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XXX Spam Zine | Man Alive Creative | UnderConsideration
For over 2 years, I checked my Spam folder for emails selling me erectile-dysfunction drugs, from lonely girls who want to chat, and pitching me secrets on how to hook-up with any woman I meet. More often than not, the titles of these emails were absurd, downright confusing, laughable or cringe-inducing.
Recently I found the time to focus on what I wanted to do with them, finally settling on a zine. The first issue, “Mine is Bigger,” is garishly printed across 20 pages of Brite Hue Ultra Fuchsia 65 lb. and Ultra Lime 24 lb. papers as an homage to the pornography industry’s lurid home video package designs. The cover and its circular die-cut is modeled after voyeuristic peepshows as well the world’s more vulgar tool; the glory hole. To preserve privacy, each copy of the zine is conveniently shipped in an unmarked black envelope to safeguard from prudish neighbors and nosy postal workers. For those less discreet, three designs from the zine are also available as t-shirts, hoodies, prints, and more at Man Alive Creative’s Society 6 online shop.