"Topless Photographer Countersues Empire State Building for $5 Million." Oh, Lawd, what now?
Not gonna click. Don't wanna know. Whatever it is, do not tell me! :-)
[UPDATE: Okay, here's the story. It's a guy whose schtick is photographing a topless woman or women in public at various locations in New York City. He did so on the observation deck of the Empire State Building and got sued by the building management, which claimed the photographer "intentionally violated rules of the Observatory, [and] intentionally engaged in unauthorized, objectionable, and inappropriate conduct in full view of ESB's customers, tenants, visitors, including families with children, and employees, and caused ESB to suffer economic losses and damage to its reputation." He's countersuing, claiming that people attempting to jump to their deaths from the observation deck already cause more damage to the building's reputation than he could.
So it's not as bad as I thought, and it's a real story, such as it is. You've got to admit that that headline looks like a tabloid come-on, though, doesn't it? —Ed.]
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Ben Rosengart: "I feel bad for any photographer so unfortunate as to be TOPless."
Mike replies: Isn't that funny—I didn't even get that double meaning when I posted this.