Today's Autonomedia Jubilee Saint – HULDRYCH ZWINGLI


OCTOBER 11 — HULDRYCH ZWINGLI
Swiss protestant radical leader, humanist leveller.

OCTOBER 11, 2009 HOLIDAYS AND FESTIVALS
DESSERT DAY. IT’S MY PARTY DAY. FEAST OF REAL FAMILY VALUES.

ALSO ON OCTOBER 11 IN HISTORY…
1424 — Religious reformer Jan Zizka dies.
1531 — Swiss religious rebel Huldrych Zwingli killed in Battle of Kappel.
1868 — Electric vote recorder patented, Edison’s first invention.
1874 — Masseseditor Mary Heaton Vorse born, New York City.
1924 — Founding of the Bureau of Surrealist Research.
1961 — Film comedian Chico Marx dies.
1963 — Jean Cocteau dies, Milley-la-Fôret, Paris, France.

Excerpted from The 2009 Autonomedia Calendar of Jubilee Saints: Radical Heroes for the New Millennium by James Koehnline and the Autonomedia Collective

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About Jay Babcock

I am an independent writer and editor based in Tucson, Arizona. In 2022: I publish a weeklyish email newsletter called LANDLINE = https://jaybabcock.substack.com Previously: I co-founded and edited Arthur Magazine (2002-2008, 2012-13) and curated the three Arthur music festival events (Arthurfest, ArthurBall, and Arthur Nights) (2005-6). Prior to that I was a district office staffer for Congressman Henry A. Waxman, a DJ at Silver Lake pirate radio station KBLT, a copy editor at Larry Flynt Publications, an editor at Mean magazine, and a freelance journalist contributing work to LAWeekly, Mojo, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, Vibe, Rap Pages, Grand Royal and many other print and online outlets. An extended piece I wrote on Fela Kuti was selected for the Da Capo Best Music Writing 2000 anthology. In 2006, I was somehow listed in the Music section of Los Angeles Magazine's annual "Power" issue. In 2007-8, I produced a blog called "Nature Trumps," about the L.A. River. From 2010 to 2021, I lived in rural wilderness in Joshua Tree, Ca., where I practiced with Buddhist teacher Ruth Denison and was involved in various pro-ecology and social justice activist activities.

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