Author Archives: Campaign Outsider

The Nude York Times (Lucian Freud ‘Monumental’ Edition)

From our Grey Lady pearl-clutching desk As the hardblushing staff has dutifully noted for the past handful of years, the New York Times is increasingly willing to bare all in the name of art – or commerce – in its … Continue reading

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New York Times Doubles Down On Its Half-True ‘Truth’ Ad

As the hardworking staff noted on Saturday, for the past two years the New York Times has been one of the leading voices in the news media’s Pep Squad for Truth – those preaching-to-the-choir ad campaigns aimed at convincing the … Continue reading

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Latest New York Times ‘Truth’ Commercial Is Only Half-True

For the past two years the New York Times has been one of the leading voices in the news media’s Pep Squad for Truth – those preaching-to-the-choir ad campaigns aimed at convincing the American public that real news matters. The … Continue reading

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Dead Blogging the Hot Rods at Larz Anderson Auto Museum

Well the Missus and I trundled over to Larz Anderson Park the other day to catch Lookin’ East: Art and Imagination of the New England Hot Rod and say, it was . . . sweeeet. The idea of customizing attainable … Continue reading

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Dead Blogging ‘Eaglemania’ at McMullen Museum of Art

Well the Missus and I trundled out to Boston College’s McMullen Museum yesterday to check out Eaglemania: Collecting Japanese Art in Gilded Age America and say, it was swell. Eaglemania: Collecting Japanese Art in Gilded Age America celebrates and contextualizes … Continue reading

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The Arts Seen in NYC (Joan Miró’s ‘Birth of the World’ Edition)

Well the Missus and I trundled down to the Big Town to go a-museuming this past weekend and say, it was swell. Having successfully fought our way down a Friday I-95, navigated the obstacle course from the FDR Drive crosstown … Continue reading

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WSJ’s Peggy Noodnik Writes Again (Amazon/Big Town Edition)

From our Peggy Noodnik desk Wall Street Journal columnist Peggy Noonan filed a totally clueless piece in yesterday’s edition about Amazon’s folding like origami in the face of predictable opposition to its proposed headquarters in the Queens neighborhood of Long Island … Continue reading

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NYT Fills in Subscriber Blanks With Boston Ads for Crosswords

The New York Times has done two remarkable things over the past five years: 1) shifted from an advertising-driven revenue model to a subscription-based one; and 2) shifted from media outlet largely reliant on print revenues to a majority-digital company. … Continue reading

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New York Times Published a Co-bituary of Lee Radziwill

Not to say that this has never happened before, but Sunday was the first time we’d ever seen if (tip o’ the pixel to The Missus). Robert D. McFadden’s full-page sendoff of Lee Radziwill in Sunday’s New York Times started out … Continue reading

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Bill Belichick Had Dinner Saturday Night with #MarALardass

Forget the upcoming rumpus over who among the New England Patriots will attend a White House celebration of their latest Super Bowl Championship. Grumpy Lobster Boat Captain Bill Belichick, as Wall Street Journal columnist Jason Gay memorably dubbed him, has … Continue reading

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