TROUBLING NUMBERS  12:40 pm August 1, 2008

Sales Of ‘People’ Magazine With Obama On The Cover Just Kind Of Average

by Sara K. Smith

Losers, allZOMG has Barack Obama lost his MOMENTUM??? The megastar celebrity appeared on the cover of People last week, and sales actually DIPPED by 50,000 copies. If Barack Obama cannot stimulate enough reader interest to keep circulation at a healthy 1.45 million copies per week, is he really qualified for the highest office in the land? [New York Post]

 
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tunamelt August 1, 2008 at 12:43 pm

His Tiger Beat cover was much more popular.

shortsshortsshorts August 1, 2008 at 12:47 pm

[re=50011]tunamelt[/re]: HE SINGS IN THE SHOWER?

OMG in love totez give it to me Barry now.

Toonces August 1, 2008 at 12:47 pm

There are serious issues that people need to evaluate when choosing who to vote for pres… “OH MY GOD!! Jennifer Garner is PREGNANT?!?!?!”

AngryBlakGuy August 1, 2008 at 12:47 pm

…does this mean people are masturbating to the cover in the checkout line instead of buying it and doing it in the privacy of their own homes?

Delicious August 1, 2008 at 12:48 pm

And Walnuts! thinks Hussein can hold a candle to the megawattage of Paris and Britney.

“I’m John McCain, I’m totally out of it, and I approve this message.”

WagTehGod August 1, 2008 at 12:50 pm

Maybe it’s because a magazine called People put a bunch of 3/5 people on the cover?

PEOPLE READERS ARE RACISTS!

SayItWithWookies August 1, 2008 at 12:51 pm

In further bad news for the Democrats, McCain’s cover of Lumbago Today increased that mag’s circulation by 20,000.

sezme August 1, 2008 at 12:52 pm

[re=50025]AngryBlakGuy[/re]: Can’t do it, with the rest of his family looking on. Think of the Kids! That’s why I bought Fortune this month.

RuperttheBear August 1, 2008 at 12:52 pm

Remember when the candidates did interviews with Dr. Phil? Good times. . .

Electric Zen August 1, 2008 at 12:52 pm

[re=50025]AngryBlakGuy[/re]: No, it just means that the prominent placement of the kids on the cover kind of kills the mood. Not good wanking material.

Norbert August 1, 2008 at 12:53 pm

[re=50011]tunamelt[/re]: Nobama is after your 12-year-old daughters!

p.s. as I suspected, People readers play the race card

weirdiowasculpture August 1, 2008 at 12:54 pm

Laugh now, you elitist swine, but what this really means is that People is going to have to go all equal-timey and put John and Cindy on the cover looking hella goopy about each other.

OMG, I just threw up a little bit in my mouth.

Enturbulator August 1, 2008 at 12:55 pm

Like the ‘MyCain at the Home’ issue of People will sell squat.

tunamelt August 1, 2008 at 12:55 pm

[re=50025]AngryBlakGuy[/re]: Well, I don’t know about you but I rather enjoy the florescent lighting in the Walgreens. It’s romantic and sets the appropriate mood.

AngryBlakGuy August 1, 2008 at 12:57 pm

[re=50035]SayItWithWookies[/re]: …the only circulating periodical that John McCain can get on is the “Publishers Clearing House”(do they even do that anymore?)

The Real JR Revisted August 1, 2008 at 1:01 pm

Two words, People Mag: OBAMA. SHIRTLESS.

Profit.

NoWireHangers August 1, 2008 at 1:02 pm

See that WALNUTS!? No way is Barry as popular as Britney Spears.

graceless August 1, 2008 at 1:02 pm

More skin.

Vanity Smurf August 1, 2008 at 1:03 pm

So much for Mr. Big Celebrity.

Scarab August 1, 2008 at 1:03 pm

It’s just that John ‘Bat Boy’ McCain is much more interesting.

http://www.weeklyworldnews.com/imgs/wwn/wallpapers/news_batboy_2.jpg

ManchuCandidate August 1, 2008 at 1:05 pm

Most People readers are going to look at the cover and go, “Obama who?”

TGY August 1, 2008 at 1:06 pm

[re=50056]The Real JR Revisted[/re]: Or crotch shot. He could be exiting a car…just thinking out loud.

RuperttheBear August 1, 2008 at 1:07 pm

[re=50056]The Real JR Revisted[/re]: You mean like this?

lilblackcorvette August 1, 2008 at 1:07 pm

Maybe they only had enough to pay for food and gas.

freakishlystrong August 1, 2008 at 1:07 pm

Is it too obvious to suggest that WALNUTS! will the hell outta “Unfunny, Racist Old Men” monthly?

greatgooglymoogly August 1, 2008 at 1:07 pm

God help us all when Michelle announces she’s pregnant.

tunamelt August 1, 2008 at 1:07 pm

[re=50070]ManchuCandidate[/re]: Nobody reads People, they just look at the pictures.

RooseveltFranklin August 1, 2008 at 1:09 pm

No one wants to see Obama holding his daughter on the same page as the pregnant man holding its’ daughter or sea monster or whatever it is.

tunamelt August 1, 2008 at 1:09 pm

[re=50023]shortsshortsshorts[/re]: haha. Gawker executed Tony.

WhatTheHeck August 1, 2008 at 1:11 pm

Look fools, don’t diss my People mag. All I ever wanted to know in life I learned from People.
It’s where Merica goes for news, tits n’ ass.

freakishlystrong August 1, 2008 at 1:12 pm

[re=50074]freakishlystrong[/re]: “sell the hell”, Cheesuz..Happy Friday!

lilblackcorvette August 1, 2008 at 1:17 pm

[re=50072]RuperttheBear[/re]: EWWWWW!!! GROSSS!!!

Norbert August 1, 2008 at 1:31 pm

[re=50075]greatgooglymoogly[/re]: good lord. but that would mean… black people… are screwing… in the White House… Armageddon (it on)

shortsshortsshorts August 1, 2008 at 1:36 pm

[re=50080]tunamelt[/re]: Yes but they gave him a post, which means he will be back, 10 fold, forever.

I always thought it was Denton, so I would respond with “$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$”

AxmxZ August 1, 2008 at 2:30 pm

The presence of wife and kids sort of spoils the hot.

AnnieGetYourFun August 1, 2008 at 5:02 pm

[re=50025]AngryBlakGuy[/re]: Uh. That was my solution.

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