Photo: "All Job Fairs Have Been Cancelled Until Further Notice"

Photo: "All Job Fairs Have Been Cancelled Until Further Notice"

Against a a backdrop of cheery balloons, and exclamatory soap opera digest headlines, the signs at this Austin supermarket checkout lines read, “All job fairs have been cancelled until further notice.” Sign of the times, perchance?

NBC Stations Will Ditch Time Warner Cable Unless They See Some Cash

NBC Stations Will Ditch Time Warner Cable Unless They See Some Cash

Cable companies compensate most of the channels they offer, sharing a portion of the money they get from subscribers with the individual stations– but apparently Time Warner Cable doesn’t share the wealth with broadcast networks — and Austin, TX NBC affiliate KXAN is having none of it. They want some money!

Hot Talks With Michael Dell

Hot Talks With Michael Dell

Surely there’s got to be a slightly less unfortunate name for this chat n’ chew.

Reader Flexes Consumer Powers

Reader Flexes Consumer Powers

A loyal Consumerist reader, Chris has developed incredible abilities. Not only can he recognize both good and bad customer service, he can reward and punish it with a powerful consumer weapon: the letter to management.