When Lynn Darling moved to Vermont about six years ago, she thought she’d stay there for the rest of her life. Her daughter had gone off to college, and as a widow, Ms. Darling found herself rudderless. Vermont was a new beginning, a fresh start.
But as she pointed out on Tuesday night at a book party on the Upper East Side celebrating the release of her new memoir, Out of the Woods, which recounts her several years of soul-searching among the evergreens, Ms. Darling found out that she wasn’t the “self-contained anchor” she had imagined herself to be. She missed New York, her friends, her roots—and she moved back last year.
Not long after Scott Dadich was appointed executive editor of digital magazine development for all of Condé Nast, “the tops of the mastheads,” as the senior editorial staffs are called, filed into the company’s fourth-floor lecture hall for a series of meetings. Condé’s new iPad king was holding court.
This wasn’t the first time the tastemakers of 4 Times Square had met Mr. Dadich. He’d been shopping “that Wired thing” around the company since it debuted in iTunes’ App Store in May 2010 to considerable fanfare and a flurry of downloads.
But this time, Mr. Dadich faced a few more sets of crossed arms.
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Barbara Fairchild is leaving Bon Appetit after 32 years at the magazine, Conde Nast announced this afternoon. She will remain editor-in-chief until a successor is named.
Last year, after Conde Nast made the surprising decision of closing Gourmet and retaining Bon Ap, Ms. Fairchild was hailed as sort of a forgotten hero at Conde Nast. Apparently, her position Read More
Paige Rense is done! And for the first time since 1975, there will be a new editor at Architectural Digest.
Condé Nast spokeswoman Maurie Perl said the search is only just beginning now. But who will Si Newhouse and Tom Wallace speak to about the job?
The magazine has been struggling, and they need Read More
Paige Rense Noland, the legendary editor of Architectural Digest for the last 35 years, is retiring in August. The news was announced in a Condé Nast press release.
Maurie Perl, a Condé Nast spokeswoman, said that Ms. Rense was traveling today and would not be available to comment. She also said no replacement would be Read More
The June issue of Wired has been released for the iPad, and it has more of what Graydon Carter calls “bells and whistles.”
“This is the beginning of a revolution,” said Tom Wallace, Condé Nast editorial director.
The Wired iPad edition, a 500 megabyte file (100 times the size of a typical music file), Read More
Just eight years after Si Newhouse spent tens of millions to move Condé Nast into 4 Times Square, he was ready to move out.
In the first week of October 2007, Mr. Newhouse signed a deal with the real estate developer Douglas Durst to build a new tower for his company over a Read More
On a very chilly, rainy Thursday night, Ruth Reichl was hugging Dianne Weist on the third floor of the Time Warner Center, at the back of the restaurant A Voce. While embracing, Ms. Weist was removing a bulky winter jacket and a big red scarf. A handler asked Ms. Weist if she was interested in Read More
It turned out to be a dreary, rainy day back in 2005 when Joanne Lipman, the superstar editor from The Wall Street Journal, made her way to answer a summons to lunch at Si Newhouse’s apartment on the East Side of Manhattan.
A personal invitation from the venerable chairman of Condé Nast was unheard of Read More
The most interesting thing in Richard Perez-Pena’s 3,330 word write-around profile of Si Newhouse is the language from Condé Nast executives about the importance of the Web.
- Tom Wallace, editorial director, Condé Nast: “You’re going to have to go a long way on the Internet to compete with the way we Read More