Its most famous headline, 'Headless body in topless bar' was voted as one of the greatest newspaper headlines of all time by New York magazine. It was written by the Post's larger-than-life managing editor Vincent Musetto. Since then its headlines have continued to shock.
Even I was taken aback by this headline after Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad gave the peace sign at the UN conference in September. The Post is, of course, the print equivalent of Fox News so shouldn't really be taken too seriously.
Here are some other Post headlines. Juvenile, brutal or tabloid brilliance? Make your own mind up.