Joe Brancatelli is a publication consultant, which means that he helps media companies start, fix and reposition newspapers, magazines and Web sites. He is also the former executive editor of
Frequent Flyer magazine and has been a consultant to or columnist for more business-travel and leisure-travel publishing operations than he can remember. He began his career as a business reporter and created JoeSentMe.com in the dark days after 9/11 while stranded in a hotel room in San Francisco. He lives on the Hudson River in Cold Spring, New York.
JUNE 24: OL' BLUE EYES, NEW BLUE EYES
Frank Sinatra claims he's preparing a three-disk project for release this Christmas. It would be his first new album in five years after several previously aborted attempts. Meanwhile, a new blue eyes, Lisa Hartman, has an album full of old rock standards.