Door to door marketers working for IDT Energy are still preying upon New Yorkers, pretending to work for ConEd in an effort to get residents to switch over electrical service to the energy reseller.
As Michael Corleone once said, “Just when I thought that I was out they pull me back in.”
A stranger called Beth. He knew where she lived in Manhattan, in the upper West side. He knew Beth had a fireplace in her bedroom. Beth’s apartment was not for rent, but the caller saw an ad on Craigslist saying it was. Beth did not place this ad.
Carmela’s Bank of America bank account was stolen. Someone was posting fraudulent transactions on her account. When she reported it to BofA, she entered into a colossal fun trap of transfers and incompetent support staff, even after visiting the branch on 107th and Broadway in Manhattan. However, rather than fighting The Man, she should have:
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The $55 mac and cheese (and truffle) guy has some choice words for you (the friend was platonic, he had a good time, is not a douche, etc), inside…
Mannequins are disturbing enough, but do we really need to give them size D breasts?
• If you’re stuck in a crush at the Halloween parade, a good way to escape is to elbow your way to the front and scooch under the police barrier. When the cop stops you and says, “Where do you think you’re going?” Exclaim, “We need to get out of here, it’s a medical emergency.” This really happened to us just a few hours ago. And dude in the suit who refused to move his arm, saying, “Hey man, I don’t know you,” nearly preventing our girlfriend from getting through, if we ever see you again, we’re punching your lights out.
The horror of Time Warner Cable NYC is legion, a textbook example of monopolies abusing consumers customers.
By all accounts, it appears Bob Snead’s up with Walmart parade went off very well last Saturday.
Bob Snead will give you a Walmart vest and Tshirt if you walk with him during the Deitch Projects Art Parade this Saturday.
Another fine example of people using their cars as anti-corporate billboards. What really makes this one, however, is what the owner decided to park his car in front of.
Softcore agit prop group Improv Everywhere sent 255 people to Home Depot in Manhattan to shop very slowly for five minutes.
Sometimes stories of wonderful care for the customer shows up in the oddest places, like a massage parlor on the Lower East Side.