‘If it sounds like I had the worst job one could get at the Reader, you weren’t around in 1977’
‘He scoffed and assured me that my paper was nothing like the Village Voice. He was right.’
The Reader is sold—the backstory
Life at the Reader was just wonderful for a long time. Lots of stories, lots of listings, lots of ads, lots of classifieds — plus memorable staff parties and a Christmas bonus that was roughly a month’s salary.
Questions we’ve heard over and over in the last year.