Welcome back to the New York Magazine Competition. The best of last week’s submissions, including the winner, appear below this week’s call for entries.
To recap: On Monday mornings, we’ll lay out a challenge and offer a sample responses. Enter in the comments section, or on Twitter with the hashtag we’ve provided, and on Sunday the editors will select a winner. Criteria are highly subjective, but heavily retweeted and favorited posts will have an advantage. The prize is a year’s subscription to New York in print or a two-year subscription to the iPad edition (winner’s choice). Full rules are here.
COMPETITION NO. 10: TIE-IN BOOKS. Please submit a tacky, cynical, or otherwise unliterary spinoff project. For example:
THE ‘AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY’ BOOK OF MIXOLOGY
GOOP’S GUIDE TO EVERYTHING KALE!
THE SING SING CORRECTIONAL FACILITY CROSSWORDS COLLECTION (Vols. 1 to 99)
THE RESULTS OF THE 2013 FORT LEE TRAFFIC STUDY
Post your submission in the comments below, or on Twitter with the hashtag #tieinbooks.
RESULTS OF COMPETITION NO. 9: WATCH THAT LAST WORD, in which you were asked for familiar titles or phrases changed by the addition of a single word at the end.
Popular entries: It’s a Wonderful Life Sentence. Breakfast/Joy Luck/Babysitters Club Sandwich. Downton Abbey Road. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardobe Malfunction.
HONORABLE MENTION TO:
The More You Know Biblically
The Amazing Race War
Dog Day Afternoon Nap
Dog Eat Dog Uncle
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Island
—Amy Engelhardt @iaretweeting
Rage, rage against the dying of the light dressing.
Jesus Walks Funny
My Fair Lady Parts
Oh, The Places You’ll Go Crazy!
Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death metal
—Anthony Bulldis @AJBulldis
Ain’t no party like a west coast party, ‘cause a west coast party don’t stop, figuratively.
American Horror Story: Kardashian
The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly Shoes
Analyze This Goiter
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang Regret
Everyone Says “I Love You, But …”
Nobody puts Baby in a corner office!
It’s Not Easy Being Green Taxis
Escape from New York Magazine
AND THE WINNER IS…
I am the one who knocks boots.