08.02.12 by Jeff

Snail Mail

Snail mail from the last month or so.

1. Der Greif Magazine
2. Romka Magazine
3. Album Magazine
4. Underscore Magazine
5. “Someone Cuts My Hair While I Sleep” by Todd Fisher
6. “Women” by Shawn Kuruneru
7. Foam Magazine
8. “Jinchalo” by Matthew Forsythe
9. “When You Have A Kid It’s Gunna Be A Boombox” by Jesse Draxler
10. “An Island” by Efterklang
11. Two original artworks by Will Laren













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • Mer

    i envy you! i think the last time i received something in the mail box was when i was 5 years old!

  • must be such a chore getting all that and having to look through it ;) haha

    • haha sometimes its a chore going to the post office and picking up more than i can carry back home

  • lauren

    jealous.

  • Sebastian

    nice stuff, nice song! which song?

    • black moth super rainbow – flowery sabbath

  • All cool work, but especially digging “Jinchalo” by Matthew Forsythe based on quick glances…

    • ya its a beautiful little book – love Forsythe’s work

  • Ana

    Snail mail is my favourite things in the world. I need to be famous like you and have a supper blog, so i can get tons of snail mail.

  • hah, they realy send you the album magazine?
    so that’s how my fellow class-mates trina promote their mag, huh.

    well then: how do you like it, jeff?

    • yea they’ve sent me a couple issues – the newspaper format made it hard to open up and go through pages on camera but i like the publication

  • :)

  • it warms me to see that yes, while the internet rains supreme, hardcopy creative media still shakes its butt!

  • Nice recap!

  • man, you have a great job. I hope you realize it.

  • Super!!

  • glen, c

    Love snail mail and really enjoyed your video! I’d be thrilled if you (and anyone else who sees this) would like to join my latest snail mail project. Between January 15th, 2013 and March 15, 2013 Just send something (anything- a postcard, a letter, a photograph, a painting, etc) to the address listed in the link below and you will be mailed back a zine called Missive Survival by May 2013 with all of the contributions incorporated. Thanks!

    http://www.sendsomething.net/users/4415





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