Dick Barthelmes says higher paper costs are forcing Travel & Leisure to boost ad rates 8.5% effective with their January issue. Also in '96 they'll celebrate their 25th anniversary.
The Advertising Council's 42nd annual public service awards dinner Nov. 15 at the Waldorf in Manhattan will honor AT&T Board Chairman Bob Allen. GM's Phil Guarascio is emcee and Alex Kroll is dinner committee chairman.
David Shaw, son of Angela Lansbury and Peter Shaw, is doing a TV film starring Boston Bruin hockey player Adam Oates, "The Winner," in which Adam plays, surprise! an ice hockey star turned TV personality. In his day job David Shaw is co-exec producer of "Murder, She Wrote."
Big doings Thursday (Oct. 19) at the New York Hilton where Meredith chief Jack D. Rehm is saluted by the American Jewish Committee with its 1995 human relations award. Mr. Rehm joined Meredith as an ad salesman for Better Homes & Gardens way back in 1962.
Parade Publications boss Carlo Vittorini wrote the foreword for "The Thread of Life," a collection of old Italian folktales just published by Crown and written by Domenico Vittorini, Carlo's late father who taught romance languages and world lit at the U. of Pennsylvania. Incidentally, the new Parade teen weekly react is now in 81 newspapers with a circulation of 4 million.
Oh, dear. In The Wall Street Journal story on the Wells Rich Greene exec suite shake-up, they had Ken Olshan saying he was "going to pour over the contract with my counsel."
Brainstorms, the holiday gift catalog put out by Marshall Cordell in Skokie, Ill., this year features chocolate sardines and Halloween costumes for your dog.
On a classier note, did you know Stanley Marcus of Neiman Marcus, now aged 90, published his fourth book this past spring and still writes a regular newspaper column for the Dallas Morning News?
The Travel Channel in Atlanta named Mike Carey VP-new media and GM of its online network.
Seventeen must be doing just fine. They're boosting their rate base in January by 2.5% to a cool 2 million copies. Are you stunned to learn ad rates will go up as well?
Darn & drat! I missed the Friars Club Oct. 6 roast of movie stud Steven Seagal by Uncle Miltie Berle.
WLVI-TV in Boston, a Tribune station, has a new GM, John J. Vitanovec. He'd been station manager of WGN-TV in Chicago.
There's a new magazine-format "guide" called Discover Horses out from American Horse Shows Association. They had a launch at the 21 Club. For info call Susan Harding at Fleet Street Publishing, (310) 977-3900, ext. 120.
More big news. Alison Tocci, the publisher, sends along the first-ever copy of a new mag called Brooklyn Bridge. It's all about.... well, Brooklyn, and is a handsome, slick, four-color rascal. Editor is Melissa Ennen and ad director Kevin Cox. They'll publish monthly and can be reached at 388 Atlantic Ave., Brooklyn, N.Y. 11217. Phone is (718) 596-7400.