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Not the New York times.

Not the New York times.
New York : Not the New York Times, 1978.

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TextPermit needed Berg Coll+++ Southern ZC6 N68 1978Schwarzman Building - Berg Collection Room 320


Additional Authors
  • Arlen, Michael J.
  • Bernstein, Carl, 1944-
  • Buckley, Kevin.
  • Cerf, Christopher.
  • Ephron, Nora
  • FitzGerald, Frances, 1940-
  • Hendra, Tony.
  • Kosinski, Jerzy, 1933-1991.
  • Plimpton, Freddy.
  • Plimpton, George
  • Southern, Terry.
  • Unger, Rustine.
[24] p. in various pagings : ill., ports.; 58 x 38 cm.
  • Vol. I, no. 1 strike parody of the New York Times published October 23, 1978.
  • Printed in NYT format, with NYT type faces and lay-outs.
  • "All the News Not Fit to Print," parody of NYT motto, within rectangle in upper left corner of p. 1.
  • In three sections, 8 p. each: A, B, C.
  • The New York Times parody issue was conceived and organized by Christopher Cerf with the assistance of writers George Plimpton, Freddy Plimpton, Rustine ("Rusty") Unger, and the British-born satirist Tony Hendra during New York City's 2-month-old pressman's strike, which had shut down all NYC newspapers.
  • In the wake of the 33-day reign of John Paul I in Aug.-Sept. 1978, Hendra posed for the front-page picture for the story about the Liverpudlian "Pope John Paul John Paul I," who "served as pope for 19 minutes," under headline "Pope Dies Yet Again; Reign is Briefest Ever; Cardinals Return From Airport."
  • Other contributors include: Washington Post columnist Carl Bernstein, Vietnam War journalist Frances FitzGerald, Newsweek's Saigon bureau chief Kevin Buckley, social and political commentator Michael J. Arlen, novelist Jerzy Kosinski, screenwriter and novelist Terry Southern, and screenwriter Nora Ephron.
  • All bylines are aliases parodying NYT reporters, feature columnists, critics, and op-ed columnists.
  • Christopher Cerf is an author, a Grammy Award-winning composer, and the co-creator of the PBS literacy education show "Between the Lions."
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Berg Coll+++ Southern ZC6 N68 1978
Not the New York times.
New York : Not the New York Times, 1978.
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Local Note
Berg Collection copy formerly owned by Terry Southern and acquired with the Terry Southern Archive in 2003.
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Added Author
Arlen, Michael J. Contributor
Bernstein, Carl, 1944- Contributor
Buckley, Kevin. Contributor
Cerf, Christopher. Editor
Ephron, Nora, contributor.
FitzGerald, Frances, 1940- Contributor
Hendra, Tony. Contributor
Kosinski, Jerzy, 1933-1991. Contributor
Plimpton, Freddy. Contributor
Plimpton, George, contributor.
Southern, Terry. Contributor
Unger, Rustine. Contributor
Southern, Terry. Former owner
Research Call Number
Berg Coll+++ Southern ZC6 N68 1978
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