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[TRANSCONTINENTAL LOGO]


                               PRINTING CONTRACT

BETWEEN:       Transcontinental Printing
               (Interweb Printing Inc.)
               [The Printer]

AND:           General Media Communications, Inc.
               [The Customer]

This contract shall become effective on January 1st, 2001 and sets forth the
terms and conditions by which Interweb Printing Inc., having its head office at
1603 Montarville Boulevard, Boucherville, Quebec, J4B 5Y2 (hereinafter referred
to as the [Printer]), shall supply the products and services specified
hereinafter to General Media Communications Inc., having its head office at 11
Penn Plaza, 12th Floor, New York, NY 10001, USA (hereinafter referred to as the
[Customer]).

Additional terms and conditions of this contract are contained on pages 1, 2, 3,
4 and 5 and schedules [A] and [B] initialized by the parties hereto.

                      THE PARTIES HERETO AGREE AS FOLLOWS

1.0  TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF CONTRACT

     1.1   The term of this agreement shall be three (3) years, unless sooner
           terminated as provided below. This agreement shall be effective
           beginning January 1st, 2001 (effective date) and expires January 1st,
           2004.

     1.2   The price structure in Schedule [A] shall be effective on January
           1st, 2001 and for a period of one (1) year thereafter, except for the
           changes described in section 3.4.

     1.3   In the event either of the parties should become insolvent or
           bankrupt, the other party shall be entitled to terminate this
           Contract on no less than thirty (30) days' written notice to the
           other party or to its estate or successor.

     1.4   Subject to the remainder of this agreement, upon termination, the
           Customer shall not be liable for any of the Printer's costs: (a)
           incurred or ordered after notice; (b) which can be cancelled at no
           loss to the Printer, or (c) in excess of the out-of-pocket loss to
           the Printer of any unused items sold to other customers or third
           parties or returned to suppliers. In any event, Printer's costs will
           only include normal manufacturing expenses.

2.0  STATUS OF WORK

     2.1   The [Customer] retains the services of the Printer to print the
           following publications: The Canadian Edition of Penthouse Magazine,
           Forum, Variations and Forum and Variations Specials. The Printer
           hereby undertakes to perform all services necessary to print, bind,
           package and ship the publications on a monthly basis in accordance
           with the Customers's specifications as communicated in writing from
           time to time and as may be set forth in the schedules to this
           Contract. Notwithstanding any other actual or apparently conflicting
           language in this Contract, the Printer will maintain at minimum the
           high graphic standards of the United States editions, copies of which
           are annexed to this Contract as examples.

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     2.2  This contract shall apply exclusively to the printed products
          mentioned in Section 2.1 hereof. Any other products published by the
          Customer, which are not included herein, shall be negotiated between
          the Printer and the Customer.

     2.3  Printing shall be scheduled to take place during the Printer's normal
          business hours, namely from 7:00 p.m. on Sunday to 7:00 p.m. on
          Saturday.

           2.4  The Customer will supply the paper to print the publications in
           accordance with the paper usage chart, which is attached as Schedule
           A. The Printer shall furnish to the Customer no later than the 15th
           of each month a written accounting of all paper received from the
           Customer and consumed during the previous month and all of the
           remaining stocks. The Printer shall take a physical inventory every
           six months during the term of this Contract and shall promptly supply
           the results in writing to the Customer, which may audit such
           inventory report at any time upon four (4) business days' notice to
           the Printer. Should the paper consumption exceed that set forth in
           Schedule B the Printer shall upon completion of such accounting, at
           Printer's option, reimburse the Customer for such excess either in
           kind or at the same price per pound, at a rate equal to the average
           cost of said paper during the accounting period. In the event of a
           net under consumption, the Customer agrees to pay the Printer an
           amount equal to one-half of the cost of the paper so under consumed,
           computed at the same rates. The value of under consumption, if any,
           of one kind or weight of the paper shall be used as a credit against
           over consumption, if any, of other kinds/weights of paper. Printer
           shall store up to three months' paper requirements for the printing
           of the four (4) publications on its premises, at no cost to the
           Customer.

           2.5  The printer agrees to produce and maintain high quality
           standards of reproduction consistent with industry SWOP standards.
           The Printer shall bear the cost (including paper and ink) of
           make-goods caused by any error or omission attributable to the
           Printer. Repeated errors, or repeated failure to correct errors, will
           entitle the Customer to cancel this Contract on thirty (30) days'
           notice.


3.0  PRICE AND PAYMENT

     3.1  The Customer undertakes to comply with the terms and conditions of
          sale described in the attachments.

     3.2  The prices mentioned in Attachment A, W-24375 A and B include plates
          making, printing, binding, and mail preparation work and all other
          services necessary to print, bind, package and ship the four (4)
          publications.

     3.3  The Customer shall be invoiced based on the number of copies ordered
          and delivered as described in Section 4.1.

     3.4  Should there be an increase or reduction in the price of paper, the
          Printer may increase or reduce the prices as follows:

          3.4.1   The increase in the Customer's costs shall be no greater than
                  the actual increase in the cost incurred by the Printer.

          3.4.2   The Customer shall be notified fifteen (15) days in advance.

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          3.4.3   The Printer shall provide all supporting documentation with
                  the notification provided for in section 3.4.2 above.

          3.4.4   Labor and administrative costs shall be increased or decreased
                  every twelve (12) months, commencing January 1st, 2002 based
                  on the variation of the Consumer Price Index as reported in
                  the Toronto Star for Eastern Canada over a base level which
                  shall be that Consumer Price Index as of January 1st, 2001,
                  and thereafter each increase or decrease shall have as its
                  base the January 1st, level of the preceding year.

4.0  TERMS AND CONDITIONS

     4.1  The Customer shall issue a purchase order for each issue including the
          print run, the nature of the work, the final quantities and provide
          shipping documentation. The Customer shall issue this purchase order
          to the Printer no later than fifteen (15) days prior to the scheduled
          press run start as agreed on by the parties.

     4.2  The Printer shall submit one invoice for each issue. The invoice shall
          specify in detail satisfactory to the Customer the services performed
          and the prices charged. The terms are net thirty (30) days. The date
          of the invoice will be the last day of the shipping cycle.

     4.3  Production schedules shall be prepared and approved by both parties.

     4.4  The Printer will store finished copies of the four (4) publications
          for thirty (30) days following completion of shipping at no additional
          cost to the Customer; thereafter, such copies shall be shipped at the
          Customer's direction and expense to a facility designated by the
          Customer. Failing the Customer's instructions the Printer may destroy
          such copies but will give the Customer fifteen (15) days' notice
          before doing so.

     4.5  In furtherance and not in derogation of the Printer's obligation of
          due care toward the Customer's property, the Printer shall cover by
          insurance the values added by the Printer in the form of raw
          materials, labour, and overhead, against fire, extended coverage
          perils, vandalism, malicious mischief and sprinkler leakage. The
          Customer will similarly insure its property while on the Printer's
          premises. The Customer will also insure its paper throughout the
          printing process (except waste paper). All waste paper shall become
          the Printer's property.

     4.6  Risk of loss or damage to the finished work shall pass to the Customer
          upon delivery to a common carrier F.O.B. the Printer's shipping dock.

     4.7  Neither the four (4) publications nor any material furnished by the
          Customer shall be subject to any lien(s) of the Printer or the
          Printer's creditors of any kind or nature whatsoever, and the Printer
          hereby waives any rights under statute or otherwise to assert any
          liens on or otherwise distrain the Customer's property, work in
          progress or the finished product. The Printer will take all steps
          prescribed by law to protect the Customer's interests as they may
          appear upon any levy or attempted levy by the Printer's creditors on
          the Customer's property or any finished work or work in progress; the
          Printer shall expeditiously seek to remove any such lien and in any
          event shall hold the Customer entirely harmless therefrom.

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          4.8     The Printer shall use its best efforts to keep confidential
                  the contents of each issue of the four (4) publications prior
                  to general public distribution.

          4.9     Customer may terminate this agreement as to any magazine
                  effective on written notice if it discontinues publication of
                  such magazine.

          4.10    Customer shall be entitled to terminate this Agreement,
                  notwithstanding the provisions of paragraph 1.1 above:

                  4.10.1  Upon written notice, if printer consistently falls
                          below the standard of quality required by paragraph
                          2.1 above as provided in paragraph 2.5 above;

                  4.10.2  Upon the happening of an event of force majeure which
                          prevents or substantially hinders Printer's full
                          performance hereunder (force majeure being defined as
                          an event the non-occurrence of which is relied upon by
                          both parties for the performance of the contract and
                          includes but is not limited to: strikes, war, fire,
                          flood, Acts of God and any other unforeseen event of
                          the same or a different nature not necessarily within
                          the control of either party), Customer shall have the
                          right to immediately remove the work from Printer and
                          have the magazine printed elsewhere. Should the event
                          of force majeure continue for more than forty-five
                          (45) days Customer shall have the right to cancel this
                          Agreement as to any or all magazines.

                  4.10.3  As specified in paragraph 6.2 below.

4.11              Either party shall have the right to terminate this agreement
                  for a material breach which remains uncured more than thirty
                  (30) days after written notice and demand to cure is received
                  specifying the breach; such termination shall be by written
                  notice effective thirty (30) days after receipt; provided
                  always that if in Customer's reasonable business judgement
                  Printer's breach substantially impairs Customer's ability to
                  distribute its magazines on time Customer shall have the right
                  immediately to move the work elsewhere as to any or all
                  magazines. In any event, upon termination for any cause
                  whatsoever Printer will cooperate fully with Customer in the
                  transition process to a new printer.

5.0       LIABILITY FOR CONTENT

          5.1     The Customer will indemnify and hold the Printer harmless from
                  and against any claims, demands, suits, actions, costs, loss
                  or judgements, including reasonable attorney's fees, for
                  libel, defamation of character, copyright or trademark
                  infringement, invasion of right of privacy or publicity, or
                  patent infringement by any person, firm or entity against the
                  Printer arising out of any material delivered by the Customer
                  or supplied on its behalf to the Printer and used by the
                  Printer in producing the four (4) publications.

          5.2     In like manner the Printer shall indemnify and hold the
                  Customer harmless from and against any claims, demands, suits,
                  actions, costs, loss or judgements, including reasonable
                  attorney's fees, for libel, defamation of character, copyright
                  or trademark infringement, invasion of right of privacy or
                  publicity, or patent infringement, by any

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          person, firm or entity against the Customer arising out of any act or
          omission of the Printer in performing its services hereunder.

     5.3  No indemnification promised in sections 5.1 or 5.2 above shall be
          effective unless the indemnified party shall have given prompt notice
          of any indemnifiable claim to the indemnifying party. Thereafter the
          indemnifying party shall at its sole cost and expense defend the claim
          by counsel of its choosing reasonably acceptable to the indemnified
          party or at its option instruct the indemnified party to defend but at
          the indemnifying party's expense. Nothing herein shall prevent any
          indemnified party from retaining its own counsel at its own expense to
          advise it or to elect to defend with its own counsel but in such event
          such defense shall be at the indemnified party's sole expense and risk
          of liability. No indemnitor shall conclude a settlement binding on an
          indemnitee party absent the consent of the indemnitee. Should an
          indemnitee elect to settle or compromise any claim solely as to itself
          without permission of the indemnitor, the indemnitor shall thereafter
          have no further obligations toward the indemnitee.

6.0  DISPUTED INVOICES

     6.1  The Customer shall not be obligated to pay any portion of any invoice,
          which it disputes in good faith. The Customer shall have sixty (60)
          days from the receipt of such invoice to notify the Printer in writing
          of any items which it disputes and shall specify its grounds therefor.
          Thereafter the parties shall attempt during the next thirty (30) days
          to attempt to resolve the dispute among themselves in good faith,
          failing which the dispute shall be submitted to arbitration in the
          City of New York by the American Arbitration Association according to
          its rules then in effect. Judgement of the arbitrators may be entered
          against the losing party in any court of competent jurisdiction and
          enforced as provided by law. In no event shall dispute of an invoice
          by the Customer be deemed a breach of this Contract or entitle the
          Printer to stop work.

     6.2  Notwithstanding anything in this Contract to the contrary, the
          Printer's continued failure, for any reason expressly including events
          of force majeure and / or matters not within the control or due to the
          fault of the Printer, to produce the four (4) publication or to
          produce them timely in accordance with the production schedule
          submitted by the Customer shall entitle the Customer, on thirty (30)
          days' notice, to terminate this Contract and take the work elsewhere.

7.0  MISCELLANEOUS

     7.1  Any amendments to this Contract shall only be valid if in writing
          signed by Printer and Customer. This Contract shall not be assigned by
          either party without the written consent of both parties, except that
          the Customer may assign it to a wholly owned subsidiary of the
          Customer or to an affiliate of the Customer which is under common
          ownership and control with the Customer.



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          7.2  This contract and the rights of the parties to it shall be
               governed by the law of the State of New York, USA, applicable to
               contracts made and wholly to be performed therein without regard
               to the conflicts of laws and rules thereof. No lawsuit arising
               out of the execution, formation, terms, performance or breach of
               this Contract shall be brought except in courts physically
               located in New York County, New York, and the parties hereto
               expressly consent to the personal jurisdiction of such courts
               over all such litigation and all matters whatsoever relating to
               or arising out of this Contract. This Contract and the attached
               schedules contain the sole understanding and agreement of the
               parties concerning the subject matter hereof, all prior
               negotiations, conversations, understandings and agreements,
               whether oral or written, being merged herein.

          7.3  Notice where required shall be given to each party at its address
               first set forth above, or to its telefacsimile number, and shall
               be effective on receipt if by telefacsimile or by express service
               which requires a signed receipt, and otherwise three days from
               the date of mailing. Regular mail shall be sent first-class,
               postage prepaid.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF the parties have signed in __________________ this __________
day of _______________2001.


GENERAL MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS INC.            TRANSCONTINENTAL PRINTING
                                             (Interweb Printing inc.)


 /s/ John C. Prebich                          /s/  Laurent Walker
-------------------------------              -------------------------------
NAME   JOHN C. PREBICH                       NAME
TITLE  PRESIDENT/COO                         TITLE  Sales Support


 /s/ John D. Orlando
-------------------------------
NAME   JOHN D. ORLANDO
TITLE  SENIOR VP/CFO


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                                                   Quote No:  W-24375-A - Page 1
                                                   Date:         July 21st, 2000
GENERAL MEDIA
C/O Mr. Hal Halpner                                      Tel.:    (212) 702-6000
277 Park Avenue                                          Fax.:    (212) 702-6262
New York, N.Y. 10172-0003
================================================================================

We are pleased to be submitting this quote which, we believe, will permit us to
serve you.
We are offering you the manufacturing charges of 1 issue for a long term
contract.
================================================================================

**VARIATIONS**

QUANTITY:                  250,000 copies (1 lot)

OVERS:                     2%

SIZE:                      5 1/4" x 8 1/8"

PAGES:                     Cover:   4 pages
                           Inside:  144 pages

PAPER:                     Cover:   8 pts C2S (supplied)
                           Inside:  128 pages on 40 # coated (supplied)
                                    16 pages on 40 # uncoated (supplied)

INK:                       Cover:   4 color process + 1 P.M.S.
                           Inside:  4 color process, except the 16 pages
                                    Printed on uncoated, black + 1 P.M.S.
                                    (P.51 to 54 + 59 to 62
                                       67 to 70 + 75 to 78)

BINDERY:                   Perfect bound

PACKAGING:                 Delivered on skids

DELIVERY:                  F.O.B.: our plant
(Courier services: extra)

MATERIAL SUPPLIED:         Final films single page with central cross marks on 4
                           sides of the page along with one set of blueprints
                           duly signed and appropriate colorproofs. Confirmation
                           of data & quantity to be printed must be indicated on
                           blueprints.

PRICE IN USD:

<Table>
<Caption>
                                    PREPRESS
<S>                                          <C>
Process a postscript file, ripping and
imposition of pages for CTP plates at
   /page
Bluelines 888 pages at    /page
                                     COVER
Basic Makeready - Cover
Running at    /M (ink included)
                                      TEXT
Makeready - 144 pages
Running -    /M (ink included)
Plate changes - 12 at    /ea.
</Table>

Contract revised: January 9, 2001
                                                                        ISO 9002
                                                                          FO0305
INTERWEB PRINTING INC.                                         Revised: 03-30-94
1603 Montarville Blvd.             TELEPHONE: (450)655-2801
Boucherville, Quebec J4B 5Y2       Fax:       (450)641-3650
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                                                   Quote No:  W-24375-A - page 2
                                                   Date:         July 21st, 2000
GENERAL MEDIA
C/O Mr. Hal Halpner                                      Tel.:    (212) 702-6000
277 Park Avenue                                          Fax.:    (212) 702-6262
New York, N.Y. 10172-0003
================================================================================

<Table>
<Caption>
                                    BINDERY
<S>                                                            <C>
Makeready
Running at           /M
Version change 1 at           /each
Cut and Score covers

                             PACKAGING AND MAILING
<S>                                                            <C>
Polybagging - opaque bags:       150,000 copies at       /M
  (plastic supplied printing)
Wafer tabs:                          630 copies at       /M
Shrink wrap in bundles of 25's    50,000 copies at       /ea.
Affix Cheshire label - Makeready
Affix Cheshire label - Running:   13,000 copies at       /M
Skids                                  20 skids at       /ea.

                                         TOTAL IN USD
</Table>



If you accept this proposal and conditions of sale on the following page,
please return one copy duly signed of these documents confirming this order.



 /s/ Laurent Walter                                 /s/ Hal Halpner
-----------------------------                      -----------------------------
LAURENT WALTER                                     HAL HALPNER

                                                   4/26/01
-----------------------------                      -----------------------------
Accepted by                                        Date





Contract revised: January 9, 2001                                       ISO 9002
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                                                               Revised: 03-30-94
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                                             QUOTE NO: W-24375-B - page 1
                                             DATE:     July 21st, 2000

     GENERAL MEDIA
     c/o Mr. Hal Halpner                     Tel.:     (212) 702-6000
     277 Park Avenue                         Fax:      (212) 702-6262
     New York, N.Y. 10172-0003

     ===========================================================================

     We are pleased to be submitting this quote which, we believe, will permit
     us to serve you. We are offering you the manufacturing charges of 1 issue
     for a long term contract.

================================================================================

**FORUM**
---------

QUANTITY:      208,000 copies (1 lot)

OVERS:         2%

SIZE:          5 1/4" x 8 1/8"

PAGES:         Cover: 4 pages                Inside:   96 pages
               ------                        -------

PAPER:         Cover: 8 pts C2S (supplied)   Inside:   Offset 70# (supplied)
               ------                        -------

INK:           Cover: 4 color process +      Inside:   P. 1 to 64 in black +
               ------                        -------
                      1 P.M.S.                         1 P.M.S.
                                                       P. 65 to 96 in
                                                       4 color process

BINDERY:       Perfect bind

PACKAGING:     Delivered on skids

DELIVERY:      F.O.B.: our plant
(Courier services: extra)

MATERIAL
SUPPLIED:      Final films single page with central cross marks on 4 sides of
               the page along with one set of blueprints duly signed and
               appropriate colorproofs. Confirmation of date & quantity to be
               printed must be indicated on blueprints.

PRICE IN USD:
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               ----------------------------------------------
                                    PREPRESS
               ----------------------------------------------
               Process a postscript file, ripping and
               imposition of pages for CTP plates at
                   /page

               Bluelines 600 pages at     /page
               ----------------------------------------------
                                     COVER
               ----------------------------------------------
               Basic Makeready - Cover

               Running at     /M (ink included)
               ----------------------------------------------
                                      TEXT
               ----------------------------------------------
               Makeready - 96 pages

               Running     /M (ink included)

               Plate Changes - 12 at     /ea.
               ----------------------------------------------

Contract revised: November 23rd 2000

INTERWEB PRINTING INC.                                          ISO 9002
1603 Montarville Blvd.             Telephone: (450) 655-2801    FO0305
Boucherville, Quebec J4B 5Y2       Fax:       (450) 641-3650    Revised:03-30-94
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                                                   QUOTE NO:  W-24375-B - Page 2
                                                   DATE:         July 21st, 2000
GENERAL MEDIA
c/o Mr. Hal Halpner                                      Tel.:    (212) 702-6000
277 Park Avenue                                          Fax :    (212) 702-6262
New York, N.Y. 10172-0003
================================================================================

<Table>
<Caption>
                                    BINDERY
<S>                                                      <C>
Makeready
Running at/M
Version change 1 at/each
Cut and score covers
                             PACKAGING AND MAILING
<S>                                                      <C>
Polybagging - opaque bags:          75,000 copies at/M
Polybagging - clear bags            85,000 copies at/M
Wafer tabs:                            500 copies at/M
Shrink wrap in bundles of 25's    2,000 bundles at/ea.
Affix Cheshire label - Makeready
Affix Cheshire label - Running:     14,000 copies at/M
Skids                                  15 skids at/ea.
Shrink bands:                       50,000 copies at/M

                                           TOTAL IN USD
</Table>

If you accept this proposal and conditions of sale on the following page,
please return one copy duly signed of these documents confirming this order.

 /s/ Laurent Walter                                 /s/ Hal Halpner
-----------------------------                      -----------------------------
LAURENT WALTER                                     HAL HALPNER

                                                        4/26/01
-----------------------------                      -----------------------------
Accepted by                                        Date





Contract revised: November 23rd 2000                                    ISO 9002
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                                                               Revised: 03-30-94
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                                                         ATTACHMENT "A" - Page 1
                                                         November 4th, 1997

GENERAL MEDIA
c/o Mr. Hal Halpner                                      Tel.:    (212) 702-6000
277 Park Avenue                                          Fax:     (212) 702-6262
New York, N.Y. 10172-0003
================================================================================

We are pleased to be submitting this quote which, we believe, will permit us to
serve you.
================================================================================

**PENTHOUSE - CANADIAN VERSION**

QUANTITY:           150,000 copies + add'l 1000

OVERUN:             1.5 %

SIZE:               8" x  10 3/4"

PAGES:              Cover:   4 pages or 6 pages
                    Inside:  a)    136 pages + 6 pages [gatefold]
                             b)    140 pages + 6 pages [gatefold]
                             c)    144 pages + 6 pages [gatefold]
                             d)    148 pages + 6 pages [gatefold]
                             e)    152 pages + 6 pages [gatefold]
                             f)    156 pages + 6 pages [gatefold]
                             g)    164 pages + 6 pages [gatefold]
                             h)    172 pages + 6 pages [gatefold]
                             i)    184 pages + 6 pages [gatefold]
                             j)    188 pages + 6 pages [gatefold]
                             k)    196 pages + 6 pages [gatefold]
                             l)    200 pages + 6 pages [gatefold]
                             m)    220 pages + 6 pages [gatefold]
                             n)    332 pages + 6 pages [gatefold]

PAPER:              Cover:   4 pages Coated no 3 100#
                             6 pages Coated no 3  80#
                    Inside:  Coated # 5 40#
                    Poster:  Coated # 3 60#

INK:                Cover:   6 colors (recto) / 4 colors (verso) + U.V. coating
                    Inside:  4 color process

BINDERY:            Perfect bound

PACKAGING:          In shrink wrapped bundles, on skids

DELIVERY:           F.O.B.: our plant

MATERIAL
SUPPLIED:           Final negative films single page with standard central cross
                    marks on 4 sides of the page along with one set of
                    blueprints duly signed and colorproofs made from films
                    supplied. Confirmation of date & quantity to be printed must
                    be indicated on blueprints.

*Contract revised: January 9th, 2001                             ISO 9002
                                                                 FO0305
INTERWEB PRINTING INC.                                           Revised: 03
1603 Montarville Blvd.             Telephone: (450)655-2801
Boucherville, Quebec J4B 5Y2       Fax:       (450)641-3650
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GENERAL MEDIA                                            ATTACHMENT "A" - PAGE 2
c/o Mr. Hal Halpner                                           November 4th, 1997
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TAXES:    Additional, if applicable

<Table>
<Caption>
                                      ==============================================================================================
*Prices are in USD
==================                    Cover:      4 pages or 6 pages
                                      Inside:     136 / 140 / 144 / 148 / 152 / 156 / 164 / 172 / 184 / 188 / 196 / 200 / 220 / 332
                                                  pages
====================================================================================================================================
         DESCRIPTION                               150,000                                              ADD'L 1000
====================================================================================================================================
<S>                                                <C>                                                  <C>
Cover 6/4:
----------
Films imposition, plates and make-
ready including process inks 4
colors + 2 PMS spots

4 pages
6 pages

U.V. coating - 4 pages
U.V. coating - 6 pages

Gatefold:
---------
Films imposition, plates and make-
ready including process inks 4
colors

Bindery - Perfect bound
-----------------------
Make-ready

Run

Blow-in/Bind-in (each)

Polybagging     (46,000)

Clear bags      (45,000)

Paper requirements (supplied):
------------------------------

Cover     4 pages on 100#                                        8,570#                                                       48.19#
          6 pages on 80#                                         9,738#                                                       57.28#

Gatefold                                                         7,303#                                                       42.96#
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*Contract revised: January 9th, 2001
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GENERAL MEDIA                                            ATTACHMENT "A" - Page 3
c/o Mr. Hal Halpner                                           November 4th, 1997
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*    INSIDE:
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<Table>
<Caption>
PAGES               PRICE TOTAL and ADD'L 1000    PAGES               PRICE TOTAL and ADD'L 1000
<S>                 <C>                           <C>                 <C>
a) 136 pages        /M add'l                      i) 184 pages         /M add'l
b) 140 pages        /M add'l                      j) 188 pages         /M add'l
c) 144 pages        /M add'l                      k) 196 pages         /M add'l
d) 148 pages        /M add'l                      l) 200 pages         /M add'l
e) 152 pages        /M add'l                      m) 220 pages         /M add'l
f) 156 pages        /M add'l                      n) 332 pages         /M add'l
g) 164 pages        /M add'l
h) 172 pages        /M add'l
</Table>

*    BUNDLES:
     --------

     Bundles of 15's:    /M
     Bundles of 20's:    /M
     Bundles of 25's:    /M

*    SKIDS:              /each
     ------

*    FREIGHT:
     --------

<Table>
<Caption>
PAGES                    PRICE               PAGES               PRICES
<S>                      <C>                 <C>                 <C>
a) 136 pages             /copy               i) 184 pages        /copy
b) 140 pages             /copy               j) 188 pages        /copy
c) 144 pages             /copy               k) 196 pages        /copy
d) 148 pages             /copy               l) 200 pages        /copy
e) 152 pages             /copy               m) 220 pages        /copy
f) 156 pages             /copy               n) 332 pages        /copy
g) 164 pages             /copy
h) 172 pages             /copy
</Table>

*    PAPER REQUIREMENTS:
     -------------------

<Table>
<Caption>
PAGES                 INSIDE + COVER            PAGES         INSIDE + COVER
<S>                 <C>                     <C>             <C>
a) 136 pages         96,489# + 617.99#      i) 184 pages    129,965# + 836.11#
b) 140 pages         99,974# + 636.17#      j) 188 pages    133,450# + 854.29#
c) 144 pages        101,941# + 654.34#      k) 196 pages    138,902# + 890.64#
d) 148 pages        105,426# + 672.52#      l) 200 pages    142,386# + 908.81#
e) 152 pages        108,153# + 690.70#      m) 220 pages    156,018# + 999.69#
f) 156 pages        110,879# + 708.87#      n) 332 pages    234,633# + 1,508.63#
g) 164 pages        116,333# + 745.22#
h) 172 pages        121,785# + 781.58#
</Table>

*Contract revised: January 9th, 2001
<PAGE>
[TRANSCONTINENTAL LOGO]
GENERAL MEDIA                                            ATTACHMENT "A" - PAGE 4
c/o Mr. Hal Halpner                                           November 4th, 1997
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-    CTP CHARGES:
     ------------

     To process a Postscript file, downloading, ripping
     and imposition of pages to CTP plates:                                 page

ADDITIONAL CHARGES:
-------------------

-         Plate change:                 /each

-         Blueprints (2):               /each

-         Manual stripping:             /film/page

-         Strip [Printed in Canada]:

<Table>
<Caption>
==============================================================================================================================
                                                    PAPER USAGE CHART
==============================================================================================================================
            4 PAGES         6 PAGES          8 PAGES         12 PAGES         16 PAGES         24 PAGES          32 PAGES
                           (GATEFOLD)
LBS       MR #    RUN     MR #    RUN      MR #    RUN      MR #    RUN      MR #    RUN      MR #     RUN      MR #     RUN
                  1000#           1000#            1000#            1000#            1000#             1000#             1000#
<S>      <C>     <C>     <C>     <C>      <C>     <C>      <C>     <C>      <C>     <C>      <C>     <C>       <C>     <C>
40 #      N/A     N/A     N/A     N/A      758#   36.35#    758#   54.53#    758#   72.70#    758#   109.06#    758#   145.41#

60 #      N/A     N/A     859#   42.96#    N/A     N/A      N/A     N/A      N/A     N/A      N/A      N/A      N/A      N/A

80 #      N/A     N/A    1,146#  57.28#    N/A     N/A      N/A     N/A      N/A     N/A      N/A      N/A      N/A      N/A

100 #    1,341#  48.19#   N/A     N/A      N/A     N/A      N/A     N/A      N/A     N/A      N/A      N/A      N/A      N/A
</Table>

/s/ Hal Halpner                              /s/ Laurent Walter
----------------------                       ---------------------------
HAL HALPNER                                  LAURENT WALTER









*Contract revised: January 9th, 2001


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