Tuesday, January 11, 2005

Scooping Business Week By approximately 10 Months! 

Everything's so much easier when you make it shit up. But it's especially nice when you make stuff up that then comes true.

The interwebs are abuzz with speculation that the New York Times might start charging for its content, presumably to emulate the practices of the of the New York Sun. The story that supposedly started it all was this Business Week piece.

Of course, readers of Manhattan Transfer had this story back in March 2004. See what wisdom whiskey, cigarettes and a habit of lying can produce?