Ed Driscoll

Are We Human, Or Are We Hefner?

We give the New York Times plenty of grief (and for good reason), but as Hot Air notes, this is an awesome headline.

(Our headline via the Killers.)

Update: What kind of man reads Power Line? The man who wants a gimlet look into “the Playboy Philosophy” — “Hefner made Marcel Proust look like Calvin Coolidge.”

Related: New York magazine’s choices for Greatest Tabloid Headlines:

FORD TO CITY: DROP DEAD
(Daily News, 1975)

SOMOZA SLAIN BY BAZOOKA
(News, 1980)

HEADLESS BODY IN TOPLESS BAR
(New York Post, 1982)

‘I AM DEATH WISH VIGILANTE’
(Bernie Goetz turns himself in; Post, 1985)

KOTCHA!
(Koch re-elected; News, 1985)

MARLA: ‘BEST SEX I EVER HAD’
(Post, 1990)

AMY’S NUDE ROMPS IN JAIL
(Post, 1993)

KISS YOUR ASTEROID GOODBYE!
(Meteor misses earth; Post, 1998)

CLOSE BUT NO CIGAR
(Senate fails to convict Clinton; News, 1999)

FROM A BIG HOUSE TO THE BIG HOUSE
(Lizzie Grubman sentenced; News, 2002)

AXIS OF WEASEL
(Post, 2003)

Note that the Blogosphere’s own Scott Ott — currently running for PA office — originally wrote that last headline.