How I Helped Write the Best Tabloid Headline Ever | Dick Belsky
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.

How I Helped Write the Best Tabloid Headline Ever | Dick Belsky

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.