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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Op-Ed Sparks Whole Foods Boycott

Whole Foods CEO John Mackey wrote an op-ed for the Wall Street Journal in which he said that health care was not a right guaranteed by the Constitution, prompting a nationwide boycott of the organic grocery chain. Here are some of the other statements in the piece that infuriated customers:

  • "I use the sales from my organic meatballs to decorate the outside of my house with jewels."
  • "I like organic produce only because there's less of a chance that a Mexican picked it."
  • "You won't find too many good-looking chicks at my stores. For that, you've got to go to Ralphs."
  • "The word 'biodynamic' doesn't mean a damn thing. I made it up."
  • "I could never really get into Neil Young."
  • "Whole Foods offers free samples mainly to distract men while I have sex with their girlfriends and wives."
  • "Pirate's Booty is strictly for fags."
  • "Fuck NPR!"

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