Media Miscellany: 06.29.2005

It’s all abort having a classy headline: Come on, Page Six, you had “Paris to Pelvis” for God’s sake. Couldn’t you come up with something a little less bald than “ABORT-HAPPY FOLKS” for your item on Scientology spawn? You’re the Post. It falls to you to find the pun in everything. How about “Take my fetus, please!” That one always slays ’em. See – pun. [NYT – Page Six]

Vanity, vanity, all is vanity: Despite breaking the Deep Throat story and plastering the oft-Googled, much-downloaded Paris Hilton on its September cover, Keith Kelly says that Vanity Fair is slippin’ at the newsstand. Well, that’s what you get for promising juicy Nicole-on-Tom gossip and then delivering zilch. More importantly, I have to remember to bastardize this headline the next time I write about Hannity & Colmes. Or, maybe I could just write “Abort-Happy Hannity & Colmes!” [NYP – Media Ink]

Kerry gets the popular vote…on MEL: John Kerry’s op-ed on the speech Bush shoulda given last night has windsurfed its way to Mel #4. My favorite thing about these op-eds from super-duper big names are the wonderfully understated taglines at the bottom: “John F. Kerry is a Democratic senator from Massachusetts.” “William Jefferson Clinton was the 42nd U.S. president.” “Abort-Happpy Folks.” [NYT]