The History of Patrick Byrne’s Sith Lord

If you like to read about delusional rantings and paranoid conspiracy theories, you can’t help but follow full-time message board poster Patrick Byrne. He moonlights as the CEO of failing online retailer Overstock.com (NASDAQ:OSTK), but his real purpose in life is uncovering conspiracies. The funny thing is that if Byrne was a little more lucid, … Read more The History of Patrick Byrne’s Sith Lord

Video of Patrick Byrne discussing the Sith Lord’s fax machine at CNBC

I couldn’t make up stuff this good if I tried. Seriously. The things that Patrick Byrne, CEO of Overstock.com (NASDAQ:OSTK) says are a journalist’s dream. (Yes, if Byrne can think of himself as a journalist, so can I!) I reported the other day on his comments about the secret fax machine at CNBC. Here’s the … Read more Video of Patrick Byrne discussing the Sith Lord’s fax machine at CNBC

Patrick Byrne’s delusions

More delusional talk from Patrick Byrne, CEO of POS Overstock.com. From Herb Greenberg at Marketwatch: Speaking on the Fox Business Channel today to my friend Liz Claman, [Byrne] said: “I think that there’s been an unhealthy collusion developed between certain short sellers and certain journalists. They center around your competitor, CNBC. I happen to know … Read more Patrick Byrne’s delusions

A bit of irony from Patrick Byrne, CEO of Overstock.com

Recently a countersuit was filed by Gradient Analytics against Overstock.com (NASDAQ:OSTK) and Patrick Byrne, claiming that the company and Byrne engaged in a smear campaign after negative reports on Overstock were issued by Gradient. The suit includes allegations that Overstock and Byrne committed acts of defamation, tortuous interference with prospective business relations, and unfair business … Read more A bit of irony from Patrick Byrne, CEO of Overstock.com

The Sith Lord Rears His Ugly Head Again

The Sith Lord lives on, according to Overstock.com (NASDAQ:OSTK) CEO Patrick Byrne. I am thankful that we have Wacky Patty to look out for the interests of investors. He gave a speech March 3rd at the University of Utah, and the school newspaper wrote about his comments. And who would have guessed that Byrne was … Read more The Sith Lord Rears His Ugly Head Again

NAACP Wants Patrick Byrne of Overstock.com to Apologize

Patrick Byrne, CEO of Overstock.com made a teeny little goof this week. Well, okay… it wasn’t so teeny. It was pretty bad. Byrne was part of a debate on school vouchers in Utah, which he favors. During the debate, he said that when minority students don’t graduate from high school, “you might as well burn … Read more NAACP Wants Patrick Byrne of Overstock.com to Apologize

Sam Antar v. Patrick Byrne of Overstock.com

The regular readers of this blog are familiar with the issues at Overstock.com. The company can’t turn a profit to save its life, but CEO Patrick Byrne blames that on short sellers. The fact is that the financial statements have some curious things in them, but Byrne never gets around to actually straightening out all … Read more Sam Antar v. Patrick Byrne of Overstock.com

Patrick Byrne and his three stooges

Last week, Overstock.com CEO Patrick Bryne celebrated an apparent victory in court. Overstock is suing Gradient Analytics and Rocker Partners over some negative reports that were issued about Overstock. Of course, the negative reports weren’t negative because Overstock is a crappy company. No, the negative reports were negative simply because there is a Sith Lord … Read more Patrick Byrne and his three stooges