You’d think I’d watched enough episodes of Hoarders to know that buying things when you’re sad doesn’t make you happy in the long run. There have been a lot of changes in my personal life (which I won’t talk about because feelings) and my work life. OMGosh, people, we are running out of staff here! It’s depressing! It’s stressful! Sometimes retail therapy is necessary. And also gin.

After goodbye drinks for yet another coworker, I found myself near Desert Island comics in Brooklyn. I decided to drown my sorrows in zines and comics. Here’s what I got:

I find Adventure Time very assuring. Especially issues that have to do with Cake and Fionna. I love Fionna. I love that we both have big hips and bunny ears.

I find Adventure Time very reassuring. Especially issues that have to do with Cake and Fionna. I love Fionna. I love that we both have big hips and bunny ears.

This was actually funny. I actually laughed.

This was actually funny. I actually laughed.

Learn more here.

Less about Steve Urkel and more about the shit strangers are compelled to tell you.

Less about Steve Urkel and more about the shit strangers are compelled to tell you.

I'm in love with this zine.

I’m in love with this zine.

I’m a sucker for a good drunken collage. You can buy your copy here.

Oh, and speaking of zines, I’ve talked a lot about my favorite one, The Do-It-Yourself Guide to Fighting the Big Motherfuckin’ Sad by Adam Gnade. Well, Pioneers Press needs to raise some money for a reprint. If you’re in the market for some new zines, help Pioneers Press meet their goal.

~Love and Libraries, Ingrid

P.S. If you were looking for Just 5 Things yesterday, you can tune in next week.

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About magpielibrarian

Youth Services Librarian, Mediocre Crafter, Urban Magpie, Glitter Addict, and Worshiper of Ridiculous Outfits, Emerging Leader 2012, Former Rainbow Book List Member, and GLBT RT Director-at-Large! This is what a librarian looks like, kids.

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