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

As the hardworking staff has noted before, Rift Beatle Yoko Ono runs full-page ads in the New York Times almost as often as Lord & Taylor does. And especially around Christmas time. So, as (good) day (sunshine) follows (hard day’s) … Continue reading

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The Nude York Times

As the hardblushing staff has noted, the Grey Lady has slowly been opening the kimono in its print pages, starting with this ulp-skirt Louis Vuitton image a couple of years ago.     Then there was this Gagosian Gallery ad a … Continue reading

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Six Flags Over New York Times (Sunday/School Edition)

As the hardworking staff has noted, the New York Times is searching hither and yon for new revenue sources, including the Times Journeys travel agency, the Times Store retail outlet, and New York Times Conferences, which brings together the international chinstrokerati “to … Continue reading

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Glenn (Not Even) Close in Ad for ‘Sunset Boulevard’ Revival

Back in 1994, the Missus and I trundled down to New York to catch the final performance of Glenn Close in the Broadway production of Sunset Boulevard. As we settled into our seats, this announcement came over the PA system: … Continue reading

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Another $cheme From Six Flags Over New York Times

The hardworking staff recently noted the various financial sidelines the New York Times has launched lately to boost sagging revenues. There’s the Times Journeys travel agency and the Times Store retail outlet, both of which have profited from full-page ads in the … Continue reading

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NYT = Now You Travel (Instead of Reading)

Interesting piece by Suzanne Vranica and Jack Marshall in the Wall Street Journal the other day about newspapers chasing alternative revenue sources in the face of knee-buckling advertising losses. Plummeting Newspaper Ad Revenue Sparks New Wave of Changes With global newspaper … Continue reading

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

From our Late to the Peace Party edition Over the years, the hardworking staff has dutifully chronicled the must-by-now-be-a-million-dollars Yoko Ono has spent on full-page ads in the New York Times. (Umpteenth here, Umpteenth Plus One here.) Now comes yet … Continue reading

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Xavier University Hits #1 in Higher Education Rankings!

But first . . . The hardwatching staff knows it should join the rest of the chinstrokerati in commenting on last night’s presidential debate, so we’ll venture these few observations. 1. We really need a shower. 2. Anderson Cooper and … Continue reading

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More Ru$$ian Nesting Ads From the Grey Lady

In an understandable effort to boost ad revenues (and thereby sustain its newsgathering operation), the New York Times has increasingly blended native advertising (widely touted as the financial lifeline for media outlets) with ads in the Times print edition, as … Continue reading

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Oh, My! The Grey Lady Opens the Kimono All the Way

As the eyeverting staff has noted on several occasions, the New York Times has gradually become more – ahem – adventurous in the images it’s willing to publish. There was, for example, this ulp-skirt image in a Louis Vuitton ad a couple … Continue reading

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