Deep Emancipation

Sonny Wu is a Four-Flushing Cad (GSR)

I will not comment on current or future matters at Overstock.com. However, as Faulkner said, “The past is never dead. It is not even...
Patrick Byrne
15 min read

Lights Turned Off By “Democracy Dies in Darkness” Washington…

The story thus far: Abha Bhattarai of the WashingtonPost wrote an article on me. Read it and my deconstruction thereof here: Come See the...
Patrick Byrne
34 sec read

So What Did You Think of the Sausage? Vote…

It is somewhat of a seller’s market at the moment: journalists are banging at my door (figuratively), documentary makers wish to speak with me,...
Patrick Byrne
1 min read

Come See the Sausage Being Made

The Washington Post has published an online piece by Abha Bhattarai, who tells me that it (or, I sense, a longer version) will be...
Patrick Byrne
27 min read

The Big O: A Closing Word

Nothing is more tacky than an ex-CEO hanging around his former firm and kibitzing what they are doing. On the other hand, given that...
Patrick Byrne
8 min read

A Message to My Former Colleagues at Overstock

Dear Erstwhile Teammates,                As you will learn from an SEC filing today, over this past week all my shares in OSTK were sold....
Patrick Byrne
5 min read

The SEC Cries “Bazoomba!”

A man moves to a new town and is invited to a locals’ poker game hosted by that town’s grandee. The newcomer goes to...
Patrick Byrne
6 min read

On Any Other Day That Might Seem Strange

Yesterday the shares on loan in OSTK actually increased by 170,000. Given that OSTK is indeed on the Reg SHO list, that should not...
Patrick Byrne
7 sec read

What’s Crazier: The SEC or the Truth About James…

News from the grassroots of Wall Street has been reaching me. An old friend from Staten Island, who seems to be wired into most...
Patrick Byrne
2 min read

Philosophy, Poker, & Pigeons

“If you ever sit down at a poker table and in 15 minutes you haven’t figured out who the pigeon is, you’re the pigeon.”...
Patrick Byrne
16 min read