Friction Magazine Issue 1 has been received well and has garnered reviews from the likes of Chris Dodge (Utne Reader). Check it out here.
FrictionMagazine.com's own Nathan Callahan listed as a traitor to the US. We think among good company.
Alternet.org, a long standing source for independent thought and commentary on the web, has chosen to republish Melissa Hostetler's article, "Rethinking Drug Courts" as part of it's DrugReporter Headlines service. Rethinking Drug Courts.
Backwash.com -- Bush: The Pet President
Backwash is a community of independent columnists who recommend the best content on the net. FrictionMagazine.com content has appeared on Backwash columnist's pages a number of times. This time however, a comic by the talented artists Aul & Callahan made it into Backwash Weekly Top 40 (a chart that tracks the week's most popular Internet content as determined by the Internet community.) See Aul & Callahan's comic Bush: The Pet President.
Scene Magazine Interview
We're famous. Well at least we got a little recognition in our home state. Cleveland Ohio's local weekly, Scene, interviewed Allen and Melissa about our crazy dream that is FrictionMagazine.com. Read it here.
Utne Web Watch Daily Picks
Everyday, the web editors of the Utne Reader link to a few of the articles they deem to be the best of the net. FrictionMagazine.com was fortunate as they recently feature David Keith Hamm's essay on Life in the Trash Lane.
PrisonActivist.org & PrisonWall.org Feature Life in a California Prison
The exploding prison population has attracted the attention and spawned a media-induced social interest in prison life and incarceration trends. Our account comes for a man having served a prison term. Check out the very popular Life in a California Prison.
Narco News, Drugsense.org, Hemp News & United Path Feature Playing the Drug War Game
FrictionMagazine.com is unique in that it allows our writers to explore topics not often touched in mainstream press. For example, one of our writers traveled to Mexico and wrote a column about how ironic the USs war on drugs looks from across the border. Read it here.
PBS.org Features Store Wars: When Wal-Mart Comes to Town
Globalization is an issue of concern to the world and especially to our readers. FrictionMagazine.com was lucky in securing an interview with Store Wars: When Wal-Mart Comes to Town filmmaker Micha X. Peled. The film documents a small towns sentiments as the mammoth store makes plans to move in. The FrictionMagazine.com interview appeared in video as well as print formats. Shortly after the interview was posted to FrictionMagazine.com, PBS decided to broadcast Peleds film. The interview was a featured link in the resource section on PBSs corresponding web pages.
Yahoo.com -- FrictionMagazine.com is a "Daily Pick"
Everyday, Yahoo.com picks several sites as their Daily Picks. Just three months after beginning publishing on the web, FrictionMagazine.com had the honor of being one such site.