They say, whoever controls the past, controls the… wait, no, that’s not it. Uh, whoever controls the future, controls the past? That doesn’t make sense. Control the past and you control the present? How the fuck do you control the past, Einstein?

Well in any case, we can at least browse the past. Here are past Unavoidable Disasters, twice as unavoidable because they already happened.

July 2020

In those quiet pastoral moments between sheltering from global pandemic and joining uprisings in the street, enjoy this thoughtful meditation on the vagaries of existence.

June 2020

You are due to receive an Unavoidable Disaster impact payment, also known as the Stimulus Edition, via electronic transfer.

May 2020

While you are sheltering-in-place perhaps you are getting desperate to connect with other humans. Here’s a desperate gambit indeed.

April 2020

The inaugural edition of Unavoidable Disaster. What do we need most at the beginning of a global pandemic? A filthy punk-rock advertising flyer.

Freakshow, a Prehistory

Freakshow, being a Diverse Collection of the Curious & Peculiar, was an independent publication of DIY adverts. For a year and a half starting in 2009, we produced a monthly DIY classifieds and distributed it throughout Santa Cruz.