Breaking News at the Acme

sponsored

I’ve never even considered buying one of the tabloids I occasionally leaf through while waiting to check out at the supermarket. But this was too good. Not only is it a beautiful cover with the bold yellow text on the black background. But the whole idea of the breakdown — as told in a Globe exclusive, full of quotes from a “source,” seems like going for the jugular at a time when the President’s popularity is in a downward spiral. It’s classic tabloid behavior. And actually aren’t the tabloids an art form unto themselves? Their near-truths, which nobody takes as real, are lapped up as great entertainment, meta-news as its best.

Tags

features & interviews, reviews

sponsored
sponsored

Moving Artblog Forward - Celebrating 17 Years - Donate Today!

Artblog is passionate about art. If you are too, please help us in our Annual Appeal Campaign!

Donate Today!

Send this to a friend