“Top Ten Signs There’s Trouble at the New York Times”

From the July 19 “Late Show with David Letterman,” prompted by the announcement the New York Times will reduce the size of its pages in order to save money, the “Top Ten Signs There’s Trouble at the New York Times.” Late Show home page: http://www.cbs.com

10. Extensive coverage of recent fighting between the Israelis and the lesbians

9. Pages 2 through 20 are corrections of previous edition

8. Every sentence begins, “So, like”

7. TV listings only for Zorro

6. Weather forecast reads “Look outside, dumbass”

5. Multiple references to “President Gore”

4. Obituary includes list of people they wish were dead

3. Headlines fold over to create surprise Mad magazine-type hidden message

2. Restaurant critic recently gave IHOP four stars

1. Reporting that Oprah isn’t gay, but Letterman is

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