Zines: Interesting Times (2009-Present)

Interesting Times is a self-help magazine for extreme people, helping you survive and thrive in the cyberpunk future of today. Headquartered in Sweden, the magazine provides a unique perspective on the current age of possibility, where every new happening holds the potential for both disaster and ground- breaking success. The magazine aims to implement total world domination using a shock & awe toolbox of positive thinking, power armor and pornstar girlfriends, edifying the reader with an eclectic mix of interesting subjects including lifestyle design, preparations for the post-apocalypse, and the pursuit of super- human fitness through batmanesque bodyhacking. Building better bad-asses is our main objective and we aim to please. The suck stops here!

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Interesting Times Magazine #01 (2009)
Issue number one, our very first; the dawn of a new era! Contents include an article on our corner of the world, Sweden, as well as an article on using RPGs as a tool for personal development and some interesting book reviews. Cyberpunk 2009: Or how I learned to stop worrying and love these Interesting Times, Booze, blondes & blizzards: Why Americans should study in socialist Sweden, Uppsala, the city of my dreams, Review of The modern survival manual: How to survive the economic collapse by Fernando "FerFAL" Aguirre, Review of Emergency: This book will save your life by Neill Strauss, So you want my lifestyle: Professional poker player and law school slacker in Sweden, Betatesting Life: RPG:s as a tool for personal development, Review of Becoming Batman: The possibility of a superhero by Dr. E. Paul Zehr, So you want to write for Interesting Times?
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Interesting Times Magazine #02 (2009)
Issue number two is oozing of coolness and features, among other things an exclusive interview with the two cyber-legends, Sean Kennedy and James "cimmerian" O'Brien of RantMedia! Have a look, you won't regret it. History, Review: Got Fight? The 50 zen principles of hand-to-face combat by Forest Griffin, True Romance: Time enough for love in the age of cold science? Trenchside with SKTFM and Cimmerian of Rantmedia - the grand old men of Canadian cyberpunk, Intel report: the Scandinavian survivalist underground, Join the military: for fun, profit and personal development, Social networks: A gift from the gods of the Internet or a social engineer.s dream?, Sarging in Sweden, Life lessons from Robert A Heinlein, Review: Body by eats by Leigh Peele, Review: The body fat solution by Tom Venuto.
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Interesting Times Magazine #03 (2009)
The stuff inside the third issue is so hot I'd feel dirty writing a proper description (hint: there's some stuff about Japanese sexbots). Were I you, I'd definitely check it out! Seasons greetings from the Interesting Times crew! Terraforming Planet Earth: Lifestyle hacking the permaculture way, Adventure Racing: the sexy polymath of endurance sports, Cannibal zombies attack North America; a "movie review" by Sgt. Skull, Will to Power; personal development for Nietzschean Supermen, Sanity-checking your social Interactions, Intel Report: Predictions for 2010 East Anglia Cyberpunk Noir: the deconstruction of Climategate, Muscle and babe connoisseur: an interview with Nate Green of T-Nation.com, An introduction to male enhancement.
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Interesting Times Magazine #04 (2010)
After much delay we are finally able to present to you issue #4. It's been a long wait, but on a positive note we beat both the release of Duke Nukem Forever and the 2nd coming of Christ. And it comes with 100% satisfaction guarantee! Filled to the brim with interesting life lessons, articles and reviews it's sure to blow your mind. Adventure dad, Life lessons from the far-flung future: What science fiction has taught me about life in the modern world, Life lessons from Robert A. Heinlein, part II, Review: The Art of Shen Ku: The Ultimate Traveler.s Guide of this Planet AKA The First Intergalactic Artform of the Entire Universe, Cyberpunk tribes: From networks to phyles, Id theft Opsec: "The most important question for 2010 is not IF but WHEN!", The new arms race: Staying ahead of the curve in the pick up community, Fat gripz: a review, Wanted, Cybergeddon: thoughts on the coming Sino-Anglo showdown, White boy warfare or the "military horizon", Master of facebook: an interview with pick-up guru Action Jackson, Counter-insurgency lessons for the modern first world citizen, Food Production Systems for a Backyard or Small Farm, Medical Tradecraft: What you need to know to make it . or fake it.
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Interesting Times Magazine #05 (2010)
Featuring 96 pages of our sharpest content to date, it is not only the largest issue we've produced, but also the most intense. As usual, the Interesting Times Magazine brings you interesting reviews, articles and interviews; indispensable thoughts from our authors on how to survive the turbulent days of the present. Review: The 4 Hour Work Week, by Tim Ferriss, Top 10 tips and hacks, The Hank Rearden of Scandinavia, an interview with Morten Lund, Should we sell out? How to network awesomely in the world of Cyberpunk 2010, Lovestyle design, Review: How to get rich, by Felix Dennis, A student's unusual academic success, The Ferrisspunk Manifesto, Do as I think, not as I say, Under the bar, So you want my lifestyle, Treasure hunter, Lifestyle design from the survivalist perspective, How they made a billion, Picking up girls with the 8 circuit model, Hacking songwriting, Standing out in the crowd, So you want my lifestyle, Mad inventor, The Chinese e-boom minefield.
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Interesting Times Magazine #06
A Technique for Producing Ideas: The importance of being able to "come up with ideas", Self Development Ninja Style, Overcoming perceptual barriers for the next generation of Space Exploration, On the awesome meaninglessness of life, So you want my lifestyle: Libertarian babe in Sweden, How to live like a pirate . without the Murder and Mayhem, The Myth of Your Mother's Basement: Balancing Work, Family and Gaming, Toward a real life G.E.C.K.: openecology.org, What it means to be a Badass, Business mentor chats: Derek Sivers, How to get a girlfriend, The brave new world of internet marketing, Waiting for Armageddon in the Emerald triangle, Becoming the confident man, Mind hacking: 3 ways to increase your intelligence, Why you already live in a cyberpunk future, How to not fail at New year.s resolutions, Bodybuilding psychology/spirituality.
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Interesting Times Magazine #07
How to be a virtual world badass, A new breed of retiree . profiting from decades of knowledge, The career ladder is dead . long live the opportunity cloud, The Hackerspace as bat-cave and lifestyle-lab, How to arouse a woman, Hacking your tactical kit, part 1: Ferfal.s favorite clothing & gear modifications, Review: The Language Hacking Guide, How to learn anything and have more .I know Kung-Fu!.-moments, Creative home engineering . makers of the best secret passages, Cassandra be damned: Incremental resiliency for the long emergency, 10 ways to obliterate your fears and expand your comfort zone, The Myth of approach anxiety, Designing your life and living your dreams, Dr. Strange Investor (Or how I learned to stop worrying and make a fortune by betting on the New world order), The Conflict cycle, On inner drive and the way to your goals, Can pick up be guided by the Financial markets? The Memory palace: A venerable technique for remembering historic dates, your shopping list and phone numbers of random girls.
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Interesting Times Magazine #08
Review: The 4 Hour Body, Review: Social Engineering: The Art of Human Hacking, What is the Tactical Mindset and how does it apply to all areas of life?, Hack Your Housing, All about Mastermind Groups, Developing Mental Toughness: Positive Self-Talk, Force Modifiers for life, Abs like the Man of Steel, A Sleazy Mind, Interview with John Robb, Survival of the Fittest and most skillful? Stand up, stand tall, persist, defend, The art of Ukeme, Do you Appreciate Women? Are you a Magic Seeker? The ABCs of the Approach, Norway Terror Attack & 5GW, 3 Lessons in not giving a fuck, Success and Caveman muscle.

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