Bruce Springsteen is scheduled to headline Jann Wenner’s 60th-birthday party Saturday night, in a private fete at Le Bernadin. Festivities kick off at 7:30, according to the invitations–which list the evening’s hosts as Wenner’s boyfriend, Matt Nye; his wife, Jane Wenner; and Bette Midler with her husband, Martin Von Haselberg.
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Jann Wenner has plugged one of the gaping holes of his Men’s Journal clipper. While publisher Carlos Lamadrid jumped overboard yesterday, Wenner gets one in the W column today with the announcement that Tom Foster is Men’s Journal’s new editor in chief. Foster is now the fourth editor in five years to run the magazine Read More
For the second time this month, Jann Wenner has lost a high-profile editor. On the heels of Michael Caruso’s sudden departure from Men’s Journal, Bob Wallace, the editor in chief of Wenner Books, left the company last week. According to Wenner insiders, Wallace and Wenner had clashed over the limited marketing and promotion resources being Read More
Thomas A. Rose, the deposed chief executive and publisher of The Jerusalem Post, has filed a $2 million lawsuit in New York Supreme Court in Manhattan against Bret Stephens, the former Post editor in chief who now sits on the editorial board of The Wall Street Journal.
In court papers, Mr. Rose, 43, claims Read More
It’s the most wondrous time of the year … again!
And what else truly heralds the start of the holiday season more than the highly anticipated office party? Where else can workplace terrors and ambition be seen so nakedly on display, tongues loosened by liquor and the sex that fizzles under the politically correct surface Read More
During Jann Wenner’s boozy Nov. 20 Four Seasons tribute to Us Weekly ‘s Bonnie Fuller, editor in chief and über -boss were as inseparable as newlyweds. Mr. Wenner and Ms. Fuller held hands as they made their way through a motley crew of publishing-industry executives- Esquire editor in chief David Granger; GQ publisher Ron Galotti; Read More
Currently, no United States troops have been massed on the border of Kuwait and Iran. No buildings have been bombed, and no press conference has been scheduled announcing a U.S. invasion.
But the topic of a U.S. invasion in Iraq has, in recent weeks, taken on an air of immediate concern-the result of articles featuring Read More
It used to be that Jann Wenner only drove his own employees bonkers. Now he’s driving Time Inc. bonkers, too.
Sources at Time Inc. said that executives at the magazine giant are irked by the vats of publicity that Wenner Media gossip upstart Us Weekly has been getting lately-often at the expense of Time Inc.’s Read More
Last week, it was revealed that for $750,000 an hour, you can hire the gorgeous actress-singer Jennifer Lopez to come to your party and canoodle with you and your friends. For $650,000 less, you can have former President Clinton come to your party and lecture you about media responsibility instead.
Some deal. But that’s what Read More
Call it Us (Mostly) Weekly . Us Weekly , the glossy celebrity magazine that Jann Wenner launched with glitzy fanfare early last year, will scale back its publication cycle in 2001.
The magazine intends to publish 43 issues this year, five fewer than the number originally announced when Us converted from a monthly to a Read More