The Sticky Institute is all about zine culture. Think Richard Neville and Martin Sharp, think counterculture, think 1960’s underground press. And indeed, a small shop aptly located in the Melbourne underground - Campbell Arcade - Sticky’s will transport you back into an era of badge-making, typewriters, and print with attitude. Spend a couple of hours of your Saturday perusing the shelves which are stocked with independent zine titles. 

Sticky is shop 10 in Campbell Arcade, Degraves Subway. It’s the old retail arcade under Flinders St station. You can access it from the subway stairs on Flinders Street near Degraves Street.

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Ahhh The Sticky Institute is so magical. I wish I’d spent more time there.

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Eni Turkeshi | Website - Possible universes

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Poe Visualized by Harry Clarke

From the 1919 deluxe edition of Edgar Allen Poe’s Tales of Mystery and Imagination, Harry Clarke reached deep into those dark, flinching corners underneath the bed and ripped out the grotesque horrors that lurked within, creating these macabre illustrations that accompanied Poe’s disturbing classics like “The Pit and the Pendulum” and the “The Telltale Heart” perfectly. In the same vein as Stephen Gammell’s Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark monstrosities decades later, these illustrations are sufficient evidence that while some stories can be even more frightening when left to your imagination, it takes a truly visceral artist to give those shadows form and really scare the bejeezus out of you.

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Jacket love

Latin: “life after death.”
Etymology: Latin vita (life) + post (after) + mortem (death).
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Etsy Shop Promotion Patch Giveaway!

Hello tumblr friends!

So unfortunately, recently I have found myself in some trouble with the law, at the same time I was supposed to go off traveling, and have found myself jobless, stuck in state with no income. While I am looking for new job, I could use any help I can get. Here is a link to my etsy where you can buy any of the patches listed above (and more to come).

One lucky winner will win:

  • Pat the Bunny patch
  • Wingnut Dishwashers Union patch
  • Black Lips patch
  • Mallory patch (these bones are on loan)
  • Animal Collective patch
  • Mama Earth patch

How to Enter:

Just reblog this post! Since this is a promotion giveaway, the more you reblog the more times you are entered in the giveaway! Reblog as many times as you’d like!

Giveaway ends September 31st!

I am doing this because I could really use all of the help I can get, if you wanna know more details about what happened/what’s up message me.

Again, here is the link to my etsy, anything and everything helps.


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Mandragora species - best ingredients for a witch’s cauldron. :)