Hard To Keep Restaurateur's Assets Straight

“An article on Monday about Hollywood’s displeasure with Vanity Fair’s sharper celebrity coverage erroneously included one establishment on a list of restaurants in which its editor, Graydon Carter, invests. Mr. Carter invests in the Beatrice Inn and Monkey Bar, but he is not an investor in the Minetta Tavern.”
— Doesn’t this correction feel like something the staff of Spy would have come up with in 1987 as a comically ridiculous prediction of the future?