Layoffs At ESPN; Sadly, Skip Bayless Seems Safe

Just when you think the economy is getting better, bad news from Bristol, Conn.; ESPN is laying off 100 employees. The cuts will span a wide variety of positions, “from production assistants up to executive roles,” which is probably why the network is currently auditioning puppets. They cost less and almost never lose their tempers on the set.

ESPN, Bristol

This news is like learning that The Empire is cutting jobs midway through construction of the Death Star. But it does give us the opportunity to marvel at the unparalleled example of corporate speak below — can one expect anything less from a company that calls itself the Worldwide Leader?

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