In the Hindsight is 20/20 department, one sign that lets you know this company is doomed: Basing your company on AOL Time Warner. Hollywood talent agency The Firm laid off most of its staff last Friday according to a Variety article by Dana Harris. Britney Murphy & Jeff Kwatinetz; Photo - WireImageHarris also writes, "Firm co-chairman and CEO Jeff Kwatinetz once claimed that he wanted his company to be a model of multimedia synergy not unlike AOL Time Warner." Hee hee. The Firm is home to Leonardo DiCarprio, Cameron Diaz, Vin Diesel, and Samuel L. Jackson.

Jeff Kwatinetz is currently dating Brittany Murphy. Gothamist guesses someone has to. But why?

Gothamist on Pete Yorn, the brother of The Firm co-chairman Rick Yorn.