Last week, here and here, I mentioned the "accidental" juxtapositions in front-page or home-page layouts that put stories together in subversive ways. Here are two more. First, from a reader in the northern reaches of BoSoxonia (ie, Vermont), a Boston Globestory about Sox GM Theo Epstein:
And from the NYT home page a little while ago, alertly captured by a reader in San Francisco. It's gone now, but memorialized here:
Thanks to SZ in Vermont and IK in California.
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James Fallows is a staff writer for The Atlantic and has written for the magazine since the late 1970s. He has reported extensively from outside the United States and once worked as President Carter's chief speechwriter. He and his wife, Deborah Fallows, are the authors of the 2018 book Our Towns: A 100,000-Mile Journey Into the Heart of America, which was a national best seller and is the basis of a forthcoming HBO documentary.