I'm all about cheap and easy content right now given than I'm up to my ass in work projects, so the latest person I can be grateful to is Mary Elizabeth Williams.
She churned out a really decent little piece today in Salon on what seems to be a favorite subject around here lately: how saying something really rash and stupid -- but more than a little offensive -- can put your career on the line.
Or in the case of Megan Fox, get you fired outright.
Or in the case of John Galliano, get you fired and put on trial.
There's no doubt, as we've seen quite a bit recently, that there's occasionally a hefty price to be paid for shooting your mouth off, but to her credit M-Liz looks a little deeper into the two cases cited above.
Salon: The New High Price of Mouthing Off/6.21.11