LIKE THE COCAINE  4:16 pm January 19, 2009

by Jim Newell

NYT DROPS BOMBSHELL ON INAUG. EVE: Literally nothing in life is funnier than when a web editor takes the last name of columnist/blogger Charles Blow and places it alongside a headline or teaser that suggests something sexual or drug-related, as this one does. Name one thing that is funnier than this. UPDATE: Ken was going to write this exact same post but with this pretty illustration depicting the Times’ virulent hatred of black people. [NYT]

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NoWireHangers January 19, 2009 at 4:18 pm

AH! I read that and snorted!

actor212 January 19, 2009 at 4:20 pm

That Bill Kristolnacht still has a job at the Times?

OK, that’s not funny, this is true.

NoWireHangers January 19, 2009 at 4:20 pm

Speaking of, can I get Barry’s number cuz, I’ve got some inauguration parties to tend to tomorrow night…it’s going to be exhausting after working all day…you think you could hook me up?

whiskey tango foxtrot January 19, 2009 at 4:23 pm

I.. um… shit! I got nothing.

Min January 19, 2009 at 4:23 pm

Are they actually paying someone to do those lines at the NYT?

memzilla January 19, 2009 at 4:24 pm

We should all cap this off with some post-dated Peggington snark.

FMA January 19, 2009 at 4:25 pm

I can’t wait until Charlie writes about the economy and the headline is “Blow: Job Shortage.”

sati demise January 19, 2009 at 4:25 pm

Last names first… Obama sells blow, Kristol the war president, Krugman performs voodoo for/on banks?

Funnier than this?
Hitchens on the day Jerry Falwell died; “If you gave the man an enema you could bury him in a match box”.
For that I will always love Hitch. Still makes me cry.

Bruno January 19, 2009 at 4:28 pm

I knew he was the magic unicorn to come delivery from a lack of drugs the last couple days. Except for yesterday, and now that I think of it except for today too.

wheelie January 19, 2009 at 4:33 pm

Blow: Obama’s Plan to Spend Taxpayer’s Money
Blow: McCain Doesn’t Cut It
Blow: What Hillary Clinton Didn’t Do As First Lady

Lascauxcaveman January 19, 2009 at 4:49 pm

Haha, current score:

Jim – 1
Ken – 3
Wheelie – 6


bago January 19, 2009 at 4:54 pm

Blow: A verbal action which has been performed on the proverbial “it” for the past eight years.

shortsshortsshorts January 19, 2009 at 4:57 pm

[re=222248]wheelie[/re]: Such a win. Such a goddamn win.

bago January 19, 2009 at 4:58 pm

Many people try to situate themselves at the nexus of Bush and Blow (Such as that eponymous American, Tony Montana), only to have it all fall lifeless after the introduction of “my little friend”.

Neon Trotsky January 19, 2009 at 5:17 pm

Not only is Charles M. Blow hilariously unaware of the connotations of his name as well as various social phenomena, according to his NYT biography “Mr. Blow graduated magna cum laude from Grambling State University in Louisiana.” And I think we all know that Blow and G[r]ambling are closely connected…

Godot January 19, 2009 at 5:33 pm

This doesn’t surprise me. You didn’t think Obama really had that huge campaign war chest from people giving him a few bucks here and there, did you?

smellyal8r January 19, 2009 at 8:08 pm

Blow had a piece on cocaine last week and I laffed at the irony. As to the Lincoln wouldn’t like Barry piece, man I was skeptical but it was good.

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