Fast News for June 23, 2011

Fast News for June 23, 2011 SPD MEDIA MIX is our regular list of publication design, digital, and media news and updates. Please send your links and news items to SPD at and we'll add them to the Mix.

>> Momofuku Media? Next month, the good people behind McSweeney's will bring us Lucky Peach, an iPad app AND a printed quarterly magazine. The pubs, which debut this week, feature a menu of interactive articles, recipes, interviews and videos. David Chang, founder of Momofuku, is the brains behind it all.

>> Larry Reigns: People magazine managing editor Larry Hackett has been re-elected president of the American Society of Magazine Editors this week at its annual meeting.

>> Abstract Wrap: "When the iPad came along, for designers, suddenly they had a future." That was Bloomberg BusinessWeek's Richard Turley talking about the genesis of last week's Abstract conference in Maine. Read a wrap-up of the event here.

NYT_candle.jpg>> From the Believe It, Or Not Files: Can't get enough of the ink + newsprint smell? The new "Times of New York" candle has "a 'newsy' scent meant to mimic the aroma of black ink on newsprint." You can pick it up at Project 8 the next time you're meeting someone at The Ace (you know you are) or online.

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