Newspaper editors gotta have fun, too

This composition is not accidental. My personal favorite is from the West Hawaii Today, as seen in this this Poynter article: The secondary headline makes it look like Bin Laden was taken out by a plucky group of riverdancers who just kept trying till they got ‘im. Maybe in the …

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This just in: Michael Jackson is still dead

Wall-to-wall coverage of Michael Jackson’s death continues unabated while Farrah Fawcett’s demise slides off the main page. I bet the news people are kind of relieved because who wants to say “anal cancer” on the air? Wolf Blitzer probably giggles every time he says it, that jerk. Here is an …

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We’ll always have Saturn 3 and The Wiz

Today saw the strange spectacle of a celebrity death getting overshadowed by another celebrity death. Farrah Fawcett, of “Charlie’s Angels” and the best-selling poster of all-time fame died today at age 62 after battling anal cancer for several years. There’s two words that should never go together: anal cancer. Her …

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