Internal Memo for Wednesday, 6/13/19

Happy Post-Summit Day, starving peasants! I wish I could say that I had attended yesterday’s lavish festivities in Singapore (complete with stuffed cucumber!), but alas, I was not invited. I can’t imagine why

BUSINESS.

The United States has returned to Spain a letter by Christopher Columbus that had been stolen. This marks the first instance of something Columbus-related ever being returned.

Furniture giant IKEA has announced it will stop using single-use plastic in its stores by 2020. It will continue to stock single-use furniture.

Anna from Marketing, are you dating again? Cause that dress you wore to your husband’s wake was 👌

A 38-year-old man who had his foot amputated in 2016 has gone public with his story of feeding it to ten of his friends. All ten have since died from foot-and-mouth disease.

Approximately 22,000 women marched in Seoul, South Korea on Saturday to protest the country’s epidemic of “spycam porn,” where men take pornographic pictures and videos of women without their consent. Based on the number of women in attendance, the march proved once and for all that Donald Trump is 189 times worse than spycam porn.

Jerry, for the last time, you cannot be “our Jared.” Also, ew.

Prominent Democratic donor George Soros has said he will not endorse Senator Kirsten Gillibrand to be the party’s next presidential nominee because of her role in former Senator Al Franken’s resignation. Many Republicans have since reversed course on Soros, saying all of the conspiracies they have long accused him of leading were actually orchestrated by “all the other Jews.”

Vermont is paying people $10,000 to move there and work remotely. The policy is part of the state’s wildly popular new campaign, “Stimulate another state’s economy, live in Vermont!”

Due to the growing number of employees avoiding gluten, the cafeteria has informed me that we will henceforth be making all of our dishes with cassava flour! And man, does it taste terrible.

Actor Vince Vaughn was arrested for DUI last weekend in California. The actor had reportedly been drinking to forget True Detective Season 2.

A federal judge has approved the long-anticipated $85 billion merger between AT&T and Time Warner. The deal is expected to finally end the debate over which company is worse.

FUN FACT: The world ended yesterday.

We’re just 12 hours behind.

-The Chairman

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Internal Memo for Friday, 5/23/14

Good Afternoon,
 
I hope you all survived a week of no correspondence due to our office renovations.  I can assure you the Internet is now back up and running and we’ve upgraded to a new fleet of CISCO® 891W-AGN-A-K9 Gigabit Ethernet Wireless Security Routers.  I’m as giddy as a little schoolgirl!  It’s like Christmas come early!  I have to change my pants!  BUSINESS!!

Authorities in Belize have apprehended a suspect in the largest gold heist in Florida history.  Alleged thief Raonel Valdez-Valhuerdis is said to be disappointed he was caught, but thrilled to have escaped Florida.

Solange Knowles recent elevator attack on her sister’s husband, Jay-Z, reportedly stemmed from the rapper’s association with fashion designer Rachel Roy.  Jay-Z has since released a statement acknowledging that he now has 101 problems.
 
Let’s all gather for cupcakes in the cafeteria today as our little journalist Anna from operations goes off to Syria to document the horrors of war!  We’re gonna miss you, sweetheart, but you’ll always have a home here if and when you get Hepatitis A!
 
Former NFL safety Tyler Sash was arrested last week after leading police on a drunken scooter chase.  Or, as the NFL calls it, “Something wholly unrelated to the former player’s health and well being and certainly not having anything to do with concussions.”
 
Ryan Gosling caused an Internet stir recently by wearing a T-shirt of Macaulay Culkin wearing a T-shirt of Ryan Gosling wearing a T-shirt of Macaulay Culkin.  It is unclear as of yet what the pair is selling.

Jerry, have you ever even seen Schindler’s List?

Oregon State has fired men’s basketball coach Craig Robinson.  Much like his brother-in-law, President Barack Obama, Robinson served since 2008 and had only one winning season.

Golfer Rory McIlroy has called off his engagement to tennis player Caroline Wozniacki.  The two reportedly remain European.

This is a friendly reminder that the company day care is for employees only.  And for children only.  And for humans only.  And it is not a restroom.  Thank you.

An underwater explorer claims he has found the remains of Christopher Columbus’ ship the Santa Maria.  “The ship is in extremely good condition,” says explorer Barry Clifford, “it looks like she could still wipe out an entire native population today.”

Game of Thrones author George R.R. Martin recently revealed that he writes the hit series on a DOS computer with no Internet connection.  “It keeps things pure,” said Martin.  “All the porn is on the page.”

Knock knock.

Who’s there?

GET BACK TO WORK.

-The Chairman

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