Sunday, November 18, 2012

Smaug the CEO?

I didn't know this, but I guess Forbes did a countdown of the fifteen richest fictional characters at all time.  It's good, or perhaps not entirely coincidental, that the upcoming The Hobbit's primary nemesis, Smaug the Tremendous, came in at a whopping estimated $62 billion, enough to make Bill Gates green with envy. He even beat out Scrooge McDuck - and that's saying something.  But then, a note to CEOs and tycoons everywhere: due to his arrogance he ended up losing it all  to a hobbit and a clever thrush.  So those resting high on the mounds of electronic wealth stored in our nation's economic infrastructure beware!

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