First, it was film critic Godfrey Chesire. Now it's the cartoonist Kaz ("Underworld"), who tells The Comics Journal that he ran afoul of New York Press' "10-year rule," under which the paper reportedly fires veteran contributors to keep its content fresh. Meanwhile, the Press' John Strasbaugh denies the existence of said rule.
The 11-year-old liberal magazine seeks to raise its profile by shifting its base from Boston to DC and bringing in a talented new editor.
Squeezing the Globe: The New York Times Company is certainly to blame. The bigger villain, though, is Wall Street and its unrealistic profit demands.
Drawing on the Past: Higgins and Toles have both won Pulitzer Prizes.