peHUB Second Opinion 12.14

Fred Wilson: “We’re losing more deals than ever. I’m cheap.” 

Merry Christmas, Yahoo employees! You’re totally fired.

Foursquare’s Dennis Crowley checks in to Charity:Ball in New York, where he’s voted among the best-dressed.

Julian Assange makes history even when he’s just sitting around in a bail application hearing. #twitterruling

From the it-was-nice-while-it-lasted files: Stimulus programs and tax cuts for alternative energy programs will run out in two weeks.

The best and worst airlines for holiday travel. (Hint: if you are booked on Frontier Airlines, don’t even bother packing your suitcase.)

Bain’s Stephen Pagliuca on IPOs and LBOs.

The challenge of selling Yoplait.

The New Yorker gets lazy this week, observing that Groupon isn’t a revolutionary company.