It’s summertime, and that means mating season for all creatures, from rats to Tinder users. And you’re no exception. So shave/pluck that mustache (or groom it, if that’s your thing), and get ready to impress whoever your biological instinct tells you to bag by brushing up on this week’s news and using this collection of newsy pickup lines and topical jokes. More
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President Barack Obama has been speaking out for years in favor of an increase in the federal minimum wage, but due to the resistance from most Republicans to most of Obama’s ideas, it’s unclear that any kind of increase will be passed at the federal level.
At the bars this weekend, don’t just toast to sentimental crap like the birth of your nephew or your best friend coming to town or the fact that you finally got that ankle bracelet removed. Toast to the end of the government shutdown, JP Morgan’s admission of wrongdoing, this guy’s platinum ‘do (above), and the newest Masshole reality show about modern-day lumberjacks. That will get the whole bar cheers-ing. More