survivors

When does the second quarter end? Why, June, of course. And when was Dov Charney fired as CEO of the company he founded? June. Therefore, Dov Charney is responsible for the fact that said company lost less money in the three months ended in June than it had in the year-earlier period, according to Dov Charney, who is also not interested in having it pointed out that he was also CEO during the aforementioned year-earlier period, or that he was fired not for being bad at running American Apparel’s finances (which he arguably was), but for being an alleged scumbag. Read more »

  • 23 Jun 2011 at 5:16 PM

Lenny Dykstra Will Not Go Down Without A Fight


[Twitter via CNBC, earlier]

  • 04 Jun 2010 at 11:34 AM

Barclays To Top Death Defying League Tables

On more than one occasion, Lloyd Blankfein has been forced to prove he can subsist for days without food, water or toilet. Steve Cohen had a brush with death a few years ago that left him with chronic back pain. Biff Basness has had several harrowing episodes during routine manscaping sessions. While lesser financial services employees would use these experiences as an excuse to give up, on life and/or making it rain, none of them threw in the towel. Despite, for example, having one ball that will never return to its original shape, these men went about their work, business as usual. And businesses didn’t just not suffer, it soared. Today we can add another survivor to that list. Another guy you can point to when your colleague whimpers about a mild case of carpal tunnel, or says he’s thinking about looking for a slower-paced gig following a horrific car accident. A guy like Thomas Wopat-Moreau. Read more »