by maryann johanson, liberal movie person
Tue Jan 06 2015, 09:18pm | 11 comments
New York City’s worst rag, embracing its reputation for terribleness and shoving it in our faces.
A couple of years ago (or more?), I told my kid about “Headless Body in Topless Bar”.
I’ll take it over the New York Times.
Those little quips are hardly anything to get twisted about. Knock off the hysterics .
I never believe what I read in the press anyway.
–Pierce Brosnan, Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
You call them hysterics. I call them little quips.
I call them hysterical little quips. Now concentrate on something useful like getting yourself laid more often.
“All the News that Fits”?
Best newspaper headline ever.
Knowing it is necessary for cultural literacy.
I’ve always had a fondness for the completely tasteless headline after a piece of rebar came off a truck in Toronto, and fell backwords into a bus, impaling two people. While most of the newspapers tried to deal with it responsibly, Murdoch’s Toronto Sun bore the memorable headline: BUS-KEBAB.
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