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Pills-a-go-go
1991-1996
by Jim Hogshire
Using the pseudonym Chet Antonini, author Jim Hogshire published the zine Pills-a-go-go from 1991 through 1996. It dealt with pharmaceuticals, vitamins, amino acids, and other pill-related topics, often focusing on their recreational uses, and featuring first-person accounts, tips, news, and more. From two to sixteen pages in length, there were twenty-three issues produced in total. Some material that originally appeared in Pills-a-go-go was later reworked into longer articles or used as content for Hogshire's 1999 book-length treatment of the topic Pills-a-go-go: A Fiendish Investigation into Pill Marketing, Art, History & Consumption.

Scans of all but two of the original issues are made available here (as PDFs) with the permission of Jim Hogshire:

Pills-a-go-go, May 1991 - No. 1 (2 pp.)

Pills-a-go-go, June 1991 - No. 2 (2 pp.)

Pills-a-go-go, July 1991 - No. 3 (2 pp.)

Pills-a-go-go, August 1991 - No. 4 (2 pp.)

Pills-a-go-go, September 1991 - No. 5 (2 pp.)

Pills-a-go-go, Oct.-Nov. 1991 - No. 6 (4 pp.)

Pills-a-go-go, Christmas 1991 - No. 7 (2 pp.)

Pills-a-go-go, Armpit of 1992 - No. 8 (2 pp.)

Pills-a-go-go, Equinox 1992 - No. 9 (4 pp.)

Pills-a-go-go, Bright Sun 1992 - No. 10 (4 pp.)

Pills-a-go-go, Cicadas 1992 - No. 11 (4 pp.)

Pills-a-go-go, Crispy 1992 - No. 12 (6 pp.)

Pills-a-go-go, Ciao Bush 1992 - No. 13 (4 pp.)

Pills-a-go-go, FREEZIN' 1993 - No. 14 (2 pp.)

Pills-a-go-go, Spring 1993 - No. 15 (7 pp.)

Pills-a-go-go, [currently unavailable] - No. 16 (? pp.)

Pills-a-go-go, [currently unavailable] - No. 17 (? pp.)

Pills-a-go-go, DAWN! 1993 - No. 18 (8 pp.)

Pills-a-go-go, Spring 1994 - No. 19 (12 pp.)

Pills-a-go-go, Summer 1994 - No. 20 (16 pp.)

Pills-a-go-go, Hurry-one-out-to-my-friends--so-they-don't-think-I've-disappeared Issue - No. 21 (12 pp.)

Pills-a-go-go, Spring 1995 - No. 22 (16 pp.)

Pills-a-go-go, Samizdat Issue 1996 - No. 23 (2 pp.)