Who is the Worst Person in This New York Times Article About Diners Taking Photos of Food?

Jordan Sargent · 01/22/13 11:32PM

Today, the New York Times ran a story titled "Restaurants Turn Camera Shy," about the push back against the now ubiquitous act of diners taking photos of their food. As one would expect of a Times trend story about frivolous bullshit, no one profiled in the story comes off as sane and/or respectable. But who's the worst? That's for you to decide. Here are the candidates:

22-Year-Old Is Very Upset That She Didn't Get to Be Poor for a While

Hamilton Nolan · 07/10/12 03:25PM

Meet Taylor Cotter. I mean, just pretend she's here or something. Taylor is a 22-year-old graduate of Northeastern Journalism School. She has a job, a car, and an apartment. So what is Taylor's big problem? Her big problem is that she's too successful to be living "that 10-cents-a-word life that I always wanted." Crumbs! Can we help this poor young go-getter, somehow?

'BBQ Chip Bandits' Terrorize Sleepy Canadian City

Neetzan Zimmerman · 07/09/12 05:00PM

After a woman called police in Saanich, British Columbia, to report a possible break-in, multiple units were sent to set up a containment around the scene.

Rich Person or Troll? The Perpetual UrbanBaby Riddle

Hamilton Nolan · 03/01/12 03:49PM

The message boards of are home to some of the most self-loathing, wealthy, haughty, and miserable parents in all of America. Or are they? Even to our keen internet eyes, it is sometimes impossible to tell whether an UrbanBaby poster is a rich person, or a troll impersonating a rich person. Can you help?

Are Doormen Necessary?

Brian Moylan & Hamilton Nolan · 09/08/11 01:10PM

People move to big, bad New York City, puff out their chests, and declare that they're ready to take on the world. If they can make it here, they can make it anywhere! But they can't make it without a smiling babysitter paid to open the door for them. Or can they?