What Ever Happened to Jayson Blair?


He puts his hands in his back pockets / Bette Davis style

As Matt Welch noted earlier this morning, former Reason staffer Michael C. Moynihan has caught now-former New Yorker staffer Jonah Lehrer fabricating quotes from Henry Timrod Bob Dylan. I don't have much to add to Matt's comments, other than my disappointment that Lehrer's inventions ended where they did: I'd be a happy Dylan fan if we could blame "Joey" on Lehrer too. But I was interested to see Salon's David Daley interview the disgraced New York Times fabulist Jayson Blair about the scandal, if only because of this tidbit in the introduction:

Blair is now a certified life coach

Let that sink in, then just try to go about your business for the rest of the day.