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This week's episode is all about strange things and accusations that customers give you! Why would you keep trying to dye your hair in a public bathroom? And it’s not everyday you’re accused of kicking someone’s baby! This week we have two stories of surreal customers. Find Straw Hut Media at https://strawhutmedia.com/ or on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/strawhutmedia/. Follow Jesse on Instagram, https://www.instagram.com/stiffed_pod/ And...
This week's episode is all about the positive things that can happen when working in the service industry. They aren't all gross! Have you ever had a total stranger leave a very undeserved tip? This week we have two positive stories. In our first story Eric Boles, aka Moose, tells about his acting career, working in The Groundlings with Phil Hartman and Paul Reubens and what it brought to his work as a pitch man, AND Mallory tells a beautiful story about the mystery couple who left a 100%...
3 to 1 Fight
This week's episode is all about a fight. Have you ever been the only employee at work? Ben tells us about this time he was working all alone and had to fight 3 people at once! This week we have our first call in story from Ben! Find Straw Hut Media at https://strawhutmedia.com/ or on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/strawhutmedia/. Follow Cricket on Instagram, https://www.instagram.com/stiffed_pod/ And Twitter! https://twitter.com/there_pod Plus, check out the show...
This week's episode is all about REVENGE. Have you ever had a customer that just deserved testicles dipped in their drink or crotch pastrami? This week we have two stories all about frustrated employees coping with patrons. In our first story Jess tells us about a Tokyo Tea she was witness to, and then T tells us a romance revenge story. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Bad Business Ideas
This week's episode is all about ridiculous mandates passed down from on high. Have you ever had a direction or order from a boss that was just some dumb you felt dumber for doing it and following orders? This week we have two stories all about frustrated employees dealing with their ridiculous mandates from their bosses! In our first story Justin tells about the time his boss and owner of a new establishment had all the employees ask customers give a one-star Yelp review, and then fellow...
This week's episode is all about physical confrontation. What's it when you are behind the bar and all the patrons are chanting "KILL THE BARTENDERS"? And what happens when a stranger makes eye contact through the window while peeing on your building? Sometimes a typical day goes quickly astray! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jesse Gets Let Go
Jesse got fired. Because of his own podcast. Fellow Straw Hut podcaster William Sterling, host of The Motivation Report, sits down with him to unravel the tale of his recent discharge and why he's the true hero of this story. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Awkward Opening Shifts
Have you ever been stuck to a mouse trap? Waking up early and being the first at work isn’t always easy. This week Jesse talks to fellow Straw Hut Media host, Michael Amico, about a particular opening shift that left him feeling a bit under the weather. PLUS we hear about the adventures of opening a Starbucks at 4am only to find they had been broken into; it's a crime scene but people STILL want their coffee!!! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Some people have poor excuses for bad behavior. This week Jesse talks to fellow Straw Hut Media host, Rachel Michelle Fernandes about an interesting run-in with some fine young ladies at the, now defunct, Juke Joint, who stiffed her on their bill. PLUS Jesse shares his own story about a man who strongly believes the government is paying for his alcohol. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Homeless Encounters in the Workplace
Pyromania at 1 o'clock on a Tuesday afternoon, a burning shirt parade, dedicated to drinking lots of wine, and free lobster. What kind of shenanigans do service industry workers get into when the homeless come into the restaurant? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Fighting in the Workplace
This week's episode is all about conflicts...with little emphasis on resolution. What's it like to get sucker punched while in the Chuck E. Cheese costume? Why would a bouncer pepper spray an entire crowd in a bar? When people get violent in the workplace we all lose. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Bodily Fluids in the Workplace
Pee in the play place and on pizza at Chuck E. Cheese's? Blood all over the bathroom? A cascade of vomit at the most magical place on earth? This is stiffed. And we're talking bodily fluids in the workplace. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Stiffed - Teaser Trailer
Everyone has a story about service. If you've ever worked in the industry, you know it's rarely pretty. Think of this as your reverse Yelp. We'll be sharing stories of humor, and horror, from the service industry. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices