Hold your horses! Hold them. In a move sure to shock no one who cares, Stuff executive editor Dan Bova has been promoted to editor-in-chief, filling the stinky void left by Jimmy Jellinek's departure to Maxim. "I apologize in advance to any readers whose heads explode from awesome overload," says Bova, predicting that future issues of Stuff will feature photos of scantily clad women. Full awesome overload after the head-exploding jump.
DAN BOVA NAMED EDITOR-IN-CHIEF OF STUFF MAGAZINE
NEW YORK, NY [October 26, 2006] - Dan Bova has been named editor-in-chief of Stuff magazine, Stephen Colvin, Dennis Publishing U.S., President and Chief Executive announced today.
"Since joining Stuff Dan has proven to be an essential and well-respected member of the editorial staff which he'll now have the opportunity to lead. His energy and drive are as contagious as his wit. I'm looking forward to taking Stuff to new heights with him at the helm," said Colvin.
"Stuff is the ultimate lifestyle guide for guys who want the best of everything, and I am excited to make this magazine bigger and badder than ever," says Bova. "Stuff is all about no-limits living, and our readers rely on us to be their filter for cool. We're absolutely obsessive about delivering the greatest gear, music, movies, games and style—everything the 20-something with money to blow needs to know about. I apologize in advance to any readers whose heads explode from awesome overload."
Dan Bova is a veteran member of the Stuff family. His first stint at Stuff was in 2000 serving as Senior Features Editor. He left in 2003 when he moved to California joining the staff of Jimmy Kimmel Live as a segment producer. He returned to New York and Stuff as Deputy Editor in 2003 and was promoted to executive editor in 2005, a position he has held since that time. Bova began his career at Spy where he was a staff writer. He has freelanced for such publications as Details, Cosmopolitan, Maxim, Glamour and Redbook among others.
He lives on the Metro North shuttling between Stuff and his home in Larchmont, NY. He and his wife are expecting their second child in December.
Bova replaces Jimmy Jellinek who now serves as editor in chief of Maxim.