Internal Memo for Wednesday, 6/12/19

Hello Rich White Theatergoers,

Whoops, that’s redundant.

Who watched the Tonys on Sunday?! Those musical numbers were even more electrifying on TV… and that is sad.

BUSINESS.

Bradley Cooper has broken up with girlfriend Irina Shayk, just four months after his A Star Is Born co-star Lady Gaga broke off her engagement to Christian Carino. The two are reportedly looking for a piano.

As her mother awaits sentencing in the Operation Varsity Blues college admissions scandal, the daughter of Felicity Huffman and William H. Macy has graduated from high school. In lieu of gifts, she has asked that friends and family fuck off and die.

Anna from Legal, good luck defending Comcast against claims of racial discrimination in front of the Supreme Court! You always did like a challenge.

Justin Bieber tweeted Sunday that he would like to fight Tom Cruise “in the octagon.” Cruise responded that Bieber should stop talking before he ended up like the last person who wanted to fight him, Shelly Miscavige.

The Illinois state legislature has officially approved the use of recreational marijuana by adults in the state. Donald Trump has responded by sending National Guard troops to Chicago.

Jerry, you did not survive Chernobyl.

An estimated 1.03 million protesters flooded the streets of Hong Kong Sunday to oppose a proposed law that would allow the local government to extradite fugitives to places such as mainland China and Macau. “We are very angry,” one protestor told the South China Morning Post, “that nobody realizes this is a gay pride parade.”

An English woman has been arrested after she punctured the famous “baby Trump” balloon flown by protesters to mark the businessman’s recent visit to the UK. “Yes! Yes! I stabbed baby Trump!” the woman was heard shouting as police led her away, “And I didn’t have to go back in time to do it!”

Have you ever dreamed of working for a Fortune 500 company? Well work harder! We didn’t qualify yet again.

A series of photos appearing to depict a pregnant Marilyn Monroe are being sold for $90,000. Monroe’s estate has disputed the authenticity of the photos, which also show John F. Kennedy pointing at the actress’ belly and mouthing “That’s mine.”

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has announced that, due to security concerns, the redesign of the $20 bill featuring Harriet Tubman will be delayed until 2028. “This design must be implemented correctly, as it would be much easier to counterfeit,” Mnuchin said in a statement, “because all black people look the same.”

Hadestown… that’s the sequel to On The Town, right?

Oh, who gives a fuck.

-The Chairman

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Internal Memo for Wednesday, 5/22/19

Valar Morghulis.

Valar Dohaeris.

Valar… Business.

For the first time ever, a great white shark has been spotted in the Long Island Sound. The shark settled near Greenwich, Connecticut, where it easily blended in.

At an annual charity hockey game in which he scored eight goals, Russian President Vladimir Putin tripped over a rug on the ice while waving to fans. Putin called the incident “an act of NATO aggression that will not be tolerated.”

Congratulations, Anna from Legal, on publishing your first book! Dukakis: An Erotic Journey can’t not be a hit.

A record 13.6 million viewers took in the series finale of Game of Thrones Sunday night, all from the same HBOGO account.

In further Thrones news, when conservative website The Daily Wire turned a quote from character Syrio Forel into a meme disparaging socialism, the actor who plays Forel, Milton Yerolemou, took to Twitter to express his displeasure. Many conservatives were surprised to learn that someone in a show that glorifies torture and inherited wealth while breaking all of the promises made to its supporters over the years did not share their views.

Jerry, you are not the new Matlock.

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison was re-elected last week, despite his Liberal-National Coalition trailing in the polls for over two years. Donald Trump reportedly called to congratulate Morrison on his “big victory” and urged him not to take the country in the direction of its neighbor, Germany.

Taiwan has become the first Asian country to legalize same-sex marriage. Under the “one China” policy, the preceding sentence is nonsense.

Thanks to everyone who came out last Saturday to commemorate the ninth anniversary of Joe Sestak’s historic victory over Arlen Specter in the 2010 US Senate Democratic primary in Pennsylvania! That was some gooooood scrapple.

Actress Scarlett Johansson is engaged to SNL performer Colin Jost. “Scarlett’s already been married twice, which shows that love is a fleeting thing that ends not with eternal happiness but a bitter and lasting disappointment that strips us of our innocence and forces us to confront our own mortality in ways that lead to self-harm and perhaps the harm of others,” Johansson’s publicist said in a statement. “And the couple is very happy.”

Washington has become the first state to allow human remains to be composted. “This is an outrage,” one lawmaker who opposed the measure told reporters, “people will be rolling in their graves.”

You know nothing, Jon Sno- er, David Benioff.

Seriously, fuck that guy.

-The Chairman

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Internal Memo for Wednesday, 2/7/18

Great news, ingrates! I, your most trusted and powerful kin- I mean, chairman, now have…

wait for it…

A TWITTER FEED.

🙌🙌🙌

“Bang it” here, as the kids say, for the latest in erotic witticisms and company paraphernalia.

Take your time. We’ll be here when you’re done.

BUSINESS.

Unscrupulous ridesharing giant Uber has unveiled its latest project: Uber Elevate, a service that would bring flight to urban commuting. No word yet on whether pilots will talk to you.

Actor John Stamos has married Caitlin McHugh, who is the same age as the Olsen twins.

Hey Anna from Legal, are you the stock market? Cause you were gettin DOWN at the company happy hour!

Erstwhile comedian Aaron Glaser, who was blacklisted from New York comedy theater the Upright Citizens Brigade after charges of sexual assault, is suing the theater for gender discrimination. “Look at their improv teams,” Glaser said in his lawsuit. “Not a straight white man among them.”

The eastern cougar has been declared extinct. The western cougar is thriving, mostly in Palm Springs.

Jerry, it is not titled Call Me By Your Peach.

The Philadelphia Eagles defeated the New England Patriots by a score of 41-33 on Sunday to take home the team’s first Super Bowl. Afterwards, rioters in Philadelphia overturned cars, scaled light posts, and finally killed Santa Claus.

In further Super Bowl news, Australian Trade Minister Steve Ciobo estimates that an Australian tourism ad that ran during the game depicting a fake Crocodile Dundee sequel generated $30 million in free media. That’s $30 million Australian, or roughly 35 cents, enough to buy 13 Crocodile Dundee box sets.

The Winter Olympics begins Friday! It’s full of bi athletes! HA- never gets old.

A leading nutritionist says eating a slice of pizza for breakfast is healthier than eating a bowl of cereal. “It’s common sense,” Dr. Dolores PapaJohn told website The Daily Meal. “It has better ingredients.”

Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has cut its entire research budget for drugs that treat Alzheimer’s Disease. Facing backlash, the company released a statement reading, “Everybody relax. Patients won’t notice.”

Before you know it, I’ll have a Snapchat! A public one, that is 😉

-The Chairman

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Internal Memo for Wednesday, 3/15/17

Slight weather-related delay on the memo today… you would think a “server farm” belongs outside, but you would be wrong.  BUSINESS.

The European Parliament has voted to end visa-free travel for Americans within the EU.  The move has been met with confusion by US lawmakers, many of whom thought Europe was one country.

A new study indicates that large swimming pools may contain up to 20 gallons of urine at any given time.  21 at a Sheraton.

Anna from Legal, you are KILLIN IT.  “It,” of course, is the chimpanzee on whom we’ve been testing our latest skincare product.  Report to my office immediately.

A Swedish city council member has suggested the country’s workers be entitled to paid sex breaks.  “Yes, this makes sense for them,” said Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipilä of the idea.  “They have always been a country of whores.”

An Irish soccer player has been forced to pay an Elvis impersonator 230,000 Euros after an incident at a Dublin nightclub in 2013.  The €230,000 is €229,000 more than the impersonator has made in his life to this point.

Jerry, you cannot write off “corporeal depreciation” on your taxes.

In honor of International Women’s Day last week, German airline Lufthansa employed all-female flight crews on several of its routes.  It was a pleasant surprise for passengers, who were able to save on tickets thanks to the pay gap.

A Pennsylvania state senator went after Donald Trump on Twitter last month, calling him a “loofa-faced shit-gibbon.”  The man, Daylin Leach, is now the Democratic frontrunner for president in 2020.

Judging by the smell, jihad is being waged in our third floor fridge.  Please clean it out immediately or I will be forced to send in ground troops.

A five-year-old girl from Oklahoma has become the youngest person ever to qualify for the Scripps National Spelling Bee.  As a result, she will be eligible to enroll at the University of Oklahoma this fall.

Last week, a trillion-dollar asset manager placed a statue of a defiant little girl in front of Wall Street’s famous bull statue.  Fans of the statue have called it empowering, while critics have said that it is yet another example of the elites flaunting Pizzagate.

If anybody asks, I thought a/s/l meant “all (the) single ladies.”

-The Chairman

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Internal Memo for Wednesday, 2/1/17

Hola amigos!  Es El Chairmanista!  Yo sneako a qui bêfore el Wall-e!  Now DAME MAS TU JOBS.

Fighting between Ukrainian troops and Russia-backed rebels in Eastern Ukraine has escalated in the past several days, with each side blaming the other for violating a negotiated ceasefire.  The rebels have reportedly lost at least five soldiers, including three who worked on Donald Trump’s campaign.

A New Jersey man has died after a dumbbell flew through his car windshield and struck him last week.  The incident is the 5,540th dumbbell-related death in New Jersey so far this year.

Great news, everybody- Anna from Legal has signed a new four-year contract!  Although I can’t imagine what legal action she could possibly take during that time…

Peyton Manning appeared alongside Donald Trump as a speaker at the GOP retreat in Philadelphia last week, sparking renewed debate about the long-term effects of concussions.

A disturbing new Stanford study shows that 12 out of 10 middle school, high school, and college students can’t tell the difference between real and fake news.

Jerry, you are not “the office Sally Yates.”

Actress Mary Tyler Moore died last week at the age of 80, proving once and for all that working women can’t have it all.

According to reports, some senior members of the Trump White House maintained private email accounts on a Republican National Committee server until last week.  All have since disabled said accounts, except for Steve Bannon, who refused to delete what he called “20 years of research on the Jews.”

Eenie, meenie, miney, moe, catch a tiger by the toe… and that’s animal abuse!  To learn more workplace dos and don’ts, stop by our annual HR luncheon this Friday at 1 PM in Conference Room C.  Don’t forget your toothbrush!

Donald Trump’s visit to Palm Beach, FL this weekend will be his second vacation since being sworn in as president two weeks ago.  Unfortunately, neither appears to be permanent.

A Nazi-themed café in Indonesia has shut down due to a lack of customers, but the owner says he plans on reopening in a more “strategic” location.  “People don’t love Nazis here, but I have found a place where they do,” owner Henry Mulyana told local reporters.  “The American White House.”

Yo quiero (a) Taco Bell (staffed by robots).

-The Chairman

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Internal Memo for Sunday, 11/6/16

T-minus two days til #Electpocalypse©.  Time for another late night information du-uh, MEMO.  Yes… sweet business…

Ben & Jerry’s and New Belgium Brewing have teamed up to create a chocolate chip cookie dough ale, available now in select states.  Industry experts are calling the new brew “a pedophile’s dream.”

Archaeologists have unearthed a corpse in northwestern China that was buried under a shroud of cannabis.  Those same archaeologists were devastated to discover the skeleton was actually a prop from the upcoming Chinese remake of Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure.

Paging Anna from Legal.  Anna from Legal, you left your black velvet bra on the table in Conference Room B.  PS- Nice!

A Ukrainian prankster who tried to kiss Kim Kardashian’s butt in the days before she was robbed at Paris fashion week claims he was using the stunt to advocate for natural beauty.  “Yeah, yup, oh yeah,” presidential candidate Donald Trump said of the man’s defense.  “Me too.”

In further Kardashian knews, Kim and her husband Kanye Wests’ former bodyguard tells the New York Daily News that he thinks the aforementioned robbery may have been an elaborate publicity stunt.  “I’m not saying they’re lying, I’m just saying they know how to fool a very large number of people,” now-actor Steve Stanulis told the paper.  “I mean, her dad convinced everyone he was a dude for a pretty long time.”

Jerry, you are not polling better than Jill Stein.

Glee actress Dianna Agron has married Mumford and Sons’ singer Winston Marshall.  The bride and groom are said to have a lot in common, including pretending that its 2009 forever.

The Pentagon announced that a top al Qaeda leader has been killed in an airstrike in Afghanistan.  “Unfortunately,” Pentagon defense analyst Richard Morgan wrote in a statement, “that still leaves 33,000 of Hillary Clinton’s emails unaccounted for.”

Company fantasy football league update: Graham Gano remains available.

A new report from ocean conservation group Oceana shows that 20% of all seafood served worldwide is mislabeled, costing consumers about $15 billion annually.  “Huh,” said computer programmer Segun Akindele when told about the news, “I didn’t know bankers were getting into fish.”

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is still trying to figure out why his SpaceX Falcon 9 Spacecraft exploded before takeoff several weeks ago.  “As the smartest person in the world, I’m very frustrated,” Musk told reporters.  “Somebody fucked up- possibly everybody.  Everybody but me.”

Wow, so much election news!  And not a single story of businesses destroying the environment, pension funds or the housing market…

-The Chairman

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Internal Memo for Friday, 6/24/16

Good tomorrow afternoon, New Zealand Office,

After a much needed monthlong vacation to contemplate suicide in the wake of Hillary Clinton’s inevitable election, I return to you with a promise.  As I was sifting through the detritus of my largely unlived corporate life, I realized that I had been doing the entire company a disservice.  Since beginning mandatory “sensitivity training” after those comments I made to Margery from Accounting several months ago (case since settled), I have been, well, not my usual self.  I have made the inexcusable mistake of allowing those gay hippie women’s ideas of “right” and “fair” and “non-GMO” to seep into even the most top secret of our communications: The Internal Memo.  Thus, I have avoided (despite the protestations of my loud and usually irresistible inner voice) making the racially-, sexually-, and economically-charged pronouncements which got me this position of power in the first place.

Worry not, non-friends: I will not bow to the whims of the liberal elite any longer.  I have jimmied the tiny lock on my sustainable faux-silver handcuffs and escaped the long arm of the PC law.  I’m ready to say what’s been on my mind for some time.  It’s been eating away at me like a little ringworm of truth, and it’s finally time to let it out, no matter who it may “hurt” or “bring to tears” or “encourage to sue.”  At some point, we must learn to live with the uncomfortable, and sometimes it’s not so comfortable.  But it must be said… for the good of the company, and of the world:

OJ did it.

BUSINESS.

A study in advance of the upcoming Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro indicates competing at the games may expose athletes to antibiotic-resistant super bacteria.  Such bacteria have not been seen since two years ago, when they were passed between several residents of the Olympic Village in Sochi.

Nerds everywhere rejoiced this week at the announcement that Nintendo’s latest Legend of Zelda game would feature a jump button, giving them an opportunity to experience something virtually they have never been able to in real life.

Happy belated Father’s Day, Anna from Legal!  I have no idea how to refer to lesbian parents!

Billionaire investor Chris Sacca was turned away from a recent performance ofHamilton because he had purchased counterfeit tickets.  At one point, an incensed Sacca asked a box office worker, “Do you know who I am?”, to which the woman replied “No.”

According to a new study, men who drink can give their babies fetal alcohol syndrome.  The study comes as welcome news to many women’s rights activists, who would like to see men share the burden of fucking up pregnancy.

Jerry, the company will not be holding a referendum on your “Jexit.”

Archaeologists discovered skeletons and gold coins at a recent dig outside the lost Roman city of Pompeii.  “Yup,” lead archaeologist Francois Vigneault told French newspaper Le Monde, “pretty much what we expected.”

Actor Nicolas Cage has split from his wife of twelve years, Alicia Kim.  Kim is said to be “distraught” over the breakup, while Cage is said to be “looking at himself in the mirror.”

For those of you who missed the NBA Draft last night, we’ll be replaying the entire telecast in conference room B throughout the weekend.  Spoiler alert: Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot to the Sixers!  PEUT-TU LE CROIRE??

Hasbro is working on a musical based on the board game Monopoly.  The show is expected to last upwards of six hours and only end when the last remaining attendees decide to go to bed.

Despite denying the existence of climate change during his presidential campaign, rodeo clown Donald Trump is attempting to build a wall around one of his golf courses in Ireland to combat the effects of… climate change.  “This has absolutely nothing to do with ‘climate change,’” Trump said when asked about the development.  “It’s to keep the Mexicans out.”

But… what’s gonna happen to Malta?

-The Chairman

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