copies of sometime Scram contributor Steve Mandich's fantastic new biography of Evel Knievel. No US publisher has yet picked up this book, which seems ridiculous.
Troublemakers, malcontents, evil clowns, and some of the sweetest strange-smelling people on the planet. Like they say, you may already be a member.