This morning something caught my eye. It wasn’t the fact that the roadwork in Marysville seems to have been mostly finished. Nope. That was a nice surprise, but expected at some point.
My workday usually starts with a trip into the newsroom to see what’s new and different. It’s also a great time to grab the comic section out of the Sacramento Bee. It’s the only part of the paper that is sure to make me smile these days.
Today when I grabbed the paper I was shocked by what I saw at the top of the page. As is customary there was a story tease with a picture designed to lure you into the depths of the paper. There was also an advertising sticker covering the top right corner of the paper. I grew up in an age that advertising of any kind was forbidden from the front page of a quality newspaper… that wasn’t the shocker!
To my eye it looked like the band One Direction had made a lifestyle announcement! Here’s what I saw:
Further inspection set me straight.
Then I pulled the ad sticker off and once again I was confused:
My hat’s off to the headline/tease editor at the Sacramento Bee . . . . .
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