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Issue #70, November 22nd, 1996

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In this issue:

Once again, our lead story concerns TAFF; this time, we have news of a potential resolution in the works, as we take an extremely non-exclusive look at Gary Farber's Day with Abi Frost.

Victor reviews Christina Lake's Never Quite Arriving, and finds it good.

Then Jae Leslie Adams counters Ted White's recent columns with notes on Zen Driving.

Andy isn't what you would call a one-fan-fund kind of guy, so it's no wonder he's running for DUFF.

Lesley Reece tells us how she learned to stop worrying about the Bomb and love pumping iron.

Plus our letter column, chock full of nourishing information, and comments on TAFF too!

Once again, we end with an Extended Play Fanzine Countdown, just for you.

This is the seventieth issue of a tri-weekly fanzine, edited and published by Andy Hooper,
carl juarez and Victor Gonzalez, members & founding member fwa, supporters afal,
at The Starliter Building, 4228 Francis Ave. N. #103, Seattle, WA 98103, also available at fanmailAPH@aol.com. Correspondence for Victor should be sent to 403 1/2 Garfield Street S., #11, Tacoma, WA 98444, and at vxg@p.tribnet.com. See below for availability and trade info, including the addresses of our British and Australian mailing agents. This is Drag Bunt Press Production #279. Apparatchiki: Dr. Gregory Benford, Randy Byers, Steve Green, Irwin Hirsh, Lucy Lawless, Lesley Reece, Martin Tudor, Pam Wells & Ted White.

APPARATCHIK is the Debbie Rowe of fandom, entering a dubious partnership with a multimillionaire in a surgical mask (it was good enough for Howard Hughes . . . ) all for the sake of a quick 7,500,000 dollars. We may be easy, but we're not cheap. Apak is still available for the usual, but note that trades must be sent to both Andy and Victor (carl just wants the good ones, sent care of Andy), and/or you can get Apparatchik for $3.00 for a 3 month supply, or a year's worth for $12.00 or a lifetime subscription for $19.73, or in exchange for a mere handful of the sleeping giant's eyecrust.

For readers in the United Kingdom, Martin Tudor will accept #10.00 for an annual subscription, #19.37 for a lifetime sub, from 24 Ravensbourne Grove, Off Clarke's Lane, Willenhall, West Midlands, WV13 1HX, UK. Australian readers can subscribe through Irwin Hirsh, 26 Jessamine Ave. East Prahran, Victoria 3181 Australia, for $4.50, $17.00 and $28.09 Australian.

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