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Lookout #31


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EN Lookout #31


EN Lawrence Livermore


EN Activism
EN About Art, Media, and Technology
EN Anarchism
EN Cities and Places
EN DIY and How-to
EN Education and School
EN Environment and Nature
EN Fiction and True stories
EN Music
EN Personal
EN Travel


EN Lookout magazine started as a xeroxed community newsletter when Lawrence Livermore lived on Spy Rock, just a few miles north of Layonville, CA. Spy Rock was part of a constellation of locales across Mendocino and Humbdolt County that, since the late 1960s, had become increasingly popular among artists, hippies, and back-to-the-landers. Initially crafted in his solar-powered home, not far from the Iron Peak Lookout Tower, from which the magazine takes its name, the magazine engaged with local politics and tackled issues as diverse as environmental issues and countercultural philosophy. Over the years, following Livermore’s involvement with the Gilman Street Project in Berkeley and the punk-rock scene that loomed around it, Lookout’s focus shifted to music, which resulted in finding a whole new audience in the Bay Area and across the United States, especially among Maximum Rocknroll readers.


EN Lawrence Livermore


EN Murray Bowles
EN Jane Guskin
EN Mark Dreher
EN Berke Breathed
EN Marty Maceda


EN Summer 1988


EN Standard (8 1/2 by 11)
EN Saddle Stitched

Number of Pages

EN 32


EN English

See Also

EN Tales from the Rat House
EN Lookout Records
EN Potatomen
EN The Lookouts

Place of Publication

EN Laytonville, CA


EN In Copyright - Educational Use Permitted

Table Of Contents

EN News From All Over (2)Around the Emerald Triangle (3)
San Francisco Beat (5)
Letters to the Lookout (6)
Hey Mom! What's for Dinner? The Coming Food Crisis in America (12)
Desmond of the Good Food Store (14)
Robert’s Organic Gardens (18)
Cocaine in America (19)
Drug Wars (From Contra Watch) 21
Guatemala: the War No One Knows About *by Mark Dreher* (21)
Andar a Nicaragua *by Jane Guskin* (22)
Music Can Make You Stupid (25)
Once There Was a Band… (27)
Now We Are 21: the Complicated History of the Concept of the Mr. T Experience (29)
Around the World With Operation Ivy (32)

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