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Lookout #32


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EN Lookout #32


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 Chris Appelgren
EN Abe
EN Marty Maceda
EN Jane Guskin
EN Mark Dreher


EN Fall 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 (1)Around the Emerald Triangle (3)
Letters to the Lookout (5)
Society to Abolish Geography and Other Useless Subjects Forms in Laytonville (10)
You're in Good Hands? Time to Put the Insurance Racket Out of Business (11)
Kmud: Redwood Community Radio (11)
San Francisco Beat (12)
From Grubby Backwater to City of the Future: Laytonville 2000 (14)
The New School Boondoggle: Subdivide and Conquer? (15)
Are You Ready for the Mendocino Desert? The Greenhouse Effect and Our Future (if We Have One) (18)
Andar a Nicaragua, Part Ii *by Jane Guskin* (20)
Blood and Oil: the Betrayal of Mexico *by Mark Dreher* (22)
How About Some Perestroika in America? (24)
Gilman Street Closes; Can It Rise Again? (26)
Music Can Make You Stupid (27)
Reviews *by Chris Appelgren, Abe, and LL* (30)
— Publications: Hippycore; the Amigo; Absolutely Zippo; Broccoli Makes Me Sad; Sidewalks; Anderson Valley Advertizer; Trust; Maximum Rocknroll; the Nation; Factsheet Five; Anarchy; Contra Watch; Mendocino Commentary; New Settler Interview; Star Route; Country Activist; Swellsville
— Records: Metal MC; Token Entry; Suicidal Infants; Art Phag; Elvis Hitler; Vampire Lezbos; Artless; Detox; Complicated Bone Marrow Transplant; Creamers; Chemical People; Pagan Babies; Metal Gives Us a Headache Comp; Stephen J. Morris; Artless; Stikky; Eyeball; Surrogate Brains/i Am the Hamster; Neurosis

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