David Letterman appears to be through discussing the little sex scandal he now finds himself in. The subject doesn't come up on tonight's show. [NYP]
Gourmet may have gone down, but the editor of Saveur says the mag is doing well (and that she's been flooded with resumes, not surprisingly). Meanwhile, while Condé Nast is laying off staff at Brides, a brand new bridal magazine is now preparing to launch. The dream lives on, clearly. [Forbes, NYO, Gawker]
• Related: Condé Nast's digital division is facing issues, as well. [NYO]
• The remaining bidders for BusinessWeek, now that Mort Zuckerman and a private equity firm have dropped out: Bloomberg LP and ZelnickMedia. [NYT]
• Barbra Streisand has scored her ninth No. 1 album, beating out Mariah's new record. It makes her the second-oldest living artist to top the charts. [Reuters]
• Famed fashion and celeb photographer Irving Penn has died at age 92. [AP]

• Verizon and Google plan to kill the iPhone. Or try to, at least. [AP]
• The New York Post editor who spoke out against that racist Obama cartoon that appeared earlier this year has been dismissed from her job. [HuffPo]
• How is it that Paper magazine is still alive even after the turmoil of the past year? Founders Kim Hastreiter and David Hershkovits explain. [Forbes]
New York magazine is taking its Menupages to foreign cities now. [NYO]
• An excerpt from a new book by CNN's Soledad O'Brien. [NYDN]