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One Bone-Head Mistake From A Former CEO Yahoo CEO Cost The Company $54 Billion (YHOO, BABA)

Here's a painful reminder for Yahoo shareholders. In 2012, then-CEO Scott Thompson agreed to sell 20% of its stake in Alibaba. At the time, Alibaba was a private company with a ~$30 billion valuation. Today, Alibaba is a public company valued at ~$300 billion. Show More Summary

An Invitation for Civilians to Join in Community With Veterans This Veteran's Day and Beyond

Co-authored with Scott Thompson, LMHC, Director of the Veterans Mental Health Coalition of New York City As we gather this Veterans Day to honor those who have served our country on our behalf, let us challenge ourselves to do more for veterans than simply reflect on their sacrifice one day a year. Show More Summary

Jana Backs Dollar Thrifty’s Former Chief to Lead Hertz

The activist hedge fund urged Hertz in a letter to pick as its new chief Scott Thompson, the former head of the Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, a rival rental car provider that Hertz bought for $2.3 billion two years ago.

A Movie Trailer for Disney Pixar’s ‘Monsters, Inc.’ in the Style of Ridley Scott’s Sci-Fi Film ‘Prometheus’

3 months agoOdd : Laughing Squid

Bradford, UK film critic Ross Thompson of The Unusual Suspect (see previously) has created a movie trailer for the 2001 Disney Pixar film Monsters, Inc. in the style of the 2012 sci-fi film Prometheus directed by Ridley Scott. via Tastefully Offensive

Packers should keep both Flynn, Tolzien

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Coach Mike McCarthy should just go ahead and call off the competition for the Green Bay Packers' backup quarterback job and demand that general manager Ted Thompson keep both Matt Flynn and Scott Tolzien on the roster. Maybe Thompson will feel like he cannot afford to use three roster spots on quarterbacks. Show More Summary

A Movie Trailer for the ‘Harry Potter’ Film Series Edited in the Style of ‘Scott Pilgrim vs. the World’

4 months agoOdd : Laughing Squid

Bradford, UK-based film critic Ross Thompson of The Unusual Suspect has created a movie trailer for the Harry Potter film series that’s edited in the style of the 2010 comedy film Scott Pilgrim vs. the World. We previously wrote about Thompson’s movie trailer remixes for Pulp Fiction and the original Star Wars trilogy. Here is […]

My Age of Anxiety

4 months agoNews : Truthdig

By Gabriel Thompson Understanding a fundamental aspect of anxiety—the fear of being revealed—highlights the bravery of Scott Stossel’s book, which explores the author’s lifelong struggle as “a twitchy bundle of phobias, fears, and neuroses.”

Delicious Hannibal Dish: A Familiar Face Returns, New Season 3 Characters

Hannibal stars Caroline Dhavernas, Scott Thompson, Aaron Abrams joined producers Bryan Fuller, Steven Lightfoot, David Slade,Martha DeLaurentiis at Comic-Con on Thursday to discuss thathorrifying cliff-hanger ending to Season 2 and tease...Show More Summary

Thompson Creek Metals' (TC) CEO Jacques Perron on Q1 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Thompson Creek Metals Company, Inc. (TC) Q1 2014 Earnings Conference Call May 13, 2014 10:00 am ET Executives Pam Solly - Director, IR Jacques Perron - CEO & Director Pam Saxton - EVP & CFO Mark Wilson - EVP & CCO Scott Shellhaas - President...Show More Summary

Your 2014 Doug Wright Awards Winners

The Doug Wright Awards For Canadian Cartooning were awarded last night, in an event during TCAF weekend. Scott Thompson hosted. Winners in bold: BEST BOOK Palookaville #21, Seth (Drawn and Quarterly) Paul Joins the Scouts, Michel Rabagliati...Show More Summary

Dem Congressman's Campaign Site Calls Openly Gay GOP Opponent "Mary"

Just like the media made sure sitting Democrat Congressman Bennie Thompson paid no political price for calling Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas an "Uncle Tom," so too will the media give sitting Democrat Congressman Scott Peters...Show More Summary

Palmiotti & Friends Get a Little Raunchy at C2E2

At C2E2, writer/artist Jimmy Palmiotti hosted a panel with Amanda Conner, Cully Hamner, Nicola Scott and Jill Thompson to chat about -- stuff.

AAON's (AAON) CEO Norman Asbjornson on Q1 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

AAON, Inc. (AAON) Q1 2014 Results Earnings Conference Call May 05, 2014 04:15 PM ET Executives Norman Asbjornson - President and CEO Scott Asbjornson - Chief Financial Officer Rebecca Thompson - Chief Accounting Officer Analysts JoeShow More Summary

KY: Lexington Bicyclists' Help Sought in Long-Range Study Conducted Largely with Phone App

The idea is to collect information directly from bicyclists on such things as where they ride and how often, the routes they follow, and their reasons for riding, according to Scott Thompson, Lexington's bike and pedestrian coordina...

Thompson: Mixed Feelings Regarding Gates' Edu-Philanthropy

F. Scott Fitzgerald said that we must “hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.” I joined conservative Rick Hess in reaching out to the Gates Foundation, urging them to research the ways that poverty undermines their “teacher quality” approach to school reform. Show More Summary

'Hannibal' Season 2 video: Laurence Fishburne and Scott Thompson examine Jack Crawford

Here's the thing: When a show as serious and dark as "Hannibal" has an actor like Scott Thompson (from "The Kids in the Hall") wandering around, you have to have fun sometimes, right? That's probably the thought behind this "Laurence...Show More Summary

Go, Look: DWAs Announce Scott Thompson's Return As Host

And Ethan Rilly drew him. Alex Fellows provides the official poster, and you should go there to see it; it's quite handsome.

[TV] “Hannibal” Is Actually a Very Dark Comedy

It’s always hilarious watching people unknowingly eat their co-workers. TVGuide has shared their latest “Post Mortem with Scott Thompson,” a web series hosted by the actor who plays Hannibal’s lab geek Jimmy, in which show creator Bryan Fuller explains how he was lured to the project… it wasn’t with fava beans and a nice chianti. […]

Are All Fiction Writers Tormented?

Robert Louis Stevenson. Philip K. Dick. Hunter S. Thompson. Ernest Hemingway. F. Scott Fitzgerald. William Styron. John Cheever. Raymond Carver. Jack Kerouac. John Kennedy Toole. Truman Capote. Hubert Selby. William Faulkner. David Foster Wallace. Show More Summary

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