First, what the hell is this

This is an unofficial magazine started by members of the website Metafilter to showcase their creative side.  It has absolutely no official connection to the actual website and is neither sanctioned or disavowed by the owners or administrators of said website. They insisted that we put this disclaimer here to make is clear that if we burned ourselves in the kitchen or started an international incident said owners and/or administrators had no hand in this tomfoolery.

It was suggested in a Metatalk thread back in March of 2011, later pushed to perform in said thread and finally dragged screaming into the spotlight on April 4th, 2011. We laughed, danced, curled into fetal positions over the next 8 months before real life demanded we pay attention to it.

In December of 2016, the website was updated to be a tad more modern and new blurbs were written to make it seem hip, er on fleek, to the kids of today, god help them.

Finally, a note about the cost of a print issue. All that money goes to Magcloud, MeFi Mag was an all-volunteer effort, which in retrospect turned out to be a lousy profit model, but was helluva fun. But if we did it all again…