So Conrad Black is being hustled off to jail. While he adjusts to the loss of his luxurious lifestyle, the disgraced press baron has opportunities to keep himself busy. Between time on the weight room and quality time with his fellow embezzlers and racketeers, he’s been offered a gig writing for the New York Sun:
He was also the guest of honour at a small farewell party at the Breakers hotel, where guests play croquet beside an extravagant Italian Renaissance-style building modelled on the Villa Medici in Rome. His host was reported to be Seth Lipsky, a conservative New York newspaper editor who has invited Black to contribute articles from his cell.”
Coming up next: Conrad Black’s prison diaries.