‘Martha Wanted to Wash and Blow-dry the Chickens’Martha disrupts plans to make her seem like less of a perfectionist, Bear Stearns CEO Jimmy Cayne may face arrest (he’d better hide his stash!), and the FBI is slapping anyone who’s ever said the word “mortgage” with criminal charges, in our daily roundup of media, finance, real-estate and law news.
Hearst CEO’s Mom Thinks He May Have An Oedipus ComplexOne of the best things about how much longer people are living these days is that old people are able to get up to so many more high jinks! This week the Village Voice goes to old folks central, Florida, to go for a spin in a Mercedes with Gertrude Ganzi, the 84-year-old mom of Hearst CEO Victor Ganzi. Apparently, Victor and his brothers are involved in a lawsuit against their mother over the family trust. (Their father was one of the founders of the Palm, so it’s a trust worth fighting over.)