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Carly to NYT: Drop Dead

It all started when the New York Times’s Mr. Dealbook, Andrew Ross Sorkin, wrote this knee-buckling takedown last week of Carly Fiorina’s tenure at Hewlett-Packard. Representative sample: [I]t is curious to those of us who have reported on her business career that there … Continue reading

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Is Forest Whitaker Twice As Good As Al Pacino?

The hardworking staff noted with interest this item in yesterday’s New York Times Arts, Briefly column. Forest Whitaker Will Make Broadway Debut Forest Whitaker, the Academy Award winning film star, will make his Broadway debut next spring in a revival … Continue reading

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Starbucks Is Not Just a Coffee Shop

You think the Seattle-based coffee chain is just a place to plant yourself, open your MacBook Air, and drink some overpriced Charbucks Latte? No. Starbucks is not just another outpost in Laptopistan. Starbucks is . . . a lifestyle brand. A … Continue reading

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Civilians Who Run Full-Page Ads in the New York Times (Howard Jonas Edition)

From our endless series Funny how often these ads appear in the Saturday New York Times, which has the cheapest advertising rates for the week. Regardless . . . from Saturday’s Grey Lady:     Nuts to Obama graf:   … Continue reading

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NYT Goes All RBF (Resting Bitch Face)

Leave it to the New York Times to say cow, see cow. From Jessica Bennett’s Page One piece in the Sunday Styles Section: Cursed With a Death Stare The Internet meme known as RBF points to the perils of the serious … Continue reading

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Civilians Who Run Full-Page Ads in the New York Times (Michael Steinhardt – Again! – Edition)

The latest in our long-running series Yesterday’s New York Times featured yet another ad from Zionista Michael Steinhardt, whose previous Times ad (along with his various associations – see here and here) we dutifully noted last month. His current foray:     … Continue reading

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The Grey Lady Opens the Kimono (Russian Nesting Ads Edition)

The New York Times, which has gone all in with its native advertising factory T Brand Studio, continues to double up its print and native ads. Earlier this year the Times played footsie with the Weinstein Company in promoting The … Continue reading

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

The latest in our long-running series For years Beatles disruptor Yoko Ono has been a habitué of the New York Times advertising pages, and yesterday she added this to her portfolio. Drive Yoko nuts graf: Mandatory website: StopUnconstitutionalPipeline.org. (To be … Continue reading

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Why the New York Times Is a Great Newspaper (Phil Jackson Triangle Offense Edition)

The New York Times Sunday sports section is topped by this Nicholas Dawidoff piece about the origins of the triangle offense that Phil Jackson rode to 11 NBA championships but that the current New York Knicks just can’t get.     … Continue reading

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

The latest in our long-running series Yesterday’s New York Times featured this ad on A5. At issue: That’s problematic for Michael Steinhardt – president of the Judy and Michael Steinhardt Foundation and co-founder of Birthright Israel – who paid for … Continue reading

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