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Living Well Is the Breast Revenge

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Photo by Jonathan Goldsbie/Torontoist.


What happens when you’re a free daily newspaper and you ditch your few paid staff writers and try to fill their shoes with freelancers and unpaid interns? If you’re Metro, you get an amazing error like this one, in a review of Friday the 13th by Steve Gow in today’s paper:

There’s no mistaking Friday’s intentions—this is definitely for Jason Voorhees fans. Not only does it overplay the thirteen killings (very clever!) that occur over the film’s 97 minutes, but they’re ultimately underwhelming. breasts. In fact, with very little suspense to speak of, Friday the 13th isn’t scary at all…unless of course, you’re a film critic.

The mistake—almost as funny as photo caption jibberish in the Sun and snagged by Torontoist reader Geoffrey Wiseman—is even better on Metro‘s website, where it’s been made grammatically correct though not any more coherent (screenshot here):

There’s no mistaking Friday’s intentions—this is definitely for Jason Voorhees fans. Not only does it overplay the thirteen killings (very clever!) that occur over the film’s 97 minutes, but they’re ultimately underwhelming breasts.

Underwhelming breasts??!! Will Metro‘s awful week never end?

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