Slingshot is a quarterly, independent, radical newspaper published in the East Bay since 1988.
We worked diligently, dressed in drag queen attire a la Hedwig for endless day after endless day. Failing computers, a short supply of waxer wax (only available in Florida!), and a chocolate famine were but a few of the obstacles that we confronted. As you can see, we have persevered to bring you this wonderful issue of Slingshot.
We’re putting this issue out right before the World Economic Forum (WEF) protests; consequently by the time you get this it will have happened and we won’t have an article on it. Such is the story of bad timing. We wish our friends who attend the best and we will be following closely on indymedia.
We’re always looking for writers, artists, photographers, editors, distributors, free-thinkers, and porn stars to make Slingshot better.
Editorial decisions about Slingshot are made by the Slingshot collective. Articles do not necessarily represent the opinions of everyone in Slingshot. We welcome debate, discussion, and criticism, even slander.
Also the 2002 Slingshot organizer is now available. Send $5 for one, $16 for four, or $27 for 8 (new discount for 8!). All postage is included and if you send an extra $1 with your order and we’ll throw in a one year subscription to Slingshot! What a deal.
Volunteers interested in getting involved with Slingshot can hang out with us on April 14 at 4 p.m. at the Long Haul in Berkeley (see below).
article deadline and next issue date
Submit your articles for issue 74 by May 17, 2002. We expect the issue out in early June.
Volume 1, Number 74 Circulation 10,000
Printed January 29, 2002
Sponsored by Long Haul
3124 Shattuck Ave Berkeley Ca 94705
Phone: (510) 540-0751
Slingshot is free in the Bay Area and is available at Long Haul and Bound Together Books (1369 Haight St in SF) and at many other places. Contact us if you want to distribute Slingshot for free in the Bay Area.
Subsciptions to Slingshot are $1 (until the State is toppled) per issue (bulk mail pre-paid) or $2 for First Class Mail after the issue comes out. International is $2.50 an issue. Back issues are available. Amazing experimental free distribution program: We’ll mail free copies of Slingshot to distributors, infoshops and bookstores FREE in the U.S. if they give’em out for free.