Archive for April 2009

I went for a walk with my new friend Mr R. Logan on the sylvan path adjacent to my favourite residential street in the city (Marlborough Place). He took this photograph of me.

Forgotten Definition from Issue No. 12

Government as Selfish Individual Fallacy

Common amongst proponents of neo-conservatism and generally ignorant, reactionary individuals with a libertarian streak, this remarkably ubiquitous fallacy involves a strange, anthropomorphic conception of (democratic) governments as self-serving, avaricious monarchs who want to "take" the hard-earned money of the poor "taxpayer" for themselves. It is a consequence of Western individualism and American conceptions of "freedom" run amok that people conceive of themselves as so independent, self-sufficient, and frankly bratty that they cannot fathom why society ought to involve any sort of sharing or consideration of how others are affected by one's supposed, selfish "freedoms" (like the "right" to bear arms or indulge in environmentally-ruinous practices).

Deep Madder Radio, Episode One

We here at Deep Madder are pleased to announce that the first episode of the soon-to-be-regular Deep Madder Radio feature is now ready for mass consumption. But so as not to sully the pleasing aesthete of this blog with the embedded player's utter hideousness, we instead direct you to this link for all your Episode One listening needs.

Tiny Zine for Limited Time

Do you ever long for a copy of D.M. Monthly whilst "on the move"? D'you go to more places in one day than the editors do in a year? Then you may benefit from this mobile, fetching, and even "cute" version of your favourite zine. You can have it for free for a limited time! All you have to do is care about us. I.e. comment, just once. Please?

Time of Rejoice

At last, both January and February issues of Deep Madder Monthly have parted from their makers unto the local mail box to begin their journey to their rightful, subscribing owners, leaving the editors an empty nest that will only be once again filled within two weeks or so with the next late issue of your beloved periodical.


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