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Where All The Fired Media Elite Will Meet to Greet

ASSME Party the Place for Laid-Off Journos to Get Drunk, Cry

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We're not sure how everyone's going to fit in the bar, but some newly un-employed media types are throwing a party in New York next week. The invite identifies the host as The American Society of Shit-Canned Media Elites, or ASSME. That's a play on ASME, the American Society of Magazine Editors, which makes us weep for all the wit that will go unused, or at least unpaid, as the media business contracts. The venue is a bar designed to evoke the 1920s, which for this crowd might just suggest that that the worst is yet to come.

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