"On one final note, I received a few letters asking me if I was aware when I wrote my Goldman piece that there actually is such an animal as a vampire squid, and if perhaps I’m not sorry now to have defamed this beautiful animal. The answer is yes (I’d seen documentaries) and yes. Apologies to Vampyroteuthis infernalis (literally, the vampire squid from hell)."
-- Matt Taibbi, apologizing to the vampire squid for having compared Goldman Sachs to it in his scathing piece in the early-July issue of Rolling Stone
(h/t The Daily Banter)