What a neat old gem this is: scanned for your pleasure, an entire issue of the alt/art/underground Los Angeles culture zine WET, from 1981. Love hotels, a bunch of old Ed Ruscha art, paranormal phenomena ads, Rodney on the ROQ, and a side-by-side interviews with Johnny Rotten and a then-26-year-old David Lee Roth. My favorite part is an essay on the "emerging field of xerox art," and related musings on cutups and intellectual property law: "Xerox means never having to honor a copyright."
Link to main page, and here's all the scanned pages side by side (you have to scroll to the right to move forward). (Thanks, Lex10)
Reader comment: Scott Jacobson says,
Don't forget Mark's post from May 2004: Wet Magazine scans from 1978
Alex Wood is an addict but won’t give up his smartphone. But he has five strategies for limiting its control over him: “I used to wake up tired. My body would ache and my head felt sore, like waking up with a hangover. Finally, I took control, like attending an AA class for addicts, I […]
We just got the Sport model of the EPIKGO hoverboard at my office. Besides being terribly chic, it’s apparently bulletproof.
Ok, it’s not just solar powered. It’s also an anti-theft, waterproof marvel that keeps my phone’s power bar from ever getting into the red.Sure the idea seems obvious now – tuck a gigantic solar powered battery pack into an exposed slot and turn the wearer into a walking energy harvester. Simple maybe, but I didn’t […]
Custom coffee vessels are the perfect piece of office flair, but it’s just a matter of time before your VOTE FOR PEDRO mug will start to lose its relevant wit. Why not have a new one every day, with whatever silly nonsense you want sticking off the sides? You can save big on your novelty […]
The Lightning port has thus far resisted the cruel fate that befell the headphone jack, and despite rumors that it may be disappearing come iPhone 8, for the present and foreseeable future, Lightning cables are a hot commodity for iPhone users. As such, we must make do in this strange time in which long, glorified […]
All the filters in the world won’t save your smartphone pics from a shaky hand. To really step up your mobile photography game, you’ll need some kind of mount to hold it steady. You could buy a smartphone attachment for a conventional camera tripod, but who wants to carry that kind of gear everywhere they […]