Tagged: money

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standard gratuity

Continuing the subject of what to tip your server for bad service comes this AP article seen in the Washington Post: Waiters’ Tip Fight Grows One former waiter, Yakup Ulutas, is proposing restaurants change the system. Ulutas, a 36 year-old...

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we all scream…

No cookies baked yet, but here’s a coupon for $1 off a 20 oz. smoothie or ice cream shake at Coldstone Creamery. *insert ‘brings all the boys to the yard’ pun here*

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It’s like throwing money away!

No wait, it is throwing money away. Jay-Z leads Cristal boycott | CNN In a special summer issue of The Economist magazine, Frederic Rouzaud, managing director of Louis Roederer, said the company viewed the affection for his company’s champagne from...

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and now, the funny

From Pass Fail Studios comes another X-Men spoof: He could try Google… And this is probably just amusing to me, because I’ve heard many an excuse as to why people don’t ride metro when they should just say, “I don’t...

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when I look back on my ordinary life

The lesson is: save early and save often! gmail sorta crashed up my browser (it really can be a firefox killer) and I lost all the fun and wit of my post. For a moment you think, “F_ck it, I’m...

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pros and cons

Sure it’s great to get a bonus from your company. It just sucks that those wages are taxable. When eyes scan from “Gross Pay” to “Net Pay” you can cue the studio audience, “Awwwww.” Still it’s kinda nice to have...

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cheap(er) movie goodness!

Printable coupon from the NYT for a $5 ticket to some Loews Cineplex theaters. Looks like in DC, it’s just the Wisconsin Ave theater, and only Mon thru Thurs, and likely not valid on opening week/special engagements and expires on...

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peapod virgin no more!

Well, it’s official. At the ripe young age of mumblety-something, I am officially too tired/lazy/etc to get my own damn groceries from the store. My first Peapod order arrived today and I think I’m already hooked. It was pretty simple.....

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quoteable quoteables

From an article reviewing the recently released “Office Space: Special Edition With Flair” dvd. Although there’s been talk of a sequel — mostly on the studio’s part, not Judge’s — [Ron] Livingston himself is ambivalent. “If Mike [Judge] figured out...

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if the name fits – whole paycheck

If the Name “Whole Paycheck” fits… | Accidental Hedonist I first heard the name “Whole Paycheck” from Moose.. and like most local/cultural nicknames, I had no idea what he was talking about. Then again, if I hadn’t pestered people to...

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Keep the Change!

Bank of America | Keep the Change Every time you buy something with a Bank of America Visa debit card, we’ll round up your purchase to the nearest dollar amount and transfer the difference from your checking to your savings...

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royalties to Rich Hall

WMATA decided to introduce some new sniglets in an ad campaign, and the DCist is skewering their choices and providing much more relevant ones of their own. I read that Metro paid their ad agency 1.73 million dollars to come...

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hommina, hommina…

NCsoft Unveils Single Subscription Rate for City of Villains and City of Heroes Players “Both games can be played on their own and will provide satisfying and exciting online adventures,” said Jack Emmert, creative director for Cryptic Studios, “By keeping...