Internal Memo for Tuesday, 6/3/14

Good Evening,

Holy CRAP.  The first back-to-back memos in HISTORY.  When I founded this company 150-someodd years ago, I never thought I’d see the day when… excuse me, I’m just… no, no, it’s nothing… it’s just… something in my eye… ohhhh… I’d better get on with the business…
 
A German museum is displaying a live replica of Vincent Van Gogh’s ear.  The ear is part of a uniquely German exhibition called “This Could Be Kinky.”
 
The US federal government recently seized over $138,000 in cash at a Minnesota airport because the money smelled like marijuana.  In related news, Colorado has preemptively filed for bankruptcy.

112 and still kicking- literally!  Happy Birthday to Anna from maintenance, who celebrated by scoring the winning goal in our corporate soccer league championship!  See you at the World Cup!
 
Nic Pizzolatto, creator of the hit HBO series True Detective, has announced that the show’s second season will feature three new leads and a California setting.  It is tentatively titled Two Guys, a Girl, and a Taco Place.

Under Obamacare, prostitutes at Nevada’s legal brothels are now entitled to group health insurance.  However, it costs extra.

Jerry, I’m pretty sure those are not the words to “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious.”

Ann B. Davis, most famous for playing housekeeper Alice on The Brady Bunch, has died.  And still, all anyone wants to talk about is Marcia.

Scientists have discovered a so-called “mega-Earth,” a planet with 17 times the mass of ours.  “Yes, it is bloated, distant, and inhospitable,” said astronomer Jans Bjornson, “but enough about Kanye West.”

Wheel of Fortune host Pat Sajak caused a stir on Twitter recently when he called global warming alarmists “unpatriotic racists.”  In a subsequent poll of Wheel of Fortune fans, 11% agreed with Sajak, 4% disagreed, and 85% said, “What’s Twitter?”

As part of our recent naming rights deal, the sixth floor conference room will henceforth be known as the Nabisco Ritz Fresh Stacks Everything Crackers conference room.  Please plan accordingly.

Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o has been cast in the upcoming Star Wars: Episode VII.  “After those last three films,” said Star Wars creator George Lucas after the announcement, “I decided to try real actors.”

The “Godfather of Ecstasy,” Dr. Alexander Shulgin, has died.  His widow, Ann, has released a statement reading, “In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to raving your goddamn face off.”

This is the most regular I’ve been in years!

-The Chairman

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Internal Memo for Monday, 6/2/14

Good Afternoon,

Thaaaaaat’s right!  There was no memo last week in preparation for a WEEK STRAIGHT OF MEMOS!  This new pilot program is aimed at getting you more news about the company and the world more often.  Will it work?  Who knows?  But when have I ever been wrong?  Business!

Harry Potter star Emma Watson graduated from Brown University last week, accompanied by an undercover bodyguard in full cap and gown.  At the end of the ceremony, the bodyguard received a degree in celebrity management with a minor in postmodern feminist literature.
 
Veterans Affairs secretary Eric Shinseki has stepped down amidst a rash of scandals at VA hospitals around the country.  Or was it a scandal of rashes?  Find out at 11!

Here’s to you, Anna from PR!  Five years sober!  Everybody raise your glass!

A water main broke in Manhattan last week, creating a massive sinkhole and flooding the legendary Katz’s Deli.  “Not to worry,” said Katz’s owner Jake Dell, “We Jews know how to handle a flood.”

Authorities in India are debating whether one of the country’s wealthiest spiritual leaders is dead or in a deep meditative state.  In related news, Lululemon has begun offering classes in “Death Yoga.”

Jerry, “gay” is not an ethnicity.

At time of writing, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are officially married.

Billionaire Petro Poroshenko has declared victory in Ukraine’s presidential race.  When informed of the election, Russian President Vladimir Putin replied, “That’s cute.”

Are you a psychopath?  Take this test!
 
Surgeons in Slovakia have removed a 13-pound tumor from a man’s face.  The tumor represents the largest sustained growth in Slovakia’s history.

Singer Chris Brown has been released from jail.  No woman is safe.

Wow- that’s a lot of news for one day!  WHAT could POSSIBLY happen TOMORROW?

-The Chairman

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