Frisky Business (the series of zines published by Almost Foolproof Press)

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Title: Frisky Business
Publisher: Almost Foolproof Press
Editor(s): Ann Teitelbaum and Dar F
Medium: print
Genre: slash
Fandom: multimedia
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Frisky Business is a series of slash zines published by Almost Foolproof Press. Some focus on individual fandoms and some are compilations.

It was the only zine that computed its specific fandom content by percentages.

a 1997 flyer for an issue, is an example of content rated by percentages

The Title of the Series

It is very likely that the title of this series is a play on word of the 1983 Tom Cruise film "Risky Business."

The Friskys in Alpha Order

The Friskys in Publishing Date Order

Proposed Friskys: Some Friskys That Weren't Frisky Enough

For a related topic, see Proposed Zines.

According to Media Monitor and various flyers, these are some Friskys that were proposed and never made it to fruition.

  • Bring in the Friskys! (comedy-theme: Perfect Strangers Blazing Saddles, Young Frankestien, Car 54, Gilligan's Island)
  • FR: The Frisky Room (an all-ER edition)
  • Frisky Island (People visiting a Fantasy Island-type of resort where anything goes)
  • Get the Friskys in a Circle (Western-theme: Bonanza, High Chaparral, Young Guns, Maverick, Iron Horse, Dances With Wolves)
  • It Was a Dark and Frisky Night (Mysteries, brooding country manors, things that go bump in the night)
  • Kinky Frisky ("other than 'vanilla' sex seems for this one, including S/M/, B/D, voyeurism and the like")
  • Make 'Em Frisky (Stories based on sitcom characters)
  • Night of the Living Friskys (a Halloween issue)
  • One Night Frisky (Passionate one-night stands of couples who don't stand a snowball's chance in hell of staying together.)
  • Open Wide and Say "Frisky"! (doctor-theme: Dr. Kildare, Ben Casey, The Interns, Emergency)
  • Pip, Pip and All That Sort of Frisky! (British-theme: Pros, Dempsey & Makepeace, Doctor in the House, Blake's 7)
  • Plan Frisky from Outer Space (Aliens, original Trek, Lost in Space, Buckaroo Banzai, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, The Blob)
  • Still Frisky After All These Years ("No special theme, just good ol' slash. Open to all fandoms except Due South, Sentinel and Wiseguy. [We have separate zines for these.]")