Winking Back at Some 2016 Headlines

Take this FishbowlNY item, please.

As a media blogger, sometimes it’s about amusing one’s self along the way.


To wit, below are some FishbowlNY item headlines from the past year for which this writer relied on puns and word play. A few require reading the item to make full sense of the headline. And, despite our best efforts, we have been unable to get the complete back-story for that spectacular $5,000 L.A. Times reimbursable submitted by Sasha Frere-Jones.

A River Runs Through Jimmy Kimmel’s Bucket List

Kate Beckinsale: Beauty and the Bust

Nostalja! Nikki Finke Helps Deadline Celebrate 10 Years

Frere and Loathing in Los Angeles

This Reporter Pooped Instead of Scooped

Dog-Gannett! L.A. Times Hits New Print Low

Lou Lumenick Will Soon Be Gone With the Newspaper Wind

From Waco, Danish Radio Duo Covers Wacko Election

Butch Cassidy and the Millennial Kids

All the News That’s Fit to Comb Over?

Photo by: James White

@hollywoodspin Richard Horgan is co-editor of Fishbowl.
Publish date: December 27, 2016 © 2020 Adweek, LLC. - All Rights Reserved and NOT FOR REPRINT