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After the fourth issue was released, Gary Fembot's subsequent publications were called "Fembot Presents Jam While You Cram", named after a popular high school locker poster from the 1980's. Two issues were released.  
After the fourth issue was released, Gary Fembot's subsequent publications were called "Fembot Presents Jam While You Cram", named after a popular high school locker poster from the 1980's. Two issues were released.  
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Gary Fembot was also in the band Sta-Prest, in which band members routinely switched instruments. Gary Fembot's vocals appear on a number of the group's recordings, released by labels such as Outpunk and Kill Rock Stars. As well, he was a member of the bands Feelings On A Grid, Swishin' Duds, and Mon Oncle Belge, and frequently runs club nights in San Francisco.  
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Gary Fembot was also in the band Sta-Prest, in which band members routinely switched instruments. Gary Fembot's vocals appear on a number of the group's recordings, released by labels such as Outpunk and Kill Rock Stars. As well, he was a member of the bands Feelings On A Grid, Swishin' Duds, and Mon Cousin Belge.  He co-presented the clubs Coed Magnetic and The Clap in San Francisco and dj's periodically.  
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In 2002,  Sta-Prest members Gary (under the moniker D.M. Feelings) and Iraya Robles (as Aloofa) appeared in [[Maximum Rock 'N' Roll]]'s "Queer Punk" issue.  
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In 2002,  Sta-Prest members Gary (under the moniker D.M. Feelings) and Iraya Robles (as Aloofah) appeared in [[Maximum Rock 'N' Roll]]'s "Queer Punk" issue.  
The band appears in the documentary ''She's Real, Worse Than Queer'', by Lucy Thane.
The band appears in the documentary ''She's Real, Worse Than Queer'', by Lucy Thane.
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Gary Fembot is also a filmmaker, whose own film ''The Oners'', featuring [[Gwenael Rattke]], editor of [[Easily Grossed Out]],  appeared on volume 2 of the [[Kill Rock Stars Video Fanzine]].
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Gary Fembot is also a filmmaker, whose own film ''The Oners'', featuring [[Gwenael Rattke]], editor of [[Easily Grossed Out]],  appeared on volume 2 of the [[Kill Rock Stars Video Fanzine]]. He has also made the films ''The Willows'', with Iraya Robles of Sta-Prest, and  ''Mondo Bottomless'' with zine editors [[Brontez]], [[Johnny Ray Huston]], Gwenael Rattke and Martin Sorrondeguy from the band Limpwrist (among others). His latest film is  "AIDS Camp" with a cast of over 30 including Jerry Lee Abrahms, Annie Danger, Iraya Robles, Chelsea Starr and Alison C. Wright.
In 2008, Gary Fembot made an appearance in the feature film ''The Lollipop Generation'' by [[G.B. Jones]] alongside fellow zinesters [[Jena von Brucker|Jena von Brücker]], [[Vaginal Davis]], [[Jen Smith]], [[Johnny Noxzema]] and [[Anonymous Boy]].
In 2008, Gary Fembot made an appearance in the feature film ''The Lollipop Generation'' by [[G.B. Jones]] alongside fellow zinesters [[Jena von Brucker|Jena von Brücker]], [[Vaginal Davis]], [[Jen Smith]], [[Johnny Noxzema]] and [[Anonymous Boy]].
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At present, Gary plays keyboards and sings in the band Puce Moment.
At present, Gary plays keyboards and sings in the band Puce Moment.
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==Zines==
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===Zines===
*[[Fembot]]
*[[Fembot]]
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==Contributions==
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===Contributions===
*[[Campfire]]
*[[Campfire]]
*[[Maximum Rock 'N' Roll]]
*[[Maximum Rock 'N' Roll]]
*[[Outpunk]]
*[[Outpunk]]
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*[[Turnover - AIDS Project L.A.]]
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==Discography==
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===Discography===
*"Nelly Strut/Susperia" on ''Outpunk Dance Party'', Outpunk  
*"Nelly Strut/Susperia" on ''Outpunk Dance Party'', Outpunk  
*''Vespa Sex'' EP, Outpunk
*''Vespa Sex'' EP, Outpunk
*"Let's Be Friendly With Our Friends/You Are The Company Spy", 7", Outpunk
*"Let's Be Friendly With Our Friends/You Are The Company Spy", 7", Outpunk
*"Form Fitting/Diffy Peeps", Kill Rock Stars Mailorder Freaks Singles Club 1998
*"Form Fitting/Diffy Peeps", Kill Rock Stars Mailorder Freaks Singles Club 1998
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*"Feelings on a Grid", demo 2002
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*"Mon Cousin Belge", LP, 2008
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*"Ready for a Date", "Avoiding Certain Topics" and "Essence of Mann", 1 album consisting of 3 four-song cassettes by Puce Moment, 2010
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==Film==
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===Film===
(as director)
(as director)
*''The Oners'', (Kill Rock Stars Video Fanzine #2)
*''The Oners'', (Kill Rock Stars Video Fanzine #2)
*''Mondo Bottomless'' (2006)
*''Mondo Bottomless'' (2006)
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*''The Willows'' (2007)
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*''AIDS Camp'' (2009)
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===Television===
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(as director, for cable access)
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*"More Mind Games"
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*"Danseparc"
   
   
(as himself)
(as himself)
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==External Links==
==External Links==
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*[http://www.myspace.com/staprest Sta-Prest on My Space]
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*[http://www.sfbg.com/2009/06/17/man-camp Interview with Gary in the ''San Francisco Bay Guardian'' by Johnny Ray Huston]
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*[http://www.myspace.com/2619134 Gary Fembot on My Space]
*[http://www.worldfamousinsf.com/blog/2008/06/23/myspace-of-the-week-sta-prest/ Sta-Prest on the "World Famous in SF" blog]
*[http://www.worldfamousinsf.com/blog/2008/06/23/myspace-of-the-week-sta-prest/ Sta-Prest on the "World Famous in SF" blog]
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*[http://www.drewaltizer.com/photos.php?pageNum_p=5&totalRows_p=145&album=241 Gary Fembot SF Nightlife]
 
[[Category:Zinester|Fembot, Gary]] [[Category:California Zinesters|Fembot, Gary]]
[[Category:Zinester|Fembot, Gary]] [[Category:California Zinesters|Fembot, Gary]]
[[Category:San Francisco Zinesters|Fembot, Gary]]
[[Category:San Francisco Zinesters|Fembot, Gary]]

Revision as of 19:39, 21 January 2011

Gary Fembot is a zine editor, musician and filmmaker from San Franciso, Ca., U.S.A.

Gary Fembot began releasing his zine Fembot in the early 1990's. Three issues were released. One issue was a split zine with the San Francisco publication Outpunk. As well, Fembot was featured in Issue 6 of Outpunk, which editor Matt Wobensmith dedicated to reprints of articles from noteworthy zines.

After the fourth issue was released, Gary Fembot's subsequent publications were called "Fembot Presents Jam While You Cram", named after a popular high school locker poster from the 1980's. Two issues were released.

Gary Fembot was also in the band Sta-Prest, in which band members routinely switched instruments. Gary Fembot's vocals appear on a number of the group's recordings, released by labels such as Outpunk and Kill Rock Stars. As well, he was a member of the bands Feelings On A Grid, Swishin' Duds, and Mon Cousin Belge. He co-presented the clubs Coed Magnetic and The Clap in San Francisco and dj's periodically.

In 2002, Sta-Prest members Gary (under the moniker D.M. Feelings) and Iraya Robles (as Aloofah) appeared in Maximum Rock 'N' Roll's "Queer Punk" issue.

The band appears in the documentary She's Real, Worse Than Queer, by Lucy Thane.

Gary Fembot is also a filmmaker, whose own film The Oners, featuring Gwenael Rattke, editor of Easily Grossed Out, appeared on volume 2 of the Kill Rock Stars Video Fanzine. He has also made the films The Willows, with Iraya Robles of Sta-Prest, and Mondo Bottomless with zine editors Brontez, Johnny Ray Huston, Gwenael Rattke and Martin Sorrondeguy from the band Limpwrist (among others). His latest film is "AIDS Camp" with a cast of over 30 including Jerry Lee Abrahms, Annie Danger, Iraya Robles, Chelsea Starr and Alison C. Wright.

In 2008, Gary Fembot made an appearance in the feature film The Lollipop Generation by G.B. Jones alongside fellow zinesters Jena von Brücker, Vaginal Davis, Jen Smith, Johnny Noxzema and Anonymous Boy.

At present, Gary plays keyboards and sings in the band Puce Moment.

Contents

Zines

Contributions

Discography

  • "Nelly Strut/Susperia" on Outpunk Dance Party, Outpunk
  • Vespa Sex EP, Outpunk
  • "Let's Be Friendly With Our Friends/You Are The Company Spy", 7", Outpunk
  • "Form Fitting/Diffy Peeps", Kill Rock Stars Mailorder Freaks Singles Club 1998
  • "Feelings on a Grid", demo 2002
  • "Mon Cousin Belge", LP, 2008
  • "Ready for a Date", "Avoiding Certain Topics" and "Essence of Mann", 1 album consisting of 3 four-song cassettes by Puce Moment, 2010

Film

(as director)

  • The Oners, (Kill Rock Stars Video Fanzine #2)
  • Mondo Bottomless (2006)
  • The Willows (2007)
  • AIDS Camp (2009)

Television

(as director, for cable access)

  • "More Mind Games"
  • "Danseparc"

(as himself)

  • She's Real, Worse Than Queer, Lucy Thane

(as actor)

External Links

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