National Geographic scored its best first half ever, says Sean Flanagan. It was up 71 ad pages or 35% over 2003.
Keith A. Ulrich named VP-auto for Parade in Detroit. Prior he was group senior VP/group account director at BBDO Worldwide responsible for Chrysler. Also, Allison White is new VP-business development. She joined Parade two years ago after stints at People and Money.
J. Russell Denson, who rides a Harley (also has a Triumph TR6), took over last Monday as president-CEO of Gruner & Jahr USA. Happy riding, Denson!
Specialist Sivits, 24 years old and first of those morons to be court-martialed, "lacked the maturity and judgment that come with age," retired Naval Capt. Teresa Davis of Tulsa explains to The New York Times. Dear Capt. Davis, I was 23 when I came home from Korea as a first lieutenant.
Page Six says Jennifer Lopez is "a strict Catholic," and got married in a hurry so a kid wouldn't be born out of wedlock. Noted.
If you love hockey and remember when Les Canadiens, Maple Leafs, Bruins, Rangers, Black Hawks and Red Wings comprised the NHL, can there be more dismal words than, "Tampa Bay just won the Stanley Cup?"