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mitchum Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-13-10 11:13 PM
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15. "Vanity Fair exists so that Mick Jagger has something to read in the bathroom"
I wish I were the wag who came up with that one
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  -Which is the more pretentious magazine? The New Yorker or Harper's? Cant trust em  Apr-13-10 04:23 PM   #0 
  - Harper's kicks ass...  XemaSab   Apr-13-10 04:41 PM   #1 
  - +1 Harper's is first-rate  abq e streeter   Apr-13-10 04:48 PM   #2 
     - This is the money shot right here:  XemaSab   Apr-13-10 04:51 PM   #3 
  - What? No McSweeney's or Utne Reader?  REP   Apr-13-10 06:53 PM   #4 
  - Utne is indeed pretentious  SoxFan   Apr-13-10 06:56 PM   #5 
     - Hardly. It contains a wide range of articles. Saying that it's "pretentious" is kind of like  Lorien   Apr-14-10 12:46 PM   #19 
  - Vanity Fair is a much better contender for the Pretentious Award n/t  sarge43   Apr-13-10 07:06 PM   #6 
  - "People Magazine for people with intellectual pretensions." nt  Captain Hilts   Apr-13-10 10:34 PM   #12 
     - "Vanity Fair exists so that Mick Jagger has something to read in the bathroom"  mitchum   Apr-13-10 11:13 PM   #15 
  - Town and Country in my opinion.  goldcanyonaz   Apr-13-10 07:13 PM   #7 
  - Yep. Love the New Yorker and Harper's.  Lorien   Apr-14-10 12:44 PM   #18 
  - Any magazine that sports illustrated laughing squares is too pretentious for me.  JTG of the PRB   Apr-13-10 07:14 PM   #8 
  - I was just gonna say that I'm pretentious enough to be able  LearnedHand   Apr-13-10 08:07 PM   #9 
  - I picked Harper's  Silver Swan   Apr-13-10 10:23 PM   #10 
  - Yes. And I'm willing to admit I often read only the cartoons in the New Yorker. nt  Captain Hilts   Apr-13-10 10:34 PM   #13 
  - 87% off the cover price! nt  Cant trust em   Apr-14-10 12:10 PM   #16 
  - The New Yorker is a boring piece of crap  graywarrior   Apr-13-10 10:32 PM   #11 
  - I love The New Yorker. They are who they are.  nolabear   Apr-13-10 11:04 PM   #14 
  - The New Yorker has more pictures and more humor. So, the answer is, 'Harpers'. nt  Captain Hilts   Apr-14-10 12:12 PM   #17 
  - I'm not sure I've ever read Harper's...  MiddleFingerMom   Apr-14-10 12:56 PM   #20 

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