Click this title: College Humor runs clickbait covers
October 18, 2013 | 12:07 pm
As someone who has to struggle daily with the distortions, constraints, and outright weirdness of search engine optimization for article headlines, I can tell you that the results can sometimes be pretty screwed up. But few weirder than this series of hilariously classic and popular book covers and titles, courtesy of College Humor – reoptimized for max clickthrough.
As kind of a backhand tribute to the ebook porn hysteria, we could always go with this:
Would Harper Lee still be in line for the Presidential Medal of Freedom if she had written this?
And I don’t think E.L. James could have got any more successful than she actually is if she had gone out under this cover. But then again, who knows?
(Thanks to Mashable for tipping us off to this handy helping of hilarity.)