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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]] zine started in 2005 by Justin and Lauren.  
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''Cover of Greasespot #2 (2005)''.          [[Image:Greasespot2.jpg]]
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[[Image:Grease4.jpg ]]
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==Issues==
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Greasespot has been published by Lauren and  Justin out of Texas since 2005. The editors say, "The stories and illustrations are our way of trying to capture triumphs in our daily lives, or reconcile our ideals with reality. Greasespot #4 also includes contributions from friends of ours who share the same interests.
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'''Greasespot #1''': Summer 2005
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Greasespot #4 is available from [[arcade distro]] and [[parcell press]].
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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.
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'''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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'''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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Justin and Lauren plan to release '''Greasespot #4''' in the summer of 2007.
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==Ordering Information==
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==Previous Issues==  
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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 #3===
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"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.
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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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[[Image:Greasespot2.jpg|frame|Cover of Greasespot #2 (2005)]]
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===Greasespot #2===
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"...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, collages, "Breakdown," and more. Half size, black and white, card stock cover, 24 pages. Out of print.
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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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===Greasespot #1===
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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.''
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Lauren Trout
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Greasespot #1-3 are now out of print and are being reprinted as ''Monsters In Our Heavens: The First Greasespot Anthology''.  
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c/o Monkey Wrench Books
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110 E. North Loop
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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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'''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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==Contact==
 
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Email: Laurendzs@hotmail.com
 
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Justin_Sayingso@hotmail.com
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==External Links==
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* [http://www.myspace.com/greasespot  Greasespot on MySpace]
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* [http://www.arcadedistro.com Arcade Distro]
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Greasespottery@gmail.com
 
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==Page Links==
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[[Category:Zine]] [[Category:Zines from the U.S.A.]] [[Category:Texas Zines]] [[Category:2000's publications]][[Category:Perzine]]
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* 1. [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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* 3. [http://www.monkeywrenchbooks.org Monkey Wrench Website]
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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]]
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Current revision

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

Image:Grease4.jpg

Greasespot has been published by Lauren and Justin out of Texas since 2005. The editors say, "The stories and illustrations are our way of trying to capture triumphs in our daily lives, or reconcile our ideals with reality. Greasespot #4 also includes contributions from friends of ours who share the same interests.

Greasespot #4 is available from arcade distro and parcell press.

Contents

Previous Issues

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.

Cover of Greasespot #2 (2005)
Cover of Greasespot #2 (2005)

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 #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 #1-3 are now out of print and are being reprinted as Monsters In Our Heavens: The First Greasespot Anthology.

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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