Too Bad It's All Rotten Lies

A meticulously crafted fake edition of The New York Times broadsheet is being given away throughout the five boroughs today. Purportedly from July 4, 2009, the future-paper, the work of a team of infamous pranksters, tells of a world gone perfect, one in which the Iraq war is over, maximum wage laws have been enacted and people have collectively decided to stop burning their youths away toiling as lawyers and businessmen. It's a great gag, but also a cruel one—your eyes will never see these headlines on an authentic newspaper.

Check out the online edition here before the real Times sues everyone into hell.

Nov 12, 2008 · posted by Cord Jefferson, MollyGood · Link · 16 Responses
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Comments (16)

No. 1 Dr. Lisa(#1) - Super Bitch, Reiki Master says:

Oh man! I think someone tried to give me a free Times today. What if it was this one? Damn me and my refusal to take free paper items.

Posted: Nov 12, 2008 at 12:32 pm
No. 2 sar says:

I believed the story for a full 5 seconds and now I am afraid I will forget it was a fake. I will be at a dinner party talking about how glad I am that Harvard did this, someone will tell me it was a fake, and I will say something stupid like - ohhh yeah i remember that now but i really thought it was real. Then everyone will be unimpressed with my obviously fake face-saving attempt.

Posted: Nov 12, 2008 at 12:55 pm
No. 3 Matt says:

Wow…Cord finally posted a stab at Obama.

Posted: Nov 12, 2008 at 3:30 pm
No. 4 evil twin says:

How is it a stab at Obama? The world will never be perfect, no matter who is in the White House.

Posted: Nov 12, 2008 at 3:53 pm
No. 5 Matt says:

It is a stab at Obama because it's headlines are all things he said is going to do once in the white house. And as the writer said it something that will never hapen.

Posted: Nov 12, 2008 at 3:56 pm
No. 6 sar says:

Wait what? I swear the graphic said, harvard to close its business schools doors… i was thinking the joke was that it keeps churcning out economy killers. Now the headlines about iraq war WHAT HAPPENED.

I ask myself whether it's april 1st very often lately.

Posted: Nov 12, 2008 at 4:02 pm
No. 7 Patty says:

Well Cord , now isn't the time for you to give fair treatment to BOTH candidates as one has won the election. Now someone tell me, does Barack Hussein Obama also walk on water? Sad day for America….November 4, 2008 this country committed suicide

Posted: Nov 12, 2008 at 4:41 pm
No. 8 stopthemadness says:

oh pattymatt, shove it directly up your ass, crap it out, and then jam it in there again.

Posted: Nov 12, 2008 at 4:45 pm
No. 9 ellie says:

STM gets my vote for the commies

Posted: Nov 12, 2008 at 7:22 pm
No. 10 ellie says:

Haven't you realized Patty that using his middle name DIDN'T WORK???

Posted: Nov 12, 2008 at 7:26 pm
No. 11 ellie says:

nobody is afraid of that name except for right wing pussies like yourself

Posted: Nov 12, 2008 at 7:27 pm
No. 12 sar says:

Patty pee pants! Patty pee pants!

Posted: Nov 12, 2008 at 10:06 pm
No. 13 M says:

Why do the crazies from the election keep saying "Obama won, get over it, I thought this was an entertainment site", and then keep bringing it up again? I've been reading Mollygood for the commenters for almost 2 years now. Love you Cord & Whitney, but sar, stm, keebler, queencrone, Sarah, etc. keep me coming back. So when the repub crazies come to this battles of wits unarmed, on the one hand, I enjoy their asses being handed to them on their way out, on the other, I wish they more pride than to keep coming back.

Posted: Nov 12, 2008 at 10:44 pm
No. 14 M says:

*battle of wits.

Posted: Nov 12, 2008 at 10:55 pm
No. 15 say what? says:

yes, patty. yes, he DOES walk on water.

he's the messiah…didn't you see his image on the toast up above?

Posted: Nov 13, 2008 at 9:57 am
No. 16 sar says:

I GOT LISTED FIRST! FUCK YALL!

:-p

Posted: Nov 13, 2008 at 6:49 pm
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