Posted in Sports, Things That Make Me Angry

Rocky’s Dangerous Implications

After the Chicago Cubs won the World Series, several of the players mentioned how they watched the Rocky movies in order to get pumped for their games. I had never seen Rocky, although I knew the basic storyline and had seen the training montage. I’m just not interested enough in boxing. The American Film Institute ranks it the 2nd best sports movie of all time, so why not watch it? It’s rated PG; how bad can it be?

Subtly terrifying. Continue reading “Rocky’s Dangerous Implications”

Posted in Things That Make Me Angry

On Dealing with Restaurant Employees

I am writing this post as a result of an incident that occurred at my favorite fast food restaurant last week. A man went ballistic over something a female employee did. (Notice I didn’t say she made a mistake, because she actually did not). His verbal abuse has been permanently dealt with.

The following are some tips to remember next time you eat out. I am basing this list both on my 11 months experience in the fast food industry and common sense.

Remember that the employees are human beings. As human beings, they are deserving of your respect. Working in a restaurant is not the most glamorous job, nor is it worth $15 an hour, but that does not detract from the employees worth. It certainly does not make them beneath you. I have seen and experienced behavior that the customer thought was sly or funny, but in reality was just rude. Remember that employees have feelings just like you do.

Remember that no matter what the situation is, you never have the right to make an employee cry, ever. Ever. EVER.

Remember that the employees want to get your order right. We want you to have an enjoyable experience and the delicious food that you are craving. Our goal is to make you happy.
Continue reading “On Dealing with Restaurant Employees”