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'''Greasespot Zine''' is a [[perzine|Personal]]/ DIY zine started in 2005 by Justin and Lauren.  
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'''Greasespot Zine''' is a [[perzine|personal]]/ DIY zine started in 2005 by Justin and Lauren.  
''Cover of Greasespot #2 (2005)''.          [[Image:Greasespot2.jpg]]
''Cover of Greasespot #2 (2005)''.          [[Image:Greasespot2.jpg]]
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(Houston) Justin and Lauren's first 'zine ever- written by the couple in the months before they graduate high school. Articles include, "How I Became Student Body President," "How to Make Mushroom Tea," and more. Half size, black and white, cardstock cover, 48 pages. Out of print.
(Houston) Justin and Lauren's first 'zine ever- written by the couple in the months before they graduate high school. Articles include, "How I Became Student Body President," "How to Make Mushroom Tea," and more. Half size, black and white, cardstock cover, 48 pages. Out of print.
'''Greasespot #2''' "...Straight from the Belly of the Beast" : Winter 2005
'''Greasespot #2''' "...Straight from the Belly of the Beast" : Winter 2005
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(Houston/ San Marcos) Justin leaves for college, Lauren enters adulthood and takes on full- time work. Includes, "Ghost Hunt," an interview with garage- punk band The Murdocks   [http://www.myspace.com/murdocks], collages, "Breakdown," and more. Half size, black and white, card stock cover, 24 pages. Out of print.
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(Houston/ San Marcos) Justin leaves for college, Lauren enters adulthood and takes on full- time work. Includes, "Ghost Hunt," an interview with garage- punk band The Murdocks, collages, "Breakdown," and more. Half size, black and white, card stock cover, 24 pages. Out of print.
'''Greasespot #3''' "Concrete Jungle" :Winter 2006
'''Greasespot #3''' "Concrete Jungle" :Winter 2006
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(Austin) Justin and Lauren move to Austin and attempt being platonic roommates. Includes, "SLC Drunk," an interview with artist Mike Bukowski[http://www.lastchanceillustration.com/pages/live/], and writing about hurricanes Rita and Katrina, which affected the area they live in. Half size, black and white, cardstock cover, 48 pages. Out of print.
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(Austin) Justin and Lauren move to Austin and attempt being platonic roommates. Includes, "SLC Drunk," an interview with artist Mike Bukowski, and writing about hurricanes Rita and Katrina, which affected the area they live in. Half size, black and white, cardstock cover, 48 pages. Out of print.
Justin and Lauren plan to release '''Greasespot #4''' in the summer of 2007.
Justin and Lauren plan to release '''Greasespot #4''' in the summer of 2007.
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==Ordering Information==
 
Greasespot #1-3 are now out of print. They are being reprinted as '''"Monsters In Our Heavens: The First Greasespot Anthology"''' because of the embarrassingly low quality of some of the articles in the first few issues. "Monsters in Our Heavens" has a card stock cover, 64 pages, half size. $5
Greasespot #1-3 are now out of print. They are being reprinted as '''"Monsters In Our Heavens: The First Greasespot Anthology"''' because of the embarrassingly low quality of some of the articles in the first few issues. "Monsters in Our Heavens" has a card stock cover, 64 pages, half size. $5
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'''Greasespot''' is one of nine zines included in the Austin, Texas '''[[compzine]] [[Capitol City 'Zine Compilation]]''', which was published in 2007 by Justin and Lauren. The Capitol City Zine Compilation has a 2- color silk- screened cover, 48 pages, half size. $5
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'''Greasespot''' is one of nine zines included in the Austin, Texas [[compzine]] [[Capitol City 'Zine Compilation]], which was published in 2007 by Justin and Lauren. The Capitol City Zine Compilation has a 2- color silk- screened cover, 48 pages, half size. $5
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To order copies of "Monsters in Our Heavens" or the "Capitol City 'Zine Compilation," please send $5 well- concealed cash and two stamps (or $6) along with your name and address to:
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==Contact==
Lauren Trout
Lauren Trout
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Austin, TX 78751
Austin, TX 78751
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Or check out the zine section of Monkey Wrench[http://www.monkeywrenchbooks.org] if you are in Austin.
 
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==Contact==
 
Email: Laurendzs@hotmail.com
Email: Laurendzs@hotmail.com
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Greasespottery@gmail.com
Greasespottery@gmail.com
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==Page Links==
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==External Links==
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* 1. [http://www.myspace.com/murdocks Murdocks Myspace]
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* [http://www.myspace.com/murdocks Murdocks Myspace]
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* 2. [http://www.lastchanceillustration.com/pages/live/ Mike Bukowski Website]
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* [http://www.lastchanceillustration.com/pages/live/ Mike Bukowski Website]
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* 3. [http://www.monkeywrenchbooks.org Monkey Wrench Website]
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* [http://www.monkeywrenchbooks.org Monkey Wrench Website]
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* [http://www.myspace.com/greasespot  Greasespot on MySpace]
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==External Link==
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*[http://www.myspace.com/greasespot  Greasespot on MySpace]
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[[Category:Zine]] [[Category:Texas Zines]] [[Category:2000's publications]]
[[Category:Zine]] [[Category:Texas Zines]] [[Category:2000's publications]]

Revision as of 08:40, 3 May 2007

Greasespot Zine is a personal/ DIY zine started in 2005 by Justin and Lauren.

Cover of Greasespot #2 (2005). Image:Greasespot2.jpg

Issues

Greasespot #1: Summer 2005 (Houston) Justin and Lauren's first 'zine ever- written by the couple in the months before they graduate high school. Articles include, "How I Became Student Body President," "How to Make Mushroom Tea," and more. Half size, black and white, cardstock cover, 48 pages. Out of print. Greasespot #2 "...Straight from the Belly of the Beast" : Winter 2005 (Houston/ San Marcos) Justin leaves for college, Lauren enters adulthood and takes on full- time work. Includes, "Ghost Hunt," an interview with garage- punk band The Murdocks, collages, "Breakdown," and more. Half size, black and white, card stock cover, 24 pages. Out of print. Greasespot #3 "Concrete Jungle" :Winter 2006 (Austin) Justin and Lauren move to Austin and attempt being platonic roommates. Includes, "SLC Drunk," an interview with artist Mike Bukowski, and writing about hurricanes Rita and Katrina, which affected the area they live in. Half size, black and white, cardstock cover, 48 pages. Out of print. Justin and Lauren plan to release Greasespot #4 in the summer of 2007.

Greasespot #1-3 are now out of print. They are being reprinted as "Monsters In Our Heavens: The First Greasespot Anthology" because of the embarrassingly low quality of some of the articles in the first few issues. "Monsters in Our Heavens" has a card stock cover, 64 pages, half size. $5

Greasespot is one of nine zines included in the Austin, Texas compzine Capitol City 'Zine Compilation, which was published in 2007 by Justin and Lauren. The Capitol City Zine Compilation has a 2- color silk- screened cover, 48 pages, half size. $5

Contact

Lauren Trout

c/o Monkey Wrench Books

110 E. North Loop

Austin, TX 78751


Email: Laurendzs@hotmail.com

Justin_Sayingso@hotmail.com

Greasespottery@gmail.com

External Links

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