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KILLING MY CAREER

Vintage CHANEL: Fashion Week Special

September 5, 2014 Many years before I killed my career I was the Chanel Ready-to-Wear Specialist at Saks Fifth Avenue in Phoenix. It was at the time my dream job.  It was my second job where I had a base salary and a commission structure attached, although...

Johnson & Johnson’s (JNJ) DePuy Synthes Ran “Amok” Marketing Pinnacle Hips-Jury Told

September 4, 2014 #ForcedAccountabilityJNJ #PRSpinUnSpunJNJ #JNJCleanUpYourMesh #JNJExecutivesBannedForLife Johnson & Johnson's subsidiary DePuy Synthes' first of their 6,000 federal cases for a hip implant known as Pinnacle began in Dallas under U.S. District Judge Ed Kinkeade this week.  These cases are different from the Johnson & Johnson DePuy Synthes' ASR hip...

FDA Better Late Than Never: Mass Recall Largest Ever Recorded

September 3, 2014 The situation with medical device and the FDA is often thought of as a chicken/egg situation.  Did device companies purposely set out to cut corners and save money first or was the FDA full of fuck ups that didn't know how to do...

Johnson & Johnson What Doesn’t Kill YOU Makes THEM Stronger

September 2, 2014 #CleanUpYourMeshJNJ #CleanUpYourMeshFDA Johnson & Johnson's DePuy Synthes was in the news last week recalling a CMF Distraction System used on children; and, today the companies are in the news again facing a new round of lawsuits blamed for poisoning patients.  That's not to be confused...

Startup Hero: Gesche Haas & Senate Zero: Kirsten Gillibrand

August 19, 2014 UPDATED: September 2, 2014 Senator Kirsten Gillibrand spoke out about some of her male counterparts who noticed her weight  with unkind phrases like:  “Good thing you’re working out, because you wouldn’t want to get porky!” Her response: “Thanks, a—hole.” A southern congressman once held Gillibrand’s arm...

Well Funded Fraud Throughout the Ages: C. David Heymann

August 31, 2014 This site likes nothing more than when a fraud is exposed; and, David Cay Johnston's piece in Newsweek exposes how some in the publishing world turned a blind eye to now deceased best-selling author C. David Heymann's penchant for fabrication. In May 2012, Heymann fell...