Stiffed

Stiffed

The service industry. Sometimes it's pretty, most of the time it's not. This is Stiffed. Think of it as your reverse Yelp, where we bring you stories of humor, and horror, from the service industry. From Straw Hut Media .

Episodes

October 25, 2018 1 min
Everyone has a story about service. If you've ever worked in the industry, you know it's rarely pretty. Think of this as your reverse Yelp. We'll be sharing stories of humor, and horror, from the service industry.
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Pee in the play place and on pizza at Chuck E. Cheese's? Blood all over the bathroom? A cascade of vomit at the most magical place on earth? This is stiffed. And we're talking bodily fluids in the workplace.
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November 8, 2018 27 mins
This week's episode is all about conflicts...with little emphasis on resolution. What's it like to get sucker punched while in the Chuck E. Cheese costume? Why would a bouncer pepper spray an entire crowd in a bar? When people get violent in the workplace we all lose.
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November 15, 2018 34 mins
Pyromania at 1 o'clock on a Tuesday afternoon, a burning shirt parade, dedicated to drinking lots of wine, and free lobster. What kind of shenanigans do service industry workers get into when the homeless come into the restaurant?
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November 22, 2018 41 mins
Some people have poor excuses for bad behavior. This week Jesse talks to fellow Straw Hut Media host, Rachel Michelle Fernandes about an interesting run-in with some fine young ladies at the, now defunct, Juke Joint, who stiffed her on their bill. PLUS Jesse shares his own story about a man who strongly believes the government is paying for his alcohol.
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November 29, 2018 22 mins
Have you ever been stuck to a mouse trap? Waking up early and being the first at work isn’t always easy. This week Jesse talks to fellow Straw Hut Media host, Michael Amico, about a particular opening shift that left him feeling a bit under the weather. PLUS we hear about the adventures of opening a Starbucks at 4am only to find they had been broken into; it's a crime scene but people STILL want their coffee!!!
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December 6, 2018 42 mins
Jesse got fired. Because of his own podcast. Fellow Straw Hut podcaster William Sterling, host of The Motivation Report, sits down with him to unravel the tale of his recent discharge and why he's the true hero of this story.
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December 13, 2018 28 mins
This week's episode is all about physical confrontation. What's it when you are behind the bar and all the patrons are chanting "KILL THE BARTENDERS"? And what happens when a stranger makes eye contact through the window while peeing on your building? Sometimes a typical day goes quickly astray!
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December 20, 2018 37 mins
This week's episode is all about ridiculous mandates passed down from on high. Have you ever had a direction or order from a boss that was just some dumb you felt dumber for doing it and following orders? This week we have two stories all about frustrated employees dealing with their ridiculous mandates from their bosses! In our first story Justin tells about the time his boss and owner of a new establishment had all the employees ...
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December 27, 2018 16 mins
This week's episode is all about REVENGE. Have you ever had a customer that just deserved testicles dipped in their drink or crotch pastrami? This week we have two stories all about frustrated employees coping with patrons. In our first story Jess tells us about a Tokyo Tea she was witness to, and then T tells us a romance revenge story.
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January 3, 2019 29 mins
This week's episode is all about a fight. Have you ever been the only employee at work? Ben tells us about this time he was working all alone and had to fight 3 people at once! This week we have our first call in story from Ben!
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January 10, 2019 25 mins
This week's episode is all about the positive things that can happen when working in the service industry. They aren't all gross! Have you ever had a total stranger leave a very undeserved tip? This week we have two positive stories. In our first story Eric Boles, aka Moose, tells about his acting career, working in The Groundlings with Phil Hartman and Paul Reubens and what it brought to his work as a pitch man, AND Mallory tells ...
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January 17, 2019 22 mins
This week's episode is all about strange things and accusations that customers give you! Why would you keep trying to dye your hair in a public bathroom? And it’s not everyday you’re accused of kicking someone’s baby!  This week we have two stories of surreal customers.
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January 24, 2019 10 mins
This weeks show we delve into these sadly reoccurring stories. I have a couple rants of my own before Justin has to deal with a very drunk and confused lady and then Mike reminds us why working retail at a novelty shop in the mall isn’t always ideal.
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January 31, 2019 25 mins
This week Jesse talks with four different women to get a different perspective on behavior in the workplace.  It's 2019. Every voice matters, especially in an industry so prone to ignoring them. Whether it be owners, managers, or patrons it's no shock to say men and women are treated differently in the service industry.
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February 7, 2019 31 mins
This week we hear two tales about poop in the workplace. Have you ever been incredibly desperate to take a crap? Like 2 weeks desperate? Or conversely, have you ever had to deal with another person's poop that may or may not be haunted? This week's show we delve into these sad and desperate stories. First Mike tells us of a particularly panic fueled period of time with his bowels. Then Clayton shares his own ghost adventure.
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February 14, 2019 22 mins
Valentines Day is upon us! Have you ever gotten fell in love with a co-worker? Justin co-hosts with Jesse on this episode. This week we hear from Mallory! She talks with us about a lovely man she started crushing on at work! Then Ava, Justin and Jesse play a few rounds of Eat, Serve, Toss!
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February 21, 2019 30 mins
This week's show tackles the tricky subject of racism. The Moose is back. He talks about an encounter with very unpleasant women who attacked him with a pork roast!
Corrections to the story:1. Quorn is NOT spelled with and “i”2. Quorn is from Yorkshire, not Cornwall
Then Jess describes some accusations that lead to crying on the job.
Check out The Moose Review on YouTube NOW!!!
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February 28, 2019 35 mins
This week's show we hear tales from two people that have been roofied. 1st, Mike talks about his strange and insane journey of three friends who all got roofied on the same night. THEN Jess is back to talk about the thing that people often question when they leave an unattended beverage, "Did someone do something to my drink?"
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March 12, 2019 19 mins
Part 1 of our 3 part Minisodes. In part 1 we return with THE MOOSE! Moose is back to talk about life as a pitchman!  How he got into it, what made him stay, and what happens when you bring your little boy to work when you're trying to sell some mops at the fair!
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