The “Peanutville” Edition :: Issue #309, Rusty’s Electric Dreams

“In a society that profits from your self-doubt, liking yourself is a rebellious act.”

— Caroline Caldwell

An inbox zine for positive deviants and the people who love them
Issue #309 :: The “Peanutville” Edition :: 9:8:2021


Current mood:


Rusty Blazenhoff
P.S. Take your time getting to Peanutville and beyond, this is a big issue!

As seen on the Internets

Do they have any for “Climate Crisis Days”? Asking for all my friends. via
:: There’s a church in Oakland that offers, let’s say, “religious experiences”

:: Burners are some of the most creative people on this planet

:: Amazing stop-motion with matches

:: Art made with old coloring books and vintage photos

:: Pet or meat?

:: A “TASTE BUD”! Ahahahahahahaha

:: Heat Vision and Jack: The “greatest series that never aired” starred Jack Black and Owen Wilson (as a wisecracking motorcycle, naturally)

:: Look at the insane details in this 1950s luxury kitchen

:: Animated embroidery!

:: “Creepy Doll Adoption Agency”
:: Buy one:

:: Secret the Australian Shepherd PAINTED a FLOWER

:: In Juchitán, Mexico there is an acceptable third gender, muxes

:: The world’s first LGBTQ+ mariachi

:: Wheelchair Space Kitchen at Meow Wolf Denver

Real things you can actually make: boo-ya!

Chicken wire ghosts are so clever! via

Real things that actually exist: nay!
:: Pumpkin Spice Cup Noodles

Real things that actually exist: way!
:: Surprise! Barbies that reveal themselves in water ($15)

Speaking of buying things

Featured Events

[Los Angeles :: 9/18 through 10/31] Bob Baker Marionettes’ Hallowe’en Spooktacular promises anhour-long, family friendly boo-sical revue, over one hundred spirited puppets rally to unearth ghastly things on strings.” I bet it’s darling! (Plus, that poster art is AMAZING, isn’t it?!) Tickets are $20.

[Bidding opens 9/30Boundless Space… The Possibilities of Burning Man is an online Sotheby’s auction that offers an eclectic, genre-defying selection of artworks, collectibles, mutant vehicles, NFTs, and experiences from artists and creators within and adjacent to the Burning Man community.” Update: My art for this has been sent to Sotheby’s in NYC, hope to be able to share more soon.

[12/12] The Krampus & The Old, Dark Christmas with Al Ridenour, a Zoom lecture

[Los Angeles :: 9/11] Dances With Films festival is premiering ZER0 0NE ZER0, a film produced by my friend Brittany High (hi!). Her brother, Graham High, wrote, directed, edited, and produced it.  Talented family! Showtime: 11:55 p.m. at TCL’s Chinese 6 Theatres (formerly Mann’s Chinese), tickets are $20.

[a currently undisclosed location in NYC :: 10/16] Lost Horizon Night Market

[San Francisco :: 9/17 to 9/21] Flower Piano, an “alfresco concert hall where everyone is invited to play and listen” in Golden Gate Park  

I don’t know who made this but thank you

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