Lay Me Down in the Cold Cold Ground


Former Enron CEO Ken Lay is dead, felled by a heart attack while vacationing (?) in Aspen. The Houston Chronicle insta-obituary includes this fascinating factoid:

Lay took a job in Houston in 1965 as a senior economist at Humble Oil…

Those early lessons really stuck, huh?

You can read Michael Lynch's 2002 wrap-up of the Enron scandal here. Gene Callahan and Greg Kaza's hymn to one of Enron's money-making methods is here.