Satire for a Sad Economy

Last Updated Oct 25, 2008 12:23 PM EDT

When the sky starts falling, laugh it off. Sequoia's Capital's infamous memo-of-doom gets skewered by the "Whiner Jerkins" memo put together by Matt Maroon.

He has a post on the memo and why he thinks Sequoia's advice is smart -- if a bit late-stage.

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    Michael Fitzgerald writes about innovation and other big ideas in business for publications like the New York Times, The Economist, Fast Company, Inc. and CIO. He’s worked as a writer or editor at Red Herring, ZDNet, TechTV and Computerworld, and has received numerous awards as a writer and editor. Most recently, his piece on the hacker collective the l0pht won the 2008 award for best trade piece from the American Society of Journalists and Authors. He was also a 2007 Templeton-Cambridge Journalism Fellow in Science and Religion.