Can someone explain this mystical spell Billy Norwich seems to have cast over editors of the Sunday New York Times? In case you missed the Nov. 5 launch, Billy's got a whole new "Style & Entertaining" Sunday mag to play with.
Ralph "Holier Than Thou" Nader teamed up in N.Y. just prior to the election with the Rev. Al Sharpton. There's a gathering of eagles.
Men's Health editor David Zinczenko making moves (he used to be editorial director, running its 22 international editions). Steve Perrine's the new creative director (he'd left to co-edit Maxim and came back), and Brian Boye last week became fashion director. He'd been at Fairchild on DNR. Zinczenko's aim? "A much more `buff' magazine."
ABC promoted Susan Sewell to VP-media relations, network communications for its TV network.
NY sportswriter Mike Lupica of the Daily News published his fifth novel, a roman a clef titled "Bump & Run," all about, you guessed it, the NFL. Wicked sendup of egomaniac owners, players, coaches. Not everyone will be happy. Putnam publishes.
Jeff McKay PR, Jeff McKay Advertising and Jeff McKay Inc., all of New York, will all close and reopen as, simply, Jeff McKay. All clear?
Real Simple mag named a new photo editor, Jean Herr.
Hearst Magazines promoted corporate sales/marketing's Steven Abromowitz and corporate communications man Paul Luthringer to VP.