“Beehind The Headline” will be a new series where our writers give a behind-the-scenes look at our favorite headlines and share the stories of what inspired them!
This is the story of my very first headline that got published in the Bee-- a headline that began my career as a professional writer of mildly funny satire. I still look back at the day it was published as one of the most exciting days of my life!
After a few months of faithfully pitching headlines every day, I was driving my family to Sunday church when I passed a Toyota Prius that had a bunch of classic liberal bumper stickers on the back. We’ve all seen cars like this one before, haven’t we? You know which ones I'm talking about: