Welcome to Punch 'Zine!

Punch is an arts and pop culture magazine published on the First Friday of each month in Ellensburg, Washington. Current and past issues are available here for download in PDF format. Hard copies can be found at various venues around Ellensburg, including NW Media Group, Gallery One, Rodeo City Records and D&M Coffee.

If you are interested in submitting information for inclusion in upcoming issues, or if you would like to request information about advertising, please contact us at mail@punchzine.com.
September 2004

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Back to School; Zombies at Home; Dear Crabby; Mad Chickens; 10 Dollars.
July 2004

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Liquored-Up Love with Virginia Tonic; Zebra Mussels and Barnacle Dogs; Tricky Rhymes; Smoking with Karl Righteous.
June 2004

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Poetry by Joanna Thomas; "The Angry Skeleton" by Delondra Johnson; "Wacky Time" by Chris Furniss; Rebus puzzles by Justin Gibbens.
May 2004

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Greatest Rock 'n' Roll Event; Reel Big Deal; Punch Drunk Love; Body Language; Africa photos by Jonathan Urlie.
April 2004

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Imaginings; Punch Bowl 2004; Interviews with Common Creature Catcher and Cha Cha Galore; Springtime Trends in The 'Burg.
March 2004

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"Girls Gone Wild" by Joanna Horowitz; Passing The Torch; Forty Ounces; What a Jewel!; "Bath Night" by Mary Frances.
February 2004

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Debbie Young and "Rock Paper Scissors"; Poetry by Lorri Bergquist; Romantic Tragedies; Allentown's Rodeo Queen.
January 2004

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Resolutions, "Scarf It Up" by Joanna Horowitz;"Advanced Yoga Postures" by Justin Gibbens; "America: Love or Hate" by JS Ruze.
December 2003

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X-mas Shopping with Savage Lucy; Drawing lessons with Justin Gibbens; Joel Brenden's "James"; Photographs by paW.
November 2003

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"Run Plant Fly" by Ellie Belew; "Sir Mix-A-Lot for Governor" by Jock Sultry; "Equivalents" by Joanna Thomas.

October 2003

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"Horse, Rope, Gun" by Joanna Thomas; Interview with Casey Wagner by Joanna Horowitz; Howard Barlow and "Catagenetic Cataclysm."



School's in Session!


Punch is on Summer Break until September.


Thanks! -
We had a great time at the Punch Bowl. A great big thank you goes out to everyone involved! The bands were great, and Jim Nylander did a great job helping out with the sound. Thanks to Kim Nowacki from the Yakima Herald for writing the terrific story about Punch –– it really makes all the hard work feel worthwhile.


Punch Bowl - On April 16, 2004, from 7pm-10pm, we will be presenting the Punch Bowl at 423 N. Main Street in Ellensburg, Washington.

The event will feature 5 bands...
• Dreks
• Cha Cha Galore
• Common Creature Catcher
The Jesus Chords
Log Hog

Click here for the flyer


Punch is self-funded and created by a volunteer staff. We are always looking for new contributors!

Justin Beckman

Joanna Horowitz


Howard Barlow
Ellie Belew
Lorri Bergquist
Lexie Blessing
Joel Brenden
Natalie Schmidt Dotzauer
Mary Frances
Chris Furniss
Justin Gibbens
Dan Handsome
Joshua Jessup
Delondra Johnson
Vic McNamara
Jennifer L. Miller
Leah Shelton
JS Ruze
JP Starmichael
Jock Sultry
Joanna Thomas
Virginia Tonic
Matthew Trickey
Jonathan Urlie
Casey Wagner

To contribute, send an e-mail to: mail@punchzine.com


Punch is a not-for-profit arts and culture 'zine created by a volunteer staff. Primary funding for printing and production costs comes from the publisher's pocket.

Punch offers advertising on the back page of each issue to contributing businesses.

You can also help by making a donation! Donations are accepted via PayPal.


Copyright 2004 © Punch 'Zine and Justin Beckman, Ellensburg, Washington. All rights reserved.