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Dragnet Mag now on indefinite hiatus

Hey pals, if you missed the news at the launch party, Issue 9 (up now at http://dragnetmag.net) is going to be our last issue, as we are going on indefinite hiatus. Our website is going to stay up for the forseeable future, so you can still read all the issues for free and you can still order print copies of Dragnet Anthology 1 through it (and Dragnet Anthology 1 is available as an eBook on Kobo). Thanks for a wonderful three years, everyone. If you’re looking for a Canadian online home for your fiction and poetry, try our friends at The Puritan (http://www.puritan-magazine.com), and if you’re looking for a humour-focused online home for your writing, try our buds at Untoward Magazine in Chicago (http://untowardmag.com). You can stay in touch with all past Dragnet staff through Twitter:

Illya Klymkiw (@illklym) - designer
Lauren Mitchell (@lau_v_mi) - publicist
Suzannah Showler (@zanshow) - editor
Andrew Battershill (@ajbattershill) - editor
Jeremy Hanson-Finger (@hansonfinger) - editor
John Nixon (@nixonomics) - publicist
Jena Karmali (@jenakarmali) - editor and designer
Julia Chanter (@juliachanter) - print and eBook production manager

Love,

Dragnet Mag

Posted on Monday, November 25th 2013, by Jer's Garage

Huge Props for Andrew F. Sullivan

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Dragnet Issue 3 contributor Andrew F. Sullivan gets huge props in the Globe and Mail for his book All We Want Is Everything, courtesy of Lisa Jutras and Jared Bland.

All We Want Is Everything

By Andrew Sullivan (ARP)

Sullivan, one of the country’s most talented young writers, debuts with an extreme and extremely good short-story collection, a book of booze, bleakness and bruises. This is a writer to watch.

Posted on Friday, November 22nd 2013, by Jer's Garage

Tags Andrew F. Sullivan All We Want Is Everything Arbeiter Ring

Dragnet Issue 9 contributor Bardia Sinaee, the proprietor of Odourless Press, who will be reading at our launch on Saturday, says

Join us on Wednesday 20 November at No One Writes to the Colonel for the launch of the Odourless Press fall line-up.
For sale will be chapbooks by Mat Laporte and Phoebe Wang; pamphlets by Baron Jeramy Dodds and Stevie Howell; and a broadside by Spencer Gordon, who will also be selling his recent chapbook, CONSERVATIVE MAJORITY, published by Ottawa’s Apt. 9 Press.

Come out. It’ll be a blast! Facebook event for the Odourless launch here.

Dragnet Issue 9 contributor Bardia Sinaee, the proprietor of Odourless Press, who will be reading at our launch on Saturday, says

Join us on Wednesday 20 November at No One Writes to the Colonel for the launch of the Odourless Press fall line-up.

For sale will be chapbooks by Mat Laporte and Phoebe Wang; pamphlets by Baron Jeramy Dodds and Stevie Howell; and a broadside by Spencer Gordon, who will also be selling his recent chapbook, CONSERVATIVE MAJORITY, published by Ottawa’s Apt. 9 Press.

Come out. It’ll be a blast! Facebook event for the Odourless launch here.

Posted on Monday, November 18th 2013, by Jer's Garage

Tags Bardia Sinaee Odourless Press Jeramy Dodds Stevie Howell Phoebe Wang Mat Laporte

The return of the Saturday night Dragnet launch party! Come help us celebrate the launch of Issue 9 with readings by Evan Munday and Catriona Wright (and other contributors TBA), and dancing with DJs Lauren Mitchell, Brass Moustache, and Jenny Treehorn, playing funk, soul, afrobeat, and hip hop.Issue 9 features writing by Evan Munday, Catriona Wright, Bardia Sinaee, Justin Lawrence Daugherty, Nadia Ragbar, Amanda Leduc, and André Babyn, and illustrations by Emma James.Poster by Rachel Richey (https://twitter.com/Rachelpeabody)

The return of the Saturday night Dragnet launch party! Come help us celebrate the launch of Issue 9 with readings by Evan Munday and Catriona Wright (and other contributors TBA), and dancing with DJs Lauren Mitchell, Brass Moustache, and Jenny Treehorn, playing funk, soul, afrobeat, and hip hop.

Issue 9 features writing by Evan Munday, Catriona Wright, Bardia Sinaee, Justin Lawrence Daugherty, Nadia Ragbar, Amanda Leduc, and André Babyn, and illustrations by Emma James.

Poster by Rachel Richey (https://twitter.com/Rachelpeabody)

Posted on Sunday, November 3rd 2013, by Jer's Garage

Tags Dragnet Issue Nine Launch Party Evan Munday Lauren Mitchell Funky Flavours Jenny Treehorn Brass Moustache Funk Soul Afrobeat Catriona Wright Bardia Sinaee Nadia Ragbar Justin Lawrence Daugherty Amanda Leduc Rachel Richey Emma James André Babyn

RIP Lou Reed.

From “The Velvet Underground, Bootleg Series 1: The Quine Tapes”. This is CD 1 in its entirety. The Series 1 set contains 3 CDs. CD 1 contains recordings from The Family Dog hall, San Francisco, from two nights, Nov. 7 & 8, 1969.

SONG LISTING:
1. I’m Waiting for the Man 7:46 11-8-69
2. It’s Just Too Much 4:08 11-8-69
3. What Goes On 8:25 11-8-69
4. I’ Can’t Stand It 6:20 11-8-69
5. Some Kinda Love 4:48 11-8-69
6. Foggy Notion 4:41 11-8-69
7. Femme Fatale 3:14 11-7-69
8. After Hours 3:05 11-8-69
9. I’m Sticking with You 2:48 11-8-69
10. Sunday Morning 2:56 11-9-69
11. Sister Ray 24:03 11-7-69

The Velvet Underground’s 1969 Lineup (John Cale & Nico had left the band):
-Lou Reed — vocals, rhythm and lead guitar
-Sterling Morrison — lead and rhythm guitar, backing vocals
-Doug Yule — bass guitar, organ, backing vocals
-Maureen Tucker — percussion, lead vocals on “After Hours”, & “I’m Sticking with You”

These recordings come from audience tapes recorded by Robert Quine, then a fan of The Velvet Underground. Years later, Quine came to prominence himself as an admired guitarist in Richard Hell & the Voidoids, & eventually got to play guitar with Lou on two Lou Reed albums, “The Blue Mask”, & “Legendary Hearts”, & he toured with Lou as part of his band in the 1980s.

Posted on Tuesday, October 29th 2013, by Jer's Garage

Tags Lou Reed Velvet Undergruond Quine Tapes

Did you miss the Dragnet Anthology 1 launch? If so, not only did you miss some wonderful performances and an opportunity to purchase books (though you can now order them through our website) but you also missed Illya Klymkiw’s film explaining why Spencer Gordon from The Puritan and Jeremy Hanson-Finger from Dragnet weren’t at the launch party.

Posted on Friday, September 13th 2013, by Jer's Garage

Tags spencer jeremy bob fire walk with me illya