A proposal to myself…Square dancing in a square room foresight…

On a new trail..

I try and walk around the block each day. Youngest son listens to me jabber jaw. Today it hit me as it has in the past. I research up the yin yang. There are grants, sponsorships, and other means of acquiring funds to do a documentary. They are the women in rock or journalism and the endless webinars that give out information but charge a fee. Yes, I fall back on a founder of the original Los Angeles Flipside Fanzine, Larry Lash, who says, “We just did it… no one else was.” So, even though I respect all the research and insights I have danced with… I think I will continue to do a documentary my way, the DIY way or Flipside way. Learning as I go and walking down a new path. I mean marketing and proposals are fun things to do. It gets one all organized and looking crossed eyed. But this documentary begins as a creation story, morphing into the next Flipside Video. A narrative close to my heart. Sold as a single CD or something… or streamed online for a little fee. I know I must raise some money for a few items. Like a certain video camera & bundle I am drooling over and some cool editing software. Which suits me fine. I can do fundraising here right on my WordPress site, in my cave, right next to the sleeping cats and my Praying Mantis tree outside.

Author: Hudley Flipside

Artist, cartoonist, writer, author, publisher, and Maenad. Punk rock is my prominent history to share. I grew up in the San Fernando Valley in Los Angeles County. Co-owner, editor, and publisher of Los Angeles Flipside Fanzine 1979 to 1989. Living during the 1960s, 70s, 80s, 90s and now the 2000’s… decades of history to share. My project currently on the horizon is a documentary film. Episodes, a humble creation story, about Los Angeles Flipside Fanzine.

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