HEADLESS BODY IN TOPLESS BAR is the most famous headline in New York City tabloid history. It appeared on the front page of the New York Post in the spring of 1983 after a holdup man killed the owner of a strip club in Queens and then inexplicably forced one of the patrons to cut off the victim’s head. I didn’t write that legendary headline, but I played a part in its creation.
Alliterative Journalism Phrases
The poetic device seems to be the only way to describe the current pool of 2012 Republican presidential candidates. (File under unnecessary journalism phrases.) Here are four examples from the past month:
Formerly of BuzzFeed.
Named one of Buzzfeed's '90 Best Tumblrs Blogs of 2011.'
Editor of Tumblr's official Celebs tag and sometimes featured in News, Politics and Television.
Once 'pulled a Gwyneth' and appeared on BuzzFeed, HuffPo and Jezebel.
Obama follows me and I'm forever humbled.
Co-creator of Texts From Hillary.