Tag Archives: New York Times

That’s Just So Mean! (Martha Chokeley Edition)

Massachusetts Attorney General and gubernatorial wannabe Martha Coakley just can’t escape her past (see: 2010 U.S. Senate special election). Thus – inevitably – this piece by Ben Schreckinger appeared in the latest edition of Politico Magazine.   Martha Chokeley Is … Continue reading

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NYT Slowbituary: David Greenglass, Ratted Out the Rosenbergs

From Page One of today’s New York Times: Interesting that Greenglass’s death went unreported for over three months. Mr. Greenglass died on July 1, a family member confirmed. He was 92. His family did not announce his death; The New … Continue reading

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Correction o’ the Day (Shaquille O’Neal Edition)

From Monday’s New York Times Correction Central: SPORTS A picture caption on Thursday with an article about the Shaq Summit, a daylong seminar about Shaquille O’Neal’s business ventures, misidentified the woman shown watching a presentation with O’Neal. She is Laticia … Continue reading

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John Haywood NYT Ad Trashed by a Different NYT Ad

Last week the hardworking staff noted this two-page ad in the New York Times paid for by political wannabe John Haywood, a South Carolina rich guy who mounted a Quixotic presidential run in the 2012 New Hampshire primary.       We’re … Continue reading

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Civilians Who Run Full-Page Ads in the New York Times (FatherEdeh/Peter O Amah Edition)

There was an Embarrassment of International Advocacy Ads (tip o’ the pixel to James Lipton) in yesterday’s New York Times, starting with one about Argentina . . .     . . . followed by one about South Korea . . … Continue reading

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Five-Ring Circus: Selfie Taking an Official Olympic Sport

Many years ago, the hardworking staff was a regular competitor in the annual Carroll Family Olympics™ held at the Big House in Windsor, CT. Trademark moments: The Nancy Carroll 30-Second Asthma Timeout®. The Jack Carroll 30-Minute Cocktail Timeout©. The Jimmy … Continue reading

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Native Is the New Bleak

Marketers Flock to Ads in Sheep’s Clothing First, an introduction: For the past four years, the hardtracking staff at Sneak Adtack has chronicled the explosion of stealth marketing, which attempts to trick out advertising as entertainment or editorial content. From … Continue reading

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Civilians Who Run Full-Page Ads in the New York Times (‘Common Sense’ John Haywood Edition)

The hardworking staff has no idea what this two-page spread in yesterday’s New York Times is all about.   Huh? So we plugged John Haywood into the Googletron and here’s what popped up:     Haywood ran almost a dozen ads in … Continue reading

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Civilians Who Run Full-Page Ads in the New York Times (Forever Yoko Edition)

From our Why Not Just Set Your Money on Fire desk For several years now, Yoko Ono (the Rift Beatle) has run full-page ads in the New York Times flogging peace. Yesterday, she ran another.     Presumably, this one will … Continue reading

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Civilians Who Run Full-Page Ads in the New York Times (Michael Laitman Edition)

As you splendid readers might (or more likely might not) recall, the hardworking staff has long chronicled full-page ads that people of above-average means buy in the New York Times (at six figures a pop). The latest installment, via one … Continue reading

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