Posts Tagged ‘Madoff’

The Morning After


February 7th, 2011 Posted 8:32 am

Hmm. I’ve seen Bernie in worse shape than this, but not often. The good news is we won some money last night. I even saw it for a while. The bad news is how much got spent. It was probably nice of Bernie to buy a round for everyone at the Dry Gulch, but wouldn’t one have been enough? And then there was that little dude with an idea for a start-up for out-Madoffing the Madoffs of the world, whatever that might mean. Did some kind of paper get signed? I don’t want to think about it.

Great Super Bowl party down there! And thanks, Melanie,  for the flea-flicker diagram.


Good Bernie, Bad Bernie


February 23rd, 2009 Posted 8:21 am

I missed most of Bernie’s speech at the detectives convention on account of sudden sleepiness – I’m sure you know how that is – but I’d already caught most of it when he was practicing on the way up to Vegas. It was all about this other guy named Bernie, kind of confusing at first, until I realized this other Bernie was a perp. Were we on his trail? Was this going to end with me grabbing him by the pantleg? Bernie Madoff – that was his name. Bernie – my Bernie – said you could tell a lot about a certain type of criminal mind from the smirk on Bernie Madoff’s face the day he was on the loose on Lexington Avenue. Some perps, he said, think they’re the smartest dude on the planet, and that’s their weakness. Lexington Avenue: never heard of it, but I’ll be on the lookout now that we’re back home in the Valley. Message to Bernie Madoff: watch out. My Bernie is always the smartest guy in the room.


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