First, Olbermann himself exploded on Twitter less than an hour after getting fired, accusing Current TV bosses Al Gore and Joel Hyatt of being incompetent and dishonest and vowing to sue them.
And now, Olbermann's team have apparently spent considerable time with Howard Kurtz of the Daily Beast, showing Kurtz a trail of emails designed to prove their case.
Olbermann's aggressive outreach has also obscured a key point:
Olbermann's ratings on Current TV were horrible.
And it's hard to see how Olbermann doesn't bear a big portion of the blame for that.