The Girthy Cultural Icons of New York City and Chicago: Mario Batali and Oprah Winfrey
The New York Post's Page Six Magazine ran a two-page spread called "Sin City: New York vs Chicago" comparing the cities in terms of corruption (Spitzer vs Blagojevich), murder rates, Trump building debacles, and the girthy cultural icons, Mario Batali vs Oprah Winfrey. Page Six asks: "Which city is more disastrous for your waistline?" They determine (of course!) that Chicago is the scummier city.
Update: The story is online.