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Jeff Bezos, please check your inbox

I'm going to send Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos an email ... just because I can.

Bezos, no doubt, is reading plenty of emails right now after being lambasted in a New York Times article fueled by horror stories from current and former employees depicting a work environment that makes the New York Jets locker room sound like Disney World. No, Bezos has never broken a coworker's jaw with a single punch. But, the article alleges, he presides over a "Survivor"-like culture where 2 a.m. emails and crying at one's desk are commonplace, and employees scheme with one another to sabotage unpopular coworkers.

Faster than you can say, "next day shipping," Bezos fired back,...