Former Brick editor Pete Humes has penned a revealing piece, “Brick Weekly: Thirty Days Dead and Gone,” offering fresh insight for those who have been curious about what has been the sketchy story of his recent departure from Media General’s “alternative” weekly tabloid.
...Is it true that they escorted you out of the building in a Hannibal Lecter-style stretcher and face mask? Did the HR Department perform a full cavity search before letting you leave? Did you cry? What really happened with Brick?Humes’ humorous and classy piece won't disappoint his fans; click here to read the rest of what amounts to a scoop at RVANews.
Contrary to some reports, I was not removed from my position. My departure was voluntary, so I can’t really play the squashed-under-the-boot-heel-of-The-Man card. It’s important for people to know that I’m not a victim any more than the crazy guy from that grizzly movie who was torn into beef jerky. I knew what I was getting into and I figured it was going to end messy.