Tag Archives: New York Times

Correction o’ the Day (Bald Eagle Poop Edition)

Correction on today’s New York Times op-ed page: An Op-Ed essay on Monday described bald eagles and ospreys incorrectly. They eat fish, and their poop is white; they do not eat berries and excrete purple feces. (Other birds, like American robins, … Continue reading

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NYT Ad/News Vortex (Korean Ferry Disaster Edition)

From our Coincidence Not Irony desk Sunday’s New York Times featured this collision of viewpoints on last April’s South Korean ferry tragedy that took hundreds of young lives. First, this full-page ad on Page 5 (New England Edition).     … Continue reading

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Hey, Jeff Bezos: Welcome to the Amazone!

For several months now, online giant Amazon has been leaning on publishing pygmy Hachette in order to exact more, well, tribute for its bookselling. Improbably, Hachette has fought back, taking a hatchet to the Beast of Bezos. From Deadline Hollywood: Grisham, … Continue reading

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Sharkn-AD-o 2: SyFy Flexes in NYT

In the wake of the boffo debut of Sharknado 2 last week, SyFy ran this full-page ad in yesterday’s New York Times:     Our favorite bit:     Miley and Kimye, shark your hearts out.

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Legal Sea Foods: We’re No Chain, Gang

Legal Sea Foods, the local restaurant chain whose menu is largely as tasteless as its ad campaigns, is biting back with a new series of TV spots. From Thursday’s New York Times: Call It What You Like, but Not a … Continue reading

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Correction o’ the (Yester)Day (La Famiglia Cuomo Edition)

From Thursday’s New York Times Department of Corrections: NEW YORK Because of an editing error, an article in some editions on Tuesday about the lowering of the speed limit on Broadway to 25 miles per hour misidentified the governor of New York, … Continue reading

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Civilians Who Run Full-Page Ads in the New York Times (Ronald M. Firman Edition)

From our Late to the Party of One desk As you splendid readers might – or might not – have noticed, the hardworking staff religiously records full-page ads in the New York Times paid for by above-average-means citizens. The latest installment appeared … Continue reading

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NYT Ad Dopeslaps NYT

From our Late to the Pot Party desk This full-page ad opposing marijuana legalization appeared in Saturday’s New York Times:     Unusually, it also criticized the Times coverage of the issue. (As you might recall, if you’re not too … Continue reading

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Totally Opaque Ad o’ the Day (Alvaro Noboa Edition II)

From our Whiskey Tango Foxtrot desk As the hardworking staff recently noted, some guy named Alvaro Noboa is involved in some kind of legal rumpus that has led him to run some lawyered-up ads in the New York Times. His … Continue reading

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Totally Opaque Ad o’ the Day (Alvaro Noboa Edition)

From our Whiskey Tango Foxtrot desk The hardworking staff has long had a soft spot for ads run by civilians in the New York Times. But this one takes the cake. From Friday’s Times, page A10:     Do you understand … Continue reading

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