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A Brief History of a Crypto-Science

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David Thomson’s “A Child’s Voice”


Robert Altman’s “Images”


“When Michael Calls”


“Night Call”


John Holowach’s “Phone Call”

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The best adventure novels from 1964 — 50 years ago.

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The 12 books that inaugurated a great era in kids’ lit.

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Ukulele hepcats, 1919

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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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Mystery Date, Hey There Barbie Girl!, and Plotz

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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

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From James Fenimore Cooper to Charles Portis…

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From Rafael Sabatini to Geoffrey Household and Frederick Forsyth…