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Issue #73, January 24th, 1997

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Special too-pooped-to-blurb issue:

Drinking Kava in Fiji, by Christina Lake.

I Need A New Stim, by Victor M. Gonzalez.

The Corflu Reminder Box.

The Bugtown Hideaway of Dr. Fandom, by Ted White.

Apak Stat Box 2: Writers, by Victor M. Gonzalez. (Web-caution: includes tables.)

Potlatch Plans, by Luke McGuff.

Confessions of a Fringe Fan, by Lesley Reece.

And Now, Your Letters, by our many correspondents.

Fanzine Countdown, Extended Edition, by Andy Hooper.

This is the seventy-third 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. carl accepts e-mail at cjuarez@oz.net. See below for availability and trade info, including the addresses of our British and Australian mailing agents. This is Drag Bunt Press Production #283. Apparatchiki: Jae Leslie Adams, Saint Tom Becker, Gregory Benford, Randy Byers, Steve Green, Irwin Hirsh, Lesley Reece, Martin Tudor, Pam Wells & Ted White.

APPARATCHIK is the Stephen Jacob Weinberg of fandom, another Brooklyn-born hoaxer, who impersonated the US Consul to Morocco, a Romanian envoy, a Serbian military attachÈ, a lieutenant in both the navy and the air corps, actress Pola Negri's personal physician, and who once scammed $10,000 out of Princess Fatima of Afghanistan. Ironically, he was killed trying to stop a bank heist. 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 big yellow foam-rubber cheesehead.

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 (single issue), $17.00 (annual) and $28.09 (lifetime) Australian.

Thanks very much for placing within me the bomb that never stops exploding.

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