April 09, 2011
Buried Treasure

“Burying the lede” is what reporters call the rookie mistake of hiding the most interesting element of a story way down where nobody can see it. It’s also possible to do this with a headline so transcendentally dull that the reader skips the story entirely. A headline such as:

RADICAL ART GROUP WINS RUSSIAN MINISTRY PRIZE

Which buries the following gem:

MOSCOW — The radical art collective Voina has won a contemporary art award sponsored by Russia’s Ministry of Culture and the National Center for Contemporary Art for a project that consisted of a 210-foot penis painted on a drawbridge in St. Petersburg…

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Posted by Jerome Doolittle at April 09, 2011 07:12 PM
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Pudnik!

Posted by: Aitch Jay on April 10, 2011 10:36 AM
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