Monday, March 28, 2011

This Blog Is Cheaper Than The New York Times...

...but way less informative...

I think I already used up my 20 free articles with the NYTimes for the month, and it's not even noon.  Time to fork over some cash, I guess.  I don't mind paying 15 dollars a month for 24/7 quality journalism.  What I DO mind is that the crossword puzzle is not included in the deal.  Thanks a lot, Adolph Ochs Sulzberger - if I develop premature Alzheiimers, it's all your fault.

Just had to get that rant off my chest.

Oh, and all you techno-geeks who are cackling about how easy it is to get through the new paywall at the Times?  It's also pretty darn easy to pocket some gum at 7-11 and walk out without paying.  Just sayin'...


Even so, every time I click on that link, I'm tempted to try it.  What is it about white-collar crime that is so appealing?  Is it because it makes us feel smart?

Get thee behind me, hackers!





[NYT image: politico.com]
[Devil image: vat19]

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7 comments:

  1. :) As always, you crack me up.

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  2. It will be interesting to see where all of the newspapers end up going with their online presence...

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  3. I got a free year pass--I don't know how I got that offer in my inbox, but I jumped right on it. That said, in 2012 when it expires I will happily fork over my money.

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  4. Hm. A potentially more unbiased news source then Huffington Post. But maybe less amusing... May have to look into this.

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  5. It only takes one bad apple to spoil it for everyone....hahahha

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  6. do your children know this?

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  7. I signed up. I tried to ask the Washington Post, my hometown paper, how I could offer to pay for my online reading and they couldn't deal with the question. I bet they'll figure out now. I figure if we don't support good journalism we'll have nothing left to support.

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