Time Inc. subsidiary Southern Progress Corp. launched a new national mag, Cottage Living. First issue just out carried 143 ad pages. Stephen Bohlinger is publisher, Eleanor Griffin editor.
Atoosa Rubenstein and Jayne Jamison host a 60th anniversary party on Wednesday for their Seventeen magazine, at Marquee on 10th Avenue. Actress Katie Holmes of the flick "First Daughter," is the cover girl on the anniversary issue.
Fashion designer Arnold Scaasi has a new book, "Women I Have Dressed (and Undressed)." The launch party's this Thursday at Le Cirque with Joan Rivers among the hosts.
Did you know there's an inspirational mag called Schizophrenia Digest, published quarterly by Magpie Media in Buffalo. Slick, handsome, professional job, William McPhee founder and publisher. Editor is David Staba.
If Wal-Mart seeks to burnish its image by financially backing National Public Radio, with all those real NPR talents, why spend the bucks on the mind-challenged Tavis Smiley show?
Chris Miller, president of Kobler & Miller, Atlanta, who began at Y&R in New York, has a dandy book out, "Blood on My Briefcase," subtitled "Thirty years in the advertising wars." You can get it from Xlibris.com. If you have to ask what "Xlibris," or more appropriately "ex libris," means, don't buy the damn thing.
Self just celebrated 25 years of publishing. Editor in Chief Lucy Danziger and Publisher Kim Kelleher presided over an event at their new "Self Center" downtown on Morton Street.