Dirk Standen wanted to use the cover line “Click here for more,” on the first issue of Style.com’s print magazine, Style.com/print, but was outvoted. Thanksfully this quotation, straight from the mouth of cover model Lindsay Wixson, did make the cut:
The night after the shoot I had like blue hair in finger waves and I went to meet Marilyn at Nobu and when I walked in they thought I was Charlize Theron. Oh and I also did go-sees for Calvin Klein. I showed up and the guy was like what have you been modeling for a minute? And I was like yeah. [NY Times]
The late Conde Nast publisher Steve Florio’s daughter has written a children’s book about 4 Times Square. [WWD]
We’ve exported the Disney Channel and Allure magazine to Russia. [WWD, NY Times].
The Chinese government ordered dozens of satellite tv networks to limit entertainment programming to three hours a week, and to broadcast two hours of state-approved news. [NY Times]
Clear Channel laid off hundreds of people in smaller markets. [All Access]
A less than savvy marketing firm called 43a told Hamilton Nolan he’d pay him $130 for links to Dell, Motorola, T-mobile, and then writers secretly do it at Huffington Post, Business Insider and Technorati do it. All parties involved claimed ignorance. [Gawker]