6 p.m. Saturday update: The Post still hasn’t found anyone. And yes, the assignment is camping outside Brett Favre’s house.
Strictly because they’ve relentlessly messed with the Twins, I will pass along this pleasant little Saturday karmic event involving the New York Post.
My inbox, 8:52 a.m.:
I’m a reporter for the New York Post. We need a freelancer to go out to a house in Eden Prairie and interview someone today, Saturday, for a Sunday story. The pay is around $200. Please call me ASAP at 347-XXX-XXXX if you’re interested.
I’m the reporter for the Post. We already found someone for the assignment. Please no calls. thanks!
The other reporter backed out. If you’re available, please call me.
So far, it seems no Minnesota freelancer is willing to accept 200 clams to, almost certainly, ring Brett Favre’s doorbell. (Note to sexting-coverage addicts: not speaking metaphorically here.) The Post, by the way, emailed every single MinnPost reporter, which indicates true desperation.
Which Minnesota newsie will descend into the pit of slime? Will it cost more than $200? We might not be the “EZ-PASSes” the Twins are!
All I can say is, stay tuned, or check the bylines in tomorrow’s NYPost.com.