For Immediate Release Fridays


(Einstein’s green bagels for St. Patty’s)

This look at bad news issued on Friday night includes a pharma company hitting back at the Times, funky seafood at two supermarket chains, a sex trafficking case (not Spitzer + Kristen), and National Lampoon’s search for earnings:

Eli Lilly calls assertions made in a New York Times story ‘flat out wrong’

Both Stop & Shop, and Giant supermarkets announce voluntary recall of potentially funky Slade Gorton brand langostinos

National Lampoon (Amex: NLN) counting on “Bag Boy” for improved earnings. I didn’t know the makers of Van Wilder II were beholden to shareholders.

The pimp known as “Magnificent” pleads guilty in New York / Connecticut sex trafficking case

In better news, you can again enjoy green bagels with your green beer on St. Patrick’s Day.