Write-Offs: 01.03.13

$$$ In Victory for Google, U.S. Ends Antitrust Investigation [NYT]

$$$ Scandal Hits Greek Tourism Agency [WSJ]

$$$ Fairytale of New York — in pari passu, anyway [FTAV]

$$$ John McAfee Pimped Out 29 ‘Pillow Talk Masters’ to Spy on Belize: Here’s What He Found [NYO]

$$$ Russia grants citizenship to Depardieu [FT, outstanding photo]

$$$ A little bit of adolescent pushback, as teens begin to express their individuality, is good, said Leslie Whitten Baughman, a child therapist with a practice in Sacramento. But drugging your parents “would not be a healthy level of rebellion.” [Sac Bee]

$$$ A top electronic trading firm is looking for a C++ developer in LA [DBCC]

$$$ Transocean to pay $1.4 billion for role in BP oil spill [Reuters]

$$$ “Loblaw Buying Canada Safeway No Pipe Dream in Spinoff” [Bloomberg!]

$$$ The Macroeconomics of Middle Earth [WCI]

$$$ Why Are Dogs Racist? Canine Experts Speak [Gawker]

$$$ Drew Magary profiles Snoop Lion (né Snoop Dogg) [GQ]

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  1. Posted by sohbet | May 12, 2013 at 6:52 PM

    telling these little stories, here's a good idea: Have a point. It makes it so much more interesting for the listener.