Wednesday, September 25, 2013

2013 / 2014: The Revenge of Mail - A Proposal from DJ Frederick

Hello all!

The US postal service is closing offices and reducing services, citing declining use of the postal service through unreliable statistics and touting budget shortfalls and general mismanagement. Congress is requiring the Postal Service to fund their retirement system for 75 years, which is also bankrupting the service. Who loses when post offices close? Everybody.

We all know the pleasures of receiving mail that someone actually took the time to compose or create versus an email that we stare at on a screen. This coming year could be the year of reconnecting with physical media and mail in specific. Imagine what a world without the post office would look like.

Now is the time to pick up a pen, find some paper, dust off the typewriter, write a letter. make some art, get in touch with a friend, or mail someone that book or zine you've been meaning to send.

Thanks for your consideration & I’ll see you at the mailbox. 

1 comment:


There is definitely a swing toward print media making a comeback. How do I know? Because Im doing zines again! Im not a 'pioneer'... Im always a day late and a dollar short. If you see my fork heading to an apple pie, then theres only two pieces left cause I dont like taking the last of anything. Total 'fat guy ate it all' mental shit...