07/05/2009 05:12 am ET Updated Nov 17, 2011

The 'Funemployed' Enjoy Unemployment

What most people would call unemployment, Van Gorkom embraced as "funemployment."

While millions of Americans struggle to find work as they face foreclosures and bankruptcy, others have found a silver lining in the economic meltdown. These happily jobless tend to be single and in their 20s and 30s. Some were laid off. Some quit voluntarily, lured by generous buyouts.

Read more on Los Angeles Times