tipping

02 Dec 2016

Why Don’t Europeans F***ing TIP?

OFF MENU IS SPONSORED BY EMPEROR NORTON’S BOOZELAND THE TENDERLOIN’S NEWEST HISTORIC DIVE.  HAPPY HOUR NOON – 7PM By Jake Hart  Hello!  Oh you’re visiting NYC from Europe? So that means you can afford the cost of getting on a flying machine from across an ocean to come tool around/spend money(yours or someone

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02 Sep 2014

The Absurdity of Gratuity: Why Our Culture of Unpaid, Tipped Work is Bad for Our Society

Last week, I read a thoughtful article on this site by Jamal Frederick entitled “Tipping While Black- The Struggles of a Black Barman.” I encourage you to read it. It offers keen insight into the racial attitudes and discrepancies characteristic of tipped service work. It also reinforced the strong opinions

Kaetan Mazza - The Broke-Joke-Who-Enjoys-a-Midnight-Toke 3
25 Aug 2014

Tipping While Black – The Struggles of a Black Barman

I tip because I’m a part of this industry, but more importantly I tip because I’m Black. It’s a lose-lose at times because I’ll have the urgent need to make sure that I leave a good impression…

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06 Feb 2014

How to Behave in a Bar…Part 1

Drunk people do drunk people things. That’s pretty much the best way to describe what working in a bar is like. There are a lot of really great aspects to bar work like cash tips, meeting rad new people, getting laid, a flexible schedule  and getting well taken care of

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08 Feb 2011

Broke-Ass Etiquette: Closing Time

Got a question about how to be a polite Broke-Ass? Email Half-Price Headliner with your queries and get schooled on how to be proper-like. Q: I went to a restaurant last night about a half and hour before closing and got major ‘tude from the staff. I understand that it

Alison Lambert - Half Price Headliner 1
21 Dec 2010

Broke-Ass Etiquette: Travel Tipping

Got a question about how to be a polite Broke-Ass? Email Half-Price Headliner with your queries and get schooled on how to be proper-like. Q: Dear Half-Price Headliner, I’m traveling for the holidays and never know what to tip for things like checking bags at the curb, airport shuttles, hotel

Alison Lambert - Half Price Headliner 2
27 Sep 2010

How NOT to Tip a Bartender

Being cash-strapped by nature, most of Broke-Asses know a thing or two about working in the service industry. We’ve previously doled out advice on how to behave at a restaurant, and generally how to not be an asshole to those who are serving you. My personal experience with being a

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09 Apr 2010

More Tips on Tipping to Ensure Friendly Service

Look, you’re a big kid now and chances are if you’re reading this you probably work or have worked in the service industry in some capacity in the past, so I’m not going to tell you how much you should or shouldn’t tip at restaurants/bars/coffee shops/hot dog stands/car washes. (Ashley

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