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The Strangest Response to the Chris Ware Covers I've Seen

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Singled Out: The New Yorker’s Cover Switcheroo
No, I am not going to give up my New Yorker subscription because of it, but the November 27th edition (last week’s mag) had an odd bit of something-or-other surrounding their cover. As everyone knows, the New Yorker covers are works of art unto themselves. I’m sure I’m not the only one who has a framed cover or two around, and I’ve certainly been in plenty of bathrooms that had a cover on the wall. (The guest bathroom at one college friend’s house was papered in NY covers.)
If the November 27th edition had shown up with no comment on the cover, I wouldn’t have thought anything of it. It wouldn’t have been my all time favorite, or the all time worst. Just kind of middlin’ blah. But on the inside, the editors reveal that there were four different covers for the week. I just happened to luck into the kind-of-boring one that was the most like a traditional NY cover, but not as interesting as the ones that someone, somewhere got. Even that wouldn’t have irked me until… Read and be amazed.

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