Posts Tagged: What Things Cost
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What Does A Pack Of Cigarettes Cost In Each State Now?

This information has been updated as of August, 2014. Click here!

Last summer, we checked the price of cigarettes state by state and in D.C. Here's how prices have increased and decreased since then.

51. West Virginia (last year $4.74): $4.84 = +2% 50. New Hampshire ($5.87): $4.86 = -20% 49. Tennessee ($5.56): $4.91 = -13% 48. North Dakota ($4.91): $5.03 = +2% 47. Idaho ($4.99): $5.11 +2% 46. North Carolina ($5.51): $5.14 = -7% 45. Alabama ($5.27): $5.18 = -2% 44. Colorado ($5.96): $5.19 = -15% 43. Wyoming ($5.50): $5.21 = -6% 42. Oklahoma ($6.19): $5.24 = -18% 41. Virginia ($5.55): $5.43 = -2% 40. [...]

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By the Numbers: The McSweeney's 'San Francisco Panorama' Experiment

Last week, McSweeney's published their gorgeous, 320-page, one-shot newspaper, the San Francisco Panorama. We have not yet gotten our hands on one, here on the other coast, but the reports were all glowing, from the feature in the LA Times to the New York Times live-blogging its distribution. "The Panorama," McSweeney's honcho Dave Eggers emailed the Times, "is just a reminder that readers will be more likely to pay for the physical paper if they're given something very different than what we get on the Internet." The Panorama said its total editorial costs were $80,000, which is almost exactly one-third of the total production costs. It cost $111,000 [...]