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TABLE OF CONTENTS:
1A: EDITORIAL: New Year’s Resolutions
1B. Intv w/Nancy Kates (director, Susan Sontag film) by Zora Burden
1C. NEW FROM RE/SEARCH: Charles Gatewood pocket book forthcoming! Diane di Prima zine, LSD MUSEUM Mark McCloud ZINE. Penny Rimbaud book. Monte Cazazza Zine (2nd printing!).
1D. Ten Must-Read Aphorism Books (by V. Vale)
2. The Counter Culture Hour: Sat JAN 9, 2015 4:30pm
3. FORTHCOMING EVENTS: Send Us Suggestions!…
4. OUR PAST LIFE: Books we’ve been given, etc.
5. Recommended Links – send us some!
7. Letters from Readers (send some!)
8. Sponsors (Check ’em out! – they make this newsletter possible!)
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1A. New Year’s Resolutions for 2016:
1C. We need YOU to order books direct from us to help us keep going! (www.researchpubs.com)
() Order in advance the new RE/Search pocketbook on CHARLES GATEWOOD, a pioneer of avant-garde photography. This biography includes an essay by Julia Helaine. Our intern Meg de Recat helped copy-edit.
() We just made 8 copies of a zine on Diane di Prima (with a xerox of a drawing by Kersey Barrett-Tormey) and they are $10 each plus $5 shipping or $10 overseas shipping. Just PayPal $15 or $20 to: firstname.lastname@example.org – be sure to include your address!
() We made a zine on LSD MUSEUM’s Mark McCloud. We only made 20 copies and they are $20 each (includes blotter acid print) plus $5 shipping or $10 overseas shipping. Just PayPal $25 or $30 to: email@example.com – be sure to include your address! Only (2) left.
() We offer a 2nd printing of the 64-page MONTE CAZAZZA zine. Price just $12 (plus $5 shipping; just PayPal $17 to: firstname.lastname@example.org). Monte Cazazza is one of the big mysteries in the RE/Search canon, and we think it is a miracle he has survived to this day, integrity more-or-less intact! NOTE: Overseas orders $10 SHIPPING (total $22). CALIF residents add 8.75% tax ($2.19 tax, total $19.19).
() We offer a 2nd printing of the McKenzie Wark zine with handmade silkscreen suitable for framing. $20 plus $5 shipping or $10 overseas shipping. Just PayPal $25 or $30 to: email@example.com – be sure to include your address!
() Four V. VALE PIANO IMPROVISATIONS available for listening on bandcamp NOW. One features amazing guitarist Will Rogers! https://researchpubs.
() FINALLY: a few advance proofs of the newest RE/Search Pocketbook are in stock: Charles Gatewood! Hot off the press. Includes photos of W.S. Burroughs plus other photos of POI (People of Interest).
() PENNY RIMBAUD. CRASS proto-Punk co-founder (with Gee Vaucher), performer-philosopher-poet-
() Volume 4 of our “Punk and Tech” series is “Screw the System” (with a great essay on J.G. Ballard by Jack Sargeant), 300 copies. $30 plus $5 shipping or $25 shipping overseas; PayPal the amount to: firstname.lastname@example.org
() One of our “Punk and Tech” volumes is DATING A.I. by a Russian genius (under a pseudonym). It’s the funniest (yet “scientific”) guide to A.I. www.researchpubs.com
1D: Sort-of Top 10 Detective Novels (by V. Vale):
3. FORTHCOMING EVENTS (San Francisco unless Otherwise Noted)
() $ http://www.thrillpeddlers.
() Support the Roxie Theater: great programming EVERY NIGHT (our opinion). http://www.
() S.F. EVENTS to Check Out Regularly: Long Now Foundation. Goethe Institute. The List (Punk Rock). Dorkbot. Bottom of the Hill. INdependent. Thee Parkside. The Chapel. Brick & Mortar. Terminal: http://fierysummons.
() **EUROPE TOUR** Jan 2-12 Savage Republic plays France, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Poland, Italy, ferry http://www.mobilization.
() FREE? Wed Nov 3-Sat Nov 12, 2016 Dada World Fair 2016 at City Lights Bookstore (Plan ahead to come to San Francisco!)
4. OUR PAST LIFE: What We’ve Received, Liked, Experienced:
5. LINKS (Send Us Some!)
() Tom Hiddleston reads a section of Search & Destroy #10’s interview with JG Ballard—1978 – prophetic!!) which I commissioned. https://
“Hi Vale – Have you seen the above article which quotes you in it?” – V in London
() from John Rogers: https://www.youtube.
Meaning of the City (spoiler: the city insofar as it is an Anarchic one, is the only hope for Christianity/Western Civilization). —Marc P.
she past away (Turkey) with in letter form at brick and mortar, 6 feb. here’s title track from their debut from a few years ago: https://youtu.be/
() “Hi Friends – Blue Sky Gallery in Portland OR has just published a catalog of my tear up photos – FamilyTree, AgeMaps, and Couples. If you are interested in purchasing a copy you can find it through this link: www.blueskygallery.org/books
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