Fly Like a Cockroach


Folio's Dylan Stableford reveals that the egregious Jayson Blair has a brand new gig writing a column for BP a magazine for people who suffer from bipolar disorder. Blair now claims the disorder, combined with "trying to accomplish my job while I was sick without letting anyone know (what) was wrong with me," led to "the dangerous territory of mania high risk behavior in the form of fabricating and plagiarizing stories." His describes a recovery that includes medication and speaking engagements. Like Icarus, I soared like an eagle, Blair writes, but fell with a shattered wing. Eagle, eh? Isn't flying cockroach more like it?—MG
Shattered Wing? Jayson Blair Returns with Bipolar Magazine Column [Folio}