Writers with $125 Can Chat Up NY Press Star, Employers
We asked Tom Robbins if he'd like to go to a party. Tom thanked us for the invite and asked what the occasion was. Well, Tom, we said, actually you'll be the guest of honor -- it's sort of a tribute; we know a bunch of people who are big fans of yours, and would like to talk to you about writing, and maybe (here we pushed a gum wrapper around with our foot) their own career ambitions in that regard. Tom's countenance clouded, and did not brighten when we offered him a share of the take. Shoot. If these guys from Manhattan Media (flagship property: NY Press) who sent out this flyer (click to enlarge) can ask $125 for Matt Taibbi, we could have gotten two or three bills for Tom. Wonder what Wayne Barrett's up to?
Get the ICYMI: Today's Top Stories Newsletter
Catch up on the day's news and stay informed with our daily digest of the most popular news, music, food and arts stories in New York, delivered to your inbox.