Pros And Cons Of The Gig Economy

Americans are increasingly using on-demand services, both as workers and consumers. Here are the major benefits and drawbacks of the gig economy.

Frontier Airlines Tells Customers To Just Fucking Deal With It

‘You’re Uncomfortable For A Few Hours And Then You Get To Be Somewhere Else,’ Says CEO

DENVER—Noting that some discomfort should be expected while traveling to a faraway place in just a few goddamn hours, officials from ultra-low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines reportedly told customers Thursday to just fucking deal with it.

Helpful Man Saves Woman Effort Of Telling Idea To Boss Herself

ATLANTA—In an unprompted act of generosity from one coworker to another, Spryte Logistics employee Ben Graham reportedly took the initiative to share one of Emily Fehrman’s ideas with their boss on Friday, saving her the time and effort of doing it herself.

Fisher-Price Releases New In Utero Fetal Activity Gym

EAST AURORA, NY—Touting it as the perfect tool for entertaining and stimulating the fetus during gestation, Fisher-Price announced the release Wednesday of a new in utero activity gym. “Whether they’re batting at the friendly toucans in order to harden their cartilage into bone or tapping the multicolored light-up palm tree to test out their sense of vision once their eyes open at 28 weeks, the Fisher-Price Rainforest Friends Prenatal Activity Gym is guaranteed to give your fetus a head start and keep it happy and occupied,” said director of marketing Kevin Goldbaum.

It Kind Of Sweet CEO Thinks He Doing Good Job

SEATTLE—Admitting that the sight of him laying out his vision for the company was pretty endearing, employees at Rainier Solutions reported Monday that it was kind of sweet that CEO Greg Warner thinks he is doing a good job.
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J.Crew Debuts New Line Of Stylish Casualwear For Mannequins

NEW YORK—Saying its classic but comfortable fashions should be for everyone, clothing retailer J.Crew unveiled on Wednesday a new line of stylish casualwear specifically designed for mannequins. “Whether they’re hanging out with friends in a window display or standing motionless by the entrance to a menswear section, our new ‘Dolled Up’ apparel line offers ageless, timeless looks for the modern mannequin,” said J.Crew creative director Jenna Lyons, adding that the clothes have been specially hand-dyed in colors that complement mannequins’ stark white skin while the lightweight madras and chambray fabrics won’t weigh down their hollow fiberglass frames. “We’ve tailored these garments to subtly accentuate the nubs where hands and feet should be, but we’ve also manufactured them to be durable enough to withstand being stretched against a permanently bent elbow.” At press time, J.Crew’s mannequin line was discontinued after selling far below expectations.

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