Long Gone

My first job out of college, I was fired. I used two words with my editor that proved career limiting. I have quit with no notice; I've given two weeks and had cake on my last day. I've signed paperwork at the long conference room table twice. And I've had a farewell so tearful I wore sunglasses as I said goodbye.

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Weekend Note of Nov. 20

We have no illusions that this is the first WTF knife kill for a game that's been out for two weeks, and played by millions online since its release. Another year, another Call of Duty, another crazy across-the-map blind knife kill, right? There have been many already, some coming before the game's official release…

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Oh, Deer

Oh, Deer | Wildlife officers in Florida killed a 16-foot Burmese Python that was a bit ... distended. Inside it was the intact carcass of a 76-pound deer. [South Florida Water Management District, via AP]