Anybody Wanna Buy An Enron CEO's Desk?

Anybody Wanna Buy An Enron CEO's Desk?

Lay and Skilling, who also served as CEO, were convicted in May 2006 for their role in the accounting fraud that led to the collapse of Enron in 2001. The bankruptcy erased billions in investors’ money and wiped out the pensions of thousands of Enron employees.

The News; Enron Curses All Who Penetrate Its Tomb

The News; Enron Curses All Who Penetrate Its Tomb

• Personally, we’re a slut for love. [NYT] “The Taming of the Slur”

The News

The News

• If you can’t have Lay, there’s always other chips to go with the fish. [CT] “Enron-related case means test for new treaty”

All The News That’s Fit To Self-Immolate

All The News That’s Fit To Self-Immolate

• It’s like that children’s game, would you rather have your hip disintegrate, or your jaw? [CT] “Lawyers gear up to attack Fosamax”

Best Posts Ever, This Week

Best Posts Ever, This Week

Our most popular posts this week that had nothing to do with retention policies or call centers.

Ken Lay Predicted His Own Death

Ken Lay Predicted His Own Death

The official Ken Lay info page, besides being a prime example of Web 1.0 brochureware, has a letter to visitors penned shortly after the trial’s conclusion. In it, he expresses surprise and shock (twice) at the outcome, some blah blah blah, and then, his belief that this is all part of God’s plan. In light of Ken’s recent “demise,” the concluding paragraph runs rife with irony and foreboding.

We Demand Kenny Boy’s Blood

We Demand Kenny Boy’s Blood

So, it seems that some people don’t think Ken Lay is actually dead.

The News; Bury My Lump of Coal Under the Old Apple Tree

The News; Bury My Lump of Coal Under the Old Apple Tree

• BP oil contains black soylent green. [CT] “Jackson Leads Anti-BP March Near Refinery”

The News: All The Fat That’s Fit To Print

The News: All The Fat That’s Fit To Print

• Hasbro cancels plans for line of racy dolls based around ‘Pussycat Dolls,’ switches focus to My First Little Lolita rollout. [NYT]