[TypicalGirls] 4. Re: Callout for female fanzine UK fanzine writers, 1975-1984 (Joly MacFie)

Cazz Blase cazz.blase at gmail.com
Sun Mar 6 17:00:34 EST 2016


Hi Joly,

I love Luscious Jackson, so this is nice to know. :) As a band I know that
they were very influenced by a lot of the punk/post punk ladies, such as
the Slits.

C.

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>    1. Re: Callout for female fanzine UK fanzinewriters, 1975-1984
>       (Stewart Osborne)
>    2. Re: Callout for female fanzine UK fanzinewriters, 1975-1984
>       (Helen McCookerybook)
>    3. Re: Callout for female fanzine UK fanzine writers,        1975-1984
>       (viv acious)
>    4. Re: Callout for female fanzine UK fanzine writers,        1975-1984
>       (Joly MacFie)
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> Date: Sat, 27 Feb 2016 09:39:50 +0000
> From: Stewart Osborne <stewart_osborne at btinternet.com>
> To: typicalgirls at lists.ibiblio.org
> Subject: Re: [TypicalGirls] Callout for female fanzine UK
>         fanzinewriters, 1975-1984
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> Joly wrote:
>
> "At Better Badges I printed a whole bunch of fanzines between 79-82 and I
> don't think a single one of one of them was female authored?! I never
> really thought about it til now".
>
> I co-authored one of the 'zines that Joly printed (Grinding Halt), and
> likewise I'd never really thought about it before, but I don't remember
> ever encountering any female 'zine writers.
>
> The closest thing I can think of is that there were a couple of girls from
> Didcot, who we frequently used to meet on the train to and from Paddington,
> from and to Reading, on our way to gigs, who used to run the official Stiff
> Little Fingers fan club and I *think* produced 1 or more issues of a
> fanclub-only 'zine of sorts, because I *think* they asked us if they could
> reproduce one or more of our reviews of / interviews with SLF in it (which
> we were delighted to agree to, of course).
>
> Their names were Sarah and Jane (I just had to dig out my cooy of Nobody's
> Heroes and check the inner sleeve to refresh my ailing memory), but, again,
> good luck finding them - I made a few enquiries through various online SLF
> forums a few weeks ago, and nobody else seemed to remember them at all.
>
> Stewart (formerly Eddie Snide)
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> From: Helen McCookerybook <helen_mccookerybook at yahoo.co.uk>
> To: "Typical Girls: Women in Punk/Post-Punk/Underground Music (Circa
>         1975-1980s)" <typicalgirls at lists.ibiblio.org>
> Subject: Re: [TypicalGirls] Callout for female fanzine UK
>         fanzinewriters, 1975-1984
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> I used to make comics- Joly printed at least one of them, Brenda.
> H MCc
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> > On 27 Feb 2016, at 09:39, Stewart Osborne <
> stewart_osborne at btinternet.com> wrote:
> >
> > Joly wrote:
> >
> > "At Better Badges I printed a whole bunch of fanzines between 79-82 and I
> > don't think a single one of one of them was female authored?! I never
> > really thought about it til now".
> >
> > I co-authored one of the 'zines that Joly printed (Grinding Halt), and
> likewise I'd never really thought about it before, but I don't remember
> ever encountering any female 'zine writers.
> >
> > The closest thing I can think of is that there were a couple of girls
> from Didcot, who we frequently used to meet on the train to and from
> Paddington, from and to Reading, on our way to gigs, who used to run the
> official Stiff Little Fingers fan club and I *think* produced 1 or more
> issues of a fanclub-only 'zine of sorts, because I *think* they asked us if
> they could reproduce one or more of our reviews of / interviews with SLF in
> it (which we were delighted to agree to, of course).
> >
> > Their names were Sarah and Jane (I just had to dig out my cooy of
> Nobody's Heroes and check the inner sleeve to refresh my ailing memory),
> but, again, good luck finding them - I made a few enquiries through various
> online SLF forums a few weeks ago, and nobody else seemed to remember them
> at all.
> >
> > Stewart (formerly Eddie Snide)
> >
> >
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> Date: Tue, 1 Mar 2016 16:26:59 +0000
> From: viv acious <aciousviv at gmail.com>
> To: "Typical Girls: Women in Punk/Post-Punk/Underground Music (Circa
>         1975-1980s)" <typicalgirls at lists.ibiblio.org>
> Subject: Re: [TypicalGirls] Callout for female fanzine UK fanzine
>         writers,        1975-1984
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> hi,
> there was a fanzine in Coventry called 'Alternative Sounds' can't remember
> the name of the bloke who ran it, but he did publish a photo I took of
> Chrissie Hynde on stage in 1979. i've got the photo but not the mag.
> regards,
> viv acious (ms)
>
> On Wed, Nov 11, 2015 at 8:08 PM, Cazz Blase <cazz.blase at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Hello,
> >
> > I'm very new to this list, so I should probably introduce myself.
> >
> > My name is Cazz Blase, I wrote a five part series on women and UK punk
> for
> > the F-Word website (www.thefword.org.uk) between 2010 and 2011. I'm in
> > the process of turning the series into a book, and for that, I need more
> > interviewees.
> >
> > Because I'm interested in how women contributed to the growing mythology
> > of punk, I'm interested in speaking to female fanzine writers who were
> > writing punk fanzines in the UK at anytime between 1975 and 1984.
> >
> > I've tracked a few people down, and I realise it's likely to be a very
> > small group of people to draw from in any case, but...
> >
> > I would be very interested in tracking down Crystal and Sarah who did
> More
> > On and Sharon Spike who did Apathy in Ilford.
> >
> > If anyone happens to have a lead on how I might track them down, I'd be
> > very, very grateful indeed.
> >
> > Thank you very much,
> >
> > Cazz
> >
> > --
> > Cazz Blase
> > Writer and journalist
> > http://cazzblase.blogspot.co.uk/
> > http://toolateforcake.wordpress.com
> > cazz.blase at gmail.com
> >
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> Date: Wed, 2 Mar 2016 00:09:44 -0500
> From: Joly MacFie <joly at punkcast.com>
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>         1975-1980s)" <typicalgirls at lists.ibiblio.org>
> Subject: Re: [TypicalGirls] Callout for female fanzine UK fanzine
>         writers,        1975-1984
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> ?Here in NYC things are a little different.
>
> There were a bunch of girls doing a zine in 1980. One of them Gabby, came
> to work for me at Better Badges.
> She later played guitar for Luscious Jackson. I don
> ?'
> t have a contact but I see her around occasionally. ?
>
> ?Then there was Nancy Breslow, who did Short Newz?. She also came to London
> and worked at BB, became our east coast rep.
>
> More recently, Wendy, Guillotine. http://www.guillotinezine.com/about-us/
>
> But I'm still drawing a blank on UK efforts, beyond Gee and International
> Anthem - not a fanzine per se.
>
> j
>
>
>
>
> On Tue, Mar 1, 2016 at 11:26 AM, viv acious <aciousviv at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > hi,
> > there was a fanzine in Coventry called 'Alternative Sounds' can't
> remember
> > the name of the bloke who ran it, but he did publish a photo I took of
> > Chrissie Hynde on stage in 1979. i've got the photo but not the mag.
> > regards,
> > viv acious (ms)
> >
> > On Wed, Nov 11, 2015 at 8:08 PM, Cazz Blase <cazz.blase at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> >> Hello,
> >>
> >> I'm very new to this list, so I should probably introduce myself.
> >>
> >> My name is Cazz Blase, I wrote a five part series on women and UK punk
> >> for the F-Word website (www.thefword.org.uk) between 2010 and 2011. I'm
> >> in the process of turning the series into a book, and for that, I need
> more
> >> interviewees.
> >>
> >> Because I'm interested in how women contributed to the growing mythology
> >> of punk, I'm interested in speaking to female fanzine writers who were
> >> writing punk fanzines in the UK at anytime between 1975 and 1984.
> >>
> >> I've tracked a few people down, and I realise it's likely to be a very
> >> small group of people to draw from in any case, but...
> >>
> >> I would be very interested in tracking down Crystal and Sarah who did
> >> More On and Sharon Spike who did Apathy in Ilford.
> >>
> >> If anyone happens to have a lead on how I might track them down, I'd be
> >> very, very grateful indeed.
> >>
> >> Thank you very much,
> >>
> >> Cazz
> >>
> >> --
> >> Cazz Blase
> >> Writer and journalist
> >> http://cazzblase.blogspot.co.uk/
> >> http://toolateforcake.wordpress.com
> >> cazz.blase at gmail.com
> >>
> >> _______________________________________________
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Cazz Blase
Writer and journalist
http://cazzblase.blogspot.co.uk/
http://toolateforcake.wordpress.com
cazz.blase at gmail.com
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