Memo Pad: Feet Under The Desk... Exit in Style...

Kent Brownridge and Quadrangle Capital Partners completed the acquisition of Dennis Publishing on Wednesday. Brownridge, sitting in Dennis founder Felix Dennis' old office, described his first day as "fun, and crazed."

About 30 staffers will be affected by the closing of Stuff, but Brownridge said many are switching over to similar functions at the company's other two books. "About half will be staying and half will be leaving." It is not yet known whether Bova and Lumpkin will do either. — Stephanie D. Smith and Irin Carmon

EXIT IN STYLE: Sarah Gray Miller, editor of In Style Specials, is leaving the Time Inc. camp to become the editor in chief of O, The Oprah Magazine's quarterly shelter spin-off, O at Home. O at Home will increase its rate base from 625,000 to 650,000 effective with the spring 2008 issue. She succeeds Suzy Slesin, who is leaving the magazine. Miller will leave In Style in about two weeks, but sources close to the magazine said no tears will be shed upon her departure. Miller, founding editor of defunct Budget Living, joined Time Inc. as a consultant in 2005. She worked on an Entertainment Weekly movie spin-off, Look, before joining In Style Specials in spring 2006. Sources said Miller wasn't that well-liked among the In Style staff both because of her personality and her skills as an editor, and had a rocky relationship with In Style managing editor Charla Lawhon. A spokeswoman for In Style said it would name a replacement for Miller shortly. — S.D.S.
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