Friday, 3 April 2015

B/W&Read 2: Emergency Exit: Escape, Adventure, Hope

B/W&Read 2: Emergency Exit: Escape, Adventure, Hope - By Ben Smith - E-Book Only
Emergency Exit is the latest issue of Ben's long running zine Get in The Van, as well as being the first collection of blog posts from

Originally limited to 60 copies produced to coincide with speaking at the Cycle Touring Festival, Emergency Exit is the first part of how Ben - disillusioned and looking for something more than the daily grind - decided to spend a year cycle touring, sleeping rough, sofa surfing, Woofing and travelling across Europe.

The print run has now sold out - but an E-Book version is now available for pay-what-you-like download in e-Pub and Mobi formats.

You can also read the zine below for free but if you enjoy it, consider buying Ben a coffee.

B/W&Read 0.5: Contested Ground #1

B/W&Read 0.5: Contested Ground #1
A football zine by punks/ex-punks and fellow travelers, Contested Ground is about the crossover and contradictions between DIY punk culture and football culture.  

Issue #1 is limited to 150 copies with a free sticker, and features:
  • Berlin: Football Sticker Culture - Will DeNiro
  • Inter the Unknown (Norwich City vs Inter Milan) - Marv Gadgie
  • CPFC & DHFC (Supporting Crystal Palace and Dulwich Hamlet) - Kate Lets Just Pretend
  • Mexico vs. Croatia (World Cup photos from Brazil 2014) - Wex
  • Southampton vs Stoke (Coming back to hardcore punk and football) - Phil Chokeword
  • Who Will Win The Glory Supporters Derby? (Glory hunting in the modern era)- Marv Gadgie
  • 26th December 2014: Crystal Palace vs Southampton (Boxing Day away day story)- Jon Boka
For more information or to read the zine online, visit the Contested Ground Website.