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Editorial Review


By Michael O’Sullivan
Friday, September 27, 2013

Newspaper headline writing is an art, especially when done by artists. The cheeky headlines gracing the cover of the inaugural issue of the Crier ---- an artist--produced rag that will be unveiled Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m. during the opening of an art exhibition accompanying its release at Pleasant Plains Workshop ---- include such corkers as “Tourists Disappointed; Washington Mall Is Not a Mall.” There’s even a self--deprecating tweak of recent developments at The Post: “No Thanks: Bezos Nixes Crier Deal ---- Cites Poor Circulation, Distribution.”

It has been said that museums are where art goes to die. Maybe galleries are the natural final resting place for journalism.