“We’re not happy with it, but the whole sector has been creamed. I don’t think we have a lot of control over it. All we can do is execute.”

Salon.com CEO Michael O’Donnell, on Wall Street’s way harsh reactions to the company’s disappointing revenue figures, which certainly couldn’t have anything to do with O’Donnell’s inability to keep his VP of sales and CFO on board, Inside.com, 26 May 2000