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Issue #76, March 28th, 1997

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Corflu a Brilliant Success, by Victor M. Gonzalez.

A Con From California, by Andy Hooper.

The 1997 FAAn Awards: Top Ten Finishers.

Perth on the Edge of a Convention, by Christina Lake.

Building on Foundations, by Greg Benford.

Yes, It's Dyed, by Lesley Reece.

The Little List of Dr. Fandom, by Ted White.

Dispatches to Apak, by many of our valued correspondents.

Fanzine Countdown, Extended Edition, by Andy Hooper.

This is the seventy-sixth 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 and fanzines at Andy's address. See below for availability and trade info, including the addresses of our British and Australian mailing agents. This is Drag Bunt Press Production #288. Apparatchiki: Jae Leslie Adams, Gregory Benford, Randy Byers, Steve Green, Irwin Hirsh, Christina Lake, Lesley Reece, Martin Tudor, Pam Wells & Ted White.

APPARATCHIK is a ritual cicatrice on the face of fandom, formed by sliding peppercorns under the skin, then positioning driver ants so that their mandibles clamp down on either side of the incision. The ants' heads are then cut off, forming a natural suture. Does this explain the way it makes you feel? Apak is still available for the usual, but note that trades must be sent to all three editors. 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 daring foray into American neo-realism.

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.

She was sloped over a cheesecake.

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