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STYLISH MAN: Best Life has hired Eric Villency as its style and design contributor to round out the Rodale title's expertise on home decor and style. Villency, a former model, is president of the Maurice Villency furniture line, which was founded by Eric's grandfather (the younger Villency also walked around town with socialite Olivia Chantecaille and is now married to Kimberly Guilfoyle, ex-wife of San Francisco mayor Gavin Newsom). Villency will pen a column, answer reader questions and make television appearances on behalf of the magazine.

Speaking of Best Life, in a chart published in WWD July 20 detailing September ad pages for the major fashion magazines, a footnote stated the title published six issues last year and will publish 10 this year. Best Life, in fact, published 10 issues in 2006 and will total the same number this year. — S.D.S.

BARRY BONDS WHO?: Sports history has been made — in media softball. BusinessWeek has broken High Times' previous record of a 29-game winning streak. Its 30th winning game Monday night was won, aptly, against High Times, 8-3. Coincidentally, BusinessWeek's last losing game, in April 2006, was also against the High Times Bonghitters. "Hollywood couldn't have written a better script," said BusinessWeek coach Tom Lowry, whose team celebrated over beers. — I.C.
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