Ha! I too skimmed the Slackjaw writing challenge — these are the main points that I recall from it:
- Be sure to read & internalize Alex Baia’s treatise on how to write satire.
- Subscribe to Alex Baia’s newsletter on what’s funny.
- Follow Alex Baia.
- Be sure to high-5 Alex Baia when you see him on the street.
Reading between the lines: Slackjaw has despite valiant efforts been as of yet unable to fill its paid assistant editor opening.
But … it is a long weekend coming up. If I get inspired, maybe I’ll write some dickish headlines myself.
Here’s to bucking trends …