#Workplace

“My son died here.”

Gruesome details of what working as a Facebook moderator is like

Sat, June 22nd, 2019 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“The idea of the self-empowered Uber driver or Airbnb host is a rarity if not an outright myth.”

The gig economy is creating the kind of horrible job conditions last faced by our great-grandparents

Tue, April 23rd, 2019 10:54 by capnasty NEWS

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“The more employees are watched, the harder they try to avoid being watched.”

The Era of the Employer-Surveillance State

Sat, October 20th, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“For one reason or another, they couldn’t pluck up the courage to quit.”

Start-up EXIT will quit your job for you

Wed, September 5th, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“He could get as much work done in five hours as he had in his previous eight.”

With no cut in pay

Tue, May 8th, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

607

“What life is like on the front lines of the digital revolution.”

Working for Amazon is beyond shitty

Tue, April 24th, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“As big tech’s reputation plummets, suddenly a job at Facebook doesn’t seem so cool.”

Tech workers ashamed for who they work for

Thu, November 9th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“It doesn’t matter what it is anymore, I just need a job.”

Thousands line-up for low-wage physically-demanding jobs at Amazon

Sun, August 6th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"They don't want to believe that their own intelligence is deterministic."

We are genetically predisposed to be mediocre

Sun, June 25th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"There's a giant tsunami of societal change."

Calling for responsibility to the disruption automation will cause

Wed, June 14th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“There was not only automation but where the suggestion that humans had any control [...] was absent too.”

World not ready for mass unemployed caused by automation

Mon, March 20th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"Many people are now spending huge portions of their lives at work that, they know, is not benefitting society."

Down with the work ethic, up with the play ethic

Sat, December 10th, 2016 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“This isn’t a 10 or 20 year away thing. This transformation is happening right now.”

The automation revolution is now

Sat, September 17th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Automation Renders 7,000 Positions at Walmart Redundant

Automation coming for your job

Sat, September 3rd, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"Pressure to boost fast-food workers' wages [...] may accelerate the move to automate more jobs."

Minimum wage increase paves way to automation

Mon, April 18th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“We’re creating a social network with a physical address.”

Co-living work and sleep space, but no sex please

Tue, April 5th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"The reality is that a lot of work will soon be done by computer."

The post-work economy

Sun, March 20th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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The Next Generation of Workers Needs a Minimum of 600 Million New Jobs

Wed, October 14th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"Everyone else is becoming fungible, sought only for their reliability and low cost."

The Sharing Economy means more economically unstable jobs

Tue, September 1st, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"Steve Jobs was an asshole and he was one of the most successful businessmen on the planet."

Being a jerk pays off

Thu, May 21st, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Working for Radio Shack Sucked

And yes, MacGyver is an awesome show.

Thu, November 27th, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"We pave the sunlit path toward justice together, brick by brick. This is my brick."

Tim Cook publicly acknowledges his sexual orientation

Thu, October 30th, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Less.Mail: A.I. Powered Email Assistant

Mon, October 27th, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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The Sharing Economy Sucks

The exploited workers of the digital era

Tue, September 23rd, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"In many American cities, you can now get just about anything delivered, at the touch of a smartphone button, within an hour."

Sun, August 17th, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Man Servants: Hire a Gentlemen to do Your Bidding

"As you wish."

Fri, August 1st, 2014 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Bouncing

Tue, May 6th, 2014 12:00 by Lord Lansdowne ARTICLE

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300 Doctors Commit Suicide Every Year

Thu, April 17th, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Don't Look Down

Tue, April 15th, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Google: "G.P.A.'s are worthless as a criteria for hiring."

Tue, February 25th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"My job title is Medical Actor, which means I play sick. I get paid by the hour. Medical students guess my maladies."

Wed, February 12th, 2014 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"Hitmen are more boring than we make them out to be."

Thu, January 30th, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Telepresence Robots Are Becoming More Affordable

Thu, January 16th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Brooklyn Boulders: Fitness Facility Incorporating Community Space

Tue, January 14th, 2014 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

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The Men Who Clean Mumbai's Sewer System by Hand

Tue, December 17th, 2013 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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What Working for Blockbuster Was Like

Tue, November 19th, 2013 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

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#WorkCanWait, a Response to Microsoft's #GetItDone

Tue, November 19th, 2013 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

1173

Go on a Cruise to Get Work Done

Mon, November 11th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Working for Google, it Turns Out, Is Not That Great

Tue, November 5th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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A Shitty Boss, Not Excessive Workload, Causes Workplace Depression

Tue, October 29th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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WorkWankers

Mon, October 28th, 2013 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

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The Single Biggest Decision a CEO Will Make is Who They Will Name Manager

Wed, June 26th, 2013 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"We get the worst of the worst."

As Software Improves in Reading Addresses on Letters, Less and Less Humans Are Required

Tue, May 7th, 2013 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“The problem is not the jobs. It’s us. Most humans are simply not the kind of people a boss would want to hire.”

Sun, March 31st, 2013 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Confessions of a Corporate Spy

Tue, February 19th, 2013 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Outsourcing Your Job to China So You Can Watch Cat Videos

Tue, January 22nd, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Radio Tower Repairman: the Scariest Job on the Planet

Mon, December 10th, 2012 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Working Not Working: Freelancers Network Availability

Mon, November 26th, 2012 22:00 by capnasty NEWS

1090

Firefighting is Less Dangerous than Being a Car Mechanic

The 10 Deadliest Jobs

Fri, September 28th, 2012 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

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If You're $90,000 In Debt, Go Work in a War Zone

Fri, September 14th, 2012 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

1128

Schimpf-los: a German Swearing Hotline to Blow Off Steam

Thu, July 26th, 2012 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"Omnipotence is the power to create orders, not merely the power to enforce them."

Working as an IDF Checkpoint Soldier

Wed, July 25th, 2012 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

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A Company With No Bosses

Thu, June 28th, 2012 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Interviews With People Who Have Interesting or Unusual Jobs: Ken Doyle, Safecracker

Thu, May 17th, 2012 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

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How Facebook Finds Software Engineers

Fri, May 4th, 2012 12:30 by capnasty NEWS

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Research Suggests that Work is Bad for Your Health, Unemployment Worse

Wed, April 18th, 2012 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Confessions of a Waitressing Addict

Sun, April 1st, 2012 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Don't Look for a Job, Have It Look for You Instead

Thu, March 29th, 2012 09:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"Drunk and bleeding is never a good start to an interview": People HR Deals With

Sat, March 24th, 2012 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

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A Sign of Our Times: Job-Seekers Asked for Facebook Credentials at Job Interviews

Thu, March 22nd, 2012 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

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What It's Like to Work Inside an Online-Shipping Warehouse

Mon, March 5th, 2012 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1085

Overheard on the Goldman Sachs Elevator (@GSElevator)

Fri, January 20th, 2012 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Need a Job? Stephen Hawking is Hiring a Wheelchair Geek

Mon, January 9th, 2012 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Where Letters Go When Your Handwriting is Unreadable

Fri, November 11th, 2011 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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How to Quit Your Job: Bring a Brass Band

Mon, October 17th, 2011 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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El Empleo (The Employment)

Wed, September 28th, 2011 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Your Job: What People Don't Get About It

Thu, September 22nd, 2011 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

1203

Your Shitty Co-Workers Are Killing You

Thu, August 11th, 2011 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Beyond the Cubicle

Tue, August 2nd, 2011 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

1159

15 Most Stressful Jobs in the World

Thu, April 28th, 2011 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Become a Dentist in Just Four Hours

Fri, February 4th, 2011 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Steve Jobs Takes Medical Leave; Meanwhile In His Factories People Are Worked Until They Drop Dead

Mon, January 17th, 2011 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

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The End of the Movie Theatre Projectionist

Thu, January 6th, 2011 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Office Fridges (via @officefridges)

Mon, December 20th, 2010 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

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What It's Like to Work in Walmart Hell

Sat, November 6th, 2010 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

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The Insanity Behind Building Afghanistan's Police Departments

Sun, October 24th, 2010 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Non-Traditional Workspaces I Wish I Worked In

Thu, October 7th, 2010 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

1191

Semen As Invisible Ink

Thu, September 23rd, 2010 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1278

What's it Like to Work in a Mortuary?

Mon, September 13th, 2010 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

1162

Tele-Commuting with a Robot

Thu, September 9th, 2010 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

1090

The Longer You Sit, the Earlier You Die

Fri, August 27th, 2010 13:45 by capnasty NEWS

1119

The Longest Rescue

Wed, August 25th, 2010 14:00 by capnasty NEWS

1132

Mommy, Mommy When I Grow Up I Want to Be A Federal Worker

Wed, August 18th, 2010 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

1055

HPOA Jenny a Fake

Wed, August 11th, 2010 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1190

Facebook, Fans Root for Disgruntled Flight Attendant

Wed, August 11th, 2010 00:47 by capnasty NEWS

1148

I Will Not Be In to Work Today As I Had a Dream Last Night About Sharks

Fri, August 6th, 2010 12:59 by capnasty NEWS

1091

Part-Time Knowledge

Thu, August 5th, 2010 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

1132

Rent a White Guy: Confessions of a fake businessman from Beijing

Thu, June 24th, 2010 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1265

Goodbye Full-time Jobs with Benefits

Fri, June 4th, 2010 13:03 by capnasty NEWS

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After Dark, the Dirty Work at Disneyland Begins

Thu, May 6th, 2010 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Designing Greenhouses for the Red Planet

Wed, May 5th, 2010 16:00 by capnasty NEWS

1133

Ninjas Taking Over LinkedIn

Thu, April 8th, 2010 15:52 by capnasty NEWS

1453

There Are No Aliens at Area 51

Fri, April 2nd, 2010 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Your Employer Now Reads What You Tweet

Thu, April 1st, 2010 13:00 by capnasty NEWS

1119

Grab the Airplane and Go

Thu, April 1st, 2010 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

1154

British Gardeners Told: Go Green, Pee Outdoors

Sat, November 28th, 2009 14:37 by capnasty NEWS

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When confetti runs out during Yankee victory parade, workers toss files, documents

Mon, November 9th, 2009 19:08 by capnasty NEWS

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Risky Business Cards

Sun, October 18th, 2009 07:00 by capnasty NEWS

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The Ultimate Productivity Blog

Sun, October 4th, 2009 07:10 by capnasty NEWS

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Danger Room in Afghanistan: The Perils of Armed Social Work

Fri, August 14th, 2009 13:12 by capnasty NEWS

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Overheard in the Office

Wed, June 3rd, 2009 08:16 by capnasty NEWS

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Looking for an eye-catching resume?

Mon, April 13th, 2009 09:08 by capnasty NEWS

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Killing shot made at distance of 2,430 metres

Tue, March 31st, 2009 16:03 by capnasty NEWS

1058

Goodbye Liddy, and thanks for the all the fish

Wed, March 25th, 2009 13:42 by capnasty NEWS

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Your Boss Might Really Be Incompetent

Wed, February 18th, 2009 09:24 by capnasty NEWS

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Four ''One Hour Photo'' Questions #nsfw

When People Find Out I Worked in a Photolab, They Always Ask The Same Four Questions: These Are It

Sun, January 4th, 2009 08:07 by Leo N. ARTICLE

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Later that day, on Tatooine...

Sun, August 24th, 2008 12:48 by capnasty NEWS

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From Russia, With Hate

Sun, June 8th, 2008 16:22 by capnasty NEWS

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Midnight Observations of a Coffee Addict

Wed, March 14th, 2007 04:29 by Brian Newman ARTICLE

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Off Its Hinges

Wed, July 21st, 2004 05:00 by Lord Lansdowne ARTICLE

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Filing down in the Black Lodge

Mon, November 17th, 2003 03:00 by REVSCRJ ARTICLE

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I Hate The Man In Salesman

Mon, October 20th, 2003 03:00 by Richard Campbell ARTICLE

1977

The Disease

Mon, June 2nd, 2003 02:00 by REVSCRJ ARTICLE

1800

Put on an happy face

Mon, March 24th, 2003 06:00 by REVSCRJ ARTICLE

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Letter From a Fed Up Computer Consultant

Mon, March 24th, 2003 05:00 by capnasty ARTICLE

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Surf Director

Mon, February 17th, 2003 05:00 by REVSCRJ ARTICLE

1492

The Little Mouth of Horrors

Tue, December 31st, 2002 03:00 by REVSCRJ ARTICLE

1545

Lettuce Whore

Tue, November 19th, 2002 05:00 by REVSCRJ ARTICLE

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How a Good Idea Devalued us All

Tue, November 19th, 2002 03:00 by Tim King ARTICLE

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Cabbage Patch Clerk

Mon, October 28th, 2002 06:00 by REVSCRJ ARTICLE

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Fish-processing in Alaska

Mon, February 11th, 2002 03:00 by REVSCRJ ARTICLE

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Bagels of the Grateful

Wed, January 16th, 2002 05:00 by REVSCRJ ARTICLE

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Jobs come and go

Mon, November 19th, 2001 04:00 by REVSCRJ ARTICLE

2001

The Man They Couldn't Hang

Mon, November 19th, 2001 02:00 by Jester ARTICLE

1955

Sepia photos on Cannery Row

Mon, July 9th, 2001 03:00 by REVSCRJ ARTICLE

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Worked in a Photomat

Mon, June 4th, 2001 03:00 by REVSCRJ ARTICLE

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Rolo 1:1

Mon, June 4th, 2001 02:00 by Rolo ARTICLE

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Waited tables in a deli/restaurant

Mon, April 23rd, 2001 02:00 by REVSCRJ ARTICLE

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Job Interviews

Mon, November 29th, 1999 03:00 by Lilith DemHareIs ARTICLE

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The Inevitable Boss

Wed, February 24th, 1999 06:00 by Luke De Sade ARTICLE

1800

Working at the Mall

Gerrard Square

Mon, January 11th, 1999 05:00 by Lord Lansdowne ARTICLE

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Uniforms

Thu, December 31st, 1998 02:00 by Jester ARTICLE

1907

Lilith DemHareIs Takes Over The World

Mon, February 9th, 1998 03:00 by Lilith DemHareIs ARTICLE

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BK WARS: Episode IV -The Restroom of Doom

Mon, May 12th, 1997 03:00 by Peter Fung ARTICLE

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Employment Security in the Computer Industry

Or How to Keep Your Job

Mon, April 21st, 1997 01:00 by Lilith DemHareIs ARTICLE

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Positive Anarchy

Mon, March 17th, 1997 03:00 by Lord Lansdowne ARTICLE

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