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Dismissed in the Interests of Justice: The incredible(and I mean incredible) true story of how a comedian, Tig Notaro, saved her brand by destroying a life

"Holy shit. This is... insane..."

Yes it was. Yes it is. Stone cold crazy, batshit, baying at the moon, barking a loony tune. Straight up straight jacket stuff.

"...And, yet," he said, "it's kind of... sexy."

Sexy?

Only in Los Angeles would a lawyer, perusing reams of legalese -- chronicling a three year journey into hell -- think, 'hey this is hot.'

On the surface, he was looking at a case involving an illegal restraining order, used by an infamous law firm - as a retaliatory weapon to stop internet postings, and then as a way to sabotage a defamation lawsuit.

In other words, you sue our client, we set it up so you get destroyed. A vicious business but hardly exciting. The tactic doesn't even have a snazzy Latin name, just a boring old American one - extra judicial strategy.

Big Whoop. People lie. Lawyers suck. Water is wet. But, unbutton one more button and you'll see that she or he, has the goods.

We are talking a misdemeanor pursue…

Kroll Show Review - Is show business safe from Nick Kroll's check writing prowess? Answer: Nope

Jules Kroll is a very successful and BUSY man.







He is easily worth ten billion, and he has thousands of powerful people, on his payroll, or in his debt. (We'll really get to him if you keep reading.) 

This article in Business Week http://www.businessweek.com/stories/1998-11-08/jules-kroll-danger-is-his-business  gives a compelling overview: 


In the late 1970s, he(Jules Kroll) helped create a new market for corporate investigations. A onetime Manhattan assistant district attorney, he realized that corporations would pay big for an investigative firm that could dig out employee fraud and other malfeasance.
He recruited a savvy coterie of former CIA spies, FBI agents, and prosecutors by paying them as much as twice their public-sector salaries.

But there's more to Kroll's success than waving big paychecks at top talent. He has long inspired loyalty among his staff by remembering the names of even the lowliest clerical workers. He once even lent one promising young investigator the …

Winners of the Tour De Farce- Tig Notaro and Lance Armstrong

Winners of the Tour De Farce- Lance Armstrong and Tig Notaro.

Andy Langer, a writer for the Texas Monthly, filed what was termed an, " Exclusive," on October 5th  2012.
http://www.texasmonthly.com/story/exclusive-lance-armstrong-talks-candidly-about-cancer-and-comedy


In this curious piece, Langer was headed to Lance Armstrong’s Austin home, for an interview. The first since the scandal truly broke. 

These were not Lance’s halcyon days where most interviews revolved around how wonderful he was.
Langer couldn't marvel or fawn about Lance's defiance of odds. Odds that became even more impressive when he faced stage four testicular cancer. A Superman for the modern era -- who not only didn't die when faced with terminal illness, but seemed to prosper.

Lance was not just a success, but a savior of sorts: Massive cancer charity with Livestrong. Yellow bracelets on wrists throughout the world. His steely athleticism in the face of sickness-- an inspiration to those who saw la…