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'''Greasespot Zine''' is a [[perzine|personal]] zine started in 2005 by Justin and Lauren.  
 
'''Greasespot Zine''' is a [[perzine|personal]] zine started in 2005 by Justin and Lauren.  
  
''Cover of Greasespot #2 (2005)''.          [[Image:Greasespot2.jpg]]
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[[Image:Grease4.jpg ]]
==Issues==
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(newest!) '''Greasespot #4, $4, copied, half size, 52 pgs.'''
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File under: personal, punk, art, comic, diy, travel
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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.
  
Contributors: Lauren Trout, Justin Sayingso, Aaron Downbeat, Bryan Ohio, Mitch Clem
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Greasespot #4 is available from [[arcade distro]] and [[parcell press]].
  
About: Greasespot zine has been published by me and my friend Justin out of Texas since 2005. The stories and illustrations are our way of trying to capture triumphs in our daily lives, or reconcile our ideals with reality.
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==Previous Issues==
  
Greasespot #4 also includes contributions from friends of ours who share the same interests.
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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.
  
'''Greasespot #1''': Summer 2005
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[[Image:Greasespot2.jpg|frame|Cover of Greasespot #2 (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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===Greasespot #2===
'''Greasespot #2''' "...Straight from the Belly of the Beast" : Winter 2005
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"...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.
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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
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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.
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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 #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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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
 
'''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==
 
we end up moving around a lot, so email '''laurendzs@hotmail.com''' for info about where to send money for copy of Greasespot, and I promise I'll respond lightning- quick!
 
  
  
 
==External Links==
 
==External Links==
* [http://www.arcadedistro.com Arcade Distro]
 
* [http://www.monkeywrenchbooks.org Monkey Wrench Website]
 
 
* [http://www.myspace.com/greasespot  Greasespot on MySpace]
 
* [http://www.myspace.com/greasespot  Greasespot on MySpace]
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* [http://www.arcadedistro.com Arcade Distro]
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[[Category:Zine]] [[Category:Texas Zines]] [[Category:2000's publications]][[Category:Perzine]]
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[[Category:Zine]] [[Category:Zines from the U.S.A.]] [[Category:Texas Zines]] [[Category:2000's publications]][[Category:Perzine]]

Latest revision as of 00:07, 8 March 2009

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

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.

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)

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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