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What you can learn about Elon Musk from the movie he helped produce almost 20 years ago

March 24, 2024 What you can learn about Elon Musk from the movie he helped produce almost 20 years ago The worldview of 2005’s ‘Thank You for Smoking’ offers a surprising glimpse of the Tesla CEO’s personal views today. BY Joe Berkowitz “Few people on this planet know what it is to be truly despised,” says … Continue reading What you can learn about Elon Musk from the movie he helped produce almost 20 years ago

Twitter’s former CEO and other execs are suing Elon Musk and X for $128 million in unpaid severance

Twitter’s former CEO and other execs are suing Elon Musk and X for $128 million in unpaid severance The group says Musk “made up a fake cause” for their firing to avoid paying them. Karissa Bell   Tue, Mar 5, 2024 Anadolu via Getty Images A group of former Twitter executives, including former CEO Parag … Continue reading Twitter’s former CEO and other execs are suing Elon Musk and X for $128 million in unpaid severance

Elon Musk will have to testify in SEC’s Twitter probe after all

Elon Musk will have to testify in the SEC’s Twitter probe after all It’s just “one more day of depositions to survive and it’s over,” the judge said. Richard Lai   Updated Fri, Dec 15, 2023 Elon Musk Despite Elon Musk’s earlier attempts to avoid further testifying for the Twitter-takeover investigation, his luck appears to … Continue reading Elon Musk will have to testify in SEC’s Twitter probe after all

Elon Musk responds to companies that pulled ads from X: ‘Go fuck yourself’

Elon Musk responds to companies that pulled ads from X: ‘Go fuck yourself’ X CEO and former advertising executive Linda Yaccarino reportedly sat “stone-faced” during the tirade. Karissa Bell   Thu, Nov 30, 2023 Slaven Vlasic via Getty Images Elon Musk, facing the fact that an already financially-precarious X could be poised to lose another … Continue reading Elon Musk responds to companies that pulled ads from X: ‘Go fuck yourself’

Elon Musk biopic: Darren Aronofsky is the perfect director for A24’s film, but now comes the hard part

  By Michael Grothaus November 18, 2023 Elon Musk seems to be everywhere, so why not on the big screen, too? That’s where audiences will find him, or at least a version of him, now that arthouse studio and critical hit maker A24 has acquired the film rights to adapt Walter Isaacson’s Elon Musk biography, … Continue reading Elon Musk biopic: Darren Aronofsky is the perfect director for A24’s film, but now comes the hard part

SpaceX workers face above-average injury rates as Musk prioritizes Mars over safety, report finds

SpaceX workers face above-average injury rates as Musk prioritizes Mars over safety, report finds A Reuters investigation found hundreds of previously unreported injuries. Cheyenne MacDonald   Sun, Nov 12, 2023 Veronica Cardenas / reuters A Reuters investigation into unsafe working conditions at SpaceX has uncovered more than 600 injuries going back to 2014 that have … Continue reading SpaceX workers face above-average injury rates as Musk prioritizes Mars over safety, report finds

Elon Musk isn’t the only one who lost a ton of money on X this year

  By Allan Sloan November 03, 2023 If you’re a fan of financial fiascos, you’ve probably been having a great time reading stories marking the recent one-year anniversary of Elon Musk’s troubled Twitter takeover.  By my math, which is based on the value that Fidelity places on the X shares owned by its mutual funds, … Continue reading Elon Musk isn’t the only one who lost a ton of money on X this year

Leadership experts on why Elon Musk contagion is a nightmare scenario for workers

  By Emily Price October 05, 2023 When Elon Musk took over Twitter in October of last year, he made headlines for his abrasive management style. The takeover, described by The New York Times as “two weeks of chaos,” resulted in widespread layoffs and employee lawsuits, and reportedly caused managers to vomit into trash cans. … Continue reading Leadership experts on why Elon Musk contagion is a nightmare scenario for workers