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Bondage Britney Spears!


What the author of The Idler’s Glossary accomplished in 2013.


Celebrating thirteen HiLo Heroes about whom we wrote in 2013.

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The last five issues of HERMENAUT

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HERMENAUT snapshots

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Letters to HERMENAUT, from friends and fans.

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Zine books — a harbinger of doom!

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Hermenaut’s S.L.A.C.K.E.R. project.


Zinesters vs. journalists

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Hermenaut’s midwestern trek


Idiot Tooth, Mommy and I Are One, and more!


Bust, Heinous, McJob, Temp Slave

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The Kept Girl, a detective novel inspired by a real 1920s cult.

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Mystery Date, Hey There Barbie Girl!, and Plotz

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“Honeycomb of Chakras” — a psych-pop record from Gary Panter

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Thrift SCORE, Beer Frame, and Crap Hound.

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8-Track Mind, ANSWER Me!, Boiled Angel, Crank, and more.

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Rollerderby and Scram


Highbrow and lowbrow culture are amazing sources of joy and insight and wisdom.

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“Lose interest in yourself; gain interest in everyone else.”

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Sara Ryan’s new graphic novel is a perfect holiday gift.

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Now I’m a believer.


Donald Duck chokes on a peace pipe.

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From James Fenimore Cooper to Charles Portis…