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Headline Hall of Fame

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by gordon edes, Oct 24, 2009.

  1. gordon edes

    gordon edes New Member

    A standing O to the copy editor who wrote this hed on a A-1 profile of Hugh Hefner in Saturday's NY Times:
    The Loin in Winter: Hefner Reflects, and Grins
     
  2. Mighty_Wingman

    Mighty_Wingman Active Member

    I'm ashamed to say I read clear over that when I read the story this morning. But that's outstanding.
     
  3. Clerk Typist

    Clerk Typist Guest

    Best ever: Headless body in topless bar (NY Post, c. 1977)
     
  4. Mystery Meat II

    Mystery Meat II Well-Known Member

    in b4 ROASTED NUTS, HORSE WINS RACE and THE TRUTH (UK version)
     
  5. reformedhack

    reformedhack Active Member

    PELL GETS HEAD JOB AT FLORIDA

    -- major Florida newspaper, circa 1979
     
  6. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    Prosecutor's dick causes wreck
     
  7. fishwrapper

    fishwrapper Active Member

  8. gordon edes

    gordon edes New Member

    fish wrapper, i'd never seen that one. Classic. I wonder if the layout guy laid out the page to fit the hed, not the other way around.
     
  9. fishwrapper

    fishwrapper Active Member

    I don't know. But, good Lord, I love it.
    (Hey, and tell Morgan the fans at the track always complain when he lights up those damn Gurkhas).
     
  10. Liut

    Liut Well-Known Member

    Tar Heels trim Beavers
     
  11. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

    Waterproof Negro Drowns, Houma (La.) Gazette, 1960s


    (Waterproof, La., is a small town on the Mississippi River)
     
  12. after a ND win over USC with Navy next on the slate: Irish rip Trojans, Seamen Coming
     
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