Tag Archives: New York Times

Ave Atque Vale, NYT Advertising Column(ist)

It’s the end of an era at the New York Times: The Grey Lady is apparently tearing the sheets with its eight-decades-long advertising column. From the New York Post: Times set to drop popular advertising column Word is circulating that … Continue reading

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‘The World’s Oldest Living Altar Boy’ II (St. Thomas More – or Less – Edition)

As chronicled here not long ago, I was the world’s oldest living altar boy back in the ’60s, thanks to a deal my Mom (aka Jackie’s Agnes) cut with Bishop Furlong at the Church of St. Thomas More in Manhattan. In … Continue reading

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NYT: Bostonians Don’t Care How They Look

From our Late to the Spending Party desk The hardworking staff has been occupied with one thing and another lately, so we missed this piece in the New York Times Sunday Review section. What People Buy Where CONSPICUOUS consumption is everywhere, … Continue reading

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NYT’s David Barboza Is One Kick-Ass Reporter

The hardworking staff has long admired the work of New York Times correspondent David Barboza, who, according to the Times website, “was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting ‘for his striking exposure of corruption at high levels of the Chinese … Continue reading

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Civilians Who Run Full-Page Ads in the New York Times (Carole L. Haber Edition)

The hardworking staff has no idea who paid for this ad in yesterday’s New York Times, but it’s awfully sweet.     From her WestportNow obituary: In 1975, she played a key role in the founding of the talent agency, … Continue reading

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Quote o’ the Day (Kentucky Bourbon Edition)

The hardworking staff never cribs its quotidian quotes from the New York Times, but for once we’ll make an exception. From Saturday’s edition:     The A1 source: Budget Problems? Kentucky and Elsewhere Find Answer in Bottle LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. — … Continue reading

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Quote o’ the Day (Nipple Ring Edition)

There’s nothing quite like the New York Times Style section. Exhibit Umpteen (from yesterday’s edition): Erica M. Blumenthal’s Browsing column.     Margot’s story (real name Caitlin Moe) about What She’s Wearing Now:     Nipple Ring Index: Two. Seriously? … Continue reading

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The Arts Seen in NYC (Picasso Everywhere! Edition)

Well the Missus and I trundled down to the Big Town for the weekend and, say, it was swell. (Not to mention All Pablo All the Time.) Here, in roughly chronological order, is some of what we caught. FRIDAY • Picasso & … Continue reading

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The Grey Lady Goes All the (Native) Way

All the signs of the Times were there. From NiemanLab six weeks ago: Native advertising is growing at The New York Times Capital New York give us a look at The New York Times’ native advertising business in a profile … Continue reading

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Saddest. Headline. Ever. (Alex Rodriguez Edition)

Your humble Made Yankee Fan in Boston has had his ups and downs over the past 40 years, but this just might be the downest. From Thursday’s New York Times:     As Henry II might say, Who will A-Rid me of … Continue reading

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