In your spirited Wednesday media column: George Stephanopoulos should listen to his kids, Conde Nast forswears frequency cuts, France has a wacky newspaper scheme, and we have the menu for GQ's dinner tonight.

George Stephanopoulos' New Career Path

"DC Journos Talk Halloween Costumes." Fantastic. George Stephanopoulos says his daughters "are pushing for me to be a pizza deliveryman!" They weren't talking about Halloween, dude.


George Stephanopoulos' New Career Path

John Koblin says that Conde Nast has no plans to reduce the frequency of any of its monthly magazines. Good news for magazines still publishing, and the staffers still employed at those magazines.


George Stephanopoulos' New Career Path

France! Look what they're doing there: Giving free yearlong newspaper subscriptions to 18-24 year olds. Maybe French papers will learn from the USA by hiring a bunch of consultants to come in and retool their papers until they appear indistinguishable from US Weekly in order to appeal to these valuable younger readers. It worked for us!


George Stephanopoulos' New Career Path

A tipster has sent us the menu for tonight's "GQ dinner." (What dinner? We're not sure. Let us know). Here it is:

WHEN:
Wednesday, October 28, 2009
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

WHERE:
The Edison Ballroom
228 West 47th Street, New York City

Flowers:
OVANDO, New York City

Chef:
Mina Newman

Menu:
FIRST COURSE
Arugula, Endive and Radicchio Salad with Shaved Parmesan
SECOND COURSE
Miso glazed Bronzino with Parmesan Risotto Cake
Grilled Filet Mignon with Grilled Asparagus and Scallop Potatoes
Recommended pairing: Stella Artois
DESSERT
Passed at Ketel One vodka After Party
A mix of mini cannolis, petit fours, fruit tarts