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Volta 2: Il finito.

06 Mar 2009 / 4 Comments / in Tales, Short & Tall, Volta

The rollers — inked white. The type, too. I just pulled 120 (give or take) colophons for Volta, and it’s something I haven’t done in a long, long time. Print, that is. I haven’t really talked a lot about what I do to make my money, but trust me, it isn’t making little magazines to […]

Various Tales, None of them Tall.

Instead of writing on one topic, why not cover a whole bunch of shit today? I set the colophon for Volta. I like the way it came out, for the most part. I’m limited with Volta cause it’s made from scrap papers — old projects, mainly. That’s part of what keeps my cost down making […]

I’m Dropping Letters Like They’re Rhymes, Yo.

22 Feb 2009 / 0 Comments / in Tales, Short & Tall, Volta

OK, I’m not dropping letters like they’re rhymes, and I have no idea where that “yo” came from; however, I’m setting type for the first time in a long time, and it feels great. But you’d only hear something like “boy oh boy it sure does feel good to set type again!” from a total […]

Volta

Volta is my homage to Wallace Berman. It’s also an assemblage and a little magazine that’s published whenever I can make it happen. I named it after James Joyce’s one and only (failed) business venture — The Volta Theater at 45 Mary Street in Dublin. The Volta Theater was opened in 1909 and was Ireland’s […]

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