The May 18 issue of New York Magazine
looks kinda familiar, doesn't it?
Remember this cover we ran on December 3
? The difference, of course, is that New York's
cover is an illustration--Bloomberg isn't known for his willingness to pose nude—while ours is straight-up documentary footage. It was chilly inside that barrel, let me tell you.
I don't think for a moment that New York
is ripping us off. It's a fairly obvious idea. I do
think they're ripping off Vanity Fair
, though. Check out the April cover, which is obviously superior to either of the above: