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Worthy of A1? Phil Collins admits he's not doing well

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by maumann, Sep 9, 2021.

  1. maumann

    maumann Well-Known Member

  2. swingline

    swingline Well-Known Member

    A1 in a US paper? Fuck no.

    Paul, Mick maybe Ringo, maybe Keef. No on Phil.
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  3. dixiehack

    dixiehack Well-Known Member

    Are you new here? There must be some misunderstanding.
  4. swingline

    swingline Well-Known Member

    If you think he belongs, against all odds, there must be some kind of mistake.
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  5. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    Maybe give it one more night.
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  6. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    He'd make the rail on A1 (above the fold) of USAToday - though I don't know if USAT still uses the rail
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  7. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    Depending on your format, Phil Collins dying is probably worth a mention of some sort on A1, especially if you have a briefs rail or something of that sort.

    The fact he's sick ... nah, probably not.

    A1 stories (vs briefs or teaser boxes) for upcoming rock star deaths:

    -- Dylan
    -- Paul
    -- Ringo
    -- Mick
    -- Keith
    -- Bruce
    -- Bono
    -- Elton

    ... and that's about it. Actually most of these guys will command pretty substantial A1 packages (depending of course on the circumstances/ shock value of their deaths). The death of the last Beatle (whichever it is) will trigger a tsunami of "end of an era" packages.
    Just think if it's Pete Best.
    Last edited: Sep 9, 2021
  8. Matt1735

    Matt1735 Well-Known Member

    What about when Elvis or MJ actually die?
  9. Mngwa

    Mngwa Well-Known Member

    Why do you hate women?
  10. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    Hear them roar.

    Madonna will rate some A1 coverage (full pages in Michigan) but not half the page.
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  11. Regan MacNeil

    Regan MacNeil Well-Known Member

    I would think Janet Jackson makes 1A.
  12. dixiehack

    dixiehack Well-Known Member

    Britney Spears would be A1. Taylor Swift would go A1 if she croaked now, but she probably has work to do to hang onto it a half-century from now.
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