The Unbearable Banishment: a publicist’s wet dream

Saturday, February 7, 2009

a publicist’s wet dream

How do you score the cover of...

The New Republic
The Weekly Standard
The National Review
Foreign Press
Sister
Business Week
Entertainment Weekly
Newsweek
Newsweek (special issue)
Time
People
InStyle
Wine Enthusiast
Life (special issue)
Time (special issue)

…all in the same week?


Easy.

You replace The Most Hated Man on the Planet as Chief Executive Officer in the Oval Office.

7 Comments:

Blogger bob said...

But who's that on OK?

February 7, 2009 at 4:24 PM  
Blogger The Unbearable Banishment said...

Bob: The headline on OK! is: “I’ve lost six stone on my drastic new diet!” Kerry. Who is Kerry? How much is six stone? On the issue of Hello! to the right is: Kylie and Andres take their love story to his home city. “I don’t believe in long distance relationships.”

It’s clearly more important that the new most powerful leader in the free world.

February 7, 2009 at 4:32 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I don't think it's quite that easy. You have to be a bit likable, too.

February 7, 2009 at 11:24 PM  
Blogger ~E said...

...and you have to look ultra cool in a suit and dark shades, and not like a lurky child molester.

February 7, 2009 at 11:51 PM  
OpenID daisyfae said...

i like Mr. Obama, but i'd have voted for a talking dog. that might have been enough to get OK and Hello! as well...

February 8, 2009 at 12:45 AM  
Blogger jason quinones said...

he's also on the cover of City Tails which i picked up for free at my vet.

February 11, 2009 at 11:45 AM  
Blogger Tim Hall said...

That's a classic shot. Keep it to show the girls one day, so you can tell them, "Once we had hope..."

February 12, 2009 at 9:32 PM  

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