Summertime is near, and I can’t help reflecting on the time I spent living in New York City a couple years ago. From the random steam billowing into the streets…. to the rooftop parties where the gorgeous skyline lights up — these are the building blocks that are built into the city’s DNA.
Here are a few fond memories that popped in my mind:
1. NY Post Headlines
It isn’t immediately apparent why one might miss a newspaper’s headline. You probably just haven’t experienced the NY Post yet. During my time in New York, the NY Post set the gold standard for eye-catching headlines and was a great conversation starter – anywhere. This fine piece of journalism knew no boundaries and pulled no punches. NY Post-er boy Alex Rodriguez, current Yankee and future baseball hall of famer, was decimated into Pay-Rod and Stray-Rod by the Post when his performance and personal relationships soured. Too far? Too soon? Too bad…. Below is a taste of the NY Post’s work:
“HI HO HI HO … IT’S OFF TO COURT HE GOES: Brooklyn ‘bigot’ arrested for mocking midget family”
“HOLY SHIITE: Newsweek retracts its deadly toilet tale”
“HEADLESS BODY IN TOPLESS BAR” Continue reading