Man Bites Dog

Friday, December 20, 2002

Tabloid papers like the New York Post depend on big, splashy headlines to push newsstand sales. And there's a real science to crafting them. Which headlines work better than others? Michael Shain and Mike Pearl, both veteran tabloid journalists, have created a card game called "Man Bites Dog," bringing the lurid world of the tabloids to living rooms all over the country. Bob Garfield speaks with Michael Shain.

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