thoughts of food

The death of the all-you-can-eat buffet

I really like modern salad bars, and I realized this week during a visit to Whole Foods that they’ll probably be gone from the scene for a while. “The all-you-can-eat buffet is unlikely to survive the pandemic in its current […]

retail therapy

The Hertz Corporation files for bankruptcy

From the restructuring industry newsletter Petition: “Much like most other COVID victims, Hertz could be described as having mild pre-conditions that made it generally more susceptible to the virus. For years now, the company has been attempting to effectively treat […]

tech, startups, internet

A return to the DIY economy

Data gathered by Starting Line VC from consumer surveys points to a shift away from, “American families’ reliance on the service economy as they became forced to adapt to the reality of fending for themselves while sheltering in place – […]

fun facts

A sex doll scandal for a South Korean soccer club

Since the stadium had no fans they decided to use mannequins to fill the stands. I guess they subcontracted the job and didn’t get quite what they expected. “A top South Korean soccer club is apologizing after using sex dolls […]