"If you think what's going on right now is a joke, and you want to joke around about it, you should pick your stuff up and leave Patch today," he says. Moments later, Armstrong apparently sees Lenz and fires him: "Abel put that camera down right now. Abel you're fired. Out." Armstrong told investors during the New York-based company's second-quarter earnings conference call on Aug. 7 that Patch will be profitable by the end of the year. That's not that too far away. Who might be next to go? AOL shares, which have gained 26% this year, were falling 0.6% in mid-day trading to $37.29. -- Written by Leon Lazaroff in New York >To contact the writer of this article, click here: LeonLazaroff.>.