Archive: Enronia

Love Letter to a Letter

During Enron's brief, Icarian lifespan, the company was known by its logo -- the tilted E. A block of granite occupies the wedge outside Enron's headquarters that once held a prominent example of its constructivist heraldry. (Frank Ahrens-The Washington Post) A capital sans-serif E, rotated 45 degrees counterclockwise, was the...

By Frank Ahrens | April 23, 2006; 09:30 AM ET | Comments (4) | TrackBack (0)

... Where No Corporation Has Gone Before

Those of you who know me, or may have read me, are surely surprised that I've been writing a blog for nearly three weeks now and have yet to make a "Star Trek" reference. The wait is over. Two things happened on Friday that led me to remember a third...

By Frank Ahrens | April 22, 2006; 01:56 AM ET | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Cover Boys of the '90s

In yesterday's testimony, former Enron general counsel James Derrick said part of his favorable impression of former chief financial officer Andrew S. Fastow -- who has pleaded guilty to fraud, is cooperating with the government and faces up to 10 years in prison -- was crafted by the great press...

By Frank Ahrens | April 6, 2006; 07:20 AM ET | Comments (1) | TrackBack (0)

 

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