Mirjana Lucic, it’s been a long time!
This was a player who blew onto the scene as a 15-year-old when she won a women’s doubles title with Martina Hingis in Australia and made the Wimbledon women’s singles Semifinals in 1999. She was going to be a star!
Unfortunately, that’s about all she achieved. Lucic hasn’t Read More
At 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time today Longshot magazine announced that the them for the next issue will be—drumroll—”comeback.” The new incarnation of last May’s 48 HR magazine, which was forced to change its name after a cease and desist from CBS, will be taking submissions in reporting, personal essay, fiction, and other categories—but only until 3:00 Read More
Conde Nast is bringing Gourmet back in the form of an app.
It’s an experiment for Conde Nast: They’ll take a magazine they folded (because they said it lost too much money) and replace the printed product and the employees they laid off there with a big internet community. And the Gourmet archives.
The “Gourmet Read More
Earlier this year, we told you how Conde Nast was considering licensing some of its brands. This is an idea that had been on the table for years, but Si Newhouse always frowned upon it (why cheapen your brand and take focus off the printed magazine?).
Well, tomorrow morning Conde Nast is expected to make an Read More
A funny juxtaposition from Fortune editor (and forthcoming Spitzer biographer) Peter Elkind’s recent chat with the former governor.
He says he is “loving” his lower-pressure life.
But he also says he is “in unceasing agony” and “incredibly frustrated” over no longer being “where I would like to be” — finishing his first term as Read More
Goldman Sachs bankers like trekking into the wilderness of public service, but once they go, they don’t come home. An executive who becomes a senator, an intelligence adviser, a deputy secretary of state, a White House chief of staff or a Treasury secretary hardly ever returns to Wall Street. And the second act in finance, Read More
The sun shone on Tiger Woods today.
After a bright morning session on the links, the reporters who packed into his afternoon press conference wore lightly colored golf shirts, the stage was adorned with pink flowers–which neatly matched the pink stripes in Tiger’s gray and white shirt–and the backdrop was the Masters’ lush green and Read More
“I can spin a basketball on all four fingers of my right hand,” said Rod Blagojevich. “The hardest transition is from the little finger to the ring finger because it’s got to go up.” Mr. Blagojevich held his hand in the air to demonstrate. Jimmy Breslin sat a few feet away and nodded. It made Read More