This week’s New Yorker cover pokes fun at Mayor Bloomberg’s proposed ban on super-sized sodas and other sugary drinks—and the surrounding media frenzy—with a pulpy cover showing two lovers caught in the act of Big Gulp-ing.
“When I heard about Bloomberg’s plan, on the national news, to make large sodas illegal, my mind immediately went to ‘Are people going to jail for this?’” the artist, Owen Smith, told the magazine’s Cover Stories blog.
New York Times public editor Byron Calame, writing May 21 on the paper’s disputed coverage of possible standing-room travel on airlines:
And so, as often happens with nearly unbelievable stories, this one took on a life of its own. The concept grabbed headlines in scores of publications around the world and was even Read More
Lingerie, men’s magazine editors …. Hmmm, we must be ramping up to Valentine’s Day, that holiday which-face it-rarely comes off well, whether one is single or mated …. Tonight, Victoria’s Secret beauty Ingrid Seynhaeve hosts a men’s shopping night at Henri Bendel , where fellas can learn how to buy lingerie. Sponsoring Read More