It was announced today that Chris Anderson, editor in chief of Wired magazine, will be leaving to become CEO of 3D Robotics, a company he cofounded several years ago. From a Conde Nast statement: “Chris joined Wired as editor in chief in 2001. During his tenure, the magazine received eight National Magazine Awards, including the prestigious top prize for General Excellence in 2005, 2007 and 2009. In 2010, Adweek honored Wired as its Magazine of the Decade.” A successor will be named shortly.
Keep an eye out this week as the bigger March issues start hitting newsstands. This is one of the best covers I’ve seen from GQ. It’s a refreshing, colorful and bold entrance into spring. Featuring the always genuine Paul Rudd, and a reinvented Jennifer Aniston, who’s foul-mouthed, Betty White-like role in last year’s “Horrible Bosses” finally snapped her out of a decade of horrible romantic comedies. Look out for their new upcoming film “Wanderlust,” releasing February 24th.
Putting out a superstar magazine each month takes incredible talent and GQ has been doing it for decades. Led by Jim Nelson, Michael Hainey, Fred Woodward and Jim Moore – perhaps the 4 best editorial minds in publishing. (more…)
Details has finally hit newsstands so we can bring you the June 2011 covers. All went the actor route, with the exception of Men’s Health with Congressman Aaron Shock displaying his abs for his constituents. The rest: Details with Ryan Reynolds for (more…)
British Airways has officially kicked off it’s $64 million sponsorship of the 2012 London Olympic Games. The focus will be on national print media and online advertising with no television buy. The shot above features aspiring UK Olympic sailor Ben Ainslie. Let’s hope he makes the team. It’s only a matter a time before NBC starts pounding us with wispy, emotionally charged TV spots. For more details on BA’s plans, check out the Guardian UK website.
This pic of a U.S. Special Forces fighter preparing for a mission in Afghanistan gives you an idea of how bad-ass our military is. This is the the guy you never hear of, until today. The helicopter in the background is a Chinook.