Globe Has $uper Ball with Commemorative Section

Over the past few years the hardreading staff has dutifully chronicled the staggering ad-vantage the Boston Globe has in selling newspaper ads in this town, but today’s edition is downright knee-buckling.

Say hello to the Globe’s 28-page Special Commemorative Section.

 

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Grand Stand is chockablock with ads like this one:

 

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And this one:

 

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And this one:

 

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(The hardshopping staff never heard of Big Y, but man, they gotta lotta stores.)

And there are a whole lot more ads where they came from.

Crosstown at the Boston Herald, meanwhile, the thirsty local tabloid has no commemorative section, just this:

 

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And this:

 

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That’s just sad.

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2 Responses to Globe Has $uper Ball with Commemorative Section

  1. Carol O'Reilly says:

    That is one UGLY mug.

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