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'''Donna Dresch''' is a [[zine]] editor and musician based in [[Portland, OR]], where she also runs the independent record label Chainsaw.
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Donna began her zine ''[[Chainsaw]]'' in the late 1980s in Olympia, WA. Four issues were released. It was one of the early queercore zines as well as a proto-[[Riot Grrrl]] zine, since one of its concurrent themes was women in music. The last issue was a music compilation cassette tape which Donna sold while on tour with Fifth Column, and which announced the onset of Chainsaw as a music label. Chainsaw has released recordings by such artists as Sleater Kinney, Team Dresch, Longstocking, The Third Sex, Tracy +the Plastics, The Need, Excuse 17, Heavens to Betsy and many others.
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'''Mike Gunderloy''' founded [[Factsheet Five]] in 1982 and is generally credited as the person most responsible for the [[zine]] explosion that followed in the next 15 years. Today on his personal website, he calls Factsheet Five "the stupidest time-saving idea I ever had," somewhat in jest. Under Gunderloy's control, it grew from a two-page photocopied sheet to a regularly published zine packed full of reviews each issue. At first it reviewed everything under the sun, but soon F5 became focused on zines and the small press. With this transformation and development, Factsheet Five became the first major [[review zine]].
  
Donna Dresch has been a member of a number of bands, most notably Team Dresch, her namesake band, for which she played guitar and bass.
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[[Cari Goldberg Janice]] joined F5 in the late '80s and became co-editor, Gunderloy and Goldberg Janice published the zine together. In 1988 Gunderloy's book ''How to Publish a Fanzine'' was published by Loompanics Unlimited, the next year he followed it with a 54 page zine entitled ''Why Publish?'' During this time period Gunderloy became a spokesperson for the zine community. He was interviewed about zines constantly and authored a number of articles about the small press...
  
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Mike Gunderloy of Factsheet Five

Mike Gunderloy founded Factsheet Five in 1982 and is generally credited as the person most responsible for the zine explosion that followed in the next 15 years. Today on his personal website, he calls Factsheet Five "the stupidest time-saving idea I ever had," somewhat in jest. Under Gunderloy's control, it grew from a two-page photocopied sheet to a regularly published zine packed full of reviews each issue. At first it reviewed everything under the sun, but soon F5 became focused on zines and the small press. With this transformation and development, Factsheet Five became the first major review zine.

Cari Goldberg Janice joined F5 in the late '80s and became co-editor, Gunderloy and Goldberg Janice published the zine together. In 1988 Gunderloy's book How to Publish a Fanzine was published by Loompanics Unlimited, the next year he followed it with a 54 page zine entitled Why Publish? During this time period Gunderloy became a spokesperson for the zine community. He was interviewed about zines constantly and authored a number of articles about the small press...

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