Archive for December, 2008

  • GMAC – They’ll Make up for it in VOLUME!
    Posted by on December 31st, 2008 at 3:01 am, Comments: 0

    Even if you lived in a cave, you probably heard that GMAC will be receiving some (and by “some” I mean “six billion dollars”) money […]

  • Merry X-mas
    Posted by on December 25th, 2008 at 3:18 pm, Comments: 0

    For Oscar’s Hanukkah picture, see this post. -KD

  • Read Up!
    Posted by on December 18th, 2008 at 10:58 pm, Comments: 0

    Some good stories around today: CSFB designed an interesting solution to the problem of executive compensation in tough times on Wall Street: they took their […]

  • Innate Behavior?
    Posted by on December 16th, 2008 at 11:15 pm, Comments: 0

    Oscar after playing in the Mulch Pile My dog Oscar did something funny this weekend. We stopped at the store and bought him a beef […]

  • Back to Madoff
    Posted by on December 15th, 2008 at 10:46 pm, Comments: 0

    I want to re-address the Bernie Madoff story for a second here, because something is bothering me. Now, on the one hand, I want to […]

  • Champ
    Posted by on December 15th, 2008 at 3:19 pm, Comments: 0

    After taking down the third qualifying match last week to force a playoff for the final seat in the Pokerlistings Run Good Challenge 2 Finals, […]

  • Art Imitates Life
    Posted by on December 13th, 2008 at 4:06 pm, Comments: 0

    (hat tip Barry) Dilbert once again nails it in three simple frames: if you’re missing the reference, the cartoon is mocking the mortgage backed securities […]

  • Why Bother?
    Posted by on December 12th, 2008 at 3:29 pm, Comments: 0

    Last night the Senate failed to pass the bill to bailout the U.S. Automakers. This morning, the Treasury piped in and said: “”Because Congress failed […]

  • New Benchmark
    Posted by on December 8th, 2008 at 2:26 am, Comments: 0

    SnL set a new benchmark this week with “I Jizzed In My Pants.” Video Recaps | Full Episodes | Webisodes

  • Run Good!
    Posted by on December 7th, 2008 at 9:38 pm, Comments: 0

    I finally ran good, and took down the third episode in the Pokerlistings Run Good Challenge 2 series. After getting all in early vs Luckbox […]

  • Reading for the Weekend
    Posted by on December 5th, 2008 at 11:52 pm, Comments: 0

    Clusterstock eloquently and simply explained why the government’s idea to manipulate mortgage rates down to 4.5% is an asinine idea. Vanity Fair has a nice […]

  • Sloppy Seconds
    Posted by on December 3rd, 2008 at 3:08 pm, Comments: 0

    Plaxico Burress was suspended by the NY Giants for the remainder of the season, because he broke the law by firing an illegal handgun, and […]

  • STFU Hank Greenberg!
    Posted by on December 2nd, 2008 at 3:17 pm, Comments: 0

    Clusterstock got me all fired up this morning by pointing out an op-ed in today’s WSJ from former AIG CEO Hank Greenberg. Now, more than […]