Heather Randall writes to alert me there'll be a tribute to Tony tomorrow at 1 p.m. at the Majestic Theatre on West 44th Street.
Chris Meigher writes, re a recent column, "Kudos to Pamela et al at Town & Country, but they aren't the only high-end glossy having a banner year. Quest is up 21% through September and that's off a recording-breaking 2003 that was up 19%, to the same point in time."
This Old House checks in to report October, with 222 total pages, is its biggest ever. Ad pages are heading up as well, with July/August 9% ahead of last year and September up 21%.
Now there's Giant, a men's entertainment mag that bills itself as "the anti-Maxim." Though in its release that comes out as "the ant-Maxim." Jamie Hooper, formerly of Maxim, is publisher and Mark Remy the editor.
Tom Florio sent over a bound copy of the new Vogue, "our largest issue in 112 years of publishing." For the record I counted 836 total pages plus covers.
The New York Times started it off by running serialized full-length books in its pages. Now the New York Post goes one better, giving away (through bookstores) hardcover books with a coupon snipped from the paper. "Huck Finn" began the program, to be followed by "Moby Dick," "Gulliver's Travels," through 15 titles.
There's a dog-training outfit in Nassau County, N.Y., with the title, "Sit Happens."