Now this is some happy news! Decades ago, Matt Jasper’s Tray Full of Lab Mice publications lit a spark in my imagination. He showed me it was possible for self-publish. This was before the WWW, before affordable computers and desktop publishing. Getting your voice out there at this time pretty much meant that you either had a whole lot of money, or corporate backing. Matt showed me that with little more than scissors, glue, staples, imagination and a photocopier, you can put together a magazine. With a little perseverance, you can publish something that looks professional. He inspired me to create my own zines, which ultimately led to Callithump!
Now Matt’s kids are following in his footsteps. His 7th-grade son Max is publishing a magazine called Possible Truth. It’s available on Issuu:
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I wonder what a new generation of Jaspers will inspire?