Scam #10: Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Issue!


by Erica Dawn Lyle

Scam goes back to roots in celebration of the zine’s 25th anniversary. Good old fashioned hand-written, cut-and-paste content about fighting Trump and gentrification in the Bay Area, skating Fukushima, interviews with C.A. Conrad, Edie Fake, Daphne Gottlieb, Danny Lyon, and the Los Angeles Poverty Department, scamming Greyhound, squatting in Baltimore, an essay by John Dania on working with Greenpeace, Fly on going to a squatter conference, the Pleasure Leftists, disability and music, making art in empty NYC parking lots, a cameo by Bill Daniel, and a review of a movie about a woman who kills and eats her stalker. And more. So much more.

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Writing on Resistance in the Trump Era, art shows in empty NYC lots, scamming Greyhound tickets, anti-gentrification activism in the Bay Area, squatting in Baltimore, skating Fukushima, SHELLSHAG, Kenya Robinson, Vanessa Renwick, Lee Lozano, Mierle Laderman Ukeles, Bonnie Ora Sherk, Ayotzinapa activist tactics, killing your stalker, making a DIY mesh network, community trauma, why graffiti is still important, much much more!

Interviews with CA Conrad, Edie Fake, Vexx, Pleasure Leftists, Daphne Gottlieb, Sergej Vutuc, and Los Angeles Poverty Dept. Contributions from Barry Mcgee, Danny Lyon, Tennessee Jones, Willie Osterweil, Ivy Jeanne, Rebecca Giordano, E Conner, Josh Bayer, Pear, Brontez Purnell, Jacob Berendes, Leslie Dreyer, Alan W. Moore, Michael Mccanne, John Hocevar, Moe Bowstern, Chuck Loose, Scott Crackrock and many many more!

Erica Dawn Lyle is a writer, musician, artist, and curator who lives in New York City. One half of the art making collective, SOBBETH, she is the author of On The Lower Frequencies: A Secret History of The City (Soft Skull, 2008). Since 1991, she has edited and published the DIY art/crime/punk magazine, SCAM. Her most recent book is Streetopia (Booklyn, 2015), based on the celebrated San Francisco anti-gentrification art fair she co-curated in 2012.

Long involved in DIY publishing and grassroots activism, Lyle worked for many years as a street outreach worker at Coalition on Homelessness San Francisco while co-editing the infamous San Francisco Skid Row newspaper, The Turd-Filled Donut. Since 2017, Lyle has co-hosted Brooklyn’s Free Air Radio and helped run and coordinate programming at the experimental venue, 7 Belvidere in Bushwick. Lyle has recorded around 30 records with over 17 bands. In 2019 she joined Bikini Kill as their new guitar player.

152 page black and white magazine
Scampunks. 2017

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Weight 12 oz
Dimensions 11 × 8.5 × 1 in