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Chicago's lord of the riff is king of New Yorker
To anyone who has encountered New Yorkers' maddeningly internalized sense of superiority about their place of residence, a hubris perhaps best expressed in Saul Steinberg's famous New Yorker magazine cover, "View of the World from 9th Avenue," here is a bit of good news. This also applies to those who take the Chicago-as-Second-City thing a little too personally.
November 11, 2010