(07.06.10)-- Born in the Summer of 1993, Slack Magazine flourished in Buffalo NY's underground Zine world alongside such luminaries as the Sacred Cow, Snot and The Avenue Player. Sputtering out in February '96 with one last great splash (The Beer Part II), Slack Magazine lived it's life for 20 issues and included slam-bang-gonzo journalism, reviews, ridicule, satire & early computer graphics littered with scans from borrowed postcards, magazines & newspaper clippings. Written and edited by some of Buffalo's greatest creatives (writers-DJs-photographers-drunkards) of the 1990s, Slack has finally dusted itself off & entered the digital age right here.

Each issue has been scanned and digitized for future generations & exist in a PDF that can be downloaded, printed or even read online!
For all you groovy cats that remember an era when self-publishing hit it's stride in the mid nineties and other curious onlookers: Below is SLACK DIGITAL. This list below includes links to the Roam Buffalo blog where each issue has been critiqued -- each blog post includes a link to a PDF of that issue. You can also skip the retoric and jump right to the PDFs by clicking the 'Download' links in the right column below.
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ISSUES : 1 through 20 of Buffalo, NY Slack mastery. ROAMBUFFALO BLOG POST : issue review w/ PHOTOS!
PDF LINK : get yer own.
Slack Magazine no. 1, The Debut Issue (7.23.93)
We'll Make Great Pets: issue no. 1
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Slack Magazine no. 2, The Travel Issue (9.8.93)
Knockin On Mine: issue no. 2
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Slack Magazine no. 3, The Politico Issue (10.11.93)
Serve The Servants: issue no. 3
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Slack Magazine no. 4, Sex in The '90s Issue (11.10.93)
Sexy MF: issue no. 4
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Slack Magazine no. 5, The Slack TV Issue (12.12.93)
Heaven 90210: issue no. 5
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Slack Magazine no. 6, The Buffalo Issue (2.28.94)
Reach Up: issue no. 6
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Slack Magazine no. 7, Slack Goes to The Movies Issue (1.26.94)
Tukka Roots Riddim: issue no. 7
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Slack Magazine no. 8, Beer Issue (3.31.94)
I Started Something I Couldn't Finish: issue no. 8
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Slack Magazine no. 9, The Dead Rock Star Issue (5.4.94)
Electric Relaxation: issue no. 9
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Slack Magazine no. 10, Summer Fun Issue (6.4.94)
Indian Summer: issue no. 10
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Slack Magazine no. 11, The True Crime Issue (7.14.94)
If I Only Had a Brain: issue no. 11
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Slack Magazine no. 12, The One Year Anniversary Issue (9.1.94)
Stoned and Dethroned: issue no. 12
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Slack Magazine no. 13, The Food & Beverage Issue (10.11.94)
Hole In The Bucket: issue no. 13
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Slack Magazine no. 14, The Cartoon Issue (11.23.94)
Flying High in The Brooklyn Sky: issue no. 14
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Slack Magazine no. 15, The Local Music Issue (1.12.95)
Train Kept a Rollin': issue no. 15
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Slack Magazine no. 16, The Summer Fun Issue #2 (6.9.95)
There Was a Time: issue no. 16
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Slack Magazine no. 17, The Local Radio Issue (8.9.95)
Something in The Way: issue no. 17
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Slack Magazine no. 18, The Two Year Anniversary Issue (10.1.95)
Cast No Shadow: issue no. 18
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Slack Magazine no. 19, The Sci-Fi Issue (12.8.95)
Shake Well Before Opening: issue no. 19
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Slack Magazine no. 20, The Beer Issue Part II (2.6.96)
I'm Not Drunk I'm Just Drinking: issue no. 20
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