An epic-length profile of California harper Joanna Newsom by author Erik Davis, with exclusive photos of her geniushood by Eden Batki.
"Bog Venus vs. Nazi Cock-Ring: Some Thoughts Concerning Pornography" by Alan Moore: a landmark eight-page essay/manifesto, with illustrations.
Chuck Dukowski (Black Flag, Chuck Dukowski Sextet) on the deeper, civilizational issues surrounding all-ages shows, illustrated by Geoff McFetridge
Kyp Malone of TV on the Radio talks with Jay Babcock about directly confronting USA militarism.
"New Herbalist" columnist Molly Frances on the roots of Christmas
"Do the Math" columnist Dave Reeves on guns
Douglas Rushkoff on visionary thinker Robert Anton Wilson...
Lisa Anne Auerbach's knitted sweaters photographed by Justine Kurland on the occasion of her show at White Columns
Nabob Shineywater (of Brightblack Morning Light) on musicians Sandy Bull and Hamza al-Din...
Chris Ziegler on new albums by White Magic and Sunn O))) & Boris...
Byron Coley & Thurston Moore on oodles of underground culture forms from Kommissar Hjuler & Mama Bar, Silvester Anfang, R.O.T., Sammy Harkham's Kramers Ergot, Private Stash, Comic Art, Arf Museum, Drawing Hand, Alex Nielson, Alastair Gabraith & Richard Youngs, Oren Ambarchi, Scott Horscroft, Hado Ho, Henry Kaiser, Noxagt, Ultralyd, S. Clay Wilson, Crown Now, Bone Rattle, Dreamhouse, the Halflings, M.O.A.C., Coco & Fiend Friend Mononoke, Hello Trudi, Dave Newman, Shuffleboil edited by David Meltzer and Steve Dickinson, Ong Ong, Macronympha, C. Spencer Yeh, Jim O'Rourke, Two Dead Sluts One Good Fuck, Helios Creed, Outtakes, Sub City Girls, Trockeneis, Harrius, WZT Hearts, Michael Layne Heath, Wesley Eisold & Charles Rowland, Carol Lewis & Regine Polenz, Haunted George, Demon's Claws, The Golden Boys, Evil, Enema Syringe, Commando Laarz, Drap En Hund, Ports Bishop, Hurray, Timo van Luyk & Kris Vanderstraeten, Sarah Becan, Jerusalem and the Starbaskets, Skarekraouradio, Child Pornography, Quem Quaeritis, Copper/Yellow, Mudsuckers, and Paul Flaherty/Chris Corsano/C. Spencer Yeh.
A full-color page of "Strings" comics by PShaw...