Left Behinds

The anti-andrewsullivan.com. Or, the Robin Hood (Maid Marian?) of bright pink Blogger blogs.

Sunday, August 20, 2006

Department of no shit.

Do you ever get the feeling that the Times's New York lifestyle reporters just moved here? There's a perpetual wide-eyed astonishment that I never fully understand, like, "Can you believe it? Some people have to compromise on their apartments because they can only afford a certain amount." Are these stories always written by the summer intern?

...Meanwhile, the pressing concerns of a slightly different demographic are better understood.

7 Comments:

  • At 11:40 PM, Blogger Solomon Grundy said…

    Where else can I turn for updates on the state of renovations of Yale's Trumbull College dining hall? This is fit to print, my friend.

     
  • At 11:42 PM, Blogger Solomon Grundy said…

    I was going to do a media critique of a long Metro cover article in the Times about a class project at Yale (about the interesting subject of Red Hook redevelopment designs, but seriously, all it was was a class project), but then I realized:

    That would just be part of the problem.

     
  • At 12:42 AM, Blogger Antid Oto said…

    The Times's Yale obsession is particularly baffling in light of the fact that USNews-#1-rated Princeton is about 50 percent closer. Where are the stories on Princeton remodeling, huh? Where's the journalistic balance?

     
  • At 1:39 AM, Blogger Solomon Grundy said…

    And Dartmouth! You liberal NYC media elites always forget about Dartmouth! It's a vast left-wing conspiracy.

     
  • At 8:24 AM, Blogger onNYTurf said…

    I wish they would have a throw down between the Columbia J-schoolers and the Yale J-schoolers at the NYTimes for a new Times blog they can call esotericist. Maybe in pudding baked by Jean-Georges Vongerichten.

     
  • At 11:54 AM, Blogger Solomon Grundy said…

    Hahaha that would ispire me to actually subscribe to Times Select!

     
  • At 3:06 PM, Blogger Antid Oto said…

    Really? It's giving me naked-party flashbacks, and those just weren't pretty.

     

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